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CrossFit bear complexes kick my ____

About a month ago I realized I was no longer sixteen and couldn’t bounce back from an injury. Which isn’t to say I didn’t try my darndest to self-heal by doing a multitude of overhead exercises (scaled down a bit) like thrusters and strict shoulder presses. Or pushups. Or a handstand hold. No. No, I…

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I binge watched Smash and here are the results

This post is not about the canceled show Smash*, but how it made me think about my life. For the record I do not wish to dance on Broadway, but if I did I’d like to be in a play about a bank robbery. If there’s one thing that’s missing from bank robberies it’s spontaneous…

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Buying dandelion root tea makes me a wuss

Because I’m two sashays from becoming a full blown food hippie, I bought dandelion root tea. No, not a from local co-op where the owners don skirts of wheat and have an aversion to underarm deodorant, but I’m getting closer to frequenting such establishments. Anyway, dandelion root tea, according to the the pastel-colored box, helps…

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I tweaked my neck and now my life is boring

Dear Diary, I tweaked my neck on Monday and my life has been an exercise in boring futility ever since. The cause of this petty, nagging “injury” could be one of many things: working at a stationary desk while using my hands only to click a mouse or strike a key; performing Bonsai (EMOM-until failure:…

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I CrossFit, Therefore I Tear My Hands

When I was a young girl full of dreams delusions, I never thought I’d grow up to be a woman who shaved her palms or went up in t-shirt size to accommodate her expanding arms. I didn’t foresee swinging 35 pounds and following up the fun by throwing myself on the ground for a sort…

Copyright 2015. Courtney Kirchoff.