Fitness, Relationships

How I Lost 40 Pounds With Some Help From My Friends

  “I get by with a little help from my friends.” ​~John Lennon   In less than a year, I lost 40 pounds. I brought myself from being someone who couldn't run a quarter mile if you paid me, to running a half marathon. In that short time, I reached goals I had never thought… Continue reading How I Lost 40 Pounds With Some Help From My Friends

Fitness, Nutrition, Relationships

My Engagement Has Been My Biggest Challenge Yet in My Journey with Weight Loss

  “Don’t give up! It’s not over. The universe is balanced. Every set-back bears with it the seeds of a come-back.” ~Dr. Steve Maraboli   ​I’ve been busy lately. Since becoming engaged at the end of October, I've learned first-hand just how much truth there is in a statement I've heard several times now in… Continue reading My Engagement Has Been My Biggest Challenge Yet in My Journey with Weight Loss

Mind, Time Management

How the Miracle Morning Changed My Life in 6 Minutes

“Those who only do what they feel like… don’t do much. To be successful at anything you must take action even when you don’t feel like it, knowing that the action itself will produce the motivation you need to follow through.”m~Hal Elrod     Anyone can become a morning person with simple changes to habits… Continue reading How the Miracle Morning Changed My Life in 6 Minutes

Fitness, Mind, Nutrition, Time Management

The Slight Edge & Two Small Changes That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds

"You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” -Jeff Olson   As I mentioned in my overview, my journey with fitness and nutrition began when I read the book, The Slight Edge, by Jeff Olson for the second time. This was when… Continue reading The Slight Edge & Two Small Changes That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds

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Fitness, Nutrition, Time Management

How I Got Here, The Overview

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.”  -Martin Luther King Jr. The first step of any journey is always the most challenging, especially when you are unsure of precisely where you are headed. This how my journey toward health and fitness began. For roughly my first ten years in… Continue reading How I Got Here, The Overview