Empowered, reflection, Uncategorized

Turning Pounds to Kilos

You heard me! This CrossFitter turned into a Weightlifter this weekend for my very first weightlifting meet. I am so proud of myself. As a 63kg lifter (or 138.6lb for those, like me, who still have a very limited ability to multiply by 2.2), I made a 122kg total (my highest snatch + clean & jerk) and made… Continue reading Turning Pounds to Kilos

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Empowered, Girl Power, reflection, Uncategorized

When the Season of Eating is Over and You’re Left With…

Business casual. After three weeks of living in leggings and pajama pants on what is the last and longest Winter Break of my young life, the last thing I wanted to remember was business casual. The thought of buttoning a pair of pants around my waist, belly spilling over the top and booty feeling just… Continue reading When the Season of Eating is Over and You’re Left With…

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Judgment Day

Judgment Day: Also known as working out at the Rec Center. I am writing this while walking on the Curve Treadmill, looking up every few minutes to make sure my sweat isn't visible on my shirt in the mirror in front of me. I am writing this while watching the woman wearing color coordinated Nike… Continue reading Judgment Day

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Two Years Strong

Two years- 24 months- 104 weeks- 670 days- 16,080 hours- 964,800 minutes- 57,888,000 seconds I have madly and passionately loved for CrossFit for two years. Two years. A blink in time in the grand scheme of life. Oh, how life can feel static in two years. I still live in the same city, I am still a… Continue reading Two Years Strong

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Finding Beauty in Strength

If there is one thing I have learned from CrossFit it is that no body is the same. No body looks the same, moves the same, lifts the same, runs the same, carries weight the same, metabolizes the same. To think that my body will ever look like Sienna Miller's is completely ridiculous. Some women… Continue reading Finding Beauty in Strength