This is a journal where I will record my trials and successes in my first year of Crossfit as well as my efforts to play on Boston's Semipro-Women's Football team. My challenge: to become a better athlete than I was in college.
The roster for the Militia has not been finalized yet, but I have made it through January cuts and position moving! Consequently it looks pretty good :) First game against @ D.C. Divas April 2nd.
In other news I completed the final day of my Whole30 experience this past Wednesday!!
The Whole30 was a great experience for me. I cleaned up my diet more than I ever have in my life. I took sugar, salt and processing out. My body feels great! I have consistent energy levels throughout the day, there is never a day where my stomach hurts, or I don't feel "quite right." The best, and completely unforeseen result has been my sleep. In the last week and a half of the Whole30 I started waking up 10 minutes before my alarm every morning. At first I thought my body was just making a mistake but it has been consistent every day, and I am not going to sleep or waking up at the same time either. I am not sure what the "science" is behind this. That said, the past week and half, my mornings have been the calmest and most lovely part of my day.
Honestly, I would keep the Whole30 going just to have mornings like this, and I think that is exactly what I am going to do: