Category Archives: Crossfit

Made to Crave – Defeating The Sugar Demon with God

I recently purchased the book “Made to Crave” when I saw a friend recommended it on Facebook. It sat on a shelf for a while, then in the all-purpose bag I take with me to work and everywhere else, and … Continue reading

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Five miles. FIVE. MILES!

And the blessings just keep on coming. This Saturday, I took part in the annual St. Louis St. Patrick’s Day Parade Run. As late as Friday night, I really didn’t want to go. I don’t run regularly – I mean, … Continue reading

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“10 burpees for saying I can’t”

Tonight, I surprised myself. These League WODs have scared the heck out of me. The first two, I just did horribly. During them both, I wanted to cry. I wanted to quit, but I don’t quit.  Tonight, we had no … Continue reading

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Paleo Challenge and League Almost Over – And A Triumph!

Well. It’s Day 28 of the Paleo Challenge at our gym. It’s Day 6 of Lent. I think I’m probably strict-ish paleo, but not Whole30 because my chocolate avocado pudding has vanilla in it, which has a teensy bit of … Continue reading

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I AM an athlete

(Warning! This is a painfully honest post!) It definitely hasn’t been a great month. I keep starting things and then ending up on the virtual floor. I keep examining this phenomenon and feeling discouraged about my apparent lack of commitment…though … Continue reading

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I’m Ready…Excited…and A Little Apprehensive!

Tomorrow, October 22, I start a 30-day “shred.” What on earth is that?? When I’ve made it 14-15 days of my Whole30, I’ve noticed there comes a point where I really see a difference in my body, and I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Whole30 and Crossfit for Christ…looking for partners!

(Hoping this doesn’t offend anyone who is not Christian out there…none intended.) So. I’ve tried this about six times and each time around days 10-15, I choose to give into temptation. So after the last one, I spent a lot … Continue reading

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