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Good morning my homies and welcome to the blog! It’s a rainy morning here in Elizabethtown and super damn cold outside! Still, I’m so very thankful to have this time to share and catch up with all of you. Now that the holiday madness is really over I hope everybody didn’t go bankrupt buying all those presents and food.lol. Life is certainly keeping me on my toes and I can’t wait to share with all of you what’s been up so let’s get into it!

First, off ya boi has hit a new low of 476 which feels great because I think I have moved my damn set weight finally, thank goodness! This is an all-time low for me and I’m thankful for the results on the scale but I still need to measure because it’s been a long time since I have done that! The key to my recent fat loss has a lot to do with amazing weights my girl bought me during the holidays! My routine is so easy with the gym in the house and my body is starting to look forward to lifting after work every day I work. So the routine goes like this, on days I work I fast the whole day at least 20 hours and then when I get off work I lift before I break my fast! On my days off I have 2 meals and still hit the weights but I try to also do my stretching and Yoga plus Qi Gong! My routine is very ambitious but it feels amazing and I’m really stretching myself!

Work is going really well and it is affording me a great workout! The constant fast-paced and demand has got my stamina getting better and better! Not only that but I’m starting to really do a great job with my own standards which are always higher than what anyone else puts on me. Sometimes I get caught up with the money and I forget I took the job to get in better shape and the money was a distant second! For what I do I feel like I make really great money for the time I spend there. When I first started I was just dripping with sweat and couldn’t keep up with my standards but now I’m right on pace and doing a better job of keeping my stamina high! Trust me when I tell you that this job is far from perfect and there are a good amount of things that really suck about where I work but the awesome part is my job allows me to be off to myself and do my thing which I really love! It’s about getting better and better and all the drama about the job well it just is what it is but it doesn’t make me any less grateful, I just put my head down and grind because I’m only there long enough to get me to the next level of my life!

On the diet front I was getting into that Keto boredom you may have heard of. Well, let’s be clear every single way of eating gets boring after a long time. The key and this is what I have been doing lately is to get back to cooking all those favorite meals that I loved when I first started Keto. For instance, these Keto waffles I got poppin in the picture above! I forgot all about these bad boys until I saw someone on Instagram talking about them. They so bomb and so damn easy to make!

4 eggs/2 tsp of vanilla extract/2 tsp cake batter extract/4 oz of cream cheese(soft)/tablespoon of sweetener use a blender to blend those up for a few moments!

Then add 4 tablespoons of almond flour and peanut butter powder(optional) and blend again until you get a fantastic waffle batter and that’s it! put them in your waffle maker and I’m telling you for like 7 net carbs a waffle you will love these and keep it so Keto with sugar-free syrup or cool whip! Try them and let me know what yall think! Oh, and I made some baked chicken with cheese and had a ghetto chicken and waffle low carb feast.lol

Lastly, I am so very thankful to my friend Juliecares! She is amazing and has been supportive from day one! Check this out, she knows how hard I have been working and she sent me a jersey that is too big for her because she lost so much fat so that I could use it for inspiration! It’s like a 2xl and it’s gonna take a long way before I can wear this awesome shirt but the point is when people believe in you it makes all the difference in the world! She has nothing to gain by doing this for me but to be a blessing and I can honestly say that I am humbled by her generosity! That’s how we make a difference when we do things just to be a blessing to someone else and It makes me hungry and motivated to be able to fit that jersey! Thank you so very much Lady!

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Posted by on January 13, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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Year In Review

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Wow so this is my very first post of the year and I apologize for the delay. My year has been a true blessing and I can honestly say that this year should be even better than the last! I decided to highlight a few things that had a huge impact on me this year as well as helped keep me motivated to live my best life! Thank you so much for sticking by me this year and supporting me the entire year!

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I started the year thinking about how big I had gotten and what I was going to do about it so I bought a scale from Amazon and started focusing on my goals. I can’t front I was pissed at how much I weighed and thought I was lighter because I thought at the time I had really been trying to change my relationship with food. Boy, was I dead wrong! My diet was horrible and I gave zero thought to what food was for and what it was doing for my body. That was the day that I started becoming a research junkie and diving into the field of health and nutrition head on! Today I have such a better understanding of what my body responds too and how insulin affects my body based on what I have been giving it! I’m not perfect but I have the formula for what works for my body so I say that’s a win!

Screenshot_20180402-072603.jpgThe get back tour was the biggest most important goal I had last year. My children and I have always been close but the truth was I wasn’t being all I could be for them! The truth is I needed to do more and this trip was to address that and so much more. The drive was long and I was still nervous the entire way because I wanted my kids to truly know just how much I love and respect them! My mission was to leave no doubt about my love for them and my belief in them and there’s nothing like being there in real time and physical contact! We went all over the place and the looks on their faces filled with excitement and delight filled my heart like no other feeling ever! To say this was the highlight of my year would be an understatement it was simply one of the greatest blessings the good Lord has ever let me be a part of!

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The kids asked me one simple question when I arrived back home and that was “When are you coming back to California?” Yall already know that’s all I needed to make the Get Back 2 to happen and I went back to Cali again about 5 months later and had a great time! This time we found my favorite beach at Dana Point and it blew me away! The kids and I must have gone there every single day I was in town. I think the first trip was really emotional because it had been a long time since I saw them but the second trip was that confirmation that they know that they can count on me making the trip a priority in my life! My kids flat out make me the man I am and the man I strive to be so they made this last year the best of my life to that point!

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Tiffany got her bling! So my girl and I have been together for going on 9 years now and although we discussed it years back this year for Christmas she got her engagement and wedding ring set! I’m blessed beyond measure to have a person that loves me so very much and cares enough to put up with my bullshit and deals with me anyway! I am no day at the beach in my humble opinion and I am riddled with flaws but she has stood by me no matter the test and she is what we call A REAL ONE! I love her very much and we plan to get married around June or July and hit a cruise for the honeymoon, she deserves the best and she will have it, I mean it’s the very least I could do!

Finally my fat loss journey and the grind! So this year I lost a total of 75 pounds which brings my total to well over 115 pounds of total weight loss! I’m blown away at what I have been able to accomplish by simply researching and ap[plying the findings to my life the best way I know how. My body feels and performs better today than it did at any point since I moved to Kentucky almost a decade ago! Don’t get it twisted my ass is still sore and I walk around here looking like a geriatrics patient sometimes because my knees bother me sometimes. I can’t put into words how thankful I am to all of you who follow my blog and my account on Facebook and Insta because I promise I couldn’t have done it without the support and love that is always waiting! My goals are very lofty for 2019 including but not limited to losing 130 pounds but I feel like I’ll never know what I can do until I shoot for it!

And that’s about it, my year has been amazing and my Mother knows where she fits into all this or she better know because all I am and what I have become is strictly because she cared enough to love me and put me in a position to be a great man! I love you momma and I always will!

 
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Posted by on January 6, 2019 in Uncategorized

 

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478

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So as you can see I have hit a new all-time low in my fat loss journey! It’s been crazy because I felt like I was at a standstill for months before I saw this trend of going lower.  I’ll get into that later but first I want to wish everyone happy holidays and I truly hope you are having fun with the people you love! Like everyone around, I have been super busy celebrating and enjoying my family time! It’s finally time to get back to it and crush these goals ahead!

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So my girl got her ring this Christmas and she was very happy! We are getting married this summer of 2019 and I’m really excited about that! I made out great as well, I got the new Samsung Note 9 and an awesome workout set for Christmas. I can’t really act surprised because I always get spoiled for the holidays by my family and friends and this year was no different! Everyone seemed to be truly happy with their gifts and the smiles lit up the living room! The truth is I’m very blessed no matter what the time and hell every day is Christmas when you have the type of loving family and friends I have around me!

As the title says I stepped on the scale and when I heard the ladies voice say 478 I was floored! I have been working hard with my eating but I honestly couldn’t break this damn plateau until recently! I’m so excited to see if I can get to below 450 by the 22nd of January because that’s been the goal for a while now and I believe it possible if I continue to focus! The weights I was gifted will certainly help to burn fat while I’m sleeping and I plan to lift every morning before work along with my Qigong and stretching exercising. Lord knows that the holidays are providing plenty of cardio at work, so if you throw fasting and OMAD in the mix I feel like it’s going to be a great couple of weeks as I breeze thru January and beyond!

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I’m so very proud of my girl, she has been doing some truly amazing things with wine bottles and I am totally in awe of her creative spirit! It’s funny how you never know who you may inspire to chase their dreams because they see you pursuing your own! She and her sister had a craft show and totally killed it and damn near sold out! Not bad for the first time out. They already have plans for the next show in February and I can’t wait to be there to cheer her on!

On the diet front, I have ordered a 3 bottle supply of Organifi green, gold, and red juice! I know in my gut that I need more nutrients than I am getting from my mostly meat diet and I want to try to get this juice every few months because it tastes amazing and it has loads of great and cold processed vitamins! Besides, I would much rather eat my protein but drink my greens and fruits anyway, that’s just how I like it!

I got a haircut yall and it feels great! Other than this I’m pretty much done. I work the next 2 days but I will be putting out another podcast episode this weekend on Big Boi Koncepts so check it out if you get the chance! Have a fantastic night and I will be back as soon as possible!

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Posted by on December 26, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Real Men Adjust

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Hello everyone and welcome to another fantastic and motivating Thursday morning, I absolutely love Thursday yall! It’s starting to get close to the weekend and all the people around this house seem to be in a great mood knowing it will be time to relax and examine again. This weekend we are celebrating Christmas with my fiance’s family and it will be a true blessing to see everyone and come together as a unit. My fiance’ is also having here craft show coming up this weekend as well so things are very busy around here so I figured I would get up early and hit this blog before the time gets away from me. Grab your coffee and let’s have some fun!

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Work is proving to have it’s up’s and downs. I forgot how many different personalities you run into when you are in a work environment. My new soon to be boss and I don’t really see things the same and I think that in order to make things work I’m going to have to take an approach that allows him to be the manager he is going to be. My mission at work is simple I just want to do my job well and get a fantastic workout in the process, the money has and will always be the 3rd reason for me and I realize that just being able to say that is a blessing! We don’t always have to get along but in order for there to be peace and productivity, I’m more than willing to sacrifice my ego a bit. It just is what it is but I must admit I’m not the type of person who doesn’t like another person but this dude is pushing it.lol. Some days I have to remind myself that I am the luckiest man on the planet to be where I am and living the life I get to lead and whatever may go on at work just isn’t as important as what’s not at work. Having said that people can truly drag on your patience sometimes and when that happens I usually take a moment of pause and remember why I’m here, what’s my mission and is it worth the time to feel anything that doesn’t produce results at work. So this is me getting it out and getting my focus right!

My Keto lifestyle has been fairly predictable of late. I’ve been all about my baked chicken and fine cuts of beef along with sunflower seeds and coffee. Lately, because I realize the holiday food is going to be coming I have just been plain and steady with my eating, keeping my carbs zero or to a minimum and drinking a ton of water! I wish I could report that I have been trying a lot of new and exciting recipes but that is just not the case and won’t be until next week when I start looking into some delicious Keto Christmas recipes! Hopefully, my blog will have more great and delicious pictures filled with foods I successfully made from my kitchen next week!

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You know how you don’t really feel hungry so you just don’t eat? Well, I had this happen the other day and I just stayed hydrated and didn’t have any food at all. It’s been about 34 hours now and I know I won’t eat anything until after work today. It seems that whenever I get this way I can change my bodies set point to be lower and lose a good amount of weight as long as I follow 2 golden rules. First, I have to stay super hydrated to keep my body from getting too fatigued and second I have to get lots of salt, magnesium, and potassium or all the fat loss will just come back on when I start eating again. Going 48 hours with no food isn’t that hard for me because I have so much reserve fat for my body to use for fuel! Hell based on that with my size I could fast till Summer.lol. Not to worry all of you know that I will still be having my coffee fix and because I’m fasting for a little longer I will probably give myself a treat and have sugar-free creamer instead of black. I’ll be weighing in Friday or Saturday and rest assure I will let you all know where I am!

Try to find a reason to help someone today for no other reason but that you can and I will do the same! We all can and do make a difference if we choose to and I challenge you all to be the kindness today that you want the world to be like! By the way, don’t forget to love yourself and give yourself praise and worship on an hourly base. You are going to be with you all day so be nice and give that kindness to yourself first and then spread it to others, that’s the win-win! Have a great Thursday and enjoy the coming weekend everyone!

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Posted by on December 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Crazy Dayz

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Good morning all and welcome to the blog! Today is my oldest son’s birthday and I’m so excited that this young man is growing and thriving with such love and enthusiasm! Happy birthday Latrell I love you more than anything I could ever write! This week has already gotten off to a crazy start, so much so I didn’t even have time to blog on my usual fun Monday! I am grateful that I have Tuesdays off for just this reason because the week can get away from us as soon as we look up it’s Friday.lol. Get some coffee and a muffin and let’s crack this thing open!

Work was super busy as it should be so close to Christmas and the place was jumping but we did a great job of handling it for the most part. I got an amazing little workout from it which I’m so very thankful for. My body continues to truly surprise me with the performance I have been getting out of it, it’s scary to think I will only get better from here I hope.lol. The fasting has really helped to stay feeling lean and light at work and although I still struggle and get tired I certainly have plenty left in the tank after work and that feels amazing! The only thing that stinks is it seems that every time I start a new job or activity I actually gain a little weight and this morning I was up like 5 pounds although I know I’m eating great! It may have to do with swelling or something because I feel so very good and light but the scale says otherwise. Oh well!

Usually, around this time every year, the lady of the house and I exchange one early gift and this year she got me this awesome little journal called The Morning Sidekick Journal and it’s really awesome and filled with fantastic ways to create new habits! I’ve included a picture for the blog and I think this would make a fantastic gift for anyone interested in self-improvement, isn’t she awesome? If your all wondering I got her a huge rolling art supply table for storing all her artwork. I dig our little pre-Christmas gifts and I will continue to try and get more creative with my gifts in the future.lol

Since I’m off today I started off with my normal routine of Chi Gong and stretching followed by 10 minutes of meditation. While I do plan on relaxing and chilling on this day off I still have a few things to get done. There’s no way around heading to Walmart today to pick up a few things for the house so I’ll be doing that this afternoon. Making my Christmas list because I always change my mind about stuff so I have to put the finishing touches on it! Knockout some laundry because there are always dirty clothes and then cook some food for the rest of the week. All in all, not a bad day considering I could be at work getting my butt kicked.lol.

I wish you all a fantastic rest of the week and while I will try to post once more this week that may not be an option because we have lots of plans for this weekend that have to be figured out! See Ya!

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Posted by on December 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Tha’ Weekend

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Saturday morning at last! It’s funny when you work more you appreciate the days you have to rest so much more.lol. Today the weatherman has zero ideas what the forecast will do because it has changed 100 times since the start of the week, the only real thing is it will be very cold here in Kentucky! Snow is a fair guess because this is the season for it here but heavy cold rains and messy roads will be all around. So I am thankful this morning that I get to rest and relax and only get out to run some short and sweet errands for the holidays. I wish you all rest and blessing this fine weekend and with that let’s get it started!Screenshot_20181208-074445.jpg

 

This week I worked a full week and my body held up great, plus I was able to get more comfortable with my new job and workmates. The atmosphere isn’t perfect at work but I’m so blessed to have this chance and the workout is fantastic! The holidays are busy and crazy but I find that people are in great spirits and bringing their smiles to the party so that makes my job a lot easier! I’m making dumb mistakes just like anyone doing something new but I’ve learned so much about my ability to push my body and what it will and won’t respond to. My life has taken such a turn for the better and I think this year I will do a year in review because it has been one of the most impactful years I have been in this circle!

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All week I have been doing one meal a day and now that it’s the weekend I’ll probably have 2 meals to up my calorie intake for the week. The baked chicken I meal prepped this week was a lifesaver so I will be looking for another dish to get me through a tough and busy week starting Monday! The lady of the house surprised me with plain wings from a local pizza joint on Thursday which broke up the chicken only meals this week, she’s so nice and supportive! This week I’m thinking of a casserole of some sort with plenty of meat but maybe having a mix of cauliflower mash to the mix! I was thinking a chili may be a great idea with the cold front moving in as well. I haven’t been counting calories or even tracking macros I’ve mostly just been listening to my body and eating based on my work schedule and everything. Boy have I kept my body full of water! I’m working on at least a gallon a day with all the refills of ice and water I get during my work shift and then I have water with my meals so I’m setting my body afloat.lol. My energy levels have been great and I’ve gotten some great sleep this past week. The only thing I think I need to improve on is leaving my work thoughts at work and not thinking about work when I get home, that a big thing for me because what good is it to think too much about it when your not there? Hell, you might as well go back to work, since your minds there thinking stuff over so much.

Today I’m working on the podcast and spending the rest of the day soaking my feet and relaxing my body. I may go ahead and get a little cardio in because my stamina could always be better especially during this crazy holiday stretch. I’m thinking I’ll catch up on some social media, check on my homies and enjoy the weekend the best I can! I have a weigh-in next week so I will certainly be posting about my results but I feel really great yall and I truly appreciate you for reading this, have a fabulous weekend!

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Posted by on December 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Surprised By Me

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It’s a tad bit later than I usually post but hey my schedule is really crazy this week and I promised myself I would be more consistent! This blog is dedicated to the ME who wants to keep getting things done even when He doesn’t feel like it!.lol. Sometimes we just have to put our heads down and get stuff done if we want to achieve our goals! This should be pretty short and sweet but I feel like I got something to say so here goes….

I just got off work maybe an hour ago and I gotta tell you I got my ass kicked today! The weather here forced schools to be closed and coupled with it being a Holiday for Bush the whole day was just crazy and insane! It started off a little calm but man out of nowhere I got super busy and really had to push myself. The great feeling is my body responded so very well to the task! Normally my feet are killing me because of the size I carry around but I felt lighter on my feet than I have in years, maybe ever! Even now, I’m sitting here and I have started laundry, cooked dinner and thrown in a load of wash! I realize most people probably do this all the time but for me when I usually get home from work I totally lay around and stay there.lol. Today felt great because even though I made a few mistakes I never stopped working hard and trying to give my best!

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The other great thing was I was able to handle this crazy busy day in a fasted state! Certainly, I gained an advantage by working that hard without consuming anything but water! I meal prepped some baked chicken yesterday so I just heated it up and had a large glass of water with it. I’m already full because your first meal after fasting is always super filling no matter what you eat.lol

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I got my Chi Gong in this morning as well as my meditation and stretching which always makes me feel better! I’ll be right back at it tomorrow and Thursday looks to be busy as well. Routine is everything yall and I have really been trying to stay in the process and not venturing off without a plan every day. The goal is to make new and successful habits and replace some of the habits I’m less proud of like procrastination. I love getting up before everyone else in the house and getting my day started the right way and I’m always so more productive when I do so. For me, it’s about developing a mindset that won’t allow me to fail because it doesn’t accept failure at all, not even a little bit because perfection in the pursuit of my dreams is o.k to strive for right? I mean if I don’t work hard on my dreams than who will?

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I’m eyeing the end of December as the time to get back to lifting weights and doing more strength training workouts. I figure it will give my body the time it needs to get better and better with the amount of stress I’m putting it under. My body wants to perform at the highest level possible for me, I just have to give it the appropriate tools to do so! I hope you are all feeling that feeling of growth and satisfaction from pushing yourself in your life it’s so valuable! Have a fantastic day and thank you so much for reading!

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Posted by on December 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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That time again

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Wow, it’s already December again! It seems like the time goes by faster and faster these days, lol. The fact that it’s also Monday makes it that much sweeter for me because you all know how much I absolutely love Monday! This year has been very special for me and certainly filled with monumental blessings that have filled my heart with purpose and joy. The future looks brighter than ever for me and this morning I pray that all of you have had a year full of love and happiness! My coffee is brewing and my mind is clear so let’s get into the blog, shall we?

Last week I started the new gig and I must say it kicked my ass. I mean I was walking and scrambling all over the place but the atmosphere is good and I love what I am doing! It pays really good and the best part is the cardiovascular workout is so beneficial for me. My feet have been sore and a little tired from the new routine and figuring things out but it will be well worth the struggle. My love for people has always helped me and with this position, it’s a perfect match. The goal has always been that while I may transfer with the company this is the last job that I hope to have working for someone else. Life changes all the time and I’m not looking to pass up any great opportunities but the goal is to be self-employed in my mind. I’m so very thankful for this time in my life because I have room to grow and mature at my position but also learn a great deal more about business. Today will mark the start of my first full week of working because last week I only worked 3 days of training and that last day I was alone and got pretty busy but the time flew by! What a blessing!

 

 

My diet has still been all meat lately but I’ve had a few sunflower seeds and sugar-free creamer. It’s so easy to keep it low to no carb with the meats that I think it will really help me reach my goals if I stick with it for another week. My lowest weight was 483 and as of today I am 488, it seems I have been right in that little spot for a few days which is normal for me! It’s weird that it takes so long for me to break thru each stage but eventually I get a big swoosh and I’m on to the next one so hopefully, I’ll be in the 470s soon working my way to 450 by January 22, my goal date for 450. I’ve got a long road to go but I’m confident that I will get there! The great thing is I was able to fast on the days I work and just eat 1 meal each day which really had my body feeling amazing! This week I’ll be right back at it! It doesn’t stop, not NEVER! lol

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Yesterday I recorded another episode called, All Diets Work it was a blast to make and I really think it can help navigate those murky waters of confusion when it comes to which diet to pick! Please check it out if you get a chance and feel free to share anything that’s relevant to the conversation because we are all in this together right?

I wish for each and every one of you a peaceful and productive week and I know that great things are in store for you! As always I’m here if you need me! Have a great day!

 

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Posted by on December 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Healthy Homie

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Hello everyone and welcome to the blog! I’m so excited to be able to write today and see how all of my friends are doing around WordPress! It’s Monday and you all know how much I love the first day of the week. I had a wonderful Thanksgiving with my family and I was able to eat some delicious foods and most of it was Keto, thank goodness! My pray is that all of you had a great time if you celebrate the holiday and you were safe and sound and ready for the new week grind! Let’s get it!

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My diet has been up and down but the one thing I have been able to do is to be very mindful of everything I put in my body! Food is truly medicine and I have been trying very hard to put in only the best quality of meds available to me. Of course, I have been having my regular coffee fix but I have been doing black coffee or bulletproof. I’m cutting my carbs very low as of late to get back to the level I was before the holiday, which means no green smoothies for a while. My diet has been filled with ground beef, chicken, pork, and sardines for the most part with some pork rinds and flavored waters sprinkled in here and there. The most important thing to me is not calories but the types of foods and how they react in my system. I love fruits and vegetables but they can really stall my fat loss if I go overboard so I try to cut them out for weeks at a time and then introduce them when I can. So for the next few, I will be cutting carbs to an absolute minimum to none at all until I feel my body responding appropriately!

This week I will be starting my new work position and I’m very excited about the chance to make a lot more money and have a greater impact. My gut tells me that this is a great chance for me to really grow as a person and a leader however what I’m most excited about has nothing to do with the job itself but what it allows me to do. My fasting will certainly be aided by this new position because I will be working a longer shift then when I was serving tables. Man, am I thrilled to be able to go to work and do my job and not think about food. It gives me great pleasure knowing every single day that I work I will be getting healthier and flexing my fasting muscle! The plan is to fast during my shifts at work and just drink water or Powerade zero but if I do get really hungry and need some nourishment I’ll stash some pistachios and beef jerky in my bag. I’m thinking with the hours I will be working I may switch to 1 meal a day on working days to maximize the fat burning!

Sleep is where I need the most improvement at the moment! It seems that I can’t get into a solid routine of rest lately and I can feel the difference because before this I was sleeping great! I just need to get back to going to bed early and waking up at the same time every morning and jumping right into my routine. The holidays have played a number on my sleep patterns and that just can’t be healthy in the long run. This week will see me getting to bed by 8:30 and reading or meditating until 9 before heading to sleep until about 4:30 a.m. If I continue to do that I will be better rested and ready to tackle the day ahead!Screenshot_20181126-054533.jpg

It’s so important that we realize that being healthy is a lifestyle and while it will constantly have its ups and downs we are ultimately in control of what we do to make the best of it! We are more powerful than we will ever give ourselves credit for and if we just continue to push forward and win each day we will be able to have the victorious life we so deserve! I believe in all of you and I know you can do it! Peace Be The Journey!

 
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Posted by on November 26, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Cold Blessings

 

It’s the middle of the week and boy am I not feeling so hot! I used to tell myself that I could just will my way to not getting sick but I think this little cold bug I picked up from work is kicking my willful ass this morning.lol. It’s midnight here in the Eastern time zone but it feels like morning because I took some powerful awful tasting medicine last night that I must admit helped a great deal. The battle in my head told me not to take a sleep aid too close to taking cold medicine so I’m up and I figured I would get a jump on the blogging. My shift doesn’t start till noon today so hopefully, I’ll find a few hours more sleep before I head into work! O.k enough bitching and moaning about how I’m sick, the truth is I have a house full of people who love me, an amazing design for my life ahead and the most powerful god in my corner so I’ll be straight!

Yesterday I still managed to run a few errands to the store and post office, it’s funny how when you’re not feeling well you just go do stuff but when you feel normal you get lazy and complacent.lol. Anyways, after running around for a few I got home and decided to get some much-needed rest and basically wait out this damn cold I have! I started doing that thing we all do sometimes when we have too much time on our hands, I started thinking back about when I started getting healthier and working out. It’s been such an amazing awakening and I feel so very blessed to be more enlightened then I was previously. I had the dream to get better but I had the wrong damn formula and anyone who knows how to build anything knows without a blueprint you are toast!

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Even though I’m blah today, I still know in my heart that my future is bright and I’m on the path I really truly want to be on! People often say that life is about balance and there is some truth to that, however, the more I think about it the more I feel like life is about being unbalanced and gaining balance back. Putting yourself in uncomfortable situations to further your hopes and dreams and living in uncomfortable spaces sometimes in the name of growth and prosperity! This journey I’m on has taught me so much about myself and my weaknesses and I think it’s important to understand our weaknesses so we can get stronger and faster and better.

Nothing too big today I will be working on my Podcast and then doing some deep personal work. Then I will follow that up with some great time with the family and hopefully get some fresh idea’s for the future. My girl being the awesome person she is brought me some training tools to use on my next job and I can’t wait to feel a tad bit better so I can dive into it all! I’ve said this so many times you need a team of people if you are going to be great in life! It just is what it is because when you feel like you can’t go on or get thru they step in and up and help you with your life! I am super blessed to be able to have so many that truly care and love me that I refuse to waste all of their efforts to form me into a better man!

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We are getting into the holiday season and I can feel the spirit in the air this time of year! I realize that we should be this way all the time but it doesn’t mean I don’t love the way people care for each other this time of year! We talked about what we wanted for Christmas and to be honest I just want to be able to go visit my kids that live on the Westcoast and do some traveling around this year! I really don’t need anything else because when I get to see everyone together and smiling it’s the best thing going in my life! Simply put it all leads back to family and how much I truly love and respect every single member of this group! They all have unique and interesting contributions but they are so very similar in that they fill my heart with love and joy! That kind of joy that sounds corny but doesn’t need to be wrapped unless in a hug! I want to dedicate my life to this families joy! I wish all of you and yours a fantastic time of year and many wonderful memories this holiday season!

 
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Posted by on November 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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