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Perpetual Exhaustion
hanging on by a thread

Tuesday, May 22, 2007
The Soccer Players before the game

Melyssa practicing her kicks during warm-ups

Juleigha getting ready

Lucas as the goalie...he pretty much stood there smacking his gloves together

Daynah before her first game
running after the ball
Well the kiddos first games are done, and they went surprisingly well. Daynah did fairly well running after the ball and even managed to kick it a few times. She seems to shy away from the ball though, hopefully as the season goes on she'll get more aggressive. The younger kids were very surprising though. Juleigha was REALLY into playing tonight. She played the whole 30 minute game and really went after the ball, kicking it on several occassions and then running over to us with a huge smile on her face. Melyssa played all but about 10 mins of the game, she was too upset to play the last 10 mins, because although she was eagerly running after the ball, she hadn't managed to kick it, and this promted tears, lots of them. Lucas was unsure at first, but then he really got into it. First he was the goalie for the first 15 mins of the game, and he pretty much just stood there looking at his gloves. BUT he stayed in the goalie box and that's something. Then he played the last 15 mins and he ran all over the field chasing after the ball. It was seriously great to watch them have so much fun, such a difference in the girls from last year when it was like pulling teeth to get them to even walk after the ball.
Of course next week is when it starts to get really interesting. The trio play at 6pm at the soccer fields, while Daynah has practice at a school at least a 5 min drive away at the same time. Fun times ahead i tell ya....

Barely Written by geenalyn at 11:13 PM |


At 1:05 PM, Blogger Kimmykay said........
I swear they are all so seriously cute in their uniforms. Ah, the joys of all the kids being in an activity. Good luck!

At 2:44 PM, Blogger Tink said........
Awww. Don't you love kids in uniforms? My brother is in baseball right now. I must have taken about 20 pictures of him on the field before he ran over and told me to stop because I was "embarrassing" him. *Snort*

At 3:10 PM, Blogger geenalyn said........
i was miserable because the battery on my camera ran out just as the trio began to actually play. Good news is i have a WHOLE summer ahead of me full of photo ops

At 10:35 AM, Blogger Toni said........
They are adorable!

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