Pride and Prejudice

“We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice I’ll admit, there’s an element of pride that goes into a CrossFit… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • You can’t go home again, or can you

    i wanna go home

    “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.” ― Robert Frost I had a dream last night that I was at home with my parents and we were all getting ready… Read More ›

  • Life is a Series of Comebacks

    cf 2-12-16

    I’m starting up this blog again. There’s certain things I’ve missed: 1. Writing this blog, and 2. Writing about CrossFit. The first time I ever tried CrossFit was in October, 2011. I remember the feel of that first workout in boot… Read More ›

  • pardon the comparison – CrossFit and Maya Angelou


    Maya Angelou passed away today. As I read through highlights from the huge volume of inspirational work she produced during her lifetime, I’m overcome with total admiration for one woman who could come from so little and do so much,… Read More ›

  • Spotting is CrossFit Love

    Gymnastic Cert 2

    This weekend I attended CrossFit Gymnastics Training. Two full days of body mechanics and movements and learning the art and sport that is gymnastics. I signed up for the cert. to challenge myself. There is no part of my body… Read More ›

  • The year of the selfie!

    Oliver in the sun

    2013 was officially The Year of the Selfie! This right here is my favorite photo, it encapsulates all things joyful in the day to day. Bright happy eyes, sunlight, a single solitary moment of joy and anticipation. “Life is a… Read More ›

  • Out the door you go.


    What was the greatest risk you took in 2013? What was the outcome? You can’t see the future, so you have no idea how anything is going to turn out. Planning is great fun and full of hope, but you… Read More ›

  • Confidence, now humility

    over MN

      Lotta’ change in the last year. It is good to honor those shifts, to fully feel them, so that we can let go of what needs to be surrendered, and remember what is worthy of our love and gratitude. What… Read More ›

  • Days 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57

    black and white

    “Goodbye,” said the fox. “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  • Day 48. Clean Slate.


    “Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert Tonight I was given a gift.  A gift of words by my writing teacher. I found her in the hallway filling her water bottle as I was… Read More ›

  • Day 46

    cup of coffee at Target

    “Things usually work out in the end.” “What if they don’t?” “That just means you haven’t come to the end yet.” ― Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle This article is a great read by one of my favorite CF Athletes…. Read More ›

  • Day 45.

    being who you are

    “Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.” ― Charles Jones,… Read More ›