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What a weird week

I should preface this entire post by saying it is one week until spring break, that may explain some of the frame of mind behind this week. Monday and Tuesday were perfectly normal. I went to school and all was good. Wednesday I woke up late, really late and just said screw it and stayed home. That lead to a lot of school work getting done and a trip to the new Target. At the new Target I got a Shark steam cleaner - I've wanted one forever. Stopped at Burger King on the way home. Had lunch then proceeded to vacuum and steam clean the living room and kitchen. Didn't walk the dogs because it was raining and didn't go to Crossfit for no apparent reason. I also ran to the doc's to get a TB test for Kamehameha. Woke up Thursday with every intention of going to work, only to discover that I had some serious intestinal distress. Serious!!! Curses Burger King!!!! So I ended up staying home Thursday too and good thing as I could not get far from the bathroom all day. As you c…

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Yesterday the Crossfit open started. Now the open and I have a bit of a history. In 2013 I was so excited for the open and I totally rocked those workouts. I got toes to bar and everything. 2014 rolls around and I'm super excited about them now. The problem was I was injured that year. I was a mess. I could hardly squat. I couldn't hold anything over my head for more than a second or two. I was a hot mess. I also didn't complete all the workouts. I felt like a loser. This year I approached with a bit of ambivalence. Having gone both ways, good and bad, I was unsure what this year would hold. The good part is that this year they are offering a scaled division. That made me hopeful. Yesterday was the first one. It was:

9 minute AMRAP

15 toes to bar
10 deadlifts 55#
5 Snatches 55#

Followed immediately by
6 minutes to find 1 RM clean and jerk

I am so close to the toes to bar and I was a little frustrated that I couldn't do them. But not that much. I ended up with 124…