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Back on the ice!

I know that in my lifetime, so far, I have only been on an ice rink a couple times, literally only a couple. My past two experiences left me with a sour taste in my mouth. This time around I had support from my best friend and her residents [she is a Resident Assistant at my college], who gave me some confidence that ice skating can be fun, even if you’re not really good at it.

I was amazed at myself that I didn’t fall once. Most credit goes to my best friend for holding my hand as we went around the rink. Without her I would have fallen a bunch of times. We both promised we would only laugh a little at each other if either of us fell. Once “free skate” was over, we pulled our sore feet out of our skates, enjoyed some delicious hot chocolate, and decided we would like to make ice skating a regular activity we do together. It’s such a workout, but fun!

What is an activity or experience that you were unsure of at first and then it turned out great fun? Please share! I’d love to hear your stories 🙂

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  1. Once I went horseback riding because it was something Boyfriend is very into. Hanging out with the horses was fun. I enjoyed riding because I liked seeing my surroundings from a new height. Walking was okay, and cantering was fun (although we were in an enclosed area) but the in between thing–trotting, I think–was awful! It was like trying to ride a bike standing up over speed bumps. The instructed kept allowing us each to try things like trotting a bit, but I was fine with just walking around, or letting my horse do that.

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