Skipped out probably isn't the best way to describe it. When I say that I feel like someone trying to skip class and not be found out. Saying "I bailed on training" also seems to imply that I would have rather been somewhere else than training.
|None of the above statements are true, however.|
I opted out of my training session because of injuries that started last week. When I start to train, this pain happen in my left leg, especially when I start to train a lot, especially sparring. The bouncing on my toes seems to aggravate one muscle posteriorly and I can usually push through it before giving it some rest, and then after resting it doesn't seem to be a problem. Perhaps if I had not trained on Friday and given my gimpy leg an extra night off I could have concentrated better, sparred better, and not gotten my toes caught in Ryan's forearm protector. Since then my left metatarsals have been a bit discoloured, swollen, and painful to walk on.
OK, I know I'm putting a lot of pressure on myself, but this is going to be the biggest and one of the highest regarded competitions I'll ever go to. I'm even going to get a 1.08 Olympic ranking point for just participating!
This set back will not bring me down!
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