Posts made in April, 2016


Ever since I started exercising (maybe even as a kid doing PE), I have enjoyed doing stuff. Being strong, trying new things. Mostly since I started training in either martial arts or with a trainer, I enjoy seeing what my body is capable of. I’m (obviously) no bikini model, but I wouldn’t trade the stuff I can do just to be one. Athletes have the bodies for their sports. Not all of them are skinny or lean. But even the...

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Leading the Way

Leading the Way


Posted By on Apr 13, 2016 in mental game

I don’t know if it’s just a trend on my little social media feed or if it’s a larger issue, but there seems to be a lot of anti-hater commentary.  It starts with calling someone a hater, even if they just don’t share your enthusiasm.  There’s all the posts and memes about people you should cut out of your life, about how great you are and you should just go find other people like you to be great with....

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What is convenient, really?  Cooking supposedly is not on that list.  Neither is grocery shopping.  But part of what keeps it from being convenient is education and access.  you have to go to the store to get the food you’re going to cook.  You have to know HOW to cook, and then WHAT to cook. In my life, I pretty much focus on convenience (i.e. laziness).  The MOST convenient for me is to eat what I already have in my house....

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When I first started trying to lose weight, my motivation was simple.  I was frustrated at the kind of person I’d become, and how it didn’t at all match who I wanted to be.  Not looks or medical concerns, but my lifestyle.   Oddly, it was enough to get me where I am now, at a healthy weight and able to actually do fun, active stuff.  Over the past 5 years, I’ve not only been living the healthy life, I’ve been...

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