It takes a Village

It takes a Village

One of the reasons that crossfit worked for me on the first go-around was the community vibe.  I am a social person, and having a space to work out that also lends itself to developing friendships with people was the key to reaching my fitness goal.  I knew that if I...
Death to the Past

Death to the Past

Shavasana is one of my favorite positions in yoga.  It’s the one where, at the very end of practice, you get to lie down on the floor and do nothing.  At least that’s what I used to think when I first started practicing yoga.  Turns out, your body and mind...
FatNoMoSho 2.0!!

FatNoMoSho 2.0!!

It has been exactly one year to the day since my last FatNoMoSho post.  In it, I admitted that when I went make the finale of the Sho, I realized there would never be an ending – that the journey would always continue as we ebb and flow through this...
FatNoMo! Almost. Not at all.

FatNoMo! Almost. Not at all.

The before/after reveal is nothing like I imagined it. I pictured proudly putting up my before picture – lovingly not my healthiest self, not entirely happy with my body because I knew I wasn’t taking care of it, juxtaposed with my new, fitter, healthy and...
The only enemy: MYSELF.

The only enemy: MYSELF.

I’ve been on this journey to my fittest self now for almost 2 years.  And I’m close.  I’m really, really close to being my healthiest self. But the last push has been the hardest.  We want our fitness goals to be obtained in a nice, neat bubble.  A...
From chubby kids to Crossfit warriors

From chubby kids to Crossfit warriors

Lauren and I grew up on a street where flashlight tag was a nightly summer ritual, and venturing to the corner store to buy Jolt Cola was a treat (gross!).  We ate sugary cereal for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch, and pasta for dinner.  We dined on chocolate chip...