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mailman

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It's about time!
« on: January 10, 2020, 09:39:35 AM »

Yesterday I threw a spin top for the first time in about six months, and it felt great!  I finally feel well enough to be getting back to my normal activities, and it's about time!  My health is steadily improving, and I'm convinced I've beaten this cancer.

I found that throwing a spin top is a lot like riding a bike; apparently you never forget how to do it, once learned.  I threw boomerangs, trapeze throws, and spinners.  I did skyrockets, elevators, merry-go-rounds, and a few roller coasters.  Everything I tried came back to me quite easily, although I did miss my first several attempts at lasso catches.   ;)

I'm looking forward to continued spin top play as I continue to feel better.

ta0, I wasn't sure if this qualified as spin top related, so I put it here.  Please leave it here or move it as you see fit...
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2020, 10:02:48 AM »

You bet this is spintop related!
Great news to start 2020!  :) :) :)

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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2020, 02:22:47 PM »

Sounds GoodMailman - I had one hip replacement done and next month I get the other side done. So maybe this summer I can get back to tops. But yesterday my bb machine gun came in.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjBPL_0JoX8/
« Last Edit: January 10, 2020, 02:48:30 PM by ta0 »
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the Earl of Whirl

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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2020, 04:15:22 PM »

More good news.  The post from Hydrona was uplifting and then I read yours.  Even more great and wonderful news.  Glad to hear you are whirling in the world again!!!  I can't wait to hear more.
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2020, 06:45:02 PM »

Mailman, I am so pleased that you have joined those of us that have survived the BIG C. Well done and all the best for the future. Dick
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2020, 09:34:06 PM »

Another cancer survivor -- congrats! A good sense of humor really helped me through my little adventure. Anything that makes you laugh or smile will speed recovery.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2020, 12:03:03 PM by Jeremy McCreary »
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2020, 09:45:16 PM »

It's great news. I am happy to hear you are getting back to the things you love.
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2020, 08:54:30 AM »

Thanks, everybody. 

It sure does feel good to feel good!
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2020, 11:02:24 PM »

Great to hear of your improvement!
I think boomerang and correcting may be like riding a bike.  I'm not sure that lassos are. :)
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2020, 09:56:19 AM »

Awesome, awesome stuff  ;D
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2020, 09:14:46 PM »

 :)

So great to hear!
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Re: It's about time!
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2020, 12:30:20 PM »

ROCK ON !
the spinologic waves are very strong ;)

cheeriooo !

jim
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