On The Edge... Again

The last time I skated regularly, you needed 2 pair of skates, a scribe and skated patch. Triple jumps were almost unheard of, so were Bielman spins. Twizzles were only done by ice dancers and Ronald Regan was just elected into office.


Fast Forward 32 years. Starting January 2, 2012, I am back on the ice doing something else that was unheard of .... Adult Figure Skating. We had "coffee club", which was like adult swim, but there was no opportunity for testing or competition.


It has now been 5 years since I got back on the ice. My blog is still going. My YouTube channel has over 1000 subscribers. That’s just crazy!

Friday, May 11, 2018

...... I’m Back on Solid Ground ... and Ice

Had an amazing vacay with hubby to Hawaii, across the Pacific, down the coast of Mexico and Central America, through the Panama Canal and even a stop in the port of Havana, Cuba.  Price of all that .... and a camping trip for our anniversary on the heels of the cruise..... 1 1/2 months without skating.

That is the longest break I have had since I got back on the ice at age 52 (I’m now 58).

First impressions:  RINKS ARE COLD
Second impression:  MY FEET HURT
Third impression: THIS FEELS WEIRD AND UNNATURAL

But ... the hour went well.  I vowed not to fall and I tried everything I felt I could handle for day 1.

I feel good about it.