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Autumnal Equinox

Welcome to the first day of fall 2012.  The summer flew by and with only a few hours left I'm planning some for my fall cleaning.  My hectic summer schedule is over. The kids are back in school and everyone is settling into a "normal" routine.  Time to get back in action.  Tuesday I see the doctor to see if my rotator cuffs are torn or if I just have frozen shoulder.  Either way, I'm looking forward to finding out what I can do in order to get back to some solid physical activity.   As with any reboot, I'll start with the basics.  Based on doc protocol I hope to ease back into things.  My goal is a Tough Mudder.  My goal is to be able to play catch with my boys while they're still interested in hanging out with the old man. So while summer is almost history I'm looking forward to the crisp days and the beautiful colors of fall.   Now it's time for some coffee and get ready to purge my house of summer clutter.

CrossFit Portsmouth!

CrossFit Portsmouth!
So a I've been traveling a bit.  Working late a bit. And making excuses a lot.  My time in the gym has slacked and my body has been making me feel really old.  Once again my muscles get so tight and my back twinges so much it just makes me mad and sad.  I blow of the gym and spiral into nothing.  UGH!  Well a week ago I saw an episode on NH Chronicle about CrossFit.  The episode was about a gym in Bedford, NH but after watching the show I googled and found one in Portsmouth.  I did my research and made an appointment.  I loved what I saw and read and I've been looking forward to my free session for over a week now.  Well my subconscious went into over drive.  NONE SHALL PASS!  My muscles started to tighten up from my heels to my shoulders.  I felt as though my body would completely freeze up on my.  BUT, I know my brain.  I told my subconscious to shove it and I powered through my day.  I arrived at the gym a bit early, changed into my shorts, t-shirt and …