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  • Wind: East-Southeast, 13 km/h
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29 March 2020 - 2:00pm


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Quiet Times

1237476_10152245313458102_1830203843_oI thought I should put something up here since it has been soooo quiet for a while now.

Where have I been? I have been busy with schooling the kids, working in our home based business and then on the weekends I have been playing at being a sports trainer for whoever will take me.

While I have been present at runs, I have been on the other side, helping to take care of the runners.

I have been a water pusher, blister girl, the one who gives you a dirty look when you scoff a red bull halfway through an ultra, and ice dispenser. I have taped, rubbed, applied pressure, cleaned up grazes, and in one case, got very little sleep over the course of a weekend. And I enjoyed it!

Seeing all the runners out there, seemingly having fun, being elated and allowably covered from head to toe in sweat. Doesn’t that sound like fun?

I have also seen the tears of relief and regret, joy and anguish. I have seen the pain of those with unplanned injuries, and then the increased pain of those who still run on those injuries.

Being a sports trainer was never something I imagined I would do, or be, but somehow I can see a future in it, especially in the trail running scene. I enjoy these, as the competitors are friendly, mostly happy and almost always ready to have a friendly chat. Sometimes they even send you a gift! (Thankyou!!!)

In admist these fun times, I have had some down time for a little bit of surgery (all better now), attended violin concerts (my kids were in them), seen specialists (for another child) and generally been very busy, but now I think it is time to get back to what I started and go through my list of products to be reviewed with a possible re-review.