Monthly Archives: July 2012

these days

Training was great tonight, straight on partner work, gumshields in and go for it. Loved it. Needed it. Face it, these days I always need it. Work and my dissertation are causing me major stress, sapping my energy for everything … Continue reading

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Who are you really?

The thing with kickboxing is that in a weird way I am probably the most myself there and the most vulnerable. My guard is down, emotionally. It’s where I go to remind myself how to be strong, where I put … Continue reading

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Something for the pain…

Well, give me a fight I can’t win or a sure fire way to get myself hurt and i’m there. Testing to destruction still seems to be the order of the day. Still if the Wizard isn’t worried neither am … Continue reading

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A little Bon Jovi for a friday night

yes I am indulging in BJ’s 90s phase.

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i have no shoes

seriously, I found myself saying today that I have hardly any shoes, so I thought perhaps I should put some pictures up of all my shoes to reassure you all that it is true. I have very few shoes. First … Continue reading

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Return to Oz

The weekend just gone was the Theakstones Old Peculiar Crime Festival at Harrogate. A wonderful weekend of cupcake licking, wine, books, great conversation, friends, giggling, over sharing and tremendous fun all told. I love this event. I felt recharged. Did … Continue reading

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Shiver Me Timbers

Stil a bit bummed out, need to get to training and train out the blues. Made me think of this song as sung by the Divine Miss Midler

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Serenity

I’m a bit weary this weekend, no enthusiasm for anything much, no training to pick me up so there was really only one answer. A Firefly marathon ending in Serenity. Here is the intro which I love And here for … Continue reading

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Running #1

It’s months since I did any running on the treadmill or the road but it’s time to work it back in. Since there is no training this morning *sob* it seemed the perfect time to start. So I agreed with … Continue reading

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You know what sucks?

In no particular order and not a comprehensive list… A karmic kick in the teeth, problems you can’t hit, things you have no control over, finding out you need to deal with something Friday night but they aren’t open till … Continue reading

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