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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Sunday, March 24, 2019      2 comments

So I did it today. I broke up with my old gym today. My membership has been officially cancelled. It was hard and I did cry. This gym introduced me to CrossFit. Supported me when I competed and was there for me. I just wish I could still get mys... Read more
Big Change = Pay Off!
Saturday, March 23, 2019      2 comments

If you know anything about CrossFitters, we tend to be loyal to our boxes/gyms. I've been a member of a gym for four years now, but I just have been able to make it consistentely (like went a couple of times in January and haven't been since). M... Read more
31 Day Challenge
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      0 comments

I am participating in my own 31 day challenge. It consists of: 1. Exercise at least 24 days in the month of January. 2. No alcohol during the month of January. 3. Time management - Limiting my work time and focusing on a healthy me and a ... Read more
Finding Myself and Changing Myself
Saturday, November 24, 2018      3 comments

So I deleted some blogs and was looking over some of my older ones and a year later...I'm still struggling with the work/life balance. This has been going on for about 3 years now and it really hasn't gotten better. So I am forced to look at mys... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts All about the choices...
Thursday, December 28, 2017      18 comments

Wow...time has flown by. I am not in a great place physically or mentally, but I'm working on it. Life really does come down to the choices we make. We choose what we put into our mouths/bodies, what we focus on, and whether we are okay with ... Read more
Some days just suck!
Thursday, July 20, 2017      2 comments

Well I made it to the gym today. My great revelation for today: Some days just suck! For the first time in a long time, I didn't finish a work out. I got half way through it and had to stop. It's been a couple of weeks since I worke... Read more
Discipline is hard work!
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      3 comments

For 2 years and some change I was very disciplined. I hit the gym, no excuses. I watched my diet and stuck to one cheat day a week. Then work got in the way and I started to let things slip. I stopped being consistent at the gym, I stopped b... Read more
Change your mindset
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      4 comments

I've been down lately. Work has taken a lot of my time and I've let my fitness slip. So I stepped out of my comfort zone and have started training with a more advance training program. I had to swallow my pride last night. I had to scale my ... Read more
Get Back To Where You Belong!
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      1 comments

So between the time I last posted and now....I had mono. I was working and I was exhausted. It literally felt like I was walking/moving through water through I everything I did. Needless to say, everything got put on hold for a while. I stil... Read more
Finally Felt Good Working Out Again
Friday, January 06, 2017      2 comments

Tuesday night I went to bed and did not sleep. I spent the night tossing and turning, so I didn't get a workout in that day. I'm human and when I'm running on 3 hours sleep and dealing with tiny humans...I'm done at the end of the day.....Whic... Read more
4 a.m. is too freakin' early....
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      4 comments

Ugh...I hate waking up at 4 a.m. It is not a happy time for me, but I did it yesterday and I'm on track to do it again tomorrow. This will be my new gym time! On a positive note, I'm 98% compliant with Paleo right now! All my breakfasts ... Read more
Don't get me wrong...I don't want to be skinny...
Monday, January 02, 2017      3 comments

I want to be strong. I'm still struggling with work/life/gym balance. So I'm going to switch this around. It's going to be gym/life/work balance. I'm still finding my after work/evening time is being consumed by my job. This is restrict... Read more
Balance is Hard
Monday, October 10, 2016      6 comments

In January of this year, I was hired as a full time teacher. I went from being an assistant who got to walk away at the end of the day, to the teacher whose job it seems never ends. I'm finding my gym time is suffering and my eating is sufferi... Read more
2015 Kissed My Shrinking Butt Good-Bye!!
Thursday, December 31, 2015      4 comments

2015 was a crazy year for me! I dedicated myself to CrossFit and never looked back. This decision gave back to me in so many ways it is unreal. Paleo - I converted to the Paleo lifestyle of eating. ALL my labs showed huge improvements. ... Read more
Sometimes you need a challenge to get back on track!!
Sunday, October 04, 2015      3 comments

The end of August/beginning of September was crazy for me. My two oldest daughters both got married. We celebrated the oldest in our area and went to SC for our other daughter. It made sticking to Paleo a challenge and I fell off the wagon. ... Read more

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