Fitness

I wish I had your motivation. That’s what a friend’s mom said to me on social media recently. I had just posted a picture of how much weight I had lost that week. Just that statement that she posted got me thinking. You can’t have my motivation. It’s different than what your motivation is. I’m […]

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I never thought of myself as an athlete. I’m the kind of person that was always picked last when playing sports. I was the overweight one that no one really wanted on their team. Sports wasn’t really my thing. When I started running, I still didn’t call myself an athlete. I was just running to […]

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Back in 2011, I had a goal to work towards. On January 6, 2011, I woke up and told Angela that I wanted to lose weight. I told her that I would track my food. I would go to the gym 5-6 times a week. That was it. That was my whole plan. I didn’t […]

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Is Obesity A Choice?

by Willie on February 16, 2017

in Daily, Fitness, Food, Weight Loss

A few months ago, I was scrolling through Facebook. I came across a post discussing if obesity and unhealthy lifestyles were a choice or from lack of action. Unfortunately, I couldn’t comment on the actual post so I wanted to give my opinion on the subject. My experience with obesity From my own experience, I’m […]

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Shortly before I wrote my last post, I Am A Binge Eater, I weighed in for the first time in a long time. Stepping on the scale was something that I was trying to avoid. I didn’t want to know what my weight was. Honestly, I just didn’t want to feel like a complete failure. […]

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Happy Friday everyone and Happy New Year! It’s a late edition of Five Things Friday but I’m getting one in this week! I hope your new year has been going in the right direction for you. It’s a new month and it’s been pretty busy here in the Gillis household. The new baby arrived in […]

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Welcome to 2017! How was your holiday season? I hope you had an incredible time with family and friends. My holiday season ended with the birth of my daughter. Being a dad is such an amazing feeling. I never thought I would feel it. I’m extremely blessed to have her in my life. Mom is […]

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It’s been very quiet on the blog. Sorry about that. It’s been incredibly busy in the Gillis household. Between regular life things happening, getting the house ready for Baby G, and marathon training taking over my days, there’s just not enough time in the day. Speaking of marathon training, I can’t stop. That’s the overall theme of […]

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Have you ever ran 10 or more miles on a treadmill in one session? I did…on Friday night. The things you do to get your planned run done. Let’s jump back to the beginning of the week first. This is week 3 of marathon training. Everything is going according to plan. Most of you probably […]

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It’s June. It’s the first day of summer and we’re feeling the heat. There’s no denying that. Week 2 of marathon training is still going smoothly. My marathon training plan suggests that I run at least 4 times a week. The plan is no problem. I actually enjoy it. I am not enjoying the hot […]

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