Ambitious Health

I like to give credit where credit is due. I didn’t get to my healthier self without a little help from some family, friends and strangers. Yep, strangers! As much as the parents drilled into my head in my formidable years, I’ve been finding solace in the words and recipes of those I don’t know […]


Borrowing from the Urban Dictionary, it’s much more than a cleverly compounded title describing the holiday time between Oct and Dec. It is a state of mind either positive or negative. For many, it’s a difficult time during one’s personal battle of the bulge because there are so many temptations! First comes candy then comes […]

Maintenance Crew

I’m only one person but I think in terms of making sure my body stays in a satisfactory stasis, it takes a team! A team of bodily systems and the city center of all those systems keeping them in check. I call them my maintenance crew and they’re doing a heck of a job. For […]

Year and There

Today is a very special day to me. A year ago today I decided to take back my health but more importantly my life! I started the class that was to help me be the man I am today! I definitely had my doubts because all my other attempts fell flat or fell fat in […]

Gone but not forgotten…

This folks is not a somber post. I know I haven’t posted something for your brains to digest in a little while and decided it was high time to do so. It’s been a very exciting time for me these past two months. I lost even more weight and even surpassed my goal of 200lbs! […]

Vacation Myths

I learned not long ago that even though you’re on vacation, it doesn’t mean that you have to be reckless. I just started a 12-day roadtrip to see family and planned out how I was going to approach it in the food dept well before I even knew what stops I was going to make. […]

Image non-Issues

Reflecting on the time it took to get to where I am and what I went through in all facets has been nothing short of amazing! One aspect I’ve been thinking about a lot are my newly morphed body image issues or non-issues now. I think the turning point was truly earlier last week when […]