Saturday, January 18, 2014

The Girls That Keep Me Motivated

I'm the one in the middle in the black tshirt with white lettering.
I don't like exercise or hard labor, but I'm forced to do it at least twice a week (sometimes three). I've fallen more times than I can count, have been hit so hard by chicks that I felt like a Mack truck slammed into me, and have even peed myself a couple times. All in the name of Roller Derby.

If we're not on skates practicing, we're working out for hours at a time at a gym or someone's home. A couple days ago we tried Crossfit at a local gym. That alone will make you feel like rolling over and playing dead just so you don't have to do another pushup.

I've been pushed beyond my limits and learned I have shin splints. FYI, skating and shin splints don't exactly work well together. On the plus side, I've learned to push past the pain just a little more each time. And all with the support of some awesome chicks. I couldn't ask for a better group of girls to keep me motivated and help me through this chapter of my life. I've not only become a new member of a cool sport, I've also gained an awesome group of friends.

7 comments:

Masshole Mommy said...

Wow, I love your team. Around here, the roller derby girls are tiny, tiny -I love that your team is all shapes & sizes.

katy said...

Oh, I didn't know it was so rough. We don't have any roller derby teams around here and I've only seen a game on television a few times. I thought it was maybe like pro-wrestling. Guess I was wrong. I hope you're having fun!

momo said...

Looks like you have a pretty awesome team there, I use to skate years ago every weekend at a place called The Ing.

Mandy- Read. Write. Mom! said...

You are my hero! I wish we had this around here I would do it in a heartbeat! I think this is awesome!

alissa apel said...

That's so good! Yes it is a lot of work. I need to be doing more to get into shape.

Julie Maloney said...

You just became a total badass in my eyes.

Alexis AKA MOM said...

You rock girl, I so wish I could stay up on skates.