weight loss

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 can’t believe that it’s been six weeks since I recommitted myself to this weight loss journey once again. The time has flown by. Truly, I can say that this has been a very smooth transition into losing weight. No frustration. Zero hunger issues. In the first 5 weeks, I’ve lost just under 8 pounds. I […]

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Shortly before I wrote my last post, I Am A Binge Eater, I weighed in for the first time in a long time. Stepping on the scale was something that I was trying to avoid. I didn’t want to know what my weight was. Honestly, I just didn’t want to feel like a complete failure. […]

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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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You can agree with me that weight loss is hard. Really hard. Most experts say that it is a simple equation: calories in vs. calories out. But it’s really more to weight loss than that. There are a lot of small parts that eventually add up to a bigger outcome. Cutting your calories is already […]

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A Letter To My Readers

by Willie on October 31, 2016

in Daily

Dear reader, It’s been awhile since I’ve written on the blog. Sorry for the disappearing act. Lately, it’s been a struggle to find my voice on this outlet. I’ve felt like I’ve had nothing to say. Have you ever felt like that? My life is pretty routine most of the time. I wake up, workout, […]

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Change Can Be Good For You

by Willie on September 12, 2016

in Daily

Change can be a positive or a negative. Yesterday was September 11th here in the United States. September 11th is a really devastating day for us Americans because of the horrible terrorist attacks that happened on that date. The events of 9/11 changed not only America but the world as a whole. It changed how […]

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You need to go to the gym to get your workout in. The couch and Netflix sounds a lot more appealing instead. Losing weight is a goal but you’re scared that you can’t do it. You care what others will think. You’re just fearful of what could happen. There are two things that are holding […]

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Have you ever ran 10 or more miles on a treadmill in one session? I did…on Friday night. The things you do to get your planned run done. Let’s jump back to the beginning of the week first. This is week 3 of marathon training. Everything is going according to plan. Most of you probably […]

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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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