CrossFit Ero: My Success Story

Yesterday morning, Coach D asked me to write my success story to be featured on the website. Here's what it looks like on CrossFit Ero and my page.

If you don't feel like going to the links, here's what was posted December 3, 2012:
Through junior high and high school, I’ve always had an athletic background, one being an avid softball player. Once college came, and working full time, my priorities changed. Gaining the Freshman 15 was more like the Freshman 50. Turning 21… we know how that is. Needless to say, I was not at my physical/mental best. Because of the rut I was in, my confidence and self-esteem followed.

I was diagnosed with PCOS and if things didn’t change, I would soon become diabetic. I calorie counted for months, spent hours at the gym with hardly any success. All that hard work and starvation simply made me frustrated.

One day, after an amazing cruise vacation and scrolling through pictures, enough was enough. After seeing my brother’s transformation after 6 months of CrossFit, I finally gathered the courage and decided to try a class at CrossFit Ero. My brother always told me, “The hardest part is getting there.” Honestly, I never exerted myself that hard before. And you know what? It was AWESOME.

I joined the Ero family on June 19, 2012. It has been almost 6 months, and I still get the mini anxiety attacks when I see the WODs, but not only does my brother’s words still get me there… it’s the support group I have. My family, the new friends I’ve made and the amazing coaches at Ero.

Thank you to my coaches and comrades for pushing me, especially to Coach Doug for seeing my potential and never letting me fail.

I’m proud to call Ero mine.
 I  hope my story inspires you to take chances and believe in a better you.