Motivation

I was recently talking to a coworker about nutrition when I thought about this story that I’ve never shared. It’s a story about using a food diary for first time. The day before I started losing weight in 2011, I decided to use the Lose It app. I had actually downloaded the app a month […]

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Thursday March 30, 2017 – Wednesday April 5, 2017 I will admit that this week started off stressful. Without getting into specifics, it was a problem outside of the home. I was beyond stressed and I was really upset. I almost didn’t go to the gym because I just wanted to go home and spend […]

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Dear Willie, You don’t know me but you will. I’m your future self. I’m writing to you from the year 2017. On January 6, 2011, you’re going to start an amazing weight loss journey. You’re going to wake up that day and tackle your goal of finally losing the excess weight that is holding you […]

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Welcome to the last day of the Beginner’s Guide To Weight Loss. I hope the last 4 days have helped you understand how weight loss can be achieved for you.We have one last section to cover before I let you go: recovery. What do I mean by recovery? Recovery is what you do when you’re […]

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Let’s get physical! Yes, today we’re talking about everyone’s favorite topic: exercise. I say that exercise is the special sauce for weight loss because it gives you an extra calorie burn during the day. Could you lose weight without exercise? Of course you could but I would recommend doing some form of exercise every day […]

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Yesterday, we talked about weight loss and how it is a process. This journey will be a long one so buckle in and enjoy the ride. Today, we should talk about your mind. To get specific, let’s talk about your mindset and how to get it on the right path. Anything you do in life, […]

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Have you ever felt judged at the gym? Do you have the feeling that everyone is staring at you when you’re working out? Recently, a friend of mine talked about going to the gym and feeling judged. She was going to the gym with her husband and she isn’t familiar with the machines in the […]

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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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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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Full Disclosure: This post was a hard one for me to write and even publish. I actually wrote another draft of it almost a year ago but immediately deleted it. I didn’t want anyone to read it or even know about it. I’ve been asking myself should I even release it. But you know what, […]

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