• about me,  CrossFit Journey,  sports

    CrossFit so far

    I haven’t talked much about CrossFit so far on this blog, but I think I’m going to start. Because, well, honestly besides work that about all that I have going on! My CrossFit journey has been a slow moving one. Last year, before I left Arkansas, I joined a gym (they call them ‘boxes’ in CF lingo) in Branson. It was convenient for me because I could go to the Fundamentals class before or after work. That and I didn’t have to work out in front of anyone I knew. I knew just about everyone at the box in Harrison, plus had sort-of-kind-of dated one of the guys there. Their…

  • about me,  CrossFit Journey,  random

    But did you die?

    I completed my first workout of the CrossFit Opens 2017 and it was rough. I didn’t die but I felt like I might at one point. Okay, so maybe that’s a little dramatic but I did almost trip over the box twice and thought I wouldn’t be able to get off the floor during a burpee (or four). For those unfamiliar with the Opens, it’s an open competition and the first stage of competition that leads to the nationals where the most fit people in the world compete. It’s five weeks, one workout (or in CF lingo, WOD) a week that everyone does. The top scores advance, etc. I don’t…