Hey, you rockin' CrossFit Kirkwoodians!
A heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you for another year full of growth, a year full of progress, and a year full of community building and strengthening!
It is always a treat to spend time with all of you outside of the gym, and the holiday party is one of our most favorite events every single year. (A bit surreal at times to see your gym mates in "normal" clothing, sans blood/sweat/tears, and standing upright instead of supine post-WOD...well...that rang true for MOST at the holiday party. Mellie? Now that's another story...I love ya, Mellie. Hope you're in recovery mode today).
We feel incredibly fortunate and oh-so grateful to be surrounded by the stellar community of athletes and friends that we are.
Thank you so very much for being a part of it all!
And, ON TOP OF ALL THAT, we MUST extend EVEN MORE appreciation for the INCREDIBLE gifts!
The extraordinary donation in our honor to our friend Tara Boland's TaTa Sisterhood Foundation was above and beyond and so, so, SO perfect. We love that you rallied behind her cause once again (the first time was this September for the CFKW charity yard sale).
Please continue to send every bit of karma and positive thinking her way. As many of you know, she's a courageous mom of four and full, full, full of love and strength and ALL things good.
Here are links to her sites for those newer to the gym:
And, the Papa and Mama bear shirts? To die for!
Just love 'em.
Special thanks to Grounder for coordinating the donations- you're the best of all the rest, sister. Such a gift.
And, Aunt Deb, once again, you hooked us up right! :) Schroer Commons couldn't be a better venue for our crowd, and Velma's catering is top notch! Super cozy and so beautiful...and the Paleo spread never disappoints! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Please look forward to a full blown post on the holiday bash in a day or two! Need to work on editing the many, many party pics! :)
In the mean time, PLEASE email me your favorite moments, funny stories, or best one liners from the evening! Thanks in advance!
In the meantime, our Saturday "12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS" WORKOUT rivaled that of year's past! The beloved STAR JUMPS made a comeback this year- gotta love that!