Tomorrow I’m headed down to Springfield for the first competition of 2013, and my first team competition ever. Tony and I will be in the Intermediate division of the Icebreather Classic at Capital City CrossFit. First event has already been announced and based on it I’m hopeful of our chances to do well. Tony and I are pretty similar so in terms of strategy in team making we didn’t really think it through. If WOD 2 has burpees or a long run we are done for, but for now I’m a good rower, and I’m pretty good at the other movements.
- 50 Calorie Row
- 40 Standing Broad Jumps (6’/4′)¹
- 30 Toes to Bar²
- 20 Hang Snatches (95/63)³
Time will tell how things play out during the day but I’m really excited to get back into town and put some work in with my boy Big T. I’m also crashing at his place with his pretty awesome lady and two dogs, so it’s going to be a fun time all around. After the way that I’ve been feeling lately this is just what I need. Not to get too negative but when on the job hunt and things seem pretty bleak it’s hard to keep yourself motivated sometimes and pushing yourself in other areas of life. I wonder if the Whole 30 has helped or hurt in that area. I’m going to venture to guess that it’s a bit of both. It has kept me from going crazy on “paleo treats” and such and made sure that I’m watching what I’m eating. But at the same time there’s some comfort that comes from some of that so it’s been hard. At the same time I’m over the hump with it so I’m not feeling like I’m missing a lot. Although I will admit to secretly dreaming of a meal consisting of a pound of bacon on day 31. I don’t care if anything else appears in that meal I just want bacon. Actually I take that back, I want Coffee, Bacon, and Chocolate. Even though I have had a little bit of 100% Cocoa, there’s still nothing like a quality dark chocolate bar. And I’ll be dominating some pumpkin stuff too that first week. I don’t know what but it will be big. So this weekend there will be lots of pictures, laughs with friends, and a few dirty words as I lift heavy stuff, work my hardest and try to bring one home for the team. I’m looking forward to it, and then who knows, maybe I’ll come home to find one of my many applications have brought some fruit to this job hunt.