Small considerations (was Re: It is insufficient that my life is ruined)
jnn at synfin.org
Sat Jul 20 08:34:01 PDT 2019
> On Jul 20, 2019, at 1:12 AM, Cecilia Tanaka <cecilia.tanaka at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 9:38 AM John Newman <jnn at synfin.org> wrote:
>> Feel better Cici :) I've flipped a motorcycle and broken my
>> shoulder, been run over crossing the street and broken my
>> knee and tibia, had a few epileptic seizures where I fell
>> over again (for some reason always on my bad arm) and
>> had to have MORE surgeries... Ack, I have great empathy
>> for you! Get well soon.
> John-John, hope you are feeling better. Sorry for being so late but
> had some of the worst weeks of my life in the last days.
> I hate to break my bones, hurts, surgeries, scars, pain, medicines,
> etc, etc. If I can help you in some way, please tell me.
Thank you :) I’m all healed up these days, as healed up as I’ll
ever be.. I got 95% usage in my leg back and, in my arm, I don’t
know - I can’t lift the left one above my head, but it doesn’t slow
me down too much.
And, I haven’t owned a bike in 4 or 5 years. In my riding days, I must've
been in at least half a dozen accidents, but they were (almost) all
minor - dropped the bike going downhill in the rain and the brakes
slid out, dropped the first bike I owned a couple times just learning
how to ride, stuff like that. The only BAD wreck was with an ancient
1989 Ninja 1000R that I picked up for a great price. It was well
past 20 years old at the time, but still beautiful and had great
potential before I destroyed it. As it was, I rode it around for a
few weeks, and it had a few issues - the suspension was screwy, and
it was running very rough. So, I got the carbs cleaned, and it
transformed the machine. The front wheel would pull up from stop
just from acceleration (and this was a heavy fucking bike) - it was
fast! But, the suspension was still a little fucked up, and just
a few days out of the shop I flipped the fucking thing going about
45mph - broke my helmet in half down at the bottom where the face
plate came dislodged and slid down. I wouldn’t have a face if I
hadn’t been wearing a helmet :)
Anyway, I kept riding for a while after that, but for whatever
reason it’s been a while since I owned a bike.. although, I’ve been
feeling that motorcycle itch again lately… who knows :P
> Now is a bit late here and I will have classes on this Saturday, in a
> few hours, so I think it's better to sleep soon. In any case, just to
> make you laugh, a little cecilian fool story: - I broke my coccyx
> while having sex in my local work stairs... I fell down the stairs
> because he was very... err... very "enthusiastic" in our
> intercourse, hahahaha!!! ;D
> It was f*cking painful, but it was absolutely impossible to avoid the
> hysterical laugh and the doctor and I almost die without breathing,
> only laughing... Holy FSM, I really had a fun life, hahahaha!!!
> Wish you the same, my dear: much health, fun sex, laugh, cool
> motorcycles, music, and all the happiness of the Universe! <3
> Love you, John. Please, take care, be well, and heal soon, my dear
> friend. And avoid accidents with stairs for now, hahahaha!!!! <3
Same to you Ceci - I hope you heal up & feel better soon!
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