August 12, 2020

7 Principles Michael Jordan’s Baseball Career Reminded Me About Change

If, like Michael Jordan, I was a betting man, I’d say before laying eyes on this post, you’ve already laid your eyes on The Last Dance documentary.  Ultimately, it’s about the Chicago Bulls and their run for their sixth NBA Championship, but MJ is certainly the focal point. Episode VII covers MJ’s retirement from basketball to play baseball.  As I watched this, I couldn’t help but see the parallel’s between MJ’s baseball journey and your journey toward a healthier and fitter you. So, I wanna […]
December 13, 2017

How An Overspender Helped An Overeater

Last weekend my foster kids had a Christmas party to attend. There would be food. I was the one assigned to take them. Around the time we were to leave, my wife Caroline would take my “bio” daughter (yeah, bio’s a thing) and her friend to our church’s Christmas market. There would be artisans selling their stuff. A short time before we were all to leave, I told Caroline I was afraid I’d overeat at the party. She turned toward me and shared she was […]
June 27, 2017

Fame and Fat Loss: Good and Bad

Fame has now become a career choice.  Gone are the days of children dreaming of becoming teachers, police officers, doctors, astronauts, or actors.  Then now dream of becoming famous. My earliest memory of what I wanted to be when I grew up was being a professional athlete.  First it was basketball, then golf (and secretly still is).  When I reached middle school, I wanted to be a veterinarian.  In high school, a dentist.  I entered college wanting to build buildings.  I now build bodies. Admittedly, […]