Wednesday, April 28, 2010

For the girls...

3 Rounds for time of:

400 Meter run
25 Hang squat snatches (Men 75 lbs, Women 45 lbs)

There will be a 5 burpee penalty every time the bar touches the ground.

My time: 21:26 Rx, with NO burpees!

When I read this workout on my phone, from the comfort of my bed, next to my wonderful husband this morning, I was tempted to sleep in. But then I remembered he had a business trip and was getting up to head to the airport...sleeping in would have been futile without him there to cling to. And I was feeling very clingy.

My mind was in a very odd place this morning. Yesterday I cried all day about Nicole's death. Then I read on the main CF site about Amanda Miller's death, and I cried some more. Although I barely knew Nicole and didn't know Amanda at all, I was overwhelmed with grief. Their lives were so short; their deaths are cold, hard reminders of the brevity of life. By this morning I was sort of numb.

All through the warm-up I contemplated deep, meaningful stuff about life and how short it is, still feeling sad and depressed, but trying to focus on what I was doing. As the beginning of the workout approached, I told myself I should really should push through this workout as hard as I could, give it all I have because I CAN. I'm alive and well and breathing! And I did exactly that. So, this was for them...two very young ladies who endured that which I can never imagine, all in such a short amount of time.

Rest in peace Nicole and Amanda.

1 comment:

  1. Great post Angie! You are always so positive! Keep it up. Way to not put that bar down!