CrossFit Games Open 11.1 the sequel

Today I helped Lovoka teach the 7:30 and 8:30 classes for the first Games Open workout:

30 double-unders
15 barbell power snatch, 55 lbs
AMRAP 10 minutes

I hadn’t eaten yet today and I used a men’s barbell. I felt fine while fasting, but combined with the thicker grip on the bar I did terrible on this workout, only getting just under 3 rounds! But I didn’t care because fasting takes away my ego and all my anxieties, leaving me right in the moment with seemingly a more fundamental version of myself. I’m reading “The Power of Now” about being present and letting go of ego so I was extra aware of the relaxed, in-the-moment feelings coming from fasting today. I went home at 1:30 and almost didn’t want to eat, I felt so pleasantly present and free of anxiety and daily angst.

I ate anyway, 3 eggs with sauteed pancetta and bulk pork sausage and spinach, half a kombucha. Then I went outside and picked some strawberries, then went to the farmer’s market that started at 3:00. I got two dozen eggs and some lard. This stuff was expensive, sheesh! Next, teaching one more class then going to a networking event. A good day. And it’s sunny.