About two months ago, I started regularly getting acupuncture treatments. My physical therapist suggested it to me. We’ve been working on a few chronic injuries – left elbow, wrist, and knee – that have improved, but aren’t at the level either of us would like.Continue reading
It’s been one week since I arrived in Japan. It’s the furthest from home I’ve ever been. Prior to my arrival, I had what you could call a slight existential crisis: I was feeling so scared to travel to a country so foreign, where I do not know a lick of the language, all by myself.Continue reading
I travel quite a bit, both personally and for work. Next week, I’ll be heading all the way to Kobe, Japan for a conference for just under two weeks. I’m also prepping for a competition and, at the very last minute, decided to sign up for the 2019 Crossfit Open.Continue reading
Last week, during my physical therapy session, my PT cued me: “Push through your heel.” I was doing a movement for shoulder-stability. Lying on my back, arm raised with a dumbbell overhead, I had to bring my leg over to the other side.
When I pushed through my heel, I pushed myself all the way over. “Oops, bad cue!” he said, laughing and apologetically.Continue reading