I got my refurbished orthotics (both pairs) back from my podiatrist yesterday, and wore my daytime pair in my Murrells today and the fencing ones in my d'Artagnans tonight. Wonder of wonders, my feet don't hurt, especially my right foot, the one with the Morton's neuroma. The podiatrist suggested getting a cortisone shot in that foot the week before Summer Nationals, but if it continues not to hurt I think I'll take a pass.
It was a good night. Cricket, Jessie2, Nick Loh, Doreen,
I'm now scheduled to attend work-related training in another city at the time I would have taken a week of annual leave to attend fencing camp. More, there is a big project at work that is going to consume most of my energy and attention June-July.
So what's the problem, Murphy? Wasn't it enough to hit me with a long, slow recovery from a knee injury? I get this obstacle as well?
Another day, another roadblock.
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and counting. I had a fun weekend in Las Vegas. While it was very hard watching all my friends and teammates fence while standing on the sidelines, it was great to be there. Of course, occasionally there was the wonder if this will be the last time I am there. Hey, it'sa possibility.
I also had the added bonus of seeing my younger brother and his family.They were in town for a wedding. (not his) So we went out to breakfast with them and then just hung out with them for awhile until
A clip from the local newspaper visiting the Naptown Roller Girls competition is below. Endure a 15-second competition and you can see a short video of the event.
If you go to http://www.nrgfanclub.com/pics/index.html and click on the BOURBON BRAWL link and then click on IMG_8764 you will see a picture of my daughter during the introduction of team members.
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I have put in my application for Coaches College. When I filled out the application, I realized it's been six or seven years since I have attended. Previously, I went almost every year, or every other year.
This long break is going to play havoc with my Strategy for Coaches College Success: discern through observation and analsys* what the next logical step in the coursework was, and work my ass off the year in between sessions on the material for the next course. This always made