Weight Loss

Hello from Alabama and what I ate.

Hey all.  This morning I hopped in the car to travel to Alabama because it's Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in Birmingham.  I love this city!  It has a special place in my heart. It's really cold here though. It's a big [...]

Not running all the marathons

Last week I was prepping all week to run The Austin Marathon. I knew it wasn't going to be easy or fast but I just wanted to run it. I kept referring to the weekend as a "shit show" but [...]

Do you have meal prepping questions?

It's the new year and everyone is jazzed about hitting the gym to workout. That's not the only part about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  In fact, working out might actually be the easy part because maintaining a healthy diet in [...]

Does the journey ever really end?

This day in 2011, Willie and I decided that it was time for a change.  Together we took the steps to lose weight and transform our lifestyle.  This morning I woke up to tell Willie today was the day and [...]

It’s time to get your HIIT on!

It's time to change up those workouts people.  When I feel like I need a change, I take a HIIT. HIIT = High Intensity Interval Training.  It burns A LOT of calories and gets in everything that you need.  Cardio [...]

Loose skin is suddenly back in the topic column

You may have seen the Muscle and Fitness article about the effects of extreme weight loss on skin.  John David Glaude stripped down to show you what's it like.  The only thing I could think about when I saw it [...]

Weight loss makes you confront the truth

I was listening to sports radio today and someone spoke about losing weight.  It was asked if being overweight was an unhappy thing because most weight loss stories begin with someone saying they were unhappy with their size. I think [...]

If you want something bad enough you’re going to work for it

Hello from Virginia! I arrived yesterday after two delayed flights but we still made it here. I'm running the Marine Corps Marathon this weekend and decided to bring my mom along too. I've been working really hard to make this [...]

My weight loss gamer changer

For some reason people are saying that Willie and I were on The Biggest Loser. I've been stopped four times in two days of people asking me about the show. Sorry folks, we weren't on that show. The social aspect [...]

A note on transforming: leading by example

It's hard to go back in time. That's what makes it a little difficult to blog here sometimes. When I blog here, I feel like I'm stuck in the in between. I think it's time to get out of this [...]