Walk to Victory

Six months ago I ran my first half marathon. I can say running that race changed my life. I accomplished something I never dreamed possible. Shortly after completing the Riverton Half my mind began to imagine. What's next? I toyed with lots of new athletic goals. Yet my mind kept saying "you can run 13.1 …

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Why do you run?

Two years ago you would not recognize me. I weighed approximately 400 lbs. I was happy and  content. A content life is a dangerous life. The world we live  in is turbulent, harsh, and beautiful. Eventually the storm of life will rain on each of us. In the words of Anne of Green Gables, “It's been my experience …

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One Year of Accomplishment

I started this blog one year ago today! What a journey it has been. My first post  marked a monumental moment for me. I stood on the scale saw a number instead "error". I was so excited to see the number 335 on that scale. I remember telling myself "I am going to go all the way." I …

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Decisions and Destiny

The adventure of life continues to unfold. Every day we decide what we are going to do with our time. You decide your destiny. When the shadow of the day begins to fade what will you do? Watch another season of your favorite show on Netflix? Read a book? Spend quality time with your kids or …

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New Year, New Goals, New Adventures!

2015 was an incredible year of change. Reflecting on who I was at the beginning of 2015 and who I am now entering into 2016 is a major wow! I lost 160 lbs, hiked more than 500 miles, and biked over 100 miles. I finished my first sprint triathlon, became a morning person, stopped playing video games, and …

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Determination: the key to success

I had an unexpected exchange with a stranger today. All of us inspire others to do great things most the time we don't even know it. I was donating plasma today minding my own business when one of the employees started talking about me. I overheard her say while pointing at me. "That guy is …

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Work hard and find joy

Since my last post I have continued to be active. Earlier this year I decided start a routine of good morning habits. Wake up early Exercise (even if only for a few minutes) Read Meditate. While doing this I noticed I am happier and productive throughout the day. I get a lot more done in the mornings …

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