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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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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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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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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