Tina stumbled over a step, but she was quick to put her palms on the ground thus avoiding to fall flat.
"Darn it!" she mumbled while cursing her legs that could descent with ease but when it came to ascending, they would take one step at a time.
She grabbed the pole gingerly and pulled up her torso while her legs hauled her to a standing position.
"I wish you would not follow the pattern of life, by making your ascent out of hard work and descent out of laziness or voluntary action," she talked to her hind legs.
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