Tag Archives: ballet injury

Fear. The other eff word.

Was just thinking about pointe class, and how maybe it’s ok that it’s, like, temporarily defunct. Because this way The Ankle will be fully, 100%, no questions healed by the time pointe starts up again, And pointe will start up … Continue reading

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Sir, that’s a negatory. We have a no-go on tours, repeat, that’s a no-go

Told my ballet teacher no. Ok I’d like to be able to say it was a loud and firm You’re-not-the-boss-of-me style no. But no. It was more of the timid no-if-that’s-ok?-with-you sort. Ok, see, we’re in class, and he’s really … Continue reading

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Tendonitis, bitches!

Feeling tired and cranky and there’s a bag of ice on my foot. Apparently I’m not built like a horse, which is good news, because if I was a horse I’d be shot and on my way to the glue … Continue reading

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