Crossfit Blog


Woke up this morning and remembered that today is my first Crossfit training session with Keli Marie. I am excited and ready to commit! I need this now more than ever. Turning 67 has reminded me that my body is no longer a fine tuned fighting machine like when I was training daily. My muscle tone has taken a vacation to the Bahamas I think. I am eating pretty healthy, but if healthy food doesn’t digest properly it gets stuck in the elevator and does funny things to my skin… it pooches and sags and oh my! I have become my mother… and love her dearly as I did, my body is longing for the firm, lean lines it once had. I am saying this out loud, even on Face book because I don’t want to forget why I made a commitment to my trainer. For Me!!! Wish me luck. I will be sharing my trudge with my friends. I need the support of others who are on the same journey as me. Not only spiritually, but physically as well. Three hours and seven minutes and if you don’t hear from me later, call 911.

Get off my lazy butt!

I’m feeling a little lethargic and bloated today… but I did go to the gym at 5am this morning!

So instead of waiting until I gain five pounds I am eating salads, drinking grapefruit juice, carrot juice and lots of water.  I make great salads too… See my lunch photo yesterday?  I am craving one already and it is only 7:30am!


Gonna increase my cardio exercise daily… even 15 minutes of hopscotch, hide and go seek or dancing will help burn those extra ounces I have put on lately!



Dancing is my favorite form of exercise… I love to boogie… but we go to the gym three days a week and I have to make sure I don’t miss my workouts… my hubby is more dedicated…

Hubby goes five days a week… he is being funny here, but he is my inspiration otherwise I would be sleeping in at 5am!

I should get back into my Tai-Chi, that is the best work out that gets my entire mind, body and spirit connected… after over 40 years of practice, it is time to re-commit to my “art”.

Patricia Dacanay Drury, Instructor… 1972-2012

I have been procrastinating in my own workouts, but I heard myself say it…. I am going to begin practicing my Tai-Chi today!  My health is my own, and I deserve to be as healthy as I can be, beginning now!!!

Anyone else having trouble being disciplined? I would love some support in this area…

Jan 1.2013 Looking back with gratitude, forward with hope…

Jan 1, 2013 early morning sunrise with iPhone

As I look back at the past year I realize I have taken some pretty big strides toward my “bucket list”… I only call it that because everyone knows what that is.

  • I vowed to pick up my camera and start taking pictures, check!
  • I vowed to start posting to a blog daily to share my favorite photos, and thoughts, check!
  • I vowed to be of service to others by carrying the message, check!
  • I vowed to re-connect with my long lost siblings after almost 40 years, check!
  • I vowed to step out of my comfort zone by setting up a family Facebook page, check!

Now here it is 2013 and I am pondering how I want to grow this year.

  • I want to master the use of my camera and not count on blind ass luck
  • I want to exercise more
  • I want to creatively collaborate with my friend to start a new secret artistic project (we are sworn to secrecy until we choose our method)
  • I want to rewrite my children’s book

That’s a good start, and as the year progresses I know my list will evolve.

For me saying out loud what my heart is feeling is the beginning of the manifestation of dreams.

Look out 2013… here I come!