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I'm too old for this!

Monday, April 21, 2014

Or maybe I'm just too fat for this, lol! Tonight was the first softball game for the team I'm on at work. OMG...am I gonna be sore or what? I have not picked up a glove or bat in 30 years, but I played a double header tonight. All things considered I didn't do too bad. Played 2nd base and stopped a couple of grounders, though I didn't make the throw in time to get the out. Missed a few fielding opportunities by being an old slow fart. BUT...I didn't strike out! That's a plus.

Hopefully I'll get better as the weeks go by. I used to be pretty good, but that was a looong time ago! It would help if I could drop about 30 lbs. Maybe this will help in that endeavor?I can only hope.

Well, gotta go hit the sack so I can get at least 6 hours sleep tonight. Hope I can get out of bed in the morning!
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KLONG8 4/23/2014 4:16PM

    Just what you need, a game to play. Sounds like you have a strong softball background. I used to play on teams over the years. We'd start out not great, then get better and better but I would just get slightly better. By the end of the season I would be just one step above mascot :-). Sigh. But it was a LOT of fun. Enjoy!

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ONESPOTLEFT 4/23/2014 5:10AM

    all things in moderation

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CRYSBROWN1 4/22/2014 3:45PM

    I hope that you had FUN!! You will get in the swing of things...(pun intended)

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ARUNNINGKAT 4/22/2014 12:46PM

    Good for you! Getting out there and playing is so wonderful for you!

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 4/22/2014 12:41PM

    Awesome - great exercise.

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SEATTLESIMS 4/22/2014 12:15PM

    Wow! double header! but it sounds like you had fun.. finding something fun you enjoy that helps spark a change up in routine can go a long way in the weightloss/fitness journey! Good luck and have fun!

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-POLEDANCEGIRL- 4/22/2014 10:31AM

    How fun!!! Youre never too old

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BROOKLYN_BORN 4/22/2014 8:06AM

    Playing is the best form of exercise. Enjoy the season.

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FITFRIT 4/22/2014 1:30AM

    Awesome that you are out there and part of the game!

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ROZZALYN 4/21/2014 11:39PM

    Good for you!
Age is more a frame of mind.....keep up the youthful attitude!
Way to go!

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