Category Archives: Observations

“Are you always like this…running around the room..?”

No, I’m not always happy and energetic.  There are days when I wake up and lay in bed for an hour or two, frozen.  A million thoughts swirl around my head, much like autumn leaves on the ground carried by … Continue reading

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Friday August 10, 2012: Labwork

Sometimes, the best therapy is a quiet gym, a barbell, and good music. Late evening, at CrossFit Hoboken.  Working in the back room, getting stronger, driving demons from my heart and mind, honing my craft. A simple night of back … Continue reading

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Tuesday August 7, 2012: In the Service of Others

“RELAY RACE!” Yes.  Relay race.  Inspired by the Olympics, a relay race was the first part of Sunday’s Nomad WOD!  Here’s the goodness for ya: Part 1 As many laps as possible in 10 minutes: Partner relay race (300 meters) … Continue reading

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31 Heroes: Let’s Get It, Nomad Nation!!

Nomads, Good luck to all who are participating in 31 Heroes tomorrow.  It is, without a doubt, a brutal WOD (but one of my most favorite). Some advice: – Be steady on the sandbag run.  It’s upsetting, yes.  But don’t … Continue reading

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Tuesday July 31, 2012: Community

Isn’t it crazy to think that one of the most profound consequences resulting from all the constantly varied functional movement executed at high intensity we do is the formation of strong friendships?  That after all the sweating and grunting, the laying on the ground and panting, we … Continue reading

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Wednesday July 18, 2012: Seeking Balance

The Wire.  Arguably one of the finest television programs ever to air.  Anyone who knows me is quite aware of my near obsession with this show.  Set in the city of Baltimore (Bodymore, as it’s known to some of its … Continue reading

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Wednesday July 18, 2012: “So girl, whatchu doin Tuesday night?”

I was late. There was an accident on the Pulaski Skyway and another on 78 west, right as you got on in Newark (sidenote: instead of 20″ rims, a loud muffler, and tints maybe you should consider checking your tire … Continue reading

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