Back in the Saddle Again

We elderlies decided to play around a bit after six hours at the gym tonight. After the last two weeks I’ve had, this was exactly what I needed. ❀️ Nothing complicated, but here’s one of my fellow coaches and I going for a walk-in hands to heel stretch:

When the injured elderlies get to play a bit instead of instructing… πŸ˜‚πŸ˜Š "We've only been here six hours, we ain't tired!" Just what I needed after a rough couple weeks. πŸ‘ŒπŸ» #cheercoachproblems #stunts #lovemyjob #unitedcheer

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Self-confidence Sunday #8

It feels like a lot of things have fallen apart in about the last 24-48 hours, so I could really use this dose of positivity today. Sometimes I have these days where it seems like I’ve wasted a lot of time in my life (making the choice to go to graduate school feels naive and misguided at times, for example), as though I’m not where I “should” be, and like I’m not as good at anything as I should be by this point.

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Self-confidence Sunday #3

Although I am flexible naturally (particularly in my legs), positions such as this take some consistent work to get into comfortably–or as comfortably as as possible, anyway. πŸ˜‰ I took this photo after coaching a couple Saturday tumbling classes last year, several months before my knee surgeries. I would like to get to this point again, as my oversplits are not this good currently. To do so, I commit to stretching every day (aside from what I get in during coaching) this week to start building that into my daily routine again.

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