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Navigating Through Menopause – by Deb Divers

Navigating through Menopause April 27, 2012 by Deb Divers, B.S. Nutrition | Edit My name is Deborah Divers.  I am a Fiancé, Mom, Auntie, Avid Crossfitter, Foodie and Nutritionist.   I have a passion for the science of nutrition, which began in college.  For 12 years,  I worked as a Registered Dietitian in the hospital. As my kids got older, I made the decision […]

Mini Challenge Anyone?

Mini Challenge?? Mini challenge?  PHhhhhhffffttt!!! 5 days is nothing! Come on, that’s not even a week!!! And that’s exactly right.  I have been thinking about this for a while and put my theory to the test a few times  recently with a group of people. Many of us have been Paleo for a while.  It’s […]

Stop Being Full of Shit When You Celebrate Strong.

This is part II of “Strong is my Victory over the Skinny Word” rant. ** And another disclaimer at the bottom of the page*** I inhabit a community that celebrates getting and being strong. It’s a radical departure from inhabiting a world that idolizes eliminating oneself to the body size of Skinny. My Community proclaims […]

My Strong is My Victory over the Skinny Word

****** read this disclaimer below please ****** Growing up in a world of Skinny I reached puberty in the 70s.  The females who were hot, sexy, gorgeous and desired were Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman, later Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista and hundreds of actresses and supermodels who looked like heroine junkies. They were skinny. I, on […]

Breaking It OFF!!

It started innocently enough, as most relationships do.  I was completely taken by you and determined to win you over.   But things changed along the way.  You took over my thoughts and people started noticing my obsession with you.  I was consumed with thoughts of how to please you. Our good days brought me instant […]

I am not perfect.

I have a secret to share. I am not perfect. I have some bellyflab. Still. I haven’t been able to get 50 doubleunders twice, even though I’ve been trying for a long time. While I eat one hell of a lot cleaner and better than ever, I don’t do that perfectly, either.  I still eat […]

RoadRunner

Setting: The Winter Open, held at Captain CrossFit, Prescott AZ. Feb 11 2012. It was the end of a long WOD at the end of a long, 3 WOD day. This WOD, our final, included 2, 4oo meter runs. Between those runs, we forced our legs to complete 5 sets of 5 Back Squats and […]