Better person for it.

Ultimately these traits are drrawn out by virtue of your interaction with yourself.

Strong People. Light Hearts.

I love the sound of barbells hitting the floor. It lifts my heart. It is the sound of people going deep and turning themselves inside out. It is the sound of victory.

The Bear.

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou

Team Effort.

This is a picture of goals. Lots of them. Scrawled on the white board at ACF pre-post-during WOD. Just because. Because we're all working towards something. It's a team effort. Friday Night Strongman Yoke carry at 320lbs. New PR! Farmer's Hold at 110lbs. per hand for time. 1:38 total.

Sandy’s wake

No competition angst, no one cheering, no competitors. It was just me and the lonely 20" box.

Soon to be old friends.

“I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I've learned that … Continue reading Soon to be old friends.

Defiant

Meet my nemesis. The 100lbs. log. Notice how it defiantly stares back at you? Indifferent to your existence. 'Either you can lift me, or you can't. Meh. Either way.' It's not just talking to me is it? Notice it's close friend and cohort, the chalk. Opened and waiting for you. You have no excuse now. … Continue reading Defiant

Inspiration

What’s better than bacon for Sunday Breakfast? Scrambled eggs and spinach cooked in the bacon grease.  Less than two months ago I visited my BFF in MN. She’s always been an active person, and expressed a lot of interest in learning more about Crossfit. Not really sure she had much of a choice since it’s … Continue reading Inspiration

Run. Strongman. Run.

Run 1.5 miles to ACF. Strongman for two hours, including sledgehammer to tire, farmers carry (110lbs. x 2) and keg carry (75lbs.). Run 1.5 miles home. Avg. pace 9:15 min mile. Felt good today. Very, very good.

Behold. Paleo Pad Thai.

Behold the strength of a food processor! Who the heck knew! I suggest, upon newly purchasing a food processor, and it being your first, practice with veggies you're not necessarily feeling too attached to, or.. err.. hungry for. Behold pepper, cucumber, celery puree! Bletch. Need to google some recipes for this. It'll keep for a … Continue reading Behold. Paleo Pad Thai.