“its okay to say I need a break, every league needs willing bodies to help keep things ticking over but your personal health and wellbeing comes first”
“You can still be part of a Roller Derby team without skates on.”
“Roller derby gave me an hour and half a week of forgetting about everything else because it took so much concentration to stand on 2 feet (Well 8 wheels).”
"I have seen skaters in our league come back from worse injuries than mine, and in a shorter space of time, so why can’t I?
"I suppose you could say that my point to all this is, if YOU take a chance and push to explore you will open up avenues that will enrich your life and fill it with purpose. It did for me.
"The moral of the story is don't put pressure on yourself and have fun. The end.
"If anyone is thinking they might be interested in officiating, either on or off skates, I would wholeheartedly recommend it.
"A jammer does not make a team. A team makes a jammer. You are not on your own".
"Take your time, try not to beat yourself up and give yourself something to focus on to get better for".
“For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.”