Diary of a Fat Crossfitter

Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – CrossFitting in Jerusalem

I went to CrossFit Jerusalem for the first time earlier this week. After a month off, I’d forgot how wonderfully exhausting lifting + a WOD can be. Folks were very welcoming, although the athletes and coaches totally made fun of me for being so American about introducing myself to everyone. Habits die hard. It was a relatively… Read More Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – CrossFitting in Jerusalem

Diary of a Fat Crossfitter, Running

Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – I live on a hill and it is THE WORST

I was planning on going for my first Jerusalem run n Saturday morning to take advantage of the quiet Shabbat morning when just about no one is out and about. My toddler, however, had a terrible terrible night on Friday.  It was so bad, in fact, that when I finally just crawled into her bed… Read More Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – I live on a hill and it is THE WORST

Jerusalem, Travel

We made it to Jerusalem! Here’s a photo dump of our adventures!

Plane trips were awesome. Jasmine is slowly inheriting my love of books and reading.  Also, a huge  shout out to the amazing recommendation we got from some FS friends to buy her Sammy’s Next Move, by Helen Muffini.  She loved it, and was able to draw all sorts of great parallels between Sammy the Snail’s moves… Read More We made it to Jerusalem! Here’s a photo dump of our adventures!

Papercrafts, Travel

Documenting the holidays: Keeping it small, keeping it simple

I am an avid scrapbooker.  I began when my first daughter was born, and realized how ephemeral our wealth of digital photos really was. Since then, we’ve had hard drive failures, toddlers spilling coffee on laptops, and a number of international moves.  These days, I think of the scrapbooks as a physical backup of the memories we’ve… Read More Documenting the holidays: Keeping it small, keeping it simple

Diary of a Fat Crossfitter

Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – CrossFit didn’t suck yesterday AND THAT WAS WEIRD

CrossFit didn’t suck yesterday. That was weird, and I’m not sure how I feel about it.  I’ve gotten into this mental thing where if I don’t leave thinking that OMG I AM SO TIRED AND THE WORST EVER AT CROSSFIT, then I feel like I should be working harder. In retrospect, that’s pretty silly.  I… Read More Diary of a Fat CrossFitter – CrossFit didn’t suck yesterday AND THAT WAS WEIRD