Hi folks! I’m just touching base to say I’m so sorry I have been lacking in the content department here at Heartbeats~ Soul Stains.
I have been exhausted and feeling like I’m living on 2 Continents without even leaving my Island here in the Pacific.
My 13-year-old left for Europe for the Dana Cup (considered to be the kids World Cup) a little over 2 weeks ago and it’s been a crazy whirlwind here at my house.
I’ve been staying up all through the night to watch his games either via live stream or through instant play-by-play messaging from another parent.
My son’s games have been being played from about 10:30 PM my time until 7:30 AM my time. During this time period they would play about 2-3 games. As his last game was finishing up and he was heading off to bed, everyone here at my house was getting up and ready to go.
Needless to say I’ve had very little to NO sleep during this wonderful experience.
I couldn’t resist experiencing his dream of playing soccer in Europe live. Even though I wasn’t there, being up and either watching on the computer or getting the plays relayed live through another parent, was beyond exciting for this mom!
I plan to write-up a lot about his adventure shortly, but I will let you all know his team The Honolulu Bulls Soccer Club came in 3rd place out of 160 teams! Not too shabby for a group that wasn’t even expected to make it out of their pool.
They have finished the tournament and are bringing home the Bronze Medal to the United States and a very proud bunch of parents here in Hawaii.
Throughout their European adventure they played in 2 tournaments (first one in Germany and the second in Denmark) and then lots of scrimmages in between. They only gave up 1 game through this ride of a lifetime. They conceded to the powerful Portugal team in the Semi-finals of the Dana Cup.
I can’t wait to get my munchkin home and finally get some rest! I’ll be back at it very soon so don’t go anywhere 🙂
How is your summer going? Got any crazy exhaustion stories for me? I’d love to hear some of your fun lack of sleep moments!
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