sticky notes.

So here I stand in the land somewhere between grateful, hopeful, patient, and free puppies and world peace for everyone if I win.


There are certain things in life I thought I would know, would like to have known, but may never.

Soar. day, you wake up and your Personal Records punch through the ceiling and soar.

barbell complex.

"Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master."

Bear Complex

I love Team WOD's. When it was over our team headed back inside and went for an additional 3 rounds of 7 Bear Complex @ 55lbs. Why? I have no freaking idea. Freihofer's 5K tomorrow. Somebody send for reinforcements. Warm up: Group Dynamic WOD: I.  With a partner, complete As Many Reps As Possible in 25 … Continue reading Bear Complex


“Everything you can imagine is real.” ― Pablo Picasso Warm-Up: Split Jerk Review WOD: I. Rack Jerk 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 Completed: at 55lbs., 75lbs., 85 lbs. This was new. Do not recall doing this movement before. Felt pretty good. II. AMRAP in 9 Minutes: 3 Push Jerks (155/105) 9 Toes-to-Bar Completed: 9 Rounds at 65lbs. … Continue reading real

saucy pants no more

I've been drinking the cool-aid so much recently... hitting the WOD's and high-fiving a bunch of PR's and feeling like I can do just about anything. That's right, anything. Alas, sure enough - Just as I get all saucy pants, a WOD comes along and I can't even finish. Just to be clear: This has … Continue reading saucy pants no more

Cartwheels and Mokey Bars, damn you

As a kid, I could never master the cartwheel. Or the monkey bars. Like, ever.  And cartwheels are a big deal to little girls. My friends were twirling and monkey-barring all around me, at least that's how I remember it, as I just kind of awkwardly stood there and watched. I hated it. My attempts … Continue reading Cartwheels and Mokey Bars, damn you


“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames” ― Rumi Warm-Up: Russian Gymnastics Warm-Up – Day 2 WOD: I. 3 Sets: 50 Double-Unders 20 Box Jumps (30/24) 15 Push Jerks (135/95) Rest 1 Minute Between Sets II. 10 Minutes Volume Training Ring Dips Completed: In 11:50. Single Unders. Box Jumps at 20. Push Jerks at 65lbs. Holy crap I'm getting stronger. Woweeeee.... … Continue reading Word.