Monthly Archives: March 2014

IT’S THE LAST DAY OF MARCH!!! YES!!!! Today it was 65 degrees in Illinois and I think everyone nearly shit their pants/ frolicked outside with no clothes on. HAVE WE FINALLY GOTTEN PAST THE DREADFUL COLD OF WINTER?!?!?! We can … Continue reading

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It’s Saturday…. and, well, I went against deload week rules: I hit a PR on my hang snatch! Very surprising, considering my entire body was hurting. Then, I got persuaded into doing Crossfit Open workout 14.5…. and I was shocked … Continue reading

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Well, I peeled myself out of bed this morning after 5 minutes of telling myself that I didn’t want to move, that I wanted to remain basically paralyzed in my blanket burrito, and just lay there until my class started … Continue reading

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Today is one of my forced off days… I’ve spent basically my entire day icing, Ibuprofen-ing, foam rolling, mashing out, and studying. Sitting here in my injury-misery (this phrase should totally be made an actual disorder..) has got me thinking … Continue reading

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Well, my body is falling apart and I’m forced to make the rest of this week a deload week. I can’t stand when this happens… I like to deload because I feel like I need a physical and mental break, … Continue reading

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I’m feeling better today, even though I’ve been awake since 3:30 this morning. I’m not sure why I couldn’t sleep… I just woke up, feeling like I was ready to attack the day, saw the time on my phone, and … Continue reading

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Today was one of those days where I had absolutely no desire to go workout. All I wanted to do was stay in my little blanket cocoon and watch Netflix all day long. Not to mention my stomach has been … Continue reading

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You know that feeling you get when your ears start aching and killing you after being outside in the cold? Well, about 11 hours later, MY EARS STILL FEEL LIKE THAT! AND I HAVE A SERIOUS LINGERING COUGH HAPPENING! That’s … Continue reading

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GUYS! IT’S FRIDAY!!! AND ILLINOIS HAS FINALLY REACHED A TEMPERATURE OF 60 DEGREES!!!!!!!! But, it wouldn’t be Illinois if you didn’t experience all the seasons in a matter of 3 days…. we’re expecting an arctic blast and even some SNOW … Continue reading

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My coach decided to give us a few off days at the end of last week. He said we were looking pretty beat up and he wanted us to be rested for the next 18 weeks leading up to Nationals. … Continue reading

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