Little Baby Wretched

I was looking back at early pictures from my roller derby career today and I had to laugh. I’ve come so far. Derby folks, if you think you become awesome overnight, you really should go and look back at my pictures. My form was hideous, my hits were ineffective, and I was scared to get … Read More

The belles of the ball

As I stood in line last night, my arm linked through Barbrarian’s, I felt like I was back in high school, waiting to determine if I had made the Homecoming court. Except this time, I was truly proud: my roller derby team’s hard word and dedication was being recognized (instead of feeling like I was … Read More

Away we go…

It’s been a busy few weeks for me. So busy, in fact, that on days where I find myself with nothing going on, I fall asleep by 8:30 in the evening. Turns out I’m feeling a bit like jello and have turned into an angry beast without any rest. I place some of the blame … Read More

When fresh meat grows up

I’d apologize for the radio silence, but honestly, I’ve been so slammed by life the past couple of weeks that I’ve not really even had time to think about sleeping or eating, let alone writing. One of the reasons I’ve been going insane is because I moved — YAY! Far away from the Amityville Horror … Read More

Crawling before you roll

It seems there are a lot of you lovely ladies who are landing on my blog page by searching for various roller derby subjects. Some of the common ones have included derby-related injuries (kudos to you, “roller derby saved my soul but broke my…”), tall girls skating, hot pants, sexy thighs, and a variety of … Read More