Just back from 3 weeks of family vacations, traveling and ... Well for lack of a better word gluttony. Excess eating and drinking and not nearly enough exercise. A few bike rides, a little paddling in a kayak, some dancing - but the family dinners all included dessert and the BBQ ribs in Memphis... Well, let's just say ... I didn't stick to my diet!
Anyway. Had a double-header back on the ice Tuesday. Pretty wobbly and out of condition, I skated pairs and ice dance right after.
Hank and I tried to skate, but we looses what little synchronicity we have when we take time off. I'm sure it will come together in the coming weeks. We are officially 7 weeks from competition in Vancouver at the ISU International Adult Skating Competiton Aug 28 - Sep 3. There are only 4 competitors/teams in our event.
Here's what happened today when we tried to do a program run! It wasn't pretty!
After that Mike and I did some dance practice and we worked on the Rhythm Blues and Swing Dance. This was my first try at Swingl Dance.
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