"It would be better if you had a penis"

Yes, that is a real quote from my son…it’s a long story. Anyway, after writing and discussing last week’s blog with people it occurred to me that female athletes seem to be more likely to downplay themselves.  I had the opportunity to chat about the confidence/humility balance with a multiple-Games competitor and she mentioned that

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"Is milk just for babies?"

My weekend is fully booked with Barbells for Boobs events here in Illinois.  Saturday at my home box, Crossfit Chicago, and Sunday I will have the honor of supporting B4B and representing Reebok at Crossfit Dupage.  Mammograms In Action is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide low-income or uninsured women and men with

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"Will you play with me?"

I can’t tell you how many times daily my son asks me that.  I guess it’s the curse of only childhood- constantly having to get adults to play with you.  This kid is really creative and has an incredibly good imagination, so playing with him is pretty entertaining.  He is still asking for a twin

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"Can you please be quiet, I'm thinking"

The past few weeks I’ve really been grappling with finding a sense of balance in my life and figuring out the best way to make things run smoothly, be productive, and be happy- and maintain some level of sanity, if that’s possible.  We’ve just wrapped up our busiest time of year at work, a period

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"Smack me in the face, ok?"

Saturday October 1st Crossfitters from throughout the Midwest gathered at Crossfit Freedom in Libertyville, IL for the Life AsRx Tour-Chicago competition.  My first surprise upon arriving was that the entire competition was being held outside.  This plan could have been playing with fire weather-wise in October in Chicago, but we ended up with beautiful weather. 

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