Still Training

by mary on February 2, 2015

Getting out to skate these days is more complex now that I’m juggling it with my new job of taking care of my mom and ferrying her to OT, PT, and various doctor appointments. I’m arranging help from friends and family and I’m still getting out there. I figured I could make it work and signed up for adult Sectionals in March and Nationals in April.

Recently my training partner and I videoed each other at our lessons with coach Lisa. In the background you can hear Lisa yelling out encouraging things. It’s poignant for me right now to hear her. She had a bad skating accident a few days ago and will be off the ice for a long time.

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Sage Apple Quinoa Stuffed Squash

January 10, 2015 Dairy free

squash stuffed with sage, apple, and quinoa and topped with toasted sage leaves

Squash stuffed with sage, apple, and quinoa, topped with toasted squash seeds.

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Vegetarian Onion Gravy

December 25, 2014 All Year

vegetarian gravy

Vegetarian onion gravy made with caramelized onions and a bit of miso.

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Ice Theatre of New York Part II

December 10, 2014 Figure skating

Ryan Bradley Ina

Ice Theatre of New York’s performance of Ice:Dance 2104, Oct. 3 in Wenatchee, WA. Part II of my report.

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Homemade Vegan Irish Cream

December 9, 2014 Dairy free

vegan irish cream

A delicious homemade vegan Irish cream for the holidays.

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Skating goals and keeping the old bod on the ice

December 6, 2014 Figure skating

Lloyd Center again

My goals for this skating season and how they are going so far.

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First competition with my Tallis freestyle program

November 11, 2014 Figure skating

people watching from the overhead walkway at Lloyd Center

My first competitive skate with my new Adult Bronze freestyle program, my first program to include a camel spin and a sit-change-sit.

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Rosemary Lemon Roasted Figs

November 7, 2014 Dairy free

roasted figs with mascarpone cheese

Figs roasted with rosemary, lemon, madeira, and honey.

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Ice:Dance 2014 by Ice Theatre of New York Part I

October 25, 2014 Figure skating

Carly Donowick and Tyrell Gene

Ice Theatre of New York’s premiere of Ice:Dance 2014 on Oct. 3rd in Wenatchee, WA.

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Sun Valley Skating Part II

October 18, 2014 Figure skating

Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre in Sun Valley on Ice

Sun Valley on Ice 2014 and the Adult Skating Week.

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