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#2168325 - 10/19/13 01:31 AM Thumb Injury from Bowling!
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I can't believe it....but I fell tonight while bowling. I fell on my left hand....stretching my thumb. Hopefully, I'll be able to play piano without too much pain.
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#2168332 - 10/19/13 02:21 AM Re: Thumb Injury from Bowling! [Re: Michael Taylor]
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Make sure you are healed before using the thumb too much! No more bowling! wink

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#2168342 - 10/19/13 03:42 AM Re: Thumb Injury from Bowling! [Re: Michael Taylor]
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I have to agree on both counts. If it hurts, don't push it. Bowling seems to be a very dangerous sport for you. Plus, I'm guessing that frame (and maybe the whole game) wasn't all that impressive anyway. Maybe not your thing. Maybe try pool... smile
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#2168352 - 10/19/13 04:33 AM Re: Thumb Injury from Bowling! [Re: Michael Taylor]
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Originally Posted By: Michael Taylor
I can't believe it....but I fell tonight while bowling. I fell on my left hand....stretching my thumb. Hopefully, I'll be able to play piano without too much pain.


Had a vision of you flying through the air, attached to and following the bowl . . .what was it doing in the air, you might wonder . . . best wishes Michael!
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#2168376 - 10/19/13 06:23 AM Re: Thumb Injury from Bowling! [Re: Michael Taylor]
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I agree. No more bowling! Whenever the urge to bowl overwhelms you, just watch The Big Lebowski instead.
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#2168482 - 10/19/13 12:15 PM Re: Thumb Injury from Bowling! [Re: Michael Taylor]
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I guess I should stick to piano and pool! I've either broken or sprained it pretty bad....not sure which!


Edited by Michael Taylor (10/19/13 12:15 PM)
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