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My Roommate's Bike Ride From Hell

by Dulcie
(San Francisco )

I was out on a spontaneous bike ride with my roommate and a few other friends. They had decided that it was a good idea to eat some weed-browies before leaving and began to get a little loopy.

My roommate ended up falling off her bike on multiple occasions, getting badly injured, but because of her cloudy mind, thought nothing of it.

On one occasion she fell off her bike into a near by canal but came out of the water smiling as if nothing happened. The final time she took a tumble, she was traveling at 30mph along the highway with her arms and legs in the air yelling 'I'm alive!'... however, she hit a rock in the road and flew into a canyon that had suddenly appeared at the side of the road.

Having seen this whole episode, I saved her from the canyon and called an ambulance, which took her to the hospital. At this point our roles changed and I was the one waking up in the hospital bed in plaster cast with two broken legs and a broken arm. After this happened, we came back to campus and I decided it would be a nice idea to make some cookies to brighten our moods. It was weird.

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