It's More Than Just Exercise


Apparently, it all started two years ago: Dear Rob, This confirms your reservation for Beginners' BaseCamp on 4/22/2013 to 5/8/2013. This event meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6:30am to 7:30am. I was pretty sure that today was the anniversary of my introduction to that thing called Crossfit, and sure enough, a little digging through my email proved that out. Ya gotta wonder, just a little bit, how I could remember such a thing as this. After all, it's just an excercise gig, right? Just two weeks of showing up at some gym, to try and knock the rust off this old body; to find an outlet for some newfound energy; to get "back…

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2014 in the Rearview


It's been a while since I've done one of these, but it's also been a while since I've posted anything at all on this blog. Seems like as good a reason as any to get my narcissism on! This will be more of an admission than anything. 2014 is the first full calendar year since high school that I was sober for the entire thing, and that alone is responsible for everything else. That said, it's been a good year -- a very good one. So yeah, I quit drinking, in 2013 actually. I quit because I had to, and that's all that really matters for our purposes right now. What happened next is what's so interesting; what happened is…

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