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Archive for January, 2019
#34 — It’s That Time of Year – Make NEW Goals

#34 — It’s That Time of Year – Make NEW Goals

Like I said in an earlier post, you need measurable goals to monitor your progress and get shit done. You cannot met or exceed your goals if you don't write them down! You must have short-term goals so you can meet your long-term goals....
#33 – Newly Redesigned Site!

#33 – Newly Redesigned Site!

As of today, January 17, 2019, I have a new site. It is now possible for readers like you to make comments and/or ask questions! Feedback!! Yes!!! Don't be shy, but definitely be nice, please. I'm fragile....
#32 — How do you compare? Do you care?

#32 — How do you compare? Do you care?

Are you competitive? I am. (just a fact.) Someone told me about this free app, Strength Level, and I love it. With this app you input your age, weight, gender and then put in your max weights on seven different movements. ...
#30 — Body shaming is a no-no no matter what

#30 — Body shaming is a no-no no matter what

I made the mistake of reading the comments on a bathing suit ad in my Facebook feed. Do I have too much time on my hands? Probably. ...
#29 – Injuries Make me Sad

#29 – Injuries Make me Sad

As I try to get more fit and stronger, I put forth a lot of effort. As you know, I'm coming from basically a zero fitness level just seven months ago. While I have been able to develop more muscle, the ligaments can be stressed more easily as a beginner. Muscles and ligaments...
#28 – CrossFit Open

#28 – CrossFit Open

The Open is the first step in competing in the CrossFit Games. You can size up your current fitness level to others in your age group! ...
#27 — Food is Your Friend

#27 — Food is Your Friend

This cannot be done on a calorie-restricted diet. It just can't. Prior to doing CrossFit, I could get away with a latte for breakfast before playing tennis or going for a run. Once I started CrossFit, I needed more....
#26 — This is Me During a WOD

#26 — This is Me During a WOD

Here's another thing I can work on -- counting! Especially when it's cumulative counting all reps in a WOD...
#25 — Dear Diary: I like big butts and I cannot lie

#25 — Dear Diary: I like big butts and I cannot lie

So here I go again, posting unflattering pictures of myself. This is what I do now. Seriously, no difference in my butt after 15,000 squats and 2 miles of lunges....