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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needed updates and weekly reflections: 2/23 – 3/1

change in weight (2/23/21 – 3/1/21): -1.0 LBS It dawned on my earlier this week that I had not updated any of the baseline assumptions in MyFitnessPal that I use to calculate my target caloric burn. Unlike Ronco's (sp? remember him!?) rotisserie cooker, I cannot simply set it and forget it. No, this journey and these …

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adjusting expectations, claiming victories, and weekly reflections: 2/9 – 2/15

chilly walks to soothe the soul change in weight (2/9/21 – 2/15/21):  -1.2 LBS Well, I set out to have this past week remind me that I can have my little victories. I needed to prove to myself that I can achieve my goals by focussing on the little things and my plan. The weight …

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