Starting over again

One broken finger. One dislocated finger. Two toes that randomly pop out of socket. One thrashed ankle, originally broken at the age of 12, which suffers from constant tendon/ligament pain and stiffness that is always compounded by skating and running. One separated shoulder. One popped elbow bursa. Two concussions. This is my injury collection since … Read More

Wherefore art thou?

Wow. It’s been ages since I’ve written. Sorry guys, but here’s the reason why: It’s taken lots of practices. Long hours. Not to mention — I’ve been working on a novel! If you have time to watch this, it was one of my better games from our Divisionals tournament. If you don’t, no big deal. … Read More

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

Crying in roller derby

Today was a bit of a heartbreaking day. The Roller Warriors are losing one of our wolves to paradise. The amazing Evolution is moving to Hawaii. When I first joined KCRW, Lou was a skater who inspired me tremendously. I remember watching her in awe as she played at the 2011 South Central tournament. I … Read More