Goals

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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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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I’m horrible with keeping habits. I can truly admit that. I start a new habit and then I will stop practicing that habit a week later. It’s a horrible flaw that I have. A few weeks ago, I started making an effort to really track my habits. I wanted to keep a record of the […]

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I never thought that I would say that I’m running yet another marathon. I thought I was completely done with them. I will be running Chicago Marathon in October. But I won’t be running by myself. I’m running on behalf of charity. Action For Healthy Kids to be exact. Angela ran for them last year and […]

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Back At Square One

by Willie on March 10, 2016

in Daily, Goals, Weight Loss

We all have to start from somewhere. We all have a beginning of our journey. This is my new beginning for my new journey. I guess it’s fitting that I get to go through this weight loss journey again. This time I get to share it with everyone as I got through it. I missed […]

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For the past couple of years, I’ve kept a standard weekday routine. I honestly was never a morning person ever. I used to sleep in later than I do now. I used to rush off to work and forget to do so many things that I needed to do. I’ve now transitioned into being a […]

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When i made my goals for 2016, one of them was to do a speaking engagement by the end of this year. For those that don’t know me personally, I am not a public speaker. I never have been. It’s something that I really never thought about working on until this year. I wanted to […]

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In my last blog post, How We Ate Healthy While Losing 500 Pounds in 2 Years, I talked about the nutrition portion of our diet when we first started losing weight. In this blog post, I want to discuss how I exercised while losing 300 pounds in 2 years. I have to admit that both […]

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