Some Most days I am afraid to try.
I am afraid to try because I want to be the best at everything. I am an overachiever. Anyone that has lived as a fat person knows what I’m talking about. Fat is our one failure that we can never seem to shed. So we [...]
It high time I wrote a letter to the Head Trainer at All Star Fitness so I sat down with some tea at Starbucks and hand wrote the following:
This letter is long in coming. I spent hours wondering how to put down in words the life changing experience I’ve had since walking [...]
Drop Dead Gorgeous is hosted by my favorite gorilla footed Panda, Jess. This is my entry for the week.
This week’s weigh in = 183.3 Goals to accomplish by December: Finish trek tri in under 2 hours, dead lift 150 pounds, consistently run 10 minute mile, Get into size 12 pants [...]
No Scale One Week!
Funny thing happens when you start talking in 140 characters or less over on Twitter. You tend to get yourself hooked into doing something you think is going to be easy only to realize once you’ve committed yourself you’re not quite sure what you’ve gotten into. Michael, [...]
This week’s Team in Training run is dedicated to my friend Candace and her brother Bob. I am humbled by those who have shared their story with me and am honored to run for them. If you have been affected by Leukemia/Lymphoma and would like to share your story or know someone that would, [...]
August is coming to a close and it has by far been one of the best months since starting this LCJ back in January. I’m discovering that there is so much more to this journey than the numbers on the scale (even though I am still obsessed with them – confession: I still weigh [...]
I remember as a kid jumping rope being one of my favorite activities as a child. It was something I could do with other kids as a parallel player. It was something I was pretty darn good at. You know that Cinderella/made a mistake/kissed a snake rhyme where you had to count how many [...]
I don’t know how to explain my eating yesterday.
The only thing I can say about it is I started eating at 9am and I didn’t stop eating until sometime after 6pm. I feel like it was some sort of day dream. It went something like this: I got up yesterday morning and [...]
I was going to dedicate this week’s Team in Training Run to my Grandmother but this story was passed on to me and the entire team is dedicating our run to this courageous family.
Some nights, Bill Aven walks into his daughter’s bedroom to watch her sleep, just [...]
Let me start this post by saying something really good about it: There is a loss! That being said, this has been a pretty stressful week both good and bad and both kinds have caused some sort of spike in my weight. Getting all freaked out about the marathon / half marathon saw the [...]