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Same here. The clumsiness seems to be genetic for my family. Oh the stories I could tell about the things some of my family members have done.
Have you run head first into a chair and split your skull open? I did (when I was about four).

And even now, I occasionally almost fall over from dizziness. This doesn't have anything to do with my head injury, my sinuses getting clogged can sometimes mess up my equilibrium.

And of course, back during the nightmare month when my psychiatrist was prescribing me Duloxetine for my depression, I was dizzy and falling all the time, due to the fact my eyes lost their ability to dilatate and contract fast enough to accommodate walking from a lighted room into a darkened one and vice versa (and of course, making me more or less sunblind outside on a sunny day).
 

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Have you run head first into a chair and split your skull open? I did (when I was about four).

And even now, I occasionally almost fall over from dizziness. This doesn't have anything to do with my head injury, my sinuses getting clogged can sometimes mess up my equilibrium.

And of course, back during the nightmare month when my psychiatrist was prescribing me Duloxetine for my depression, I was dizzy and falling all the time, due to the fact my eyes lost their ability to dilatate and contract fast enough to accommodate walking from a lighted room into a darkened one and vice versa (and of course, making me more or less sunblind outside on a sunny day).
Yikes. Haven’t split my skull open luckily. I have given myself a few concussions. One was from a pick up game of football the other I fell running backwards at field day in Highschool. Also fell headfirst off an unfinished porch as a kid somehow survived with just a sore head and mouth full of dirt.
 

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Sounds like me when the railing gave way on the patio and I fell off it. Luckily it was the BACK patio, which is only about 4 feet off the ground, so I just got a slightly scraped knee (not even blood). If it has been the SIDE patio (where the fence overlooks the driveway, and it's a good 30 feet down with the cars straight below), I probably wouldn't have been so lucky (or why I NEVER try and lean on the railing on that side (or back when there was a bench there, lean back.) since it's rusting out the base as well.)
Then there was when I drove my knee through a panel of the window door trying to close it during a hurricane. Got off with a small cut on my knee. Or stepped on and broke a lightbulb in my bare feet (first time I needed to use pressure to stop the bleeding enough I could bandage it). or caught my little toe in the laundry basket and almost tore it off, or drove the darning needle into the sole of my foot to the head...........
 

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🏥 Mozzle and Brocha

I think we should say :).

Having the Passion fruit leaf, pineapple and mango tea with Honey! along with my peanut buttered whole wheat toast this morning.

DW says that I should really find something different from the Citrus zest and licorice tea. Well, okay but I'm waiting impatiently for the Anise Hyssop and Lemon Verbena to grow so that my now longtime, homegrown herb tea choice can come back into play :).

I have my indulgences ... and honey has certainly pushed this mix firmly into the fruity realm. I guess that it's okay.

Steve
 

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It is licorice root, @Pulsegleaner

I didn't know about BP. I have read that licorice can cause bleeding and have wondered if my enthusiasm for it as a teenager might have led to one uncomfortable event. Also, if the licorice in chewing & smoking tobacco may have caused a bleeding problem my grandfather had.

Anyway, I try not to use more that just enough to taste. (Gave up on the Star Anise, it's just too bitter or the brand I found is.)

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It is licorice root, @Pulsegleaner

I didn't know about BP. I have read that licorice can cause bleeding and have wondered if my enthusiasm for it as a teenager might have led to one uncomfortable event. Also, if the licorice in chewing & smoking tobacco may have caused a bleeding problem my grandfather had.
https://www.wtamu.edu/~cbaird/sq/2013/09/03/does-licorice-cause-high-blood-pressure/





Anyway, I try not to use more that just enough to taste. (Gave up on the Star Anise, it's just too bitter or the brand I found is.)

Steve
Normally, I suggest going to Burlap & Barrel and trying theirs, as there spices tend to be miles better than anyone else's I know. But at this point, they don't HAVE star anise. They DO have a star anise infused maple syrup, but that probably isn't the flavor you are looking for. If they EVER get it in, it would probably be in late winter/early spring (since they describe the anise in the maple syrup as winter harvest.) Check back then.

Actually, Tulsi (Holy Basil), which is what I use, has a sort of licorice-y taste. And that is actually GOOD for you body (it flushes toxins AND acts as an antidepressant and calmative.) My mix (when I can't get it premade) is about 50/50 tulsi and peppermint.)

Clove/Tree Basil, Ocium granitissimum, Tastes VERY strongly of licorice and cloves (a lot of people would say TOO strong to used). Problem is, it is somewhat hard to get one's hands on. I DO have seed somewhere I could send you some, but I'm not totally sure WHERE. And while the company I got my original plant from (Mountain Valley Growers) IS still very much in business, they have a six plant minimum order, so you'd need find five other herbs on their list to use then (not that this is all that hard, they have LOTS of unusual and exotic herbs.)
 

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me three! i'm not graceful by far, Tai Chi did help. i still need to work on it and think more and slow down. when i'm in a hurry is the most likely time i'll do something rather silly. as i get older the results of silly acquire new dimensions.
Ain't that the truth!
Same here. The clumsiness seems to be genetic for my family. Oh the stories I could tell about the things some of my family members have done.
Not laughing at you, laughing with you! our family is widely known for some pretty funny clumsiness!
 

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