Let's start with the positive. A few days of sensible eating and daily exercise has resulted in a 5 pound difference on the scale. Yippee.
I took a day off skating yesterday to play golf with the gals for the last time of the season. It started out bad and got progressively worse. I wish I had skated instead.
Back on the ice today ... and PRIVATE ice I might add ... I was hoping for everything to start clicking.
Each day I skate I feel a little stronger, but along come these little hiccups. I felt like I was getting close to getting a handle on my backspin and today it was gone. I must have tried 15-20 times (which I didn't put on the video because it was awful.)
Secondly my footwork is not coming together. I will have to confer with some skaters to see why I can't seem to get this little hop into my footwork. Too difficult to explain here - TOO SIMPLE TO KEEP ASKING MY COACH!
I only ran through my program 1 time due to the difficulties I had with my back spin and my footwork.
I did attempt the Silver Moves In The Field. They are in bad shape. The edges are so fundemental to skating ... I should do them every day as it would help all the other aspects of my freestyle.
We'll see what tomorrow brings... as for today .. this was it: