Treating our health journey like a long term financial strategy: Blog with ‘Your Level Fitness’

I feel lucky to have written a post for Your Level Fitness. This is the same blog that I did a podcast with a couple months ago. You can find that podcast here. For this blog, I wrote it to be published on their site so please click this link to read it. I am …

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trotting for turkey, thankful, and needing better follow-through

I ran my first Turkey Trot... but more on that down below. First, I hope all of my U.S. readers had a wonderful thanksgiving. I extra hope it was restful and full of love. Now a quick note on thankfulness. I find that taking an effort to count our blessings and to be thankful, can …

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fall back, preparation, anticipation, and you’re still fine!

That title is a mouthful. Let me explain. What is my favorite time of year? That is a great question. I struggle to define my favorite, but we are in the first of the 2 seasons I love most. I love the beauty of fall but not just the vibrant colors, I also love the …

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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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let your setbacks launch your successes and weekly reflections: 11/3 – 11/9

constant reminders to myself Change in weight (11/03/20 – 11/09/20):  +2.0 LBS Folks, this week was a rollercoaster. I had all the feelings and all the emotions. Guess what? I ate through them all. There is no question as to why I gained back weight. There is no doubt what I need to do to …

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5k to support Parkinson’s disease research

https://foxtrot.michaeljfox.org/fox-trot-virtual/benjamincrosby I have written a lot over the past many months about my journey. I have talked about how my journey is about physical and mental health, it is about happiness, about being a dad, and about just trying to find the best way to be who I am. Almost all of these efforts require …

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community and weekly reflections: 8/11 – 8/17

That feeling when you wear a dress shirt that didn't fit a couple months ago Change in weight (8/11/20 – 8/17/20):  -1.4 LBS Still trying to build those followers! Follow my blog and instagram @a_better_ben. Like , follow, and share with a friend! This morning the scale registered 301.2. I am 1.2 pounds away from …

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