Category Archives: Self-esteem

Derby Love

And then there’s that moment… … when you have a fantastic hit on an opposing team member. … when you manage to do what you’re supposed to and hold back the jammer. … when you get separated from your team … Continue reading

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The Thing About Working Out

As a larger woman. With what I affectionately call “thunder thighs”… .. is that when you do a leg work out, your leg muscles bulk up a bit (not much, but you’re using them, so they’re a bit more *noticeable*) … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Have Fun

I debated whether or not to post this.  This is connected to my Facebook and I may just disconnect it for this post.  Or I may go to Facebook right away and limit my audience.  Or I may not post … Continue reading

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Be the Person You Want to Date

Yeah I get this is my fitness blog – that it doesn’t have anything to do with *dating* per se…. but you see, the person I want to date is not me. I want to date someone who is active. … Continue reading

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It’s A Derby Kind Of Night

Oh hey, what’s that?  Skating?  Me? Yep.  I was. 2 weeks of influenza. Homework piled up and keeping me from skating. Broke-assed and couldn’t pay my dues. And so I almost quit.  Not quit quit.  But just stopped skating, until … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want To Go

I’m out of shape. Seriously out of shape. There’s new freshe meat who are in shape. I feel ungainly and awkward. I’m out of shape. I am afraid of the hurt that will come. I’m afraid of looking like an … Continue reading

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Yoga & Me

I love yoga. I love how my body responds to it. I love how I feel after. I love how there’s always a modification for any pose. I love how bendy and stretchy and relaxed my body is after yoga. … Continue reading

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