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So Cal Regional Update Day 1

June 18th, 2011 · No Comments



CDR is in 15th place after two workouts yesterday!  We moved from 21 to 15th in one workout…our coaches Calvin and Rachel are really strong individuals and they advanced us in the thruster ladder! Today, we will have two people completing the Deadlift/Box Jump Workout and I’ll be on the team of 4 completing the 250 Reps of Kettlebell Swings, Double Unders, Overhead Squats and Chest to Bar pullups.  The goal for the day will be to move into tenth place so that we may compete on Sunday!

To follow the action, you can like them on Facebook or check in on CrossFit Games site.

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The Night Before….

June 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment

So, I’m off early in the AM to compete in the Southern California Regional’s!

You can check us all out on CDR’s workout of the day page!

Life is good! Can’t wait to get started.

Wish us luck!

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Bucket List: CrossFit Level One

June 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments



I passed!

On my birthday, no kidding! I am now a 40 year old mother of 2, Level one Trainer!!! WHOOOO HOOOOOOOOOO!!

Big thanks to my family and friends who’ve supported me in the last year and a half.


Came straight home to a small family party.

P.S. See if you can find me on the main page today.

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Wordless Wednesday

June 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment



Not Paleo, but, Delicious, Homemade Hummus from a Mediterranean home. Worth giving up the days points for along with all the other Mediterranean dishes at the party–Baklava?!



Grilled Chicken, Anaheim Green Chili’s and Tomatoes!



Not one, but, 2 deserts.

Life is good!

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On the Road to Regionals!

June 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Yes, it’s true, the CrossFit Regionals are just around the corner for all of us Southern California people!! We’ve been training hard, but, in the off times, I’ve also been playing out with my kids, a lot.

Below is a snippet of how we stay active and busy through the last days of school:



Hiking in a local park


Getting 2 new kittens and reading Kittens First Full Moon to them.



At school, I organized a school wide field day where all the students ran and played in water…This was my secret training, lol, hauling water buckets for 8 hours!!



Watch my kid climb wall, literally.

We’re off and busy with 4.5 days of real school left, YAHOO.

What are your plans for keeping your kids busy this summer?

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Outfit Me, Please!

June 4th, 2011 · No Comments


Love Be Present. Perfect clothes for daily yoga, pe, and mom wear out.

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Celebrating the last of my 30’s

June 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

I’m closing in on that big bday of mine….The big 4-0 is just around the corner, and, to me it’s OLD, but in my heart I’m still young. I have no idea what my 40th year will bring yet, but, I do know that I will kick it off with one serious competition.

I’ve learned much over the past few years being an athlete and I’m only scratching the surface of what my body can actually do. And, as of yet, I have not seen any decline in strength…whoo hooo!

Next year {the year of my 40th} I’d like to…
Take the kids to Italy
Reconnect with old forgotten friends
Compete in more crossfit competitions
Work Less
Participate in appropriate yoga for my tight body

What would you like to do for your big birthday?!

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Moms Vote Please!

May 31st, 2011 · 5 Comments

Scenario A: You had two babies (or any number of babies) and have lost all your baby weight and have been left with little to no boobs, would you….

Scenario B: You’ve lost over 50 pounds of body weight and are looking fantastic, except, for the very small chest you’ve been left with, would you…

Scenario C: ??

CHOOSE:

A. A Family Style Vacation to a European Destination for 2 weeks.
B. Buy a new bike for your husband
C. Use a family savings account to get a breast enhancement.

What’s your choice?

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Book Review: Unbroken

May 31st, 2011 · No Comments



Note: This post has nothing to do with health or fitness, so, if you’d like to skip it, please feel free!

In one word to describe this book: awesome. But, that is cheesy, so here are a few more: Depressing, Inspiring, Amazing, and Heart Breaking.

From the first chapter, I was hooked. The story follows the life of Louie Zamperini. Louie begins his life as a real terror of a kid! Eventually, he finds happiness in running and competes in the 1936 Olympic Games. Following the Olympics, WW II begins. Louie becomes a bomber in the B-24 and Hillenbrand takes you from his first moments of life to the very end of his life. I highly recommend this book to any of you, it’s fantastic!

READ IT.

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The Many Colors of alo!

May 28th, 2011 · No Comments

This week I had the amazing pleasure of testing two alo tops! Alo Sport has been featured in Yoga Journal, Yoga Magazine, Fitness and Shape Magazine. What makes alo different from many other brands is their use of green fabrics such as bamboo, recycled polyester and organic cotton. Each piece is anti-bacterial, has wicking capabilities and is anti-pilling.

For purposes of review, I got to try the Deep Scoop Neck Tank and the Interlock Tee. Both shirts are incredibly soft, sexy and fashionable. My children loved hugging me in these shirts are they said they are soft like their new baby kittens. I also appreciate the fact that most of Alo’s products are fairly reasonable in price–shirts are priced between $22 and $36 and pants between $34- $59. There is also a nice looking mens’ line of shorts and shirts that I’m sure my husband would enjoy as well.

Below is a peak at a few of alo’s products!

Alo Sport


Alo Sport by Fit Mommy on Polyvore.com

Mens Bottoms
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Womens Bottoms
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Womens Bottoms
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Womens Bottoms
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FTC- Alo provided me with two shirts to try for purposes of review. The above opinions are my own.

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