Old Spark Page profile
I have been overweight since grade school, but really got big when I moved out on my own at 18. I never ate 3 meals a day (especially breakfast) and chose really crappy foods over the healthy, all of this maintained my weight. While I am glad th... Read more
I fell off the face of the Earth for a bit thanks to stress and knee issues. I went a solid 7 months without eating right or exercising, and allowed my stress levels to skyrocket. I have decided enough is enough, though I have said that before..... Read more
Results Thus Far
So far so good... I started doing the 3 days on/ 1 days off crossfit schedule and have yet to waiver. This last weekend was insanely tough, because I also moved my sister for the entire weekend along with working out.
My first month's resu... Read more
So sore... I love it!
I officially started trying to get back on track on the 1st of the year, I started eating better after the 3rd- this included eating 3 meals per day, no more soda, no junk food, and eating as clean as possible. I plan on going Paleo next month, ... Read more
3rd Annual NYE Run
Yesterday was a pretty bad day, Murphy cut his paw pretty badly and then he decided one of our neighbor's guests was a threat and he started barking and growling at him in front of one of the employees- not a good thing when these people want u... Read more
Still I Rise
The past few months in Leavenworth have been AWFUL! The people here are terrible! I am sadly not exaggerating, these people are vindictive, judgmental, hurtful and just plain terrible people. I have been under ridiculous amounts of stress since ... Read more
The last month has been very hard, I've been trying to heal after losing my entire therapy team, but it isn't going away. I decided to move to Leavenworth to get away from the city, found an apartment and started getting everything ready to move... Read more
I figured it was about time to write a blog about my newest undertaking... On May 1st I unofficially opened my own non-affiliate Crossfit box. 2 of my friends wanted to do crossfit, but it wasn't in their budget so I offered to train them, I did... Read more
First Kettlebell Competition
This blog is long overdo, but here you go.
I trained for a few months for my first kettlebell competition where I would be doing a 5 minute single arm #35lb Chair Press, however, 3 days before the event I found out that it was in fact a dou... Read more
Longest Run So Far
After watching to 13.2 Crossfit Open announcement I decided to go for a run, I did 4.66 long excruciating miles. My knees hurt at first, but then got better- after that it was my left foot, which I think is messed up from walking 9 miles home a ... Read more
Before I had knee surgery I lifted very heavy, but since my trainers didn't really pay attention to me- my form sucked! I rounded my back on deadlifts, dumped forward on just about everything and never got below parallel if even close. So now th... Read more
Lab Work Results
My doctor called with my lab work today, I have been checked my diabetes, thyroid, anemia, and everything except for cholesterol in the past so this time we checked that. I was a bit nervous to say the least... But everything came back good, id... Read more
Readjusting After Paleo "Fail"
My Paleo Challenge results were baffling to my trainers, doctors and myself- I lost body fat %, inches and gained 7lbs. It is ridiculous considering I have a good 60-70lbs to lose still, I should have lost weight, even if I wasn't eating enough.... Read more
Paleo Not Working?
2 weeks into January I returned to crossfit after recovering from knee surgery and gaining back A LOT of weight and eating ridiculous foods, from 1/11-2/1 I lost 11.25 inches and 6.4lbs, in that time I ran 4 miles and did 8 WODs. I was not Paleo... Read more
Here's To Not Repeating History!
This week last year was the WORST week in my entire life thus far, no exaggeration. Losing my mind, literally, and having my entire life change overnight was earth shattering to say the least. I was ready for the anniversary of it all to be toug... Read more