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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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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299.8 and weekly reflections: 8/18 – 8/24

Change in weight (8/18/20 – 8/24/20):  -1.4 LBS Follow my blog and instagram @a_better_ben. Like , follow, and share with a friend! This week has been full of surprises. I actually met my stretch and strength training goals!!!!! I'll talk more on that later. I also was feeling super motivated and worked out a ton …

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old fads and weekly reflections: 7/14 – 7/20

Change in weight (7/14/20 – 7/20/20):  -1.6 LBS Still trying to build those followers! Follow my blog and instagram @a_better_ben. I want to start by thanking everybody who reads, likes, and comments (personally or on here). You all are tremendously helpful and it means so much to me. I started this week knowing that I …

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staying the course – weekly reflections: 7/7 – 7/13

the path to a better ben can have bumps, trips, and stumbles. it is definitely not paved Change in weight (7/7/20 – 7/13/20):  +2.4 LBS Still trying to build those followers! Follow my blog and instagram @a_better_ben. So with one simple week I have erased the gains of my previous week. I lost it and …

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