Are you awesome? Could you be considered a lady by any crazy stretch of the definition? Do you love crafting and struggle to set aside time to work on projects that make YOU feel GREAT? Join The Awesome Ladies Project and pledge two hours a month to creating a project that makes you feel like an awesome… Read More Join Us for the Awesome Ladies Project this Friday!
I am working on taking my lunch to work every day, but I needed an easy way to make an entire week’s worth of lunches in advance. I actually do a great job of cooking a week’s worth of food at once on Sundays, but never seem to find time in the mornings to pack my… Read More Mason Jar Broccoli and Pomegranate Salad
How to become a runner: put on your shoes, go outside, and start running. How to become a CrossFitter: put on your shoes, go to a box, and start CrossFitting. How to become a lifter: put on your shoes, to to the gym, and start lifting. Yes yes yes yes yes, research boxes and find… Read More Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – How to become a runner
Friends of ours invited us to join them on a trip to the Negev to see Israeli’s national flower, the anemone bloom. The flowers bloom only for a few short weeks after the rainy season, before disappearing until the next year. After over a month cooped up in Jerusalem, we were happy to get out… Read More Darom Adom Southern Anemone festival in southern Israel – Watching the Desert Bloom
The blog went down last week, and I’m still not sure why. Some combination of a plugin + theme + something was telling WordPress to display … nothing. No admin, no blog, no nothing. It was awful and it’s been a frustrating week and I got up an hour earlier than normal this morning to… Read More 10 years of blogging, and I’m back!
I’m starting to warm-up to my new box’s formatting. It’s a lot more loosely run than CFSA was, but I really enjoyed Sunday’s workout. Partner WOD, split 50/50, broken down into sets of whatever we want 100 American KB swings 75 partner wall balls (toss the ball up to the line, and then your partner… Read More Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – A Week of Workouts
One of the best kids’ activities in Jerusalem is the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, and I was tired of my coworkers’ surprise when I told them, “No, we haven’t been to the zoo yet.” So on Sunday morning, we got up, picked up the house, packed a lunch, and dragged the kids to Jerusalem’s zoo. It was… Read More Sondjos at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo
I can’t believe I got up early on a Saturday to go lift. Fucking crazy. Does anyone remember when I was astounded that I had become the type of person to get up early and run outside? Well, until my “winter” running gear (warm pants and a rain jacket because I actually only own a trench… Read More Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – Starting Starting Strength
Jasmine: I want a surprise! Me: You can only have a surprise if you behave yourself! Jasmine: I want to behave myself! Me: Good. Behave yourself, and you can have a surprise. Jasmine: I’m behaving myself! Me: Yes, you have to behave yourself for more than 30 seconds. Jasmine: I’m behaving myself RIGHT NOW!!! Me:… Read More Conversations with my three-year-old, Sondjo edition
This year, I chose “nourish” as my One Little Word. Like last year’s word, “breathe,” it feels a little bit out of character for me. I’m an excellent planner and project manager. I’m hyper-organized. I’m on top of everything. I am not a particularly warm and fuzzy person. You can tell when I’m starting to… Read More On nourishing what I love, and consuming less of what I don’t