Now Is Not The Time
June 20, 2012

Today, I want to talk about hormone poisoning. No, not my broke-ass thyroid induced "sometimes I'm energetic, sometimes I'm sleepy" thing. We're tackling the once...

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Riding The Wave
November 03, 2011

Confession time. This morning, I did the thing I promised myself I wouldn't do: I looked at the WOD as a way to decide if...

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(Un)Lucky 7s
September 28, 2011

Fun Fact: I like odd numbers more than even numbers, and my favorite odd number is 7. Dave and I were married on July 7,...

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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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Take THAT, Hormone Poisoning
February 03, 2011

Gentlemen: If you're squeamish, you might want to avert your eyes. I'm going to share some girly details with my lady friends. You're welcome to...

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A Day On Which Our Heroine Gets a PR And, Separately, Unintentionally, Cheats Herself
August 18, 2010

Hormone poisoning (HP) has begun, and it's got me feeling all moody and Jane Eyre-y. Although the moodiness hasn't taken an evil form yet, forewarned...

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A PMS-Powered PR?!
July 26, 2010

Oh! Being a girl is so... interesting.Seriously. Trying to understand my brain and my body is like a daily science experiment. Especially when it's hormone...

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Sometimes I Get Dropsy
January 15, 2010

It's often obvious when hormone-poisoning is about to strike. I start bashing my elbows into the TV stand and walking into doorways. (True story: I've...

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Emergency Cucumber Salad
November 19, 2009

The situation: I need a veggie-based snack. I'm not in the mood for a lot of chopping. It might be a particular time of the...

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Sesame-Garlic Nori Chips
October 26, 2009

Sometimes I want to chow down like a teenager: just lie in front of the TV watching something craptastic, and snarf a crispy, salty snack....

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Yay, Estrogen!
January 14, 2009

Oooh, baby! I'm firing on all cylinders today.Sorry if I freaked y'all out this week with my gloom-and-doom blog posts. I don't want to be...

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The Hard Routine And My First "I AM CROSSFIT" Report Card
January 11, 2009

I recently read an excellent article in the CrossFit Journal called "The Hard Routine," and it had a real impact on me. When British commandos...

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