changing the narrative: overweight does not mean overwork

as always, please check out my instagram @a_better_ben I have said this before, but growing up overweight, or "fat", was not easy. It was not easy for all of the obvious reasons including being slow, less popular, ridiculed, finding clothes sizes, and on and on. These things start to impact you even if you think …

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succeeding when you least expect it and weekly reflections: 6/8 – 6/14

change in weight (6/8/21 – 6/14/21): -1.2 LBS I was nothing but tired this week. I got sick, the kids got sick, the baby didn't sleep because he was sick, and I was a mess because of it. I think I averaged less than 5 hours of sleep per night this week and it really caught …

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eating like a dumb dumb and weekly reflections: 5/25 – 5/31

change in weight (5/25/21 – 5/31/21): +0.8 LBS I have been eating like a dumb dumb. The consistency and discipline of sticking with my plan that has made my spring so successful has been a struggle lately. I have not cared. I have said "I'll make up for it later this week". I just haven't felt …

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if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it and weekly reflections: 5/18 – 5/24

but that hair. Another awkward post-run selfie for your viewing pleasure change in weight (5/18/21 – 5/24/21): -1.0 LBS I am down another pound this week. I am happy about it, as I write every time I lose weight. Ultimately, there isn't much to say about the weekly routine because it's working. I don't need to …

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long hiatus and a few weeks reflection: 4/27 – 5/17

change in weight (4/27/21 – 5/17/21): -2.2 LBS Sorry for the time away, folks. Life has simply been crazy. Between the kids, work, and all the other stuff, I have been struggling to keep up. It was getting to the point where writing my blog was a serious stress inducer. I stopped myself and realized that …

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tough week, crushing goals, and weekly reflections: 4/20 – 4/26

change in weight (4/20/21 – 4/26/21): -1.0 LBS You can have a bad week, feel like crap, crush goals, feel great, back slide, and move forward all at the same time. Our goals, our aspirations, our lives, they are complex and these feelings above often times stem from individual aspects of our goals and situation. With …

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