I always thought my husband knew everything. "Ask your father," is my standard response to all questions, like, "Mom, how far away is the sun?" "How deep is the ocean?" "What are bullets made of?" "Where does money come from?" I can only answer the last one off the top of my head ("Why, […]

World-Class Fitness in 100 Words:

From CrossFit.com:

Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to handstand, […]

My Cup Runneth Over

Mostly with things to do, but I’ve been gifted with a few lovelies from the universe as well.

1. The first to do today was to search online for the article starring me in the L.A. Times. I seem to have a knack for drawing attention to myself. For free, but hoping it leads to […]

This Ain’t No Workout-Time!

And this man tried to kill me. Oh, don’t let that pretty face fool ya. HA! The man is darkness personified. At least no one over at Workout-Time tried to hurt little ole La Jefa! But I guess here in Escaz├║, Land of Gringos, things are done a little differently. More developed-nation like. They […]

“Casi como Arnold!”

This is our new friend, Batista, from Power Time. (Um, Batista is on the left.) He is the strongman there, lifting huge weights, wearing all the gear and eager to discuss how strong he is. "Casi como Arnold!" he proclaims, flexing his biceps. "Almost like Arnold!" (You know, the governator.) And Batista is really […]

Workout Time

I’ll be 51 in two weeks. How did this happen? It seems like only yesterday I was young and cute and skinny. Yesterday, 1986. The fact that I may not live forever is painfully clear. If I don’t get into better shape, I could drop dead any minute. As part of our home-school curriculum, we […]