The sweetest & prettiest dog in the whole wide world:
Yes, I am crazy about my dog. I love her so much, and it’s been so good for me to have her by my side (more like glued to my side) while I’m working on the whole making new human friends thing. I’m thrilled that we are just hanging out at home this weekend – I need the quiet!
Sooo… I totally called it two weeks in a row on what the wod was going to be. I knew we couldn’t go six weeks without BURPEES!!!!!! Luckily, I kinda love burpees. 95lb squat cleans, I do not love or even like.
7 minutes AMRAP
- 3 squat cleans @ 95lbs
- 3 burpee bar hops
- 6 squat cleans
- 6 burpee bar hops
- 9 squat cleans
- 9 burpee bar hops
- 12 squat cleans
- 12 burpee bar hops
- 15 squat cleans
- 15 burpee bar hops… and so on… for 7 minutes
I made it through the round of 12 squat cleans & 12 burpees, and then pushed through the pain for 3 more reps of squat cleans at the end. Those last three were some of the most excruciating work I have ever done at CrossFit. Those pics are never getting posted on the internet. In fact, let me delete them right now. Haha.
I was once again assigned the coach who loves to no-rep me. Haha. (just kidding, he has been super encouraging). But he actually no repped me on burpee (meaning that I have to do the rep over)! Luckily, he told me right away before I even jumped up so I just flopped back down. The CrossFit standard for burpees is that your chest & thighs both have to touch the ground, and I was a little high. When I corrected it, I accidentally banged my chin against the floor. Ow. Smooth, but it was a rep!!!! So 63 reps total for me.
My CrossFit BFF really had a good chance to get a win. She RULES at anything with the barbell. Her front & back squats have like 30-40lbs on me. I stood in front of her and screamed the whole time “QUICK ON THE BURPEES! DOWN & UP!!!” Haha. I knew if she could crank them out, she could beat me. She ended up making it through 60 reps, only 3 less than me. So we took 1st & 2nd for the night. You can check out all of the other bar fights on the CrossFit page. I didn’t really love any of the workouts… they were all short couplets & triplets. I like a good long endurance workout! Give me a chipper!!! Still haven’t registered for the Open… It looks like you still can….
Well, here’s something that’s the opposite of CrossFit & paleo:
We had some leftover milk from my sister’s visit, and we bought SUGAR CEREAL!!! IT’S AMAZING!!! Almost as good as Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bombs. Haha. I probably haven’t had milk & cereal in over 6 months!! If not longer. It was like the best treat ever, but it’s definitely the worst ever when it comes to portion control. A box = 2 servings, in my opinion!! I won’t get into the habit of buying cereal, but I really enjoyed it.
Kevin is doing a lot of little house projects today including building me some more shelves!!!!! Since I’m having to rearrange, I snapped a pic of the books I’ve read so far in 2014 for the #emptyshelfchallenge!
Missing two books I read on my Kindle – The Fault in Our Stars & The Rosie Project.
I’m still super dedicated to my fitbit, and I managed to get 2.83 miles yesterday INDOORS while cleaning house. I had a LOT of laundry to do (in the basement) and just general cleaning & organization . Not my favorite job, but I feel so much calmer now that it’s done. :)
What’s the worst pic of yourself ever? Bonus colors if you link to it… haha. My face during those last 3 squat cleans was not cute. And one time at Deidre’s painting her cupboards, sitting on top of her refrigerator… hahahahaha. Remember that, Deidre? Also, some of my extremely questionable Dominican hair colors.