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My First Crossfit Open: 17.1

February 27, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 7 minutes Whether or not you’re a Crossfitter, you may be aware the the Crossfit Open is currently going on. The Crossfit Open happens at affiliates and in home-gyms around the country. Anyone can sign up for the Open. Open-level competition leads individuals to regional-level competition (“Regionals”) and then onto the Crossfit Games, which you may have…


February 19, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh man, does this week feel like all Mondays or what? I can see you nodding in agreement. I feel you. Did you notice what’s new?! Yes, Burke Does looks different now! This has been in the works a while and I’m so glad it’s finally launched. The last time Burke Does was redesigned was…

Knowing Your Why When Paying Down Debt

February 11, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is important to know your “why” when you are paying down debt, because it will help you to stay motivated when times get hard. Digging your way out of this deep hole will not be simple, but when you have something motivating you, you will not give up so easily on your financial goals.…

February 2017 Goals

February 1, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 4 minutes Welcome to February’s goal setting report where I show you progress on last month’s goals, how I set goals, and set new goals for the month. If you’re new to Burke Does, you may be wondering why I would want to publish my month goals and share my failures and vulnerabilites right with my successes.…

Let’s Talk Politics For a Second

January 31, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes To the bloggers staying “on brand” as if nothing is happening: know that everyone sees you, and thinks you’re a tedious coward — Chelsea Fagan (@Chelsea_Fagan) January 29, 2017 Yes, Chelsea, yes. I recognize the privilege that I walk around with. My hair and eyes are dark. My skin is white. My name, though unconventionally…