Now Is The Time To Lead by Example

I think it is safe to say 2020 hasn’t started how any of thought it was going to. I wake up everyday and the first thing to comes to mind is, “what do I need to fear today?”. I makes me so sad that our children have to experience this and how this pandemic willContinue reading “Now Is The Time To Lead by Example”

I’m Standing in the Ashes of Who I Used To Be

If you are looking for me I will be walking around aimlessly with a smirk on my face. Most of you probably haven’t seen or heard much from in the past little while. This week marks the end of what feels like a very long learning journey. At the age of 49 years old, IContinue reading “I’m Standing in the Ashes of Who I Used To Be”

What Defines Failure?

How do I define failure? I have been reflecting on this question a lot lately. The past several months has been less than awesome for me. I have shared a bit here about some of the things going on in my life and some I haven’t. As I have mentioned in a previous blog myContinue reading “What Defines Failure?”

Even Goals Need A Balanced Approach

As someone that is always preaching about taking a balanced approach, I was reminded recently how easy it is to lose sight of that balance. I have been working towards an arbitrary goal weight of 165lbs, it was a number that I just had decided on based on my lowest weight which would have madeContinue reading “Even Goals Need A Balanced Approach”

Let Nothing Stop You!

Stress can be a real buzz kill. For me, when I am stressed it really impacts my ability to make sound choices. The past few weeks have been a good reminder that we are never bullet proof. No matter how much I have learned through my journey I will have moments where I fail toContinue reading “Let Nothing Stop You!”

Change Your Mind – Change Your Life

How set are you on the decisions you make at a certain point in your life? How open are you at reevaluating or changing your mind? So many of us limit our options because decisions we make at a certain point in our lives due circumstances or what serves us at that time but doesContinue reading “Change Your Mind – Change Your Life”

Vacations-The Ultimate Reward for Hard Work

Yesterday I booked our first sunny vacation since I was 24 years old – I am now 48 years old. 24 years since I had a real vacation – that is insane!! When people ask me why it has taken me so long to go on vacation, I think to myself, how many times haveContinue reading “Vacations-The Ultimate Reward for Hard Work”

To Be Coached or Not to be Coached…

As my last blog for 2018 I can’t help but reflect back on my year. It’s been probably my most turbulent year since I started focusing on my health. I have said before that losing 200lbs was the easy part, it’s learning to live in my new current reality, that has been by far theContinue reading “To Be Coached or Not to be Coached…”

Don’t Wait for New Years to Set Goals

Don’t be so quick to jump on the New Year’s resolution band wagon. In reality, every day is an opportunity to make a small change to work towards a long-term goal so why put all that pressure on yourself and that one date. I am sure you have things that you want to achieve allContinue reading “Don’t Wait for New Years to Set Goals”

My Complex System: Family, School, Work, and Health & Fitness

People often comment to me that they are amazed at my ability to juggle life, and for the most part that is true but what they may not know is that I spend a great deal of my time in the clouds. Well not really, but I do spend a lot of time looking atContinue reading “My Complex System: Family, School, Work, and Health & Fitness”