Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Swim Meet

Emerson raced in her first swim meet this past weekend.  I am so proud of her.  When we first signed her up for swim team, she told us she did not want to compete.  She just wanted to swim (Emerson usually won't play anything if it's a competition unless she knows there is a good chance she will win.  Another Mitchell trait.)  It also helped that her friends Gabby and Miles were swimming with her.  She had a lot of fun.  I actually loved watching her swim.  She is so cute and I love to watch her and her friends interacting with one another after each heat.

I love watching her jump in the water.  She has gotten better at it.  She isn't belly flopping anymore.

Emerson cut her wrist on a broken tile in the pool during a race.

I love this picture of Emerson, Miles and Gabby warming up together.  Their heads look like little turtle heads bobbing up and down in the water.  Adorable!!
She especially loved that she got a ribbon after each race.  She was so proud of herself.  The meet took place in Coronado.  It was so beautiful.  Their pool overlooks the bay and the Coronado bridge.  It was absolutely stunning.  

She raced in six races and she did awesome.  The goal is to improve her time every meet so she doesn't get frustrated that she doesn't finish first or that she finished last.