Right off the bat, most folks associate the number 13 with bad luck but for me, it’s always been my lucky number. I was born on the 13th and the number 13 has always made me happy. It’s not even really a numbers thing, I have always been a much bigger fan of the number... Continue Reading →
Last night was 5k Wednesday. Like most Wednesdays, I found myself at my favorite local park and I immediately got into exercise mode. I love this particular park because it has great hills, clear paths, and perfect scenery. Aside from the millennials riding motorized skateboards and scooters while paying too much attention to their phones,... Continue Reading →
Recently I re-discovered a couple of my old running/fighting playlists and decided to use them during my runs when I am stuck indoors due to smoke in the air here in Utah because of fires locally and from California. On Sundays I usually swim, ride and run on the same day, doing a pseudo triathlon,... Continue Reading →
Reset. Refresh. Restart. That's how June typically goes for me. I spend the month resetting myself, my priorities, my body, and my mind. Even though this year is a bit different than the last 5 years, as I am not coming off an exhausting fighting campaign, I still find myself ready to get my fresh... Continue Reading →
Recently, I started a vlog series on my YouTube channel that is geared more towards my athlete side, instead of my planner side. I just do short little vlog updates, talking about what it takes to be a bariathlete, which is a term used for someone who has gone through bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)... Continue Reading →
Today, April 12, 2018 is the 11th Anniversary of my Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery. The photo above is the only comparison photo I am going to do this year, I will save the multi-view photo for my 13th year anniversary, that's my lucky (and favorite) number. I wasn't sure how I was going to celebrate... Continue Reading →
2018 is looking much brighter than I ever thought it could, especially given the fact I started the last half of 2017 with the idea I was giving up the one thing I loved to do most in my life. But now, knowing I have new goals, new opportunities and I have the ability to CREATE whatever I choose, is pretty amazing.
My 50 Firsts before my 51st Updated Complete List! Climbed the Teotihuacan Pyramids, Mexico City Ate Crickets & Ant Larva, Mexico City Fought professional MMA Fighter, Josh Tyler Did my first Facebook Live Feed, in conjunction with Readyman.com Started Crossfit @Brickwall Crossfit Did my first official Crossfit WoD Competiton Drove thru Donner Pass Camped out... Continue Reading →