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Lipid Panel Results – Carnivore vs Paleo vs Carbs

I’ve been doing more reading on nutrition recently. I stopped researching a year ago because I had been intensively studying diet and nutrition for over a decade, and I had reached a point where the facts were well-known and supported and I was no longer interested in educating or arguing...

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Halloween 2018 – Velma Forever

Halloween is my favorite holiday. It’s not the same kind of fun now that my kids are in high school. They don’t have school parties or go trick-or-treating anymore. But I’m still Velma. I’m Velma forever. I’ll get to wear my costume to CrossFit tonight for our Halloween partner work...

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I Have a Trans Son So Shut the Hell Up

I usually avoid talking politics. Years of family and social media conflict have shown me political beliefs are based on tribal identity. It’s more about being part of a team than individual analysis. Most people can’t give a rational argument for their choices. And when I run into a person...

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Why My Kids CrossFit and You Should Too

Today, I’m thinking about my kids’ fitness. They’re gamers and readers and academically gifted. Neither is into sports or healthy eating. I got them interested in CrossFit this summer watching the CrossFit Games and talking to them about my experiences at my box. My teens (14, 15) have been with...

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My 15-year-old knows everything

This week has been filled with conversations with my oldest child. The conversations are about his future, as well as opinions on everything I have to say about life. In other words, my 15-year-old knows everything. As I listened to him telling me I was wrong to think this or...