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Thankful for 2016

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Truth: I spent a good amount of 2016 in a state of anger, bitterness and depression. I let too many things almost break me emotionally when I should have been relying on my faith more. When I went back to

Posted in In Christ, Jiu Jitsu, Kids, Marriage, Martial Arts, Parenting

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!

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Too many weird coincidences about these photos. 1) Left Photo taken on 12/12/09. Right photo taken on 12/12/15. Thank you #OnThisDay feature! 2) Cousin Rachelle on the left, her namesake #CaleahRachelle on the right. 3) I’m happily holding dessert in

Posted in CrossFit, Fitness, Food, Health

15 Weeks Post Fracture

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15 weeks has flown since this day, the day of the broken arm. 9 weeks in a cast and 6 more weeks delaying PT put my training routine at a standstill. From 20-24 hours a week of training to 1-2

Posted in Jiu Jitsu

15 Weeks Arm Recovery Update

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15 weeks has flown since this day, the day of the broken arm. 9 weeks in a cast and 6 more weeks delaying PT put my training routine at a standstill. From 20-24 hours a week of training to 1-2

Posted in Fitness, Jiu Jitsu, Martial Arts

LEGOLAND Brick-Or-Treat

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Looking for something a unique way to enjoy candy and treats this Fall season? LEGOLAND is having their annual Brick-or-Treat events and tomorrow is the last day! My family had the chance to enjoy some time at LEGOLAND last week

Posted in Family Fun, San Diego Fun
About StrongholdMom

Raquel Cusi is a wife, mother of 4, and owns The Stronghold CrossFit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with her husband, Mike, and brother Ray. She loves to blog about Marriage, Parenting, Health, Fitness, Christian living and her love for Disney. She's also an aspiring crunchy mom who loves organic and natural products, breastfeeding and babywearing.

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