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Why You Need to Stop Using “In Moderation” and Other Excuses to Eat Unhealthy

In 2014, when I was deployed to Afghanistan, I mentioned to a co-worker that I was looking to lose some weight. I was 5’11” and about 215 at the time, so compared to society’s view of people who need to … Continue reading

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#GymMotivation: When Haters Attack

This is my girlfriend, Nellie. Believe it or not, she is the one who suggested I write this blog post about what happened a few days ago when this picture was posted on social media. First off, when I posted … Continue reading

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#WomensEqualityDay: If You Have To Ask, “Why Is This Needed?” That’s Exactly The Problem

It never fails. Women do something, or something exists promoting women’s equality and people ask, often in a nasty and condescending tone, “Why is this needed? Women have all the same rights as men!” Since I would absolutely hate to … Continue reading

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Don’t Like Facebook Posts About People Exercising or Going To The Gym? I Don’t Believe We Asked For Your Permission

This is me following my six-mile run early this morning. I felt great, as I always do after a run, especially on a Sunday morning. For some reason, this is┬áthe day I feel the most relaxed when running. I think … Continue reading

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Ladies, Ever Wonder Why It Seems Every Story About Body Size Involves Women? It’s Because Of How Nasty You Are To Each Other

It seems that these days, there are so many stories, pictures, quotes and everything else that points out someone’s body size. Now with┬ámore than several billion people in this world, a sensible person surely realizes that everyone’s body will NOT … Continue reading

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After Saying I’ve Lost Nearly 30 Pounds, I Hear “You Didn’t Need To Lose Any Weight!” Perhaps You Must Have Me Confused With Someone Who Was Asking For Permission

This is very likely the ONLY time you will ever see me publicly post a shirtless picture of myself. I’m very modest about things like this. I only did it because of this being about weight loss and when it … Continue reading

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