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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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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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Signs or Self-Sabotage?

I believe in signs, do you? My van caught fire when I was trying to go look for work in Kamloops.  We ignored the sign and moved anyhow.   It wasn’t the best move for us, but we did it … 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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Doing what I can

In-fucking-fluenza. I’m missing out on roller derby practices. I’m missing out on roller derby bouts. I’m struggling to walk many days. Overall – it’s pissing me off-fa-fa… (bonus marks if you know where that’s from) Result? A 5 minute walk … Continue reading

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