Getting Ready for the Final Weigh-In

Everything is going according to plan. It's been a busy month for me, but I'm trying to keep up and on track with everything. I’m looking forward to the end of this month and the final weigh-in.

Excited for the Future

I realized that this isn't just a program anymore, it's my program. It's my life, and I'm excited about it.

Changed for the Better

We are closing in on the end of the program, which is crazy because I feel like we just started. This program has given me a better understanding of who I am, what I can accomplish with the right tools, and what my new lifestyle can grant me. I hope to see another round of Live Better Fit next year with new participants, because it has completely changed my life for the better.

Getting Back into a Groove

3 more pounds down! I was not as active this past month, and this is the result of that. I’m getting back into the groove of things with my new knee brace, and feeling overall fantastic. I look forward to next month’s weigh in!

Enjoying the Cooler Weather

It's getting cool out and it feels great. I’m taking each day one day at a time, enjoying my workouts and keeping busy. I’m looking forward to the last two weigh-ins to see how I have progressed throughout the last few months. I’m going to enjoy this weather while it lasts!

Feeling Wonderful

I’m feeling WONDERFUL. It's starting to cool down outside, leaves are falling and I'm feeling the burn internally. While I was down physically, the nutritional aspect of my health plan really shined through. I look forward to trying new exercises I'm going to incorporate into my workout routine, some based on ancient body development and more combat sport conditioning. All of that starts Tuesday!

Trust the Process

Everything is healing up and getting better. I missed my goal by 4 pounds, but I'm more determined than ever to finish this program off strong. Trust the process.

Getting Close to Reaching My Goal

I’m down 5 more pounds down, and now only 4 pounds shy of my goal. I’m slowly building and getting my strength back and getting back into a normal routine.

Patience is a Virtue

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. -Lao Tzu The biggest lesson I've learned this and last week is patience. It's easier to have patience with yourself with things that you can control, and then things are out of your control, you must trust yourself more and not overwhelm yourself with worry and anxiety. Sometimes we have to slow down when things come about, but the most important thing is remembering that while the pace maybe slower than normal, the...

Working Through a Rough Week

Man, it’s been a ROUGH week. So on Tuesday I had major dental work with the removal of a molar. There was a slight problem in that my cheek and lip we're numb, but my gum wasn't, so I felt EVERYTHING. It was a traumatic experience. My diet has changed because of the dental work, and I’m in pain constantly. I cannot fully workout until next week, and I'm still trying to do some light workouts, but it's difficult because I don't want to cause complications. I’m pacing myself, and I...

Going the Distance

I’m still going the distance. It's been a tough week with my knee, but I’m not pushing myself too hard. I've incorporated more body weight exercises and cut back on the protein I increased.

Getting Stronger Every Day

So it's a weird thing to say, but my thighs don't rub together anymore. Ha! I’m building muscle mass, and I’m the strongest I have ever been in my life. I can see a lot of change in my body. Since I've started jogging and increasing my weights, my knee is swelling more, so I have to be careful and wear my brace. I’m probably going to start wrapping my knee and actually taking decent leg rest days. I realized yesterday that I go to Planet Fitness one day and walking the next equal...