The question for today’s video is Why Wait? Just Start! I see a lot of people waiting (myself included) on that perfect time to start something. It could be a weight loss journey, a new goal, or even just taking a leap of faith. We all wait for that “perfect” moment to dive into something. […]


I have a couple of posts in the can but they’re not quite completed yet. So to tide you over until those posts are done, I’ll talk about what’s been up with me lately. Fueled By Marathon Training: I’ve almost completed my second week in marathon training. It’s going pretty well. Running in the afternoon is […]


Veggie Tales

by Willie on June 3, 2014

in Daily, Food Fuel, In My Head, Rants

Vegetables. For the longest time, I can remember avoiding vegetables like the plague. I was a picky eater from a very young age. The bane of most parent’s existence. “How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?” That question was something my parents struggled with for years. I avoided most, if not all vegetables. […]


On Monday, Memorial Day, I started my training plan for my first marathon. It’s something that has been a long time coming but I was never really thrilled to do it. Angela started her marathon training last summer for her first marathon, St. Jude Marathon, and I’m following in her footsteps. A year later, I’m […]


I want to talk about knives. It’s the most important tool that I use in the kitchen. When I started to learn how to cook last July, knife skills were the first thing I learned how to do. You’re probably saying, “Knife skills? Just cut things like you normally would. You don’t need knife skills.” […]


I wrote the second part of “The Catalyst” on April 1st. April Fool’s Day is the one day I should have avoided writing that post. I pulled a joke on myself. I wrote that post in a rambling writing session. There was really no clear vision with that post. I just wanted to get that […]


What are the things that make me who I am? Why am I so interested in cooking now in my 30s? I’m a creative person. For the longest time, I’ve been that way. I can remember as a kid locking myself in my bedroom and reading books from sunrise to sunset. I would beg my […]


Welcome to Fueled By Running! This blog has been a long thought out process in the making. Just over three years ago, I weighed 492 pounds and my wife weighed 338 pounds. Through diet and exercise, we lost a combined 500 pounds over the course of two years. Fast forward to 2013, I started to […]