50/50 : The beginning
Friday, February 08, 2019      8 comments

Back at the beginning of January , Mat., a fellow workout early bird was on the stair climber right next to the treadmill I was on. He was playing around and reached down and arrowed up my speed on the treadmill for a minute I walked but then... Read more
Oh it is different !!
Monday, July 09, 2018      8 comments

Last week I was watching that show my six hundred pound life . This particular exposed there was a family of 3 siblings 2 sisters and 1 brother. They had a combined weight of over a ton. The oldest sister was 30 at the time of taping and weigh... Read more
Pre Summer challenge thoughts
Friday, June 29, 2018      3 comments

Tomorrow is the kick off to the 2018 Summer 5 % challenge, with endless possibilities to improve . I have really been cleaning up the program and working on rehabbing my foot . I have finally found the right way to tape it and almost walk pain f... Read more
Running scared with apologies
Thursday, March 22, 2018      8 comments

On a Tuesday morning in January an accident at my home left me with yet another injury . My left Achilles tendon was severely damaged pulled sprained thankfully not torn though. Being shorthanded at work I could not be off work, home obligations... Read more
10 days in : not looking good
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      10 comments

In November I was sitting thinking back over all that had happened in 2017 and I remember thinking if i can just get out of the Holidays I will be fine . The stress of the holiday season with finances, work, oh my god the weather and a sports in... Read more
2018 : The Year of Flame Welcome aboard
Sunday, December 31, 2017      3 comments

It is 3 am and the alarm is blaring . The battle begins with oh god no i am not going to do , hit the snooze button for 6 more minutes , close my eyes and see 2017 going by on my eye lids , the alarm sounds again and No i am not going yes i am g... Read more
Friday, October 06, 2017      3 comments

This past May when my stomach basically just stopped working , I became scared to death . I panicked for a few days as the fear took over . My emotions running out of control , I was sinking fast but what to do . Six years ago this person... Read more
a question you should ask yourself ?
Thursday, July 06, 2017      5 comments

Not many know of the health issues I have been having and I am not here to discuss that, but it is where my trainer asked me to download an app for motivation. The PepTalk it is a daily dose of motivation or whenever I feel like I am struggling ... Read more
Back in control
Thursday, June 29, 2017      4 comments

My birthday came and went this past week without me meeting the goal. I had set the goal to be 250 pounds by June the 25, and I didnt do it actually was up in weight. This is something that is always hard for me to swallow. When I set a goal i d... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Transformation Story that made me cry
Saturday, March 04, 2017      48 comments

From day one of this journey I focus on the now not the then . Somethings are to painful or to easy to go back to so i stay in the present . I was asked by my trainer who I have the utmost respect and admiration for, to write my transformation s... Read more
The most important Valentine
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      2 comments

Dear my better half , This is going to be more of an apology to you my most special Valentine . On January 10 we set out with a plan and I asked you to push harder do more be stronger . Together we worked out we watched in the mirrors that surro... Read more
The wait
Sunday, February 12, 2017      5 comments

In December I talk my trainer I just dont how much longer i can do this .. brow beat myself into the ground with the no results or not substantial one . She said take the holidays and we will strart over in with new plan in January . I made no r... Read more
The most awesome number
Sunday, January 29, 2017      6 comments

In October of 2015 the doctors and the Physical Therapist agreed that I could not do any fitness of any sort as to give my IT band time to heal . For three months i hobbled helpless on a leg that would not heal . Finally in December i was told i... Read more
My take on the best challenge on Spark
Friday, November 18, 2016      0 comments

Well now today is the last challenge day of the 2016 Fall 5% Challenge . I have been part of the 5% challenge for almost as long as I have been sparking on here . I cant recall one time I actually lost my 5% goal; However that has very little d... Read more
Early morning Gym
Thursday, November 17, 2016      6 comments

After battling through being sick and a ton of home drama this week, last I said i am going to the gym early tomorrow that way non of your plans can interfere with what i need to do. If they are not going to take my gym seriously then I am going... Read more

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