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Dairy Week

I’m pretty giddy about Crossfit Football after 10 short days. I feel like I’ve lifted more frequently and more successfully than I have in any other two-week stretch since quitting the old gym. And Tuesday’s Fight-Gone-Bad-style WOD (40 secs on / 20 secs off of pullups, dumbbell thrusters, and other torture devices) brought me back … Continue reading

Cortisol and Testosterone

Or: “Embracing My Inner Cat”. “It’s cliche to see a kitty playing with a ball of yarn, but it’s cliche for a reason. A ball of yarn is fun, it’s something humans have never figured out. Humans never saw the beauty in a ball of yarn, they tried to make it into things, sweaters, blankets, … Continue reading

So Now What?

So now what? I’ve spent the past 30+ days eliminating grains and dairy and excess sugar from my diet. My asthma symptoms are plummeting. I lost a tiny bit of weight. But I’d really like to spend the next month safely snacking on the occasional piece or chocolate or cheese or deep-fried butteeeeeeeeerrrrrrrr!!!┬áLike I’ve mentioned, … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Days 25 and 26: Perfect Health and Other Goals

Day 25 – Wednesday January 25 Lunch: tomato soup leftovers, 1 chicken breast with extra olive oil Dinner: giant omelet with guacamole, bacon, spinach Drinks: 2 glasses wine Future baby chickens consumed: 8 (92 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 0 (22.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last 7 days) Day 26 – Thursday January 26 … Continue reading