Feel yourself grow stronger, Metabolic Stretching notice that you've gotten quicker and faster. Your mind is more alert and you're more aware of your surroundings and what's going on around you. Wake up more refreshed than you have in a long time.
It is a good idea to have a workout partner when you're CrossFit training if you do not have a trainer. Not only can a workout buddy keep you encouraged and motivate you, but also to have someone there to help spot you. Doing CrossFit workouts at a CrossFit gym you should have no problem finding a partner.
You will soon discover that other people who have the same interest as you in extreme training are great to know. People who are into intense training can encourage you to do things you never thought that you would be able to do. They are great motivaters.