Can you tell us a bit about yourself?
I was born and raised in Holland, Michigan. Married my husband Casey right after high school as he had joined the Army, and we’ve been living the military life for the past 12 years. We have two kids, Jayden(16) and Makennah(11), who keep me plenty busy with their activities. I went to school for Dental Assisting while we were Stationed in Alaska, and have assisted for the past 6 years. I hope to go back to school for Dental Hygiene in the future. Outside of the gym I just enjoy spending time with friends and family.
How did you get interested in Crossfit?
I became interested in Crossfit several years, but was always too chicken to try it. When we moved to Indiana in 2015 I really wanted to live a healthier lifestyle and better myself, so I finally gave it a try. I started my crossfit journey at Hoosier Crossfit in Bloomington, IN October 2015 and its changed my life. When your motivation is down, how do you find the drive to get up and come in? I feel guilty if I don’t go and it throws my whole day off. The hardest part is getting out of bed! I always feel so much better after I go, and I look forward to seeing “my people”.
What is your least favorite movement?
All overhead...I always fear dropping the bar on my head.
What is the next goal you hope to reach with Crossfit Cataclysm?
Getting back in shape after being “lost” for a little while, and continuing to be able to do more RX wods.
What would you say to someone that has never tried CrossFit and looking to get started? Any tips or Advice?
DON’T BE A CHICKEN!!!😊 Just try it, ANYONE can do it! Don’t settle for the first gym you find, check them all out and make sure you find the best fit for you. Most of all HAVE FUN!!!!