TORIS BLOG: My last blog entry …

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Hello Fellow Crossfitters, This week for me has been a stressful one. Some of you may have noticed that I have not been at Element this week. My grandfather has been very sick lately fighting Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease for almost 10 years now. He past away on Wednesday morning. So this week for me has been filled with everything that comes with that. From what my family has been going through this week has really made me think the value of spending more time with the people that tend to get the back seat, or be a second thought when taking the time to call or visit someone. I have been doing okay, it has been a really hard couple of days, but knowing that he is no longer suffering or just trying not to think about it makes it better. … Read More

TORIS BLOG: New Year, New Semester, New Assignments

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Hello fellow Crossfitters, Happy New Year Everyone! I hope everyone has had a happy holiday and it’s about that time now to go back to reality I’ve spent all day today getting things ready for school tomorrow … And I am not looking forward to going back to sitting in class, taking notes and doing homework. I am however excited for my placement to start now! I don’t know where I will be placed but where ever it is I can’t wait! This semester for me is going to be a little tricky, I have 7 classes this time around where as last semester I was only dealing with 5 due to the exemptions I was able to get. My New Years was spent with my family at the cottage and it was amazing. We needed to improvise the first couple of … Read More

CHRISTINAS BLOG: Happy Holidays! From our family to yours!

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I just wanted to send a quick note wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Nick and I are taking some R&R over the next week to spend time with our family and loved ones. I hope that you get the chance to do the same! Spending this time reflecting on the ups and downs of 2015 and looking forward to all of the possibilities of 2016. Don’t you know that calories don’t count at Christmas time All the best! Christina (and the Element family!)