Thankful Thursday: January 16th

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Happy Thursday! I just finished a great workout at No Risk CrossFit, coached by the awesome Keidy and am feeling very grateful that I have a healthy body that allows me to get stronger every day. I'm thankful that there are some incredible people I've met who are like-minded in their fitness goals (love you Heather!) I am so happy that my … [Read more...]

Thankful Thursday is Back!

Thankful Thursday by Baby Gators Den

I started Thankful Thursdays on the blog a few years ago and it was always my favorite day of the week to write. There is something about Thursdays that means I always am due for a reminder of how good life is (it's no coincidence our Faux Book Club meets on Thursdays as well). Thursdays just need a little more love. Now that we are in the second week of 2014, I am happy to commit to bringing … [Read more...]

Top 10 Benefits of CrossFit for Moms

Top 10 Benefits of CrossFit for Moms

In no particular order: Functional fitness. I can carry both of my kids up the stairs without panting at the top and avoiding the argument of "carry me! carry me!" I can now grab both and run up the stairs. I can also now carry all my groceries in with one trip from my car- it's just like a farmer's walk. I also don't need help when buying huge awkwardly shaped items-- need to load a giant … [Read more...]

Facebook-Free, Day 5 Update

Guess what? Leaving Facebook behind has been easier than I anticipated.  My friend Lindsey gave a great metaphor: "It was like cutting off a third arm... you think you'll miss it/need it but you function perfectly fine with just 2..." I have two arms and things are going fantastic. Facebook-free life has freed up so much time. Time I'm embarrassed to admit I had previously spent scrolling … [Read more...]

Why I Quit Facebook

I've been addicted to Facebook since I first received an invite at my college ufl.edu email address. Since 2005, I've been checking a website for updates on my family and friends. Instead of sending an email or actually picking up a phone or stopping by someone's home, I clicked "like" on their new baby's picture. I "liked" pictures of weddings and vacation and perfectly executed Pinterest … [Read more...]

New Year’s Quiz: 4th Edition

I've completed this quiz for going on 4 years now, here they are: 2010, 2011 & 2012. 1. What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before? Quit making excuses about why I was too busy to get in shape and joined No Risk CrossFit with my husband. Best decision of the year. 2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don't even remember what I said … [Read more...]