If I Could Start Over Again… Nutrition

If I could start CrossFit all over again, I would have put 10x the effort into learning about food, as I had put into thrusters.   Don’t misunderstand me; I learned a lot about food early on. Like, how many Reeses cups can I eat before googling “actual...

Spider

Originally published on www.jeffjucha.com Spider Sep 18 At dusk a couple of weeks ago, I watched a garden spider weave a web in the top corner of the dog park pavilion I sat underneath. I curl my toes when I see most spiders. My toes are curled right now after...

Ignored Warnings

*originally published 9/9/19 on jeffjucha.com A life-shaking moment will happen soon, and you won’t see it coming. But you can see the warnings while you’re driving. Leaving my apartment involves descending a steep driveway to the main road where a stop...

Lunch at the Andromeda Galaxy

Have you ever been nervous before setting off on a trip that required you to be far away? What if I told you that distance had nothing to do with it?  The willingness to partake on an important trip is dependant on two things: How long it takes to get there. Is the...

The “Best” Question to Ask When You’re Stuck

I just finished reading a text from a close friend who’s going through one of the hardest times I can think of, preparing and planning for a loss. While I don’t believe anyone is a “little ole me” that life kicks around, it can still feel like it, and that matters. I...

Momma Didn’t Raise a Slob

When I go out to eat, I always make it a point to do two things; remember my server’s name, and gather the dirty dishes from the table and put them into a neat stack for the server to take. Sometimes, the server will catch me in the act and say “Oh, you don’t have to...