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Ring Dips and the Bottom

I found out about CrossFit in 2011 from a high school friend, who had recently returned from Iraq. He spoke of a workout program that was actually able to whoop a US Marine’s ass. (Yes, unbridled cockiness is one of the things that make Marines so good at what they...

It Never Occurred to Us

  “It never occurred to us that we needed to change ourselves to meet conditions” p.47 12x12 Me change? F*ck that. The world should bend to me. I should get what I want out of life because of all that I’ve had to go through. People should judge me based on my insides....

Instincts on Rampage

  “Instincts on rampage balk at investigation.” p.44 12x12 Instincts are powerful. And they are activated by fear. Even the most docile, domesticated animal will turn demonic once cornered and threatened. The instinct for survival is so deeply wired within us it is...

Unless You Become as Children

  “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children….” -Jesus I believe that human maturation is the extension of childhood into adult affairs, NOT the renunciation of childhood FOR adult affairs. As much as I must become an adult, I similarly must...