Reflecting on the 2017 CrossFit Games

The 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games have came and gone and so far, I haven’t heard of anyone picking the winners correctly for the CrossFit Games Pickem event. There were a lot of surprises and comebacks that made for an excellent competition.
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It’s Been 6 Months Since I’ve Been to a Gym

It really has been over 6 months since I have been to the gym. The gym was always a big part in my life and almost overnight it was stripped away from me and I didn't know how to handle it. I was finally approaching a high point in my fitness, hitting new personal records very regularly in my lifts and workouts. In December 2016, all that went down hill.

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What I Learned Applying for Over 100 Jobs After Leaving Active Duty

Originally published to one of my other sites, VetCareerBlog, on 7 December 2016. I wanted host this post on my personal blog also because I felt it had valuable information.

Yes, in the months of September, October, and some of November, I applied for over 100 jobs. Starting December off with a few apps as well, likely 3-5 every week as my normal rate. To date I would say I’m at about 120 applications for a new job after active duty with the National Guard and still, it hasn’t got any easier. Here is what I’ve learned after this experience.

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