patience

“The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.”  — Leo Tolstoy

Really enjoyed reading Caleb’s post today. There’s nothing quite like openness and honesty. I’ve come to expect nothing less from the CF community.

Received some bad news today. Had to cancel a trip that I was very much looking forward to. Over a month of planning and dreaming and, dare we mention again… wait for it…. looking forward to. Alas, no trip for you. God, and your plans. God, and your plans. Truth is, everything does happen as it should. There’s no alternative.

So. As a result of now being in town on March 31st, well, what better way to spend my time than to sign up for my first, EVER, Crossfit Competition. Dude. Seriously? Why not. Bring on the Garage Games.

Warm-Up:

Practice Toes-to-Bar for 10 Minutes

Completed: more like, toes to somewhere around mid-air-ish.

WOD:

I. Press

10 – 10 – 10

Rest 2 Minutes Between Sets

Completed: PUSHED on this one, with shoulder actually feeling (dare to speak it) better. 10 @ 55lbs. Then 7 and 7 @ 60lbs.

II. 7 Rounds For Time:

10 Sumo-Deadlift High Pulls (95/65)

10 Ring Dips

15 Minute Time Cap

Completed: in 8:31. SDLHP @ 55lbs. 10 more lbs and we would have hit the RX. Ring Dips scaled to Ring Pushups.

III. 90 Seconds Max Box Jumps (24/20)

Completed: 23 total at 20″

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