day 487 – new and old

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my new phone case finally arrived at my door, it took so long to deliver i almost thought it got lost and would never get to me. from the naked eye, no one could tell the difference between the two, me neither. and that’s totally normal, because they are exactly the same only one is new and the other is not. i am stubborn minded and like to stick with the things that work for me

day 486 – getting rays

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waking up early on a saturday morning for some rays. so glad the wait wasn’t long, was in and out within fifteen minutes. i personally rather get the results after my dodgeball playoffs are over cause i am going to be playing regardless of the outcome. under such circumstance, no pan-am competition is probably a good thing for my beaten body anyways. i don’t know if these results matter that much knowing i have to take further tests

day 485 – walk in clinic

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when i walked in, and all i see is one counter, a red wall and a grey wall and only realized there were doors when a doctor came out of nowhere. this has got to be the most peculiar looking walk in clinic ever but the doctor was awesome because i got the referrals i needed. if only my family doctor was like this then i wouldn’t avoid seeing her unless i was in dire need

day 484 – the trio

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flashback to way back to the first time the three of us teamed up for nationals 2013, when we still had old school mats. those evil mats that sprained my knee the night before competition and i was competing in agony. we came together as a team in an unexpected way and i am glad we did. those were the good times and I miss the bonding, training and slacking that took place from sunrise to sunset. still waiting for the day we could compete as a team once again

today’s struggles

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when times get rough and life gets tough, i try to remind myself that it’s only training me to be stronger for tomorrow. if the road to success was plain and simple, it would not be worth the sweat and hard work. understand that no matter what happens, there will be someone out there watching over you and ready to give you support when you most need it. and know that someone will be there to catch you when you fall, but ultimately its up to you yourself to stand back up and carry on. i know very well that if i stick with it and put in the effort, its just a matter of time before i get the results i want. it’s all about taking the necessary steps knowing everyday i will be stronger than the day before. because nothing beats being able to do something i couldn’t do yesterday and only i can change that

day 483 – purple team

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it’s game day for smd, but i am listed as game time decision. the past 48 hours has been very unproductive while i have been trapped at home battling a nasty cold. the amount of sleep i got during this span out numbers the amount i get on a normal week. i guess it’s a way for my body to tell me it’s exhausted and well overworked. still feeling crappy from the cold, not sure if i am in condition to be useful on the court

day 482 – adjustment time

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my legs took a ton of beating and bruising lately including a bad knee collision a few days ago. instantly knew it was out but was still able to carry out my regular exercises the next little while without over compensating so i had hoped it wasn’t as bad as i initially thought. went in to check it out and my physio confirmed that my gut feeling was correct. getting both my knee cap popped back in place and wrist taken care of was painful as ever, but it had to be done. he gave me the hardest task possible and threatened i musnt make my knee cap out of place again. i will continue my long mission to search for ways to protect my knees keep them from shifting