Back on the mat/in the saddle/whatever
Yesterday I went back to CrossFit/Petranek Fitness and got back on the mat for the first time in weeks. My eyes are all better, I'm pretty much healthy again, and it was great to be back. I also managed to keep my promise to myself that I'm going to balance my activity with rest. This means I didn't try to kill myself during the CF workout, and while I drilled a lot and did the warmups at gi and no-gi class in the evening, I didn't roll. I was tired and decided to listen to my body instead of pushing through the tiredness.
Today I'm a little achy and stiff, but it's almost nice to feel that. And I am OBSESSED with a cool sequence Johnny showed us. I am way fired up to be training again!
Yesterday was also fun because Johnny and I did a mini photo-shoot. My college's alumni magazine is going to include me in a how-to feature they're doing about some of the alums. So, for instance, Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton, will do a how-to on getting a job, or something (I can't really remember). My how-to will be winning a world grappling title. They wanted a little more detail from me, so I sent them pictures and an explanation of Johnny rear naked choking me.
I have the pictures and will post them eventually. As you will see, Johnny was a little TOO happy to be RNCing me. They might be the only pictures I post for a while since I drowned my camera in the San Juan River in Colorado. :P