The Right to Know

11880379_872924076635_4100891850045785610_nThree years old. That’s the age of the world’s youngest breast cancer patient.

Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t care if you’re black or white, young or old, male or female. But often health insurance providers and, sadly, some healthcare professionals do.

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This is 28

Regan Bona WeddingReceived today: Wedding invite, engagement party invite, wedding shower invite and bachelorette party invite. ‪#‎ThisIs28 ‪#‎Lawd

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A Little Diddy

11742730_864032824775_1349032733741430355_nYesterday, I hit an an overhead squat 2-rep PR at 190 pounds. Three years into this fitness journey, PRs are far and few. So, I celebrated. However, I celebrated because I had no back pain on the jerk for the first time in months. It was smooth like butta. What a great feeling, what a high.

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15.5: Where You Lead, We Will Follow

374414_554925131234151_279396511_nWhen I joined CrossFit 716 nearly 3 years ago, I had no idea what I was doing…in life. I had recently finally broken away from an unhealthy relationship that technically ended well before aforementioned breaking away. I was unhappy, and I guess I thought if I could look good in a bathing suit, all my problems would dissipate. And by problems, I mean, I would love myself, be happy, find a man, and never have to work again. Now that I think about it, it really makes perfect sense. (Wtf, 24-year-old Emily.) So, I bought a Groupon for $50 for 1 month of unlimited classes at CrossFit 716. You know, just to try it out. I knew I would get my butt kicked. That much I expected, however, I did not expect to gain an entire new group of friends – many of whom seem just like family to me and fill voids that I didn’t know existed. Still no man, but who needs one of those when you have Dennis Lesniak? Wait, rhetorical question. I didn’t mean it like that. Hi, I’m a creep.

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15:4 Ten Noble Truths  

10688302_10206474523688510_4972372462659671347_oLast Thursday, CrossFit, Inc. announced 15.4 – the fourth workout of the CrossFit Games Open. CrossFit Games Director Dave Castro pulled a new movement out of the hopper: Handstand push-ups – a move that, up until that point, had never been showcased before in the Open. Those with short limbs and low body weights rejoiced. The rest of us just rolled our eyes.

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