Breaking my Addiction to Food

I wrote a blog over a year ago called Serial Quitter about how I lost over 30 lbs over the course of several years. More importantly than the weight I lost, is that the hold that food had over me and my life was broken. During those years, I felt trapped by the weight and…

Stop Trying to be ‘Happy’

How often do you hear someone say “Well, if it makes them happy…” or “I just want them to be happy…” as a reason to justify actions that might not actually be the best? This always rubs me the wrong way. I think that if our goal is to be¬†happy, we’re searching for the wrong…

Running: a journey

I shared previously how running was one part of my overall weight loss journey. After the weight came off, running has become on its own independent journey in my life. I want to share that journey and some of the things I’ve learned along the way, so that no one compares their start to my…