Tonight Coach had us working on getting our guard back from side control in the gi. He calls it “the Dana guard”, after his wife, Coach Dana (that’s her real name… COACH DANA… jk). He said that they were rolling and she put her hands on her head to shield herself from pressure during side… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – February 16th 2021
Triangle. TRI-angle. Tri. Angle. Treeeee On Gllllll. It’s no gi tonight and we’re practicing triangles. Triangles have always been my nemesis. I can never seem to get the proper angle and I end up submitting myself with a weird ass ankle lock instead. BUT TONIGHT – tonight it clicked during drills. I only fumbled a… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – February 12th 2021
Guard retention, guard retention, guard retention. Maybe if I say it enough times it will just be drilled into my brain. Maybe? We worked on guard retention from the side, while using Z guard, with your opponent’s chest on your legs trying to pass. post your outside arm, lean into your opponent and put your… Read More Jiu Jitsu Journal – February 11th 2021
It’s taken me years to build the courage to find tarot card deck. Or to let the right one find me. There are so many beautiful decks with artwork ranging from modern to Celtic inspired, made from different materials, thin or weighted paper. There are literally so many options that it can be overwhelming. So… Read More Down the rabbit hole I go…
I did it. I opened an Etsy shop. Again. If you know me from wayyyyyy back when, then you probably remember my days of slangin’ hair flowers at car shows, pin up contests and online. It was a fun way to be creative and sell things that I loved in an environment that fit our… Read More I’m not gonna do it girl, I was just thinking about it…… I did it.
It’s day five. My mind is blank. 5 days in on my “post a day” project and I’ve already hit a wall of writer’s block. So here is a photo of a project that the girls and I completed over the summer because I have nothing better to write about tonight. The idea was running… Read More Blank slate of mind
Not jeans. Not jammies. Work pants. AND A FORKING BRA. After a two week holiday I had to go back to work, and actually work in the office, so pants and a bra were required. I thought I’d go all out too – I wore heels. Putting pants on did make me feel better; wearing… Read More I had to put pants and a bra on today. And we had pizza for dinner. – A Short Story
I know, sushi doesn’t seem like a lazy dinner but I’ve made it so many times, that it doesn’t take much time at all anymore. Once you get the rolling part down, it’s quick and easy. Tonight’s lazy sushi was celery/cucumber/bell pepper/argula for the ladies and the same for the Spousal Unit except with added… Read More Lazy Sushi Night #dinnerwiththedeezys
New year, new me. Just kidding. You’re not going to find that kind of talk here. But if that’s your thing, go for it human, you do you babe. I like me, but I want to improve me, not get a new me. That sounds exhausting. Every year I have goals, but this year one… Read More Your girl has got goals y’all
What kind of year was 2020? A shit show? A year of good fortune in disguise? A year of, dare I say, forced respite so people could learn to slow the fuck down and breathe for a minute? I understand that 2020 was a different experience for each and every human on our beautiful planet.… Read More End of the year eval – a shit show?