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Comfort Zone

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

I started playing soccer when I was 5 years old and while I have never been the fastest or strongest on any team, I have some natural skill and I try hard. I dropped soccer after high school and there begins my long career of living a glamourous sedentary lifestyle. While I dabbled in rec soccer and running groups, no sport captured me in a way…

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For the Love of the Game

Friday, October 28, 2011

  So it was our last bout of the season this past Saturday.  Everyone was starting to feel the burnout of a long season and the energy has been waning a little due to a large percentage of the league that has been training, practicing and bouting for 18 months now. We are realizing there is a reason sports have off seasons! But still, we were stoked for…

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Razor Girls, for the win!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

My team won! I didn’t think it would feel this good, or that I could possibly be this proud. After all, it’s “just a game”, and I didn’t even play! But when the whistle blew indicating the end of the bout and the score was in our favor; none of that mattered… Last night (Jun 11th, 2011) was kind of a big deal. It was the…

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Saint John vs. Moncton—it’s been a long time a comin’!

Friday, May 27, 2011

So Ryder Wrong asked me to guest blog about the double-headerSaint John had against Moncton on Saturday, May 14th.  Being an ex-FCR member (I’ll be returning in the fall—yay!) I was happy to help a kindred spirit! So where do I begin?  Ah yes—the venue.  The event was held atMoncton’s Red Ball Internet Centre in the Caroll Rink.  Having never been in the Centre before, this rink seemed like it was more of…

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It’s Love, Baby – Derby Love!

Monday, May 9, 2011

“Ok, it’s time for tub thumping….gimme 50!” This statement? Right here? Makes me hate my coach. (see foot note #1) But damn it, it feels amazing when I not only get through the dreaded tub thumping drill (see foot note #2) but the entire practice. I am never in a bad mood by the end of practice, ever. Regardless of the mood I started off in!…

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