I Am A Spinner

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 7 People

    Exercise Is Good Therapy For Loss

    I started spinning in June about a month after my mom died. I had tried it a couple of years earlier (after my sister died) but I couldn't get into it. This time I decided to just keep showing up at the gym every second day at the beginning, then 5 days a week, and now for the...
    spincrazy spincrazy
    51-55, F
    Nov 26, 2009

    I got my wheel a few months back.

    She's a 1970s Ashford Traditional and I named her Molly. She's simple (single treadle, single speed flyer) but works beautifully. I love spinning so much already, and I find the wheel so much easier than my drop spindle. Making my own yarns feels wonderful, it's great being...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl
    26-30, F
    Sep 23, 2014
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