Live the Dream! Women's Hockey Life
An Adventure to Iceland to Play Hockey!
By: Patricia Baranowski
I am going to Iceland to play hockey! I still amazes me when I run that thought through my head.
Just to set the scene, I am a person who had never been on a plane until I was 45. Never played hockey or skated until age 48. And now...Iceland!
Part of me is panicking wildly with thoughts of "I need to improve my hockey skills! How can I learn to skate faster? Carry the puck!" Because in one little corner of my mind, I know I'm just not a good enough player to go to Iceland! Luckily, I can push those worries aside and set free these thoughts!
I have been asked to join a team of amazing women. We are traveling to Iceland and every one of my team mates are fun, encouraging and just a little bit crazy. Oh, and they all play hockey.
Thank you, Captain MJ, for asking me to be a Griffin!