weight loss

#bern200 – The Marathon Continues…

July 8, 2014

It has been 699,840 minutes, or 11,664 hours, or 486 days, or 69 weeks (rounded down), or 1 year 3 months 29 days since I decided to take control of my life and health. When I started I wanted toRead More

MOTIVATION MONDAYS: [VIDEO] ‘Beat Average’ Commercial by GNC

May 12, 2014

Very rarely will I see something on television that will inspire me. With 99% of the content on cable being mindless entertainment or “educational” programming stuffed with advertisements, I can count on one hand how many times I’ve been motivatedRead More

MOTIVATION MONDAYS: ‘The Weight Is Over’ Video Talking About Losing 150 Pounds In 12 Months

March 10, 2014

What a difference a year makes. On this day exactly one year ago I decided to commit myself to a better lifestyle and put in the work daily to regain my health and control of my life. There have beenRead More

[MUSIC] @AntoineEdmonson – ‘#PUTINWORK’ (Prod By Geoh for Chef Music)

February 24, 2014

  In the past year, as I’ve been sharing my weight loss journey with friends and strangers alike, I’ve received a lot of feedback about people being inspired by my progress. However, a good friend of mine was so inspiredRead More

#bern200 – MOTIVATION MONDAYS: I DID IT!

February 10, 2014

It’s been 48 weeks since I started my #bern200 journey. When I started I was determined to reach goals and break barriers my 400+ pound body would never accomplish. Over the past 11 months I’ve lost 150+ pounds and IRead More

#bern200 – Good Eats: Pizza Spaghetti Squash Bake by @koreangold

January 12, 2014

After the holiday madness of parties, dinners, get togethers, and epic cheat meals, I found myself missing the familiarity of my somewhat healthy kitchen creations. This weekend I had the pleasure of entertaining for some good friends and decided toRead More

#bern200 – Six Tips To Help You Reach Your Goals

January 2, 2014

  They say a goal without a timeline is just a dream. It has become more popular to talk about the things you want to achieve than to actually put plans into motion. However, talking doesn’t get you anywhere inRead More

#bern200 – 2014: New Year, New Me? Why Not…

January 1, 2014

2014 is now here. For most people, the beginning of a new year is the time to set goals and renew life. We sometimes get so lost in everyday activities that during the holidays we reflect on life and findRead More

#bern200 – Moving The Weight: Raina Has Lost 61.5 Pounds So Far On Her Journey

December 9, 2013

It took me a long time to get the strength and courage to make the changes essential to live a healthier life. I consider myself very fortunate to personally know a handful of people that decided to take control ofRead More

#bern200 – Good Eats: The 10 Minute Chicken Thighs / Spring Mix Lunch

December 4, 2013

Most people use time / cost / convenience as reasons to why they eat fast food. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive, time consuming, or bad tasting. I’m very lazy in the kitchen but I still enjoy healthy andRead More