You have the power

I haven't had candy for 22 days (as I gave it up for lent) and I've made a few observations of myself and some long-held nutritional beliefs during the past 3 weeks. Here they are in no particular order.     You've been told that elimination diets don't work because eventually you'll give into your … Continue reading You have the power

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Finding your why

I haven’t always been a beacon of health.  A long time ago, in a land far, far away I smoked cigarettes and pot, drank to excess and took pills. There were the happy pills and the ones that wiped my memory for days. I was in my early twenties following the lead of the cool … Continue reading Finding your why

Joy To The World

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner.  Are you done shopping yet?  Only one more day left. As I was at the store the other day watching a very overstressed mom push and shove her way to the front of the line, I couldn’t help but think of the song Joy … Continue reading Joy To The World

Mary, Did You Know?

Today’s song talks about the Mother of Jesus. If you've never heard this tune before, Josh Groban has a great version you should check out. The song is basically a game of 20 questions. "Mary, did you know your son would walk on water?" "Mary, did you know your son would turn water into wine?" … Continue reading Mary, Did You Know?

Oh Come All Ye Faithful

As I thought about the efforts of everyone in the gym this holiday season, the song "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" came to mind. I couldn't help but hum the chorus to myself as I watched everyone give their all in yesterday’s workouts. You know, faithfulness is rare these days. Doing what we say we … Continue reading Oh Come All Ye Faithful

Fatherhood, fitness and faith

A couple best days of my life have been the birth of my two boys. They’re the gifts that keep on giving. And giving and giving… From 2005-2009, I was a stay-at-home father, before it was cool, like it is today.  Now day’s dads are saddling up at home more than ever. According to study … Continue reading Fatherhood, fitness and faith