Running

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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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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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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It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Sometimes you just need a healthy useful break from the world.  Have you ever felt like you didn’t have much to say? You didn’t have much you wanted to do? That’s how I was feeling. Instead of writing mindless and uninteresting blog posts, I took a break to clear my […]

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Last weekend, Angela and I ventured up to Dallas for the Rock and Roll Dallas 5K and Half Marathon. I was excited because I really like the race as well as I got a chance to hang out with friends. We arrived Friday night and really didn’t do much. Saturday morning, we participated in the […]

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We’re back from our time in Baton Rouge. I have to say that this year was hands down my favorite visit to Baton Rouge yet. Usually, I get sick during the weekend but luckily I held that at bay for the first time in three years. This time, we had our friends Tyson, Missy and […]

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Happy New Year! I sadly must admit that this blog post is SUPER late. Forgive me for that! I’m trying my best but things have been just a bit hectic. I want to say that I love the comments and love that I’ve gotten on social media over the past month or so. You guys […]

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Today’s video is a short update on my weight loss progress in my first week. I share what I’ve been doing on my journey to lose weight.

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Today’s video is an update on weight loss, fitness and just creating videos. I talk about my current state, in regards to my weight and fitness. I also discuss the directions that I will be going in to reach my goals in the future. I also ask that you join me in this journey as […]

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