The 14 week Challenge

So the New Year is around the corner, and we all know how it's going to go.  We're going to make a New Years Resolution to lose weight and start the year off strong. We may invest in a gym membership, and we may even go to the gym for the month of January.  But… Continue reading The 14 week Challenge

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Body Shaming?

Lately, I've seen multiple IG posts, Facebook posts, and random blog posts about body shaming.  However, once I started reading these articles, I discovered that they weren't what I thought they were.  I've always been used to smaller girls/guys making fun of me because I was bigger.  So when I thought of body shaming, I… Continue reading Body Shaming?

So you’ve fallen off a bit…

Have you slipped up on your journey to be a healthier you?  I'm not going to lie, I HAVE.  I didn't gain any weight, but I sure didn't lose any either.  But let's be realistic, life happens.  I started traveling every other week, work picked up, and I've started packing for my move.  It seems like there's… Continue reading So you’ve fallen off a bit…

New Low Carb Recipe!

New Recipe alert! I've tried it, and its delicious! Here are the things you need Spaghetti Squash Spinach Bacon Parmesan Cheese Basil Pesto Salt Pepper Minced Garlic Italian seasoning Onion powder If you've prepared spaghetti squash before, then you may already know how to do these first few steps. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees… Continue reading New Low Carb Recipe!

It’s Easy to be Fat.

Every where you look, there's food.  Literally.  Its gotten so bad that you can order food from your phone.  A few weeks ago, I was in a particular restaurant that produces particularly delicious cheesecake and there was a sign on the door saying that you could download their app and BOOM...there's cheesecake.  That's absolutely amazingly...unhealthy. … Continue reading It’s Easy to be Fat.

Workout at Home: Part 2- 4th of July Edition

Happy Fourth of July! I hope you all have enjoyed your long weekend with your family.  I know I have.  From grilled zucchini, shrimp and a little bit of my Mother's delicious pound cake. I need a good at home workout.   Today, I have another special guest who was generous enough to give us… Continue reading Workout at Home: Part 2- 4th of July Edition

Why I lost weight…

Since I've been on my weight loss journey I've lost around 70+ pounds and people ask me all the time, "Alex, what was your motivation?" I would always end up giving them the same generic answer, "to be healthier....blah blah blah".  But in reality, that's not the reason.  For most of my life, I've struggled… Continue reading Why I lost weight…

Patience.

Pa·tient: able to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious. Patience...Something that I don't have.  But lately, God has been forcing me to develop this skill.  In almost every aspect of my life, I've been forced to practice patience.  At work, socially, and with my weight loss. A couple of… Continue reading Patience.