It is 12:15 a.m. on a Wednesday morning and I am laying in bed icing my knee and finishing up a bowl of tofu, Brussels sprouts, and carmelized onion. Why? Because this is my life. The life of a derby player typically means late night dinners, loads of post-practice ice and Epsom salt, and very … Read More
I’m having one of those weeks where I’m ashamed to be feeling my age. My bones are achy, my muscles are sore, my joints are screaming at me to take a freaking break already. But here’s the thing — I can’t. It’s just not in my power. (Side note: I forced myself to opt out … Read More
It always breaks my heart when I see a “store closing” sign in front of a place that I frequent. So when I started reading stories about how Borders was filing for Chapter 11 and closing 30% of its stores, I immediately panicked and assumed our local store would be one of the ones to … Read More
Roller derby is the best thing that could have ever happened to a girl who spent her childhood in Wonder Woman Underroos, and who really believed her super powers would help her fly across a 2-car driveway.
This is why this article makes me angry.