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Offline Laurie Jennifer

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I did it!
« on: September 03, 2007, 01:26:57 PM »
I just posted this on my training journal, but thought I'd post it here, too.  I'm just so excited!  I wanted to share it with you guys, since I knew (or at least hope) you'd appreciate this:

Monday (that's today)... I did my first successful kong!   ;D :o  Okay, I had done one or two once before, but that was literally just before my injury (the third time is when I hurt myself).  This vault has terrified me ever since.  But today I did it!  And it felt... good!  VERY, VERY good, in fact.  It was a log waist high and about 2 & 1/2 feet wide.  So, it wasn't terribly impressive, but I did it!  I started slow, at the much smaller end of the log, and then tried at the "big" end.  The first few times I landed on top of it.  Then I just *barely* made it over a few times (and it was a good thing there was nice, thick grass on the other side one of those times!).  And then I nailed it.  And I nailed it again.  And again, and again!  I owned it, man!  My cousin was cheering me on, which helped a lot.  I know it's not much, but it felt like a monumental achievement.  Progress is progress.
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Re: I did it!
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2007, 01:44:06 PM »
That's awesome :)

You overcame your fear. I have no doubt that you had the physical capability to do the move from the beginning, but you hurdled a more difficult barrier, and that's the one in your head. Good work.

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Re: I did it!
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2007, 03:51:00 PM »
Great job it takes serious courage to overcome any fear exspecially one that was caused by a physical injury. Again GREAT JOB

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Re: I did it!
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2007, 05:02:09 PM »
CONGRATULATIONS!!! YAY FOR PROGRESSIONN!!!!

In two years from now you'll be doing huge diving kongs. How does that feel to know that?  ;)
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Re: I did it!
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2007, 08:06:24 PM »
Awesome work! :) :)

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Re: I did it!
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2007, 01:25:06 PM »
I'm glad to hear it!!!!! keep up the good work!

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Re: I did it!
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2007, 10:57:26 AM »
sweet! keep us posted on the progress!
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