I've been under the weather this week, and combined with my schedule, I've been feeling really run down. I was debating whether or not to hit a WOD for first Friday. And then Soni emailed me. He says, "Katie, I put your name on the board and next to it, wrote FAIL!" Soni was calling me out for not coming in with the 0515 crew. Dangit! I had to go in last night and hit something, so I picked something I knew I could handle. I've done Josh before so I knew I'd be ok and I wasn't really expecting anything spectacular. I just wanted to get a WOD in.
So I did a bunch of OHS and wall squats to get loose and then threw a bit of weight on the bar. I snatched the weight a few times just to get the feel of it over my head, and from there, I hopped in and away I went. I haven't done Josh in a few months and from the get go, my squats were a little tight, but I was amazed at how much different my pull-ups were. It took me so long to get used to our bars that even in April when I did this, I still could only do sets of 6 or so, and breaking a set of 42 pull-ups into smaller sets of 6 takes a hot minute. I felt tight but good on the pull-up bar last night and cranked out 12 right away. Sets were smaller after that but that helped me get a big chunk right away. I managed to do all the OHS unbroken and so I was pretty happy with that. I got on the pull-up bar for my last 9 pullups at about 8:40 and was totally stoked thinking I could break 9 minutes. I had 3 pull-ups remaining when 9 minutes came and went. How sad. I brought this in in 9:11. Despite being sick, I PR'd. How disgusting is that. I went from a 9:37 to a 9:11. Disgusting. Makes me wonder what would have happned if I wasn't run down and sick.
The WOD itself is only half the fun of first Friday and so of course I stayed to social. I didn't drink because I was taking cold meds, but I still stayed and enjoyed all the great conversation. I loved hanging out with team 0515. Way to represent by opening, and closing, the doors of CFOT on First Friday! :) I can't wait til November! :)