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Showing posts from February 26, 2012

Snowboarding... Check!

It had been 11 years since I've been snowboarding.  My husband and I used to go snowboarding on occasion during a time when we had no other responsibilities (children) and more free time.  Now a days things are busier than ever so 'fun time' has to be scheduled or it will never happen.  Long gone are the days of taking spontaneous trips and having no one else to worry about but yourself.   I was fortunate enough to get away for a trip up north with some friends while my husband took care of things at home.

I must say snowboarding for the first time in 11 years felt different not just because it has been 11 years but also because I weigh so much less.  The last time I went snowboarding my weight was in the 170's - 180's (I'm 5' 2"), and helmets weren't in vogue.  When I first purchased my snowboard many years ago I went by the weight chart and lets just say the board feels much stiffer and harder for me to use now than before (it doesn't turn on…