day 1127 – post rolling

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wrapping up august with a satisfying workout and some intense rolling. the month has flown by so fast and today’s weather tells me summer season won’t last. reflecting on the month, i have made plenty of progress both physically and mentally, and in turn grown as a person. i have a lot to be thankful for, those who didn’t give up on me. i found that if i put my mind to something, i surprise myself and don’t always lose to my own expectations. the self realizations doesn’t end here, it’s only the beginning. stay tuned for the months to come on my journey to finding myself

day 782 – quarterly

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just as i thought it is the same old quarterly event, things start to get interesting. unexpected circumstances arise with the stresses of putting together a solo performance on the spot. i suppose there were many things in my repertoire that i could use, but i didn’t want to think and just resorted to some stick knife self defense. another prime example of the always ready expectations put to the test, i can never get too comfortable with that phenomena

day 758 – physio checkup

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having my regular morning physio check up and it was a positive one, held up nicely since last visit and that’s huge for me. it’s a sign of progress and a big step in the right direction considering i have been doing a fair amount of my activities during this time span. my reward for having such positive feedback is some trolling courtesy of my physio and kinesiologist who demanded some unexpected numbers and then threw a curveball at me. i had a lot of hesitation but they gave me the sense there was no way out of it knowing i must do it or i am not going home

day 643 – crazy weather

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looked outside the window every hour and each time i felt like i was in a different city other than vancity. there was a mixture of sunshine, drizzle, rain and hail all throughout the day. vancouver just can’t seem to make up its mind on what season it is so it throws us a little bit of everything. but one thing that didn’t change is i am still sick like there’s no tomorrow

day 241 – finally a saturday off

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sunshine after the rain and i spy a rainbow amongst the clouds. a bizarre day filled with multiple weather changes and uncharacteristic patterns. it was all sunshine when i walked into the bank, came out within three minutes and it was pouring rain, got to love vancouver’s mother nature

day 149 – facebook addicts

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saw this sold behind the target cashier counter and found it extremely hypocritical. i don’t see how a $25 gift card selling for exact face value would be of any discount. not to mention i honestly had no idea such gift card existed and still wondering why would anyone want this as a gift.

day 94 – silver is not good enough

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so much complications and turn of events at this year’s master cup, threw me off completely. i did all that i could under such circumstance with last minute changes that forced me to compete with a different poomsae but no excuse, silver is just not good enough and not eager to add to my collection. the most important lesson i learned today from my grandmaster is i must be ready to perform anything top notch at any point in time