I didn’t think I was in a bad head space leading up to the Philly game, but when I stepped onto the track my brain apparently wanted to prove contrary. Just one slip of a negative thought led to about 10-15 minutes of mental defeat. And in game time? That’s 10-15 minutes too long. Also, one of my strengths is my ability to mentally reset and persevere. But it wasn’t only me - the whole team needed to refocus. As a team, we brought it together to dominate the second half. Though it may not have been pretty, we pulled out the win in the end.
Fun fact: After skating three games and attending the after party and after-after party - passing out in a hotel lobby and airport is inevitable. And sometimes your teammates will take pictures ...
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