Yesterday, I took my son to an indoor trampoline place - Sky Zone. Basically, the whole floor is a giant trampoline. You stay in your square (or rectangle) and bounce around to your heart's content. (There's trampoline basketball and dodge ball, too.) I figured it would be a good way to burn off some energy.
Of course, I couldn't let my son have all the fun. I paid to bounce, too - for an entire hour. I got in my square and started jumping.
Bubba, who was in the square next to mine, looked at me and laughed. "Mama, you have a silly smile on your face."
"Uh huh," I said. "This is fun!"
Then a kid,who was probably in his twenties, next to me, did this mega show off move, where he jumped so high, he almost touched the ceiling.
Of course Mama wasn't going to be outdone by some twenty-year-old. I took a massive power leap and launched myself upward. Do you have any idea of what it is like to jump so high, that you're closer to the ceiling than you are to the floor? And to have no sense of rhythm as to when your feet are going to come back down? Let's just say it's a massive adrenaline rush. Totally out of control scary!
My son stared at me when I came down. "How did you do that, Mama? You were in the Sky Zone!"
(It was a cool place, but my old back is telling me today, that leaping to the Sky Zone probably wasn't a good idea. The landing was a bit jarring! Maybe I should act my age. Nah . . . It's more fun to pretend I'm still a kid!)