day 1153 – trifecta

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glad to report productivity was quite high today; it was a good balance of both work and exercise. a crazy way to finish the last six hours of my monday but definitely sets the tone for the week. i had everything all in one night – first was coaching, second came dodgeball and third was hockey. played an okay game with two good scoring chances and the team got a lucky overtime win. i survived off the snacks that i could fit in on my drives to and from events. i am so done for the night; i just want to pass out the minute i get home

day 1034 – jetlagging

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thought i would be tired post traveling, but sleep was hard to come by last night. i had a mid afternoon crash and really needed a coffee run to get me through the rest of the day. jetlags are so unpredictable; my body can’t make up its mind as to which time zone it wants to operate within. loading up on caffeine everyday until my body can detect pacific standard time

day 853 – dodge life

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today was a highly anticipated night of dodgeball – the all friend’s rivalry. it’s not everyday all three opponents are my friends, teammates, enemies and biggest rivals. there was no letdown and no shortage of fun tonight, it must be the best week of this season by far. playing thirty games a night is now a norm for me because not only do i play for my team, but i sub for other teams and even play against my own team. all this dodgeball craziness happened after a training session, which i recently found i play better when i am already all tired out. it was one of those nights that had fun written all over it and if it weren’t for the photos, i wouldn’t even realize how much fun i actually had

day 811 – teammates tattle tale

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when things feel slightly improved i feel like i can be normal again but in reality i am far from it. shouldn’t be playing but here i am in full gear trying to give it a go even though a dozen people didn’t approve of it and tried to drag me off the court. it’s a chance i wanted to take because i wanted to see what state my knee is in and what is it capable of, if anything. what can i say, i live on the edge with a life full of high risks

monday night is date night

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quality bonding time after being apart three years and only maintained through long distance messaging. fooling around at mcdonalds and our ability to be ourselves everywhere anywhere. time really does fly and before we know it, our friendship has been over a decade long and only continues to grow. you know our friendship is strong when our friendship remains so close even though we are separated by many seas and mountains. and no matter what situation arises, we will always know that the other will be right there when we need them most. looking to the day we can be reunited and not thirteen time zones apart

day 685 – monday grind

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i hate counting down the days remaining, but it’s always in the back of my mind because the big day is getting so close and i feel really stressed out. here on a monday night putting in some training and working on my many poomsae deficencies even though my knee is in need of attention. trying to break into these new fighter uniforms and must admit they feel really good

day 678 – sunny day walk

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a sleep deprived me on at the start of another week needed to get some fresh air before i get too comfortable and fall asleep. it was so hot last night i think i only managed roughly three hours of sleep. decided to walk the seawall this afternoon under the heat. feels a lot like baking in an oven when directly under the sun, maybe a blistering hot summer to come??