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#Janathon Day 29 – Skate Date

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You know, I’ve just spent a good 20 minutes trying to come up with a pun containing the word scrim, and all I could do was keep singing “scrim, scrimeny, scrim, scrimeny, scrim, scrim, sceroo” to the tune of “Chim Chimeny” from Mary Poppins, and that is way too long and takes far too much explaining for a blog post title. As you may assume from that opening paragraph, tonight was scrim night with the Norfolk Brawds. But first, I went up to coach, which apparently this evening involves being hit, hard, repeatedly by nearly signed off skaters. I expect arm bruises tomorrow. Today I have green teeth…. I always find the warm up on scrim nights scarier than scrim itself. I’m not a fast skater and I struggle doing…

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#Janathon Day 28 – Brrrrrrrrrr

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Oh. My. God. It’s. Cold. I would have known that already if I didn’t work from home under a blanket with the heating on all day like the spoilt little Princess I am. Wednesday nights is outdoor Circuits with the Norfolk Brawds at Style Health & Fitness, outdoors in “the Yard” which isn’t any warmer…

#Janathon Day 27 – Flat Mat Gem

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Oooh, the end of Janathon is so close I can nearly taste it! This Sunday I shall be celebrating 31 days of of exercising every day by, er, going to a 5 hour Roller Derby boot camp in Manchester. Monday, though, Monday I might just stay completely still all day and burn NO calories. Today…

#Janathon Day 26 – Run, Gemma, Run!

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Ugh, yesterday was hard. I didn’t quite realise how hard till I woke up this morning and tried to move. I’m pretty sure I head some of my muscles screaming. It being Janathon there is no rest for the wicked, achey, or just damn lazy, but I decided to keep today pretty easy and just…

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#Janathon Day 26 – Run, Gemma, Run!

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Ugh, yesterday was hard. I didn’t quite realise how hard till I woke up this morning and tried to move. I’m pretty sure I head some of my muscles screaming. It being Janathon there is no rest for the wicked, achey, or just damn lazy, but I decided to keep today pretty easy and just…

Roller Derby

#Janathon Day 29 – Skate Date

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You know, I’ve just spent a good 20 minutes trying to come up with a pun containing the word scrim, and all I could do was keep singing “scrim, scrimeny, scrim, scrimeny, scrim, scrim, sceroo” to the tune of “Chim Chimeny” from Mary Poppins, and that is way too long and takes far too much…