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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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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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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the past, the future, and weekly reflections: 9/30 – 10/5

Change in weight (9/30/20 – 10/5/20):  -0.2 LBS The end of summer went like a flash. I feel that just the other day I was lamenting the heat of August and now it is October. This is good though, I am a man who loves his fall weather. The Past Really only the past 2 …

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weekend away and weekly reflections: 9/22 – 9/29

https://foxtrot.michaeljfox.org/fox-trot-virtual/Benjamincrosby Change in weight (9/22/20 – 9/29/20):  -1.8 LBS So I went to Nantucket for the first time this weekend. My wife and I went away, without our daughter, for the first time since she was born (2 years in a week). This, my friends, felt weird. But, it was really nice. It was nice …

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a tough 7 days and weekly reflections: 9/15 – 9/21

https://foxtrot.michaeljfox.org/fox-trot-virtual/Benjamincrosby Change in weight (9/15/20 – 9/21/20):  +0.2 LBS This week was surprisingly difficult. I think all around, it was an emotional dud. I did not feel great (mentally), only a couple workouts felt good, and I just wanted to eat. My appetite was on fire... and not the appetite because I need to sustain. …

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