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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Eleventh in a Series)

Hello again. I hope all of you had a great week. I have been working on something that I am really excited about! I will share that with you in just a moment, but first the weekly update. Last week was not only weigh in day but also measurements.…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Tenth in a Series)

Well, here it is. Ten weeks in the books. I started this journey off at 229 pounds being comfortable wearing size 3XL shirts. Last week’s weigh-in was 212 pounds. Those shirts now hang a little longer and a lot looser. I have discovered…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Ninth in a Series)

Hello all. I hope everyone had a great holiday season. I took last week off to spend it with my family. I had such high expectations for everything I was going to accomplish now that I had the time to do so. Can you guess what happened? I…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Eighth in a Series)

Hello all. Today will be a much shorter blog post as I am enjoying being on my first and only week of vacation this year. To those of you who have read my blogs thus far I want to thank you for coming along on this journey with me. If you…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Sixth in a Series)

So, it was bound to happen. Last week’s weigh-in I did not lose any weight. On the plus side, I did not gain any back. I have tried to lose weight before. When I got to the point where I was not losing any more or even gaining some back,…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Fifth in a Series)

So, I survived Thanksgiving. When I first started, my weight was 229 pounds. Last week I hit 219. My first goal to meet is 215 pounds by January 1st. Three weeks left and it seems to be a very achievable goal. My weekly check in with Shannon…

Finding the perfect pair

Your shoe may be fit for a walk when you’re actually going for a run. When it comes to finding the right shoe for exercising not all shoes are created equal.  Some may think if you purchase a good, expensive pair of shoes then they…

Why do I always hear to do 3 Sets of Ten Repetitions?

If you have ever been to physical therapy, had personal training, or even just looked up how to start a weight lifting program online, there is one thing in common, the number ten.  Most recommendations that professionals give when performing…

Tips for Starting a Wellness Program

One theme that keeps being reiterated during these uncertain times, whether it is on the news or being passed around on social media, is concern for health. So, what is health? Many people tend to respond to health in a more reactive manor…

Benefits of Pursuing Cycling

  Many say that you never forget how to ride a bike, so now would be a great opportunity to hop back on your two-wheeler and enjoy the copious amounts of health benefits that cycling has to offer. If you are someone who…