Tag Archives: Derby Love

New Muscles!!!

So my whole derby career I’ve had an issue with my feet. My right foot especially. I hop on my toe stops…and my right foot has a shooting pain in the ball of my foot. It makes toe stop work… … Continue reading

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The Wheel and the Lace (and copious amounts of glitter)

Picture this. You’re on the track.  You’ve found your target to interfere with so that your jammer can get through.  You’re doing an ok job of staying on that target. You’re at least making it difficult for her to just … Continue reading

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Mayhem vs NCN

I played with Northern Mayhem this past weekend against Terrace in Terrace. Northern Mayhem is a mash-up team of anyone in the North who wants to play and is willing to travel. So the team is NEVER the same. This … Continue reading

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I made a comment to someone tonight: “I get it. I’m the newest, freshest, slowest, fattest, least co-ordinated. But could ya not make me feel like shit about it?” It was in response to what happened over the weekend. And … Continue reading

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Derby Fricken ROCKED!

My derby bestie couldn’t make it tonight. I don’t know what it is about Thursday practice, but I tend to bail on it.  So when she couldn’t make it tonight, I was… ambivalent. I don’t want to go. I want … Continue reading

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Back in the Game

1st Derby practice of the fall. I’m sore. I’m sweaty. I’m tired. I’m so freaking happy to be on skates again. This is where I want to be.  ON the track.  With mah team.  Kicking ass. OH! And I’m thinking … 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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