Closing one chapter and learning to compartmentalize

A while back I had somewhat of what I would call a Crossfit-induced identity crisis. I am the kind of person who tends to go all-in with things. I get fixated on something and then everything else around me gets blurred out and then it might go from one vice, or obsession to another ....more

Why do you do what you do

I posted a quote on Instagram last week that really made me think about myself and how I have judged others in the past. It made me realize that we only see such a small piece of what people are doing, and we can see the actions that they take; but we don’t know their...more

Still drinking the Crossfit Kool-Aid

This weekend I was awarded, at my third Crossfit Prom, with the honor of “Resident Crossfit Kool-Aid Kid”, after last year winning the “Transformation Award”, and the year before being recognized for a major PR moment over the year. It was really such an honor because the past year I feel that I have grown a lot in my Crossfit life, setting some priority goals, and changing up my programming. Despite working out in the back of the gym away from the traditional classes, I sometimes felt removed from the team, but I still did my best to encourage, motivate and inspire ....more

#WODSwap May 2015!

Open is OVER, summer is COMING, time to get swapping! If you are new, check out this post on how the #WODSwap got started #WODSwap: May...more

I am whatever I say I am..

I was looking for an image to go along with some recent thoughts I had about making a major life change, changing your mindset, and being open to new things, and I came across this. It got me thinking of how often we do fall into some bucket or category that...more

Road to the Crossfit Regionals- Athlete Spotlight: Alexis Johnson

Do you remember the first time you watched competitive Crossfit? Or when you first saw a female athlete and thought, “I want to be just like her”?...more

Network Marketing, That Crazy Wrap Thing, and Unexplained Thoughts

If you are anything like me, you see things on your...more

Crossfit Games Open 15.5: Would you redo?

And the Open is OVER!!! I know you all think I write these recap posts for you to read and enjoy, and yes, I do love that you get to share in my struggles. But in full disclosure: most of the blog posts that I write are for me! ...more

#WODSwap: April 2015!

Whee!! We have finished another Crossfit Games Open and now onto some fun stuff! It’s that time again for another monthly #WODSwap!! ...more

Crossfit Games Open 15.4: An Unexpected PR

Another week, another Crossfit Games Open workout down! When 15.4 was announced, the first thing that came out of my mouth (despite not being very strong at HSPU and despite my max power clean...more