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Roller Derby

Winning and losing doesn’t rely on the score…

I’ve had the most epic of epic weekends and have the bruises to prove it!  I’ve also learnt a lot.  And also epically, it fits under all of my blog categories: photography, roller derby, parenting… I reckon I can squeeze in a gender stereotype reference and we’re all covered! The Rebellion Melbourne roller derby tournament...
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I didn’t train because…

I haven’t trained for over a week and it feels crap.  Yep – there are legitimate reasons to miss training and then there is the generic I can’t be stuffed. The whole parenting gig means I’m so sleep deprived my coffee needs a coffee…. and that I sometimes (read 99.98% of the time) do not...
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I no longer weigh myself

^^ True statement.  I can’t remember the exact moment I stopped but I have roller derby to thank. I grew up with my mum and sister, and I was the largest.  I remember them both looking in mirrors exclaiming themselves to be too fat yet when I pointed out that I was larger, the reply...
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So why roller derby?

Roller derby is a full contact women’s sport on roller skates. Q.E.D. Okay, so seriously… I play roller derby because I hate the gym and I dislike repetitive exercise. I need some strategy with my sweat, probably to distract me from the sweating bit… Roller derby is a sport where you have to juggle offense...
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This girl can!

Am super excited to be a “This Girl Can” Victoria Ambassador.  This campaign by VicHealth encourages women to get active -“This Girl Can celebrates women who are all kinds of active. Women who are giving their all, or giving it a go, but not giving a damn!”  I get to share my story to support,...
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