JUNE IN SNAPSHOTS & A THOUGHT ON SLOW LIVING

Hi, there lovelies … Happy and blessed Sunday to all of you beautiful souls!

Something about Sundays reverberates quiet reflection for me. For some it is a day of worship, for others, it just screams fun in the sun. If you are lucky you have the day off from work. Whatever your Sunday entails; how about you ask yourself today, What can I do to make life better for me? Be totally selfish. You deserve it. Somehow our souls always have the answers, we know what needs to be done but yet we often times feel guilty about saying no or maybe just disappearing for a few hours for a recharge.

Take a few minutes today to do something that brings you joy. Absolutely no excuses. Even if it is just buying yourself an ice cream cone and pretending that you are a toddler again with not a care in this world. Simply reflect on this past week and what made it great, even if it wasn’t so great to use your imagination it can lead you to some wonderful places. Continue reading

Young at Heart

Over the weekend (31th March – 1st April) my teammates and I, took part in the IFS Bandung Open 2018 (National Inline Freestyle Championship).  We were all representing the Inline Skate Semarang. The competition took place in Saparua Park & Sports Center, Bandung. There were teams from all of Indonesia taking part; there were teams from Lampung, Bengkulu, West Java, East Java, DIY Yogyakarta, DKI Jakarta, Palembang, and many more. We won some second places and third place. I was the eldest in senior women category to compete. Overall, I had a wonderful weekend. Enough, I don’t want to talk about skating, let’s talk about ‘age’ since I was the eldest in my category.

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Piala Walikota Solo 2017 – Lesson Learned: What It Cost and What Advice I Have To Give

I didn’t know what I didn’t know. That’s the easiest way to describe the entire experience of what it took to compete in Piala Walikota Solo 2017 last month. I had no idea what it would cost – not just financially, but emotionally, physically…the time it took, the mental exhaustion, it was a crazy ride, but in the end, I’m proud that I did it. This post is simply my way of giving back to all of the gals who haven’t competed.

Preparation:

I knew I’d have to train hard. It took a lot of discipline. I had to run my own warm up, decide what tricks to work on, etc. When I started, I would simply go in and work on tricks I thought I might use in the routine, specifically working on holding the tricks for long periods of time to build up my conditioning.

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FAQ : About Skate Lessons

Check out some of the most common asked questions here. It may answer your questions or help you to have better understanding.

Q1: Why do I need skate lessons, I can learn on my own, right?

A1: This is one recreational activity that you definitely do not want to learn on your own. Learning on your own will only lead to bad habits and unsafe skating. Even worse than teaching yourself, is to have a friend teach you who also taught themselves. My advice is to take professional lessons from the beginning and then practices what you learn on your own, this is the only real path to becoming a good all round safe skater.

Q2: What should I bring to my first skate lesson?

A2: Inline skate with a brake fitted, a full set of safety pads protecting your knees, elbows and wrists. No safety pads, no class. Please also take the Indonesia sun seriously, skate classes are a lot of fun but they are also very tough workout. Bring water, wear a cap and use sunscreen. Children under 14 must wear a helmet. Continue reading

To New Skaters, Here’s What I’d Say …….

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I haven’t had a lot to say lately about skating. As a matter of fact, my last blog post about skating was in April 2016. I’ve noticed lots of new-ish people in my skating world, lately. And there are things I keep wanting to tell them. Like, sit down creepily close and say in a conspiratorial voice tell them.

In some of them, I see bits of old me. The timid, awkward, and skinny me that wasn’t very good at skating and knew it. The me that wanted nothing more but to be good, yet always felt a little stupid.

Old me is really craving this conversation. So, for the bits of her in everyone, here’s what I’d say: Continue reading

Ice Cream Party Mall Ciputra

Heihoooooo!

Lama banget gag nulis, akhirnya bisa mlipir ke sini bentar ya. Semoga follower saya gag pada ilang ya gara-gara saya lamaaaa absen. 😦

Sumpah kemarin sibuk banget prepare buat Astra Freestyle Slalom Skating Competition sampai gag sempet ngutik-ngutik blog. Btw tar pasti bakalan saya tulis keseruan event kemarin di postingan mendatang kalo mood buat nulis banyak udah muncul lagi.hihihi Continue reading

Deadline Saved My Life

“Venez me voir demain à 9h30.”

Temui saya besok pukul 9.30. Begitu terjemahannya dari bahasa Prancis ke dalam bahasa Indonesia. Sms dari dosbing tercinta itu membangkitkan lamunan saya. Oh! *cepet-cepet lihat kalender

Damn!!! ternyata saya terakhir bimbingan tanggal 30 Oktober kemarin, nyaris hampir satu bulan yang lalu berarti. Pantas saja dosbing saya sampai mencari saya. Saya pikir baru 2 minggu saya menghilang dari peredaran. OMG. Continue reading

Target to Achieve: Balance My Life !

Halo all, I’m back after a  break from logging into my blog. I have been pretty busy with my final project. uuuhh

Seems like i am constantly in search of some way to make my life matter. Hooosh hoooosh hooosh! Mencoba menyeimbangkan waktu yang cuma 24 jam agar pas untuk semua hal dalam sehari rasanya susah sekali. Saya sampai detik ini sering kali merasa belum bisa bersikap adil untuk semuanya. Untuk saya sendiri, untuk keluarga, untuk pacar, untuk skripsi, untuk sahabat, untuk teman-teman, untuk kegiatan inline saya di Inline Skate Semarang dsb. Kamu pernah merasa seperti itu juga gag? Errrrrrr

Bagaimanapun juga waktu gag akan nambah jadi 25 jam dalam sehari kalo saya ngeluh. Saya gag boleh berhenti bergerak, karena setidaknya jika saya terus bergerak maka saya akan memastikan bahwa saya sedang tidak menganggur. Menganggur akan membuat saya merasa bersalah telah menyia-nyiakan hari yang telah diberikan kepada saya. Namun begitu saya juga harus tahu kapan harus berhenti sejenak untuk bernafas dari semua rutinitas saya. Ya kan? Continue reading