Happy Friday everyone! I’m extremely happy for the weekend ahead. It’s my wife’s first Mother’s Day and I hope that she will have a great day on Sunday. Right now as of Thursday, I’m sick with a sore throat so I’m hoping to kick this crud out of my system before the weekend actually begins. […]

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Happy Friday everyone! Another week down and an another weekend to look forward to. How was your week? Today, I have a hodgepodge of things that I’ve enjoyed over the past week. I want to share a few of them with you today! Let’s get into it, shall we? 1. Kendrick Lamar Last week, I […]


Welcome to Friday friends! I haven’t written a Five Things Friday post in awhile so I figured why not start it back up again. This week has moved by really fast. I’m looking forward to spending our first Easter with Baby G. Maybe even catching up on a little sleep. For now, I want to […]


Happy Friday everyone! I hope all is well with you. It’s a new month and I want to start it off right with some new content. It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Five Things Friday. So, it makes sense to post a new one today. The first Friday of December. November was a hectic […]


Five Bullet Friday

by Willie on September 9, 2016

in Daily, Five Bullet Friday

Welcome to Five Bullet Friday! This new feature is a way for me to share a few things with you that I’ve been enjoying throughout the week. The things will range from books, foods, TV and just about anything that I like. Let’s get into the first Five Bullet Friday! 1. Stranger Things (Source) I actually […]


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 […]


How’s it going guys? Things have been busy around the Gillis household. We got home somewhat late last night and I’m still a little tired. Regardless, I wanted to talk about the New York trip overall. We flew to New York on Sunday morning and arrived that afternoon. NBC Universal had a car pick us […]


After a long discussion with Angela over the holiday weekend, I’ve realized that the blog in its’ current state is starting to suffer. I’ll post frequently one week and infrequently the next week. This erratic schedule is mostly coming from my lack of skills as a writer. The posts that you’ve seen on the blog […]


For the past month, I’ve been doing Crossfit and I have to say that I’m really enjoying the experience. I talked about my first week of Crossfit earlier this month. I will talk about my overall experience next week. The human body and mind are an amazing piece of engineering. We take for granted what […]


You Don’t Know Me 

by Willie on April 3, 2015

in Daily

Here is a crazy realization! I’ve been writing for this blog for well over a year and I’ve never done one of those “fun facts about me” post. Once I had this clear thought, I just said to myself, “Why not?” I’m 99% sure that most of the people who read this blog have no […]