I have been doing CrossFit for about five months now. Here are 10 things that I have learned. 1.) It is not as intimidating as it looks. I remember walking into the gym (it’s actually called a box in CrossFit, but for some reason I just can’t get down with that) and seeing the fittest
There are truly exceptional people who walk this earth. They manage to positively change the lives of the people they meet simply by existing. Maybe it’s their infectious personality, their capacity to love without judgment, or their ability to be completely real with their emotions that people are drawn to. Whatever it is, I know
Dear Drunk Driver, Let me tell you about my sister. She’s a mom to 2 young kids, a secretary at a school, an avid volunteer for the Specials Olympics, the president of the board at her son’s preschool, a loving wife, my best friend, and just an all around good human being. Oh, and she
Do something small, do something big, just do something to brighten other people’s days.
Life is funny, and tends to have a way of working out (for the most part), if we simply set our minds on goals and work to achieve them.
If I was writing this letter two years ago it would have been written very differently. I probably would have berated you for the choices you made. I would have accused you of not trying hard enough to connect with the child in your care, and I would have told you how unimpressed I was with your decisions. There is a good chance that my words would have been unkind and hurtful.
This is the story of a beautiful princess, a community of people who love her, and one magical night that all of us will remember forever. It is amazing what can happen when people come together to surround someone with love.
Baking is my way of interacting with people through their stomachs rather than through words because sometimes the talking becomes too much, even for a people person.
I honestly have completely mixed feelings about this “new me.” I am happy that I am making healthier choices, and proud of the will power I have somehow accrued, but sad that so much of my life needs to be spent thinking about when and what I can eat.