Friday Clean Up
July 29, 2011

Something happened today that I never thought I would experience. I read the WOD on the whiteboard and spontaneously thought, Yay, cleans! It's particularly sweet...

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Pssst…. Sneak Peek
July 28, 2011

I'm not quite ready to unveil all the cookbook details yet – and I can't wait to tell you the title, 'cause I think you're...

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Mad Skillz
July 27, 2011

Although I know better, if the WOD doesn't look crazytown – say, lots of reps or murderous running+barbell rounds – I sometimes think, deep inside,...

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Cupcakes Are Evil
July 26, 2011

Today is "Birthday Day" at our office, which means cupcakes (with sprinkles on top!) to celebrate all the people with birthdays this month. I, of...

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Grilled Cherry Tomatoes
July 25, 2011

I should love cherry tomatoes: they're tiny, they're bursting with juiciness, and they represent the deep heart of summer. But between us friends, I hate...

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Friday Flashback: Vegas, Baby
July 22, 2011

I've been blogging here since 2008, and – if I do say so myself – there's some good stuff in my archive that you might...

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Smupdate! July 22, 2011
July 22, 2011

Sometimes, when I'm hanging with the corporate overlords, Dave emails me photos of what Smudge is doing. This just in: Smudge (and Dave) would like...

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Fifteen 200s. Must Be Friday.
July 22, 2011

[caption id="attachment_2047" align="aligncenter" width="592" caption="I wear this bracelet every day"][/caption] Here's the thing: I've mostly made peace with being solidly in the middle of the...

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40 Seconds To Glory
July 21, 2011

Reason #347 that I love CFA: It makes time elastic. Forty seconds of work can last a lifetime; 20 seconds of rest flash by in...

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Estrogen And Performance
July 20, 2011

As I've gotten older, I've become less content with the idea of thinking "that's just how I am" and more curious about why I do...

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Cold Sesame (Cucumber) Noodles
July 16, 2011

Sometimes, especially when I'm stressed or enduring monthly hormone poisoning, my desire for the good ol' days of takeout is almost unbearable. In my romanticized...

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Dear Ego: Shut Up
July 16, 2011

It was another Friday cardio-endurance fest at CrossFit Austin yesterday, and the workout was mostly made up of things I like. So why was it...

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