A New Obsession?

Almost the weekend again.  And I couldn’t be more excited :).

We got let out a little early from work tonight, which is always SO nice.  Especially on our late days.  Thank you, Halloween!

Dinner tonight was a repeat of Monday nights dinner:

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A layered bowl dish.

Greens dressed with lemon juice and sriracha.  Topped with a quinoa served with hazelnuts and dried fruit, and roasted broccoli, onions and chicken.  All dressed in a peanut dressing.

Delish and could not be more simple.

My New Obsession


I spoke to you all both pre and post race about how I wanted to shift my focus a little bit after having trained for so many months between my two halves.

I have big racing goals for my future, but I find that it is important to BALANCE my life in every element, including exercise.

This afternoon I was feeling a little blah.  WARNING GIRLY MOMENT: I was having a bit of a fat day…and just couldn’t shake off this feeling of general BLAH.

I was speaking to my neighbors last night about Crossfit and different WODs (Work out of the day).  They have always said I’d love it, but last night I got really excited about the potential. Now I fully understand that it is a HUGE financial investment, and one that I am not ready yet to take.  BUT, they told me you can find all kinds of WODs and work outs online.  So this afternoon, feeling blah, I did just that.

I found this website, website that had 100 travel WOD’s on it.  WIthin a minute, I was inspired to try one during my lunch.

I went on a quick walk, to get some fresh air, and then completed my first, easy in comparison, WOD.

6 reps of for time

  • 10 sit ups
  • 10 push ups
  • 10 squats

Sounds easy enough, right?

Well I finished a little sweaty and feeling a hundred times better about myself.

Afterwords, I tweeted about the difference a quick workout can make in our overall sense of self and wellbeing.

The first thing I did after my break was look into other WODs I could easily do from home.  And of course, after walking the dog and prepping dinner, I just HAD to try another.

10 reps for time:

  • 10 burpees
  • 10 sit ups

Phew.  This one got me, but in all the best ways.   I have a feeling these little work outs are going to become regular in my routine.  There are also a ton of running incorporated WODs, which you know I am excited about trying ASAP!

Alright guys, time to sit down with a movie and eat that Halloween candy that I have resisted all day.  I have some time to make up for here 😉

Question of the Night:  Ever tried a WOD or been interested in trying?


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