20+20+20=1% Growth

Steady consistent growth is the key to sustainable happiness. I was always obese… I was never smart… I have never been mentally healthy… I’ve been through some struggles and the past couple years have been difficult but there is one aspect of my life that I have never stopped moving forward… I have grown 1% […]

We all need something to believe in…

We all need something to believe in… Why not try believing in yourself for a change?   Why does a “diet” or an exercise routine work right away? Why does a weight loss pill or product work right away? Why is the weight loss success ratio only 5%? Is it really more complicated than calories […]

Interview with Dr. Mondo

Hey Everyone! I was asked to post a link to the interview I did with Dr. Mondo. Here it is and I hope you enjoy! https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FtheDrMondo%2Fvideos%2F1995721024074140%2F&show_text=0&width=560

We lost half of ourselves… (Video)

Kim and I sat down to discuss what it’s like to lose half our body weight… The wins, the losses, the struggles, the extra skin… We dug deep into the good, the bad, and the ugly of extreme weight loss. Have a question for us? We’ll be doing this again soon so hit us up […]

B.E. F.A.S.T. Running to save your life.

*This is a sponsored post I wrote with UCHealth for Stroke Month. While I did receive compensation, all of the opinions and viewpoints are my own. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Ancient Proverb As you know one of my main goals is to help spread awareness, education, and help with […]

Change isn’t Sunshine and Roses…

What makes you think you are going to be able to change without pain?! I recently interacted with someone who quit. They quit on themselves. They quit on their family. They flat out quit on everything… What did they quit over? Being uncomfortable. They couldn’t handle taking responsibility for themselves. If you want to make […]

Thank you for telling me no…

I should have never become a good writer and runner… Who would have thought the two best stress reliefs I would ever have would be what I was least talented at growing up? I was in Kindergarten when my best friend ran farther and faster than me because he drank chocolate milk. I was in […]

Motivation or Discipline??

Wow it’s been a long time since I’ve been able to write something positive… I hit a rough patch for a long, long time and I finally feel like I’m moving in a good direction again! A little catch up- I’ve moved to Colorado, finally!!! I’ve been working on this goal for a long time […]

LT100 DNF Recap

Things didn’t go as planned… Learning is a process and we have to look for the good in every experience…

5 Tips to Get Back on Track

So you had a bad day, week, month or even year… So what? Are you going to give up or will you take the first step forward toward your goals? Here’s the deal, I’ve had my fair share of bad eating days or missing workouts/runs. It happens to all of us. If someone says they’re […]