Monday, February 16, 2009

Weekend Update

Just a quick little update (in between school subjects) to give friends & family an update on our busy weekend.

G's gym was hosting "The Sparkle City Invitational" and that means lots of work for the booster club parents.

Friday night we had set-up. That involves a lot of equipment moving, cleaning & decorating. Concession stands, check-in desks, and lots of other things need to be in place for 7:30 gymnast's arrival on Saturday morning.

We survived that and got home around 9:30 Friday night (others were still working but I brought both kids home). We were tired.

Saturday, of course, was Valentine's Day. We got to spend the day as a family but as usual, the kids went over to play at a friend's house in the neighborhood while Daddy & I ran some errands and picked up food to grill out later. That was very nice and the steaks were delish.
We turned in early because G's check-in was bright and early Sunday morning.

Waking up at 6:30 am is not G's favorite thing to do but we both suffered through it and got to the gym by 7:30. March-in started around 9:05 and the competition got under way.
Here are her scores for the meet:

Bars 8.65 (not what she was hoping for)
Beam 9.00 (Improving)
Floor 9.10 (Even better)
Vault 9.375 (That's what I'm talkin' about!)
AA: 36.125

She ended it pretty well and managed to place 1st out of all of the girls on her level.
Great job!! She's really excited since it was her home gym and the owner doesn't usually go to watch their competitions but she got to see this one.

After the meet I had to work concessions until 5:30 then after that I came home & crashed in the recliner. These gymnastics meets can wear a mom out.

Hope you all enjoyed your V-day weekend.


Darlene said...

Goodness, it sounds like you all had a really busy weekend. YAY for G....she did fantastic!!!!!!

Jodie said...

Way to go G-girl!! Sounds like a very busy wknd. We went to Indy to see the fam since it was our first wknd without basketball.

Michelle said...

Good going! Sounds like ya'll have a busy but fun weekend.

Shannon said...

A busy weekend but I bet it was fun! She is so talented!! Maybe you could get some video on here? :) I would love to see her!

Susie from Bienvenue said...

Sounds like yall had one great busy weekend. She is one awesome little gal'!

wendy said...

That's AWESOME, G! Here are The Girl's stats from this weekend:

Vault - 9.150 (tied 3rd)
Bars - 8.800 (tied 3rd)
Beam - 9.200 (1st)
Floor - 8.850 (tied 1st)
AA 36.000 1st place

Michelle said...

WOW! those look like some amazing scores to me!

Our Complete Family said...

Wowzers! I used to travel with a gymnastics team in Georgia years ago and also was with a group in England...loved it and know how much hard work your little miss is putting in to get those rockin' scores!!! She had great ones~ way to go!!!