The Tiniest Tri

I don't know how it all started but on Friday I found myself talking to my boss about training for a triathlon.  A sprint tri to be exact.  She is a triathlete herself and is currently training for an Ironman that she will do on her 40th birthday.…

Disappointment in Derby

First let me say that, derby is constantly doing a number on my ego.  There is rarely a month that goes by when I don't question myself - do I really want to do this? But I always answer, yes, what else would I be doing?  Nothing is as exciting…
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An 'I've Been Gone So Long!' Update

I took a lot of time away from this blog lately.  I needed some distance as I was having issues with a few things that I had to work through (without sharing with the whole world LOL). Here is a quick update on what I've been up to: Sick!…

Roller Derby Training - Minnows 3, Week 4

Last Wednesday when I was at open skate my shins took 45 minutes to warm up.  Bad news. Then came Saturday: I warmed up ahead of time as usual.  I thought I was good.  When I warmed up with everyone else I had to stretch once or twice. …

Roller Derby Training - Minnows 3, Week 3

This week I had a lot of trouble with my tight shins/calves.  I warmed up as usual but they just weren't cooperating.  I figure it could be either one of two things: A. They might have tightened up since I last had a massuese work on them…