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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Getting to the root cause

Friday, April 03, 2015      42 comments

I have been doing some deep thinking to try to understand just exactly what the heck happened to me that caused my weight regain and fitness meltdown. Basic cause and effect, fault analysis if you will. If you don't take the time to understand w... Read more

Motivation Defined

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      11 comments

I woke up with this on my mind: One thing I have learned early in my journey is that it is a mistake to to think that motivation is some feeling that comes after the woo hoo fairy sprinkles pixie dust on you and somehow the feel good overri... Read more

Today I Was Inspired...

Sunday, March 29, 2015      16 comments

Today I was inspired to go to the gym. I got on the elliptical and just simply plodded along. At about 2 miles I was pretty much ready to quit. Mentally I was losing my focus and it was starting to get late. ....Then I popped in my ear buds... Read more

Today I choose...

Friday, February 20, 2015      17 comments

Today I am thankful. I am thankful I have a job that pays my bills and then some (not my jobs fault my eyes get bigger than my wallet). I am thankful that I have a new day to make things right instead of continuing on in my usual self infli... Read more

On my way back.

Saturday, February 14, 2015      18 comments

This period that I have been going through is by far the most difficult I have ever experienced on my journey. It has been a real eye opener. It's one thing when you are living in the promised land, it is quite another when you have seen it but ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts If I had a client...

Wednesday, February 04, 2015      25 comments

It is easy to have faith for someone else. It is especially easy when you have been in the storm that someone else is experiencing. It is quite another when you are sitting in the drivers seat. When you are feeling the deep inner panic of knowin... Read more

Keep it simple

Monday, January 05, 2015      24 comments

Consistency and awareness is the key to successful eating. I admit that I am simply starting over in life as far as my lifestyle journey goes. I took a really hard tumble... Read more

Just a quick reminder to myself

Monday, December 15, 2014      15 comments

I am going to re-post these as a reminder to myself. These pictures represent one of the greatest moments of my life...ever, a monumental accomplishment. Just because I currently can't run doesn't take away from how epic that moment really was..... Read more

An open letter to runners...

Friday, December 12, 2014      11 comments

I posted this in a runners group forum on FB but felt it was worth sharing here... if you are a runner, read this and think... "It's been a long time since I posted here. In short, I miss running. For now, I have had to hang it up and follo... Read more

What true recovery is all about..

Thursday, December 11, 2014      11 comments

I am doing much better. If anything I am learning what true recovery is all about. It is about slowly rebuilding and taking small steps. Those things that drew me in close to a fitness lifestyle are those things that will bring me back. One of t... Read more

Picking Myself Back Up

Friday, November 28, 2014      24 comments

Well it finally happened. I crashed. After 5 years of success and doing cool things, I thought I had the whole mental game pretty well figured out. It's a long explanation so I won't go into it because I don't have time to explain. I was in post... Read more

Metabolic Testing Results And Findings- Part 2

Friday, September 19, 2014      23 comments

The purpose of these last two blogs is to raise awareness among the weight loss community about this test and the benefits as well as to share what I have learned both through my own trial and error experiences and what has been finally confirme... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Metabolic Testing Results And Findings

Tuesday, September 16, 2014      74 comments

Ever since I have been on this journey I have been using various online calculators to get some sort of a number to base my caloric intake on. For those new to this, we are talking about BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) or RMR (Resting Metabolic Rate)... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How do we define success anyway?

Monday, September 15, 2014      65 comments

I was going to write a blog about my experience at the Indianapolis Spark Rally on August 23rd, post pics, and how much fun we had but this is more important. I had the opportunity to spend some time with Beth Donovan (~Indygirl) and something c... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 30 day challenge Day 31 -Results And Findings...

Sunday, August 31, 2014      166 comments

Well here we are at the end of 31 days of my personal challenge. For those just tuning in, I am off work recovering from a surgical procedure on my shoulder. I have no competition for my time while I recover and decided to challenge myself to se... Read more


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