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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 07-24-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,537
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Acid reflux and paleo

Hi Ben, I have GERD (acid reflux) due to a loose valve as well, and suffered from IBS pretty severely most of my life. I've had to go to hospital in several countries while travelling! Fun stuff. ...
Forum: Nutrition 03-02-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,273
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Scale keeps going up..up...up (not good)

Rebecca, I'm glad you posted this, I've gone through a similar thing..

Been Crossfitting for 8 months now.
My first 5 months I was on a zone inspired meal plan with a 70/20/10 carb/protein fat ratio...
Forum: Injuries 03-02-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,163
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Shin Splints-Help!

I had anterior and posterior shin splints, and a hell of a lot of foot cramps going on for my first 6 months of crossfit - exactly the same movements as you, also bugged me.

1.) Find a graston &...
Forum: Nutrition 02-16-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,356
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: I'm so done with coffee

I'm a recovering grad student... and coffee drinker. 10 years of university = LOTS Of coffee consumption. Started Crossfit in May last year and by July I was getting intensely edgy, agitated. ...
Forum: Testimonials 01-24-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,765
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: 1 Month

I was going through my WoD book the other day (have kept one since the start) and compared when I started vs. now (8 months and 100 WoDs later). Here's some comparisons!

I started out with single...
Forum: Nutrition 01-23-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,386
Posted By Carina McDonald
Grocery Cart Judgement

OK, confession time, do you find yourself judging other people's purchases at the checkout in grocery stores now?

Guilty parties, raise your hands....

:notworth:
Forum: Starting 01-23-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,034
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: How do newbies typically progress with WOD results?

I was looking through an old WoD book before I came upon this post so I can throw out some examples of my progression as a total newbie with zero prior athletic or workout experience.

I agree with...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-06-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,641
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Chills during WOD?

I had the chills a lot during my first 2 months of Crossfit back in May - but mine would hit big time as soon as I'd finished the WoD. I always figured the goosebumps were just my nervous system on...
Forum: Testimonials 11-04-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,765
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: 1 Month

Here we go, here's the 6 month pictures on my facebook album!

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=203302&id=511177126 (Wfs)
Forum: Testimonials 11-04-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,765
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: 1 Month

Alrighty, I'm now officially at 6 months into Crossfit. I do have photos on my facebook album but don't think the link will work here. However, I do have a testimonial/pictures up on our Crossfit...
Forum: Community 09-12-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

Oh man, I had a slump week. Body hurting, not sleeping, mood really in the gutter. I took 4 days off and it was awful.

Summoned everything I had to show up at the box yesterday and what was it? ...
Forum: Community 09-07-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

Ladies, today I learnt that I SHOULD NOT, under any circumstances be left alone with a jar of almond nut butter in the house. Uuuugh.
Forum: Community 09-02-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

Had a totally sleepless night last night. FINALLY fell asleep at 5am and slept fitfully till 7am. Decided, f*** it, I'm going to the box. Did a WoD at 11am. 2 hrs of sleep. As much as they suck,...
Forum: Community 08-30-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

Ah the body relationship, it's a tough one :)

First of, LOVE LOVE LOVE that there's some 5'10 girls in here! It's always reassuring to know there's a few kicking around and they always impress me. ...
Forum: Community 08-29-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

I'm a little guilty of overtraining :rolleyes: I was pretty gung ho and fully addicted when I started CF in late APril / May and went at it, 2 days on 1 day off. Wound up at our trainer's clinic...
Forum: Community 08-28-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

That is so true Lani. I actually had a really, really crappy WoD today. I've got a lot of injuries at the moment and am having really wierd problems with my legs cramping. It seemed like EVERYTHING...
Forum: Community 08-28-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

I burned out from the politics and the whole fact that I had to basically work myself into the ground to get a hint of the same respect the guys did. Love Crossfit for supporting strong powerful...
Forum: Community 08-26-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

My husband and I joined CF together. We only workout together once in a while as we are on different schedules. Honestly I don't notice the difference - there could be a nuclear going on outside but...
Forum: Community 08-25-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,023,671
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

Alright Ladies, a few of you have recruited me over to this thread :)

So my names Carina and I... uhhhmm... *awkward cough*. I am a Crossfit addict. I started in April when a family member gave us...
Forum: Testimonials 08-25-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,765
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: 1 Month

Thanks ladies, I will definitely join you over there!

Had another great milestone today...
Did Murphy's Challenge back in May, had to do knee pushups and 2 green bands for strict pullups, time was...
Forum: Testimonials 08-14-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,765
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: 1 Month

I get them trucked in! Haha. jk. That's what I wish sometimes - there's a Whoooole lotta grocery shopping going on in this household (my husband does crossfit so we are on the same nutrition plan)
Forum: Testimonials 08-09-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,765
Posted By Carina McDonald
1 Month

Started CF in May 2010 so I'm still a "newbie" but thought I'd share how 1 month of Crossfit & a dialed in zone-influenced diet (no grains, no gluten, just meat, veggies, fruit and nuts, balancing...
Forum: Testimonials 08-09-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,348
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: first headstand pushups and 1 hand handstand today!

Wow that is awesome & thanks for sharing how you go the hang of it. I finally had to work on Handstands the other day at my box and have been dreading the day since I started out in CF in May - have...
Forum: Injuries 06-03-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,101
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Piriformis Syndrome

Thanks for the extra tips Steven - I'm learning a lot from your writeups.
I'm seeing a great DC/ART/Graston provider right now who's doing a great job fixing me up - it's been really interesting to...
Forum: Injuries 05-30-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,101
Posted By Carina McDonald
Re: Piriformis Syndrome

I've taken up the advice re: side sleeping with a pillow, definitely takes the edge off things first thing in the morning. Surprised re: the running, but I guess that volume does add up over...
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