Brave…So Brave…

Posted on: February 15, 2017


“Heels over head” has never been my jam. Point of fact – I’ve actually never dived (diven? dove?) into anything. (Well, except for Love but I’m not quite sure that counts.) Even as a little kid, the idea of doing something that would put me in the “hee …

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Posted on: May 12, 2016


At Crossfit yesterday, we did good mornings, Tabatas, and a 6 minute AMRAP of pull ups. If you have no idea what I’m talking about when I say things like “AMRAP,” you might want to go back in my blog (linked HERE) and scroll down to “Crossfit lingo.” b …

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Belly v Abs

Posted on: May 9, 2016


This is the photo you get when you put “BELLY” into the photostock search engine. Belly. It’s such a nice sounding word. Cute. Sweet. Happy. Probably comes from the holidays – even now (yes, I am in my 50s) I get together with my dad on Christmas Eve, …

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Qalo rings

Posted on: June 1, 2015


2 camo, 2 black, man’s and woman’s size for each Whatza Qalo? “Qalo” (pronounced KAY-low) stands for Quality, Athletics, Love, and Outdoors. Their brand is “Commitment is Contagious” – which I love. These rings were born out of the frustration of all u …

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I feel better now…(really, a shout out for & the “Spirit of” Crossfit)

Posted on: January 29, 2015


I feel better now. Yesterday, I had a good, long rant about what an idiot I was to have signed up for a Crossfit Competition this weekend. However, today, I am feeling more philosophical about it. Why? Well, because of course the gal who is putting the …

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Competition. WHAT was I THINKING?

Posted on: January 28, 2015


Yep. That’s me the last time I tried burpees over a bar. You know what? I WAS NOT thinking. Our Crossfit box is having a “Throwdown” this weekend. I, being friendly with the coach who is constructing this competition, said “oh, sure” I would do it. My …

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Last Supper Syndrome…and the New Year’s Day Epic Bridge WOD

Posted on: January 5, 2015


Last Supper Syndrome. So, today, my husband and I started the Bulletproof Rapid Fat Loss Protocol. Basically, it’s “eat butter for 5 days, carbo load on the 6th, go back to eating butter until you’re at your desired body fat percentage . . . oh and tak …

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TEN pounds of MUSCLE lost…???

Posted on: December 23, 2014


Wow, I’m REALLY unhappy as I type this post. I actually don’t know the last time I was so unhappy. Just returned from getting “re-assessed” on my “numbers.” As those of you who read this blog know (all 4 of you LOL), I was told about the middle of last …

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crossFIXE Muscle Paste – unicorn horn dust in a jar

Posted on: December 9, 2014


I’m not easily impressed. Well, that’s not totally true – I’m super easily impressed by the awesomeness that always surrounds me daily at Crossfit – but when it comes to products . . . I’m not easily impressed. Over “Black Friday/Cyber Monday,” WOD Sup …

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Macros and Zone and…Divots (Oh my!)

Posted on: December 7, 2014


Dr. Barry Sears’ The Zone. Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past like 20 years, you’ve heard of Dr. Barry Sears’ The Zone eating plan. My husband and I actually quite successfully followed the prescriptions of this eating plan when it first was …

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