The chapter I call: getting healthy

It’s Saturday morning. Usually, Saturday’s are my favorite day. But today’s a busy day with lots of errands to do. It’s grocery day. I’ve also been invited to a wedding at the church. I’m trying this thing where I’m being more social and getting out more. I’ve been pretty mum on the work situation. I…

Fitness Tips: exercising without a gym membership

Are you tired of spending money on gym memberships that you never use? Or maybe you were pressured into signing up for a membership by overbearing “fitness experts” while visiting your local fitness centre? Or perhaps you invested thousands of dollars on a new treadmill, only to have it turn into the world’s most expensive…

Fitness: week one wrap up

One thing I realized lately is that it’s hard to get motivated to do much of anything when you’re tired all the time. Part of this comes from being sick so much. Eventually your immune system starts to suffer. Throw stress, anxiety and life issues onto that – and eventually, you’re going to crash and…

Fitness Tips: How much should you exercise to lose weight?

One question I see asked a lot in fitness groups is around exercise. How much should I exercise? How much cardio should I do to lose weight? I’m always floored by how different the responses are. I once saw someone post that they rode the bike or used the treadmill for THREE hours a day,…

Fitness challenge: the coffee experiment

The past few days I’ve been experimenting with cutting coffee out of my diet. Not completely. Because – coffee. But as my weight continues to increase, my energy levels continue to dwindle and it seems like everything else is going to shit – I thought it was time to make some major changes in my…

Fitness: what does fitness mean to you?

Fitness and Weight Loss – a once toxic and hostile forum, slowly evolved into a supportive community with nearly 10,000 followers. A group that I proudly own and have managed for two years.   For the past couple of years, I’ve run a fitness group on an adult website. When I took the group over as…