The Never Ending War on Carbs and How Butternut Squash Noodles Are the Best

Sorry for the long lay over between posts, life gets in the way sometimes and finding inspiration to write these missives is it's own unique challenge. And I may have dove headlong into the new South Park game, The Fractured but Whole and forgot to come up for air for the better part of a …

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The Love/Hate Relationship Between Motivation, Music, Wireless Headphones and First World Problems

Motivation can be a tricky and fickle mistress. When you have the proper motivation, everything comes naturally, it all falls into place and you go on your merry way towards crushing whatever goal is right in front of you. Funny story how motivation rarely works that perfectly. Sure you'll have all the motivation in the …

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Introduction to The Recovering Fat Kid Part 5 or The Tough Mudder Summer Hangover

You know that feeling you get when you finish a difficult challenge and then you just want to do absolutely nothing after because you earned it? Multiply that by 50 and throw in a limp and that was me right after the Mudder. I finally conquered the one race that was the epitome of being …

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Introduction to the Recovering Fat Kid Part 4 or I Walked Funny for a Week After the Tough Mudder

So here we are, what started as my End Game. The Holy Grail. The maguffin that propels every action movie plot forward towards the next ridiculous action scene. I'm of course talking about the Tough Mudder Philly 2017. All the training, the running, the dieting, and the "minor" bouts of anxiety I subjected myself to …

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Introduction to the Recovering Fat Kid Part 3 or TRUST THE (Dietary) PROCESS

This one is going to be tough and slightly longer than the previous two posts. For the simple reason, this is the part of the entire process that has given me the most trouble. Tell me to lift for an hour? Done. Go run for a half hour straight? I hate you a little bit …

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