So much to say, but I’ll start with… “I’m back if you’ll have me”

It has not been a full year, but damn has it been close since I last posted. A lot has happened since that time. In fact, without real hard thought, I am going to struggle to recollect it all with clarity of event or timeline. Today I would like to discuss mental journey, health goals, …

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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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new years resolutions: my take and a smart way to ditch them

starting the new year with my trusty toddler personal trainer We have all made New Years resolutions. We have all failed miserably at them. How long did we stop drinking? 4 days? One week? Maybe we lasted until February? How about that year you said you would cut carbs? How were you doing at that …

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incorporating holiday eating into a weight loss journey and weekly reflections: 11/17 – 11/23

some morning hiking to clear the mind, with a 30 pound toddler on the back 🙂 Change in weight (11/17/20 – 11/23/20):  -0.4 LBS It is the Monday before Thanksgiving and all I can think about is that I am a mere 2 weeks from finishing my first year of this betterment journey. But part …

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