Monthly Archives: September 2012

Let’s Carpe The Hell Out Of This Diem

I’m back, baby! (read that in a George Costanza voice) Last night was my first speed skating class of the season and it was, well, AWESOME. Awesome because we have lots of new people in our class, some who are … Continue reading

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Island Girl, Mon

Bright and early this past Sunday morning, my good friend, Natalie, and I ran the Island Girl Half Marathon Relay. Even though she was hesitant at first, I convinced Nat she could do it and signed us up for it … Continue reading

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Laughing My Butt Off (If Only It Were That Simple)

Last night was the last dryland training session of the season so E. wanted to end it by doing fun stuff which makes me nervous because anytime she had us doing ‘fun’ stuff on ice it always ended up being … Continue reading

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Do It Anyway

We came up with a hand gesture system for Speed Skating Son. There are times he’s concentrating so hard on one thing when he’s on the ice he forgets about others. So we came up with signals for three main … Continue reading

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Want A Total Mind F*ck? Have Kids

Kids. They never cease to amaze me. After a Saturday that included me doing the ugly cry, hamster cage cleaning, and a cancelled trip to a farm as a fun outing because STOP FIGHTING AND BEING MEAN TO EACH OTHER … Continue reading

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My Sister-Wives Wish List and Way To Ruin My Week, Wasp (But Not My Hair)

I didn’t go to dryland training last night which had absolutely nothing to do with me getting my hair done and how it looked super fabulous. My hairdresser is da bomb — she’s totally on my sister-wives wish list. I’d … Continue reading

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Russian Twists Are Not What I Thought They Would Be

I haven’t written for awhile because, weirdly, I’ve had so many paid writing jobs lately that I’ve had to put my writing for free aside. Also, Hockey Playing Husband has set up my exercise program. It involves a medicine ball … Continue reading

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You Want Me To Put Those Balls Where?

Fuzzy Balls Aren’t So Bad After All Turns out, tennis balls are my new BFFs. In the stretching program Hockey Playing Husband got me (I’ve done it two days in a row, people!) it has a section showing how you … Continue reading

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