day 2015 – romaleos

feeling so excited that my neon nike romaleos 3 was delivered to my doorstep. i’ve never olympic lifted with olympic lifting specific shoes, but i’ve only heard good things about how well it allows you to get under the bar. i notice it’s difficult for me to pull the bar over me which is why i don’t punch the bar aggressively. this should put me into a better position when catching the snatch at the bottom. i can’t wait to try them on the platform and lift bigger weights over my head

day 1792 – supreme me

ate a late night banana and hope i don’t get leg cramps overnight after a night of flipping and hockey sandwiched with a quick dinner. got a chance to test out my newly acquired supreme shin pads and i like the coverage. overall, my line played a good game despite getting hit in the ribs with a slapshot during warmup. i felt it immediately and hunched over for a good while and the fact adrenaline hasn’t clicked in wasn’t a good feeling. it hit hit directly in unpadded territory between my pants and chest protector. i’ll definitely see the big bruise tomorrow morning

day 1403 – new twig


wanted a new twig a while back but waited it out until the right deal came along. the dimpled grip stick feels great and my black and red colour scheme makes it even better. to top it off, the guys in the locker room decided i earned a promotion to second line while there’s vacancy. i got my fair share of chances and one timers through, but it would’ve been nice if i put the puck in the net instead of another post. i had a lot more fun playing on the second line tonight because it’s more positional and strategic

day 1392 – high socks

grabbing my new batting gloves and high socks out the door to my softball game. played a strong defensively game making six outs as a rover. it’s nice gesture when the other team commented on my fielding during the handshake. my offensive game of was decent with two base hits although i failed to get my first rbi in the seventh inning. i was suppose to have a double header tonight, but the strong winds blew the power out of the rink

day 1354 – vapors 

it’s been months since i last splurged on something for myself but this week i went all in. long overdue for a new pair since my current pair wasn’t the right fit which probably caused the growing bone pain. these new jets are baked, sharpened and ready to go, the only question is am i ready to go. i was excited to be skating with these vapors for the very first time but this wasn’t quite enough to lift my mood. i couldn’t get into the game at all after being bummed out with some work conflicts all morning

day 1254 – new stick

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it’s a pity i made it all the way to the gym but had to turn around because my sugar level dropped pretty low. instead, i went home and hope it will be resolved by feeding myself. when i did feel better, i started fiddling with my sticks to get amped up. i’m stoked to play my first game of the year with a new stick tonight. i think the nexus will be a good transitional stick especially with the change in flex. i’m turning my tacks into a backup. it also gives me a chance to try out different curves

day 1111 – my nano

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the arrival of my order with my new nano got me super excited. my shoe racks are getting very full and soon i will need an expansion, but i felt like it was the right time to treat myself to another pair of crossfit training shoes. i can never get tired of shopping for sports stuff, and i can never have too much training gear. i am feeling amped up and ready to take these into the gym and do more aggressive lifts