Thursday, August 26, 2010

Tooth Extraction Successful

So I did the string to the door to the tooth bit and Emilee did not like that one bit. She closed the door and there was a violent tug on her tooth and she started to cry. I looked at the tooth that was hanging on by a thread no punn intended and gave it a quick yank. She was so mad at me and cried until she saw the tooth and the tears stopped immediately. She is awesome. Another reason to get and stay in shape to be here for moments like this.

Oh Boy My Little Girl

My little Emilee is trying to pull her very wiggly tooth out tonight. Any takers on if she will succeed. Stay tuned and I'll let you know how she does.

Monday, August 23, 2010

It's a New Week.

Determine today to change. Determine today to eat right to exercise. Determine to become a new you. Do it for you. You have the power to do it. You are important. You count. Have a great day.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

We Did It

Well on the heels of Rock For Life my wife and I along with 7 great volunteers were able to get our Children's Church class rooms cleaned up. I feel the kids will really appreciate it when they see the effort that went into organizing the classes for them. I don't want them to feel like they are an after thought. Even though I did not get to workout I worked hard for 6 hours at the church and then did 2 hours of yard work when we came home. I love staying busy it makes me feel like I accomplished something and that I am making a difference. Ok have a great night.

Tired What to do?

My wife and I were out late last night to work at a benefit that helps provide assistance to young mothers or struggling families. We did not get home until about 11pm and that is after we worked all day. My wife is a stay at home mom and to me that is a full time job. I woke this morning feeling real tired so I decided to not work out! What? No work out! Yeah its ok I'll just switch to tomorrow. It's ok to do that. I worked on Thursday from 3pm until 11pm did not get to sleep until midnight was up at 5am to work out on Friday worked until 430pm then worked the benefit from 6pm until 1030pm and then we did not get to sleep until after midnight. I think that is why I was so tired. We are up early today to go to the church and clean all the Children's Church rooms so I think its ok to switch your rest day. How are the rest of you doing today? Remember to watch your food intake but at the same time remember to eat enough. Ok gotta run want to spend some time with my two daughters before we go. Have a great Saturday.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

P90X Plus

I started this new workout, well its new to me, called P90X+. It's P90X but harder. I started it on Monday and I am so sore. I guess that means it's working. It's four workouts that go suprisingly fast. We live in a fast paced world we're there is usually more things to do than time we have. Well I'm sore and I've kept my eating under control this week so far. How are the rest of you all doing? Have you started yet? Are you in the middle of your workouts? Are you a seasoned physically fit person and can offer tips to the other readers go for it. This is an open forum. Have a great day. Remember you have the power to change and you need to change for you.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Don't be shy

O come now there must be something some of you want to share such as success stories. Tips on how to get healthy or how to stay healthy. Don't be shy and share your story. You can share how you just got started and want suuport. You can share your battles and ask for help. Lets make this an interactive blog. Thanks for coming. Remember you have the power to change and you need to change for you and you alone.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Check Up

Hi everybody. I want to start a segment here we're you have the freedom to voice your feelings. What you are dealing with. What you hate about working out. What you love about working out. What foods you hate and like ect.......
I'll start ok? Well I love to eat my wifes cookies. They are the best. After a hard week I like to cut loose on Friday and eat what ever I like and then feel the pain of it on Saturday. I am very hard on myself at times thinking I should be much further along with my physique than where I am for the type of exercising I do. I know that I did not get out of shape over night and it will take time to really get to that place I want to be. I like to eat healthy at least 6 days a week. I like chicken, steak, meatballs, salad, vegetables, greek yogurt , Shakeology, and protein bars. I take vitamin supplements. I am a work in progress but am grateful for where I am at this point. I am blessed to be able to work out. Ok that's me for today. Keep this going I'm looking forward to sharing. Remember you have the power to change and you need to change for you.


Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Decide. Committ. Succeed.

Decide. Commit. Succeed. It really happens in that order.

The first thing you do is decide to take your life back. It's as if you have what a lot of experts call the "aha" moment. Yes, it has to be a hard steadfast decision to take your life back.

After you decide now it's time to commit. Researches say it takes two weeks to form a habit. Want to guess how long it will take for this to sink in initially. Yeah 2 weeks! Can you slip and stop working out after you start. You can but if you commit you wont want to. You'll start feeling results right away and then shortly after you'll see results. Remember we did not put weight on in one day or even one week dare I say one month. It will take you a little time to get the weight off so hang in there the day will come before you realize it and boom your doing great.

Succeed is the last step. I touched on it a little bit in the prior paragraph. Yes if you stick with your workouts and eating right you will feel results and then you will see results. Let me give you a little disclaimer"This is not going to be easy." Let me give you another disclaimer"This can be a lot of fun." I know you're probably thinking how is working out fun. How is not eating all the pleasures of life fun. Well all I can say to that is by doing both of those you see results. Your friends and family will see results. You'll be the talk of the office, your church, your clubs and your neighborhood. Everybody will want to know what you are doing. Do you want to know how I know? It happened to me. Everybody started asking me what are you doing? How did you lose all that weight? Well now they are using this same method and are using beachbody products which come with nutritional guides to succeed. 

Now you can sit here read this and think what a nice post this was but working out is not for me. I'll tell you that working out is for you but you don't know it yet because you're not doing it. You may say I don't have support everybody will laugh at me. I'll support you and nobody will laugh if they laugh they are only jealous you're taking your life back. Don't just read this and blow it off DECIDE. COMMIT. SUCCEED. 

Ok everybody have a great day if you have questions write to me at or just leave me a post here with a way to get in touch with you. Remember you have the power to change and you need to change for you. Lets get this ball rolling and create the biggest group of people this country has ever seen who are taking their life back. 


Sunday, August 8, 2010


I have been doing P90X for about a year now. Do I like it? I love it! I love it because the plan is all laid out for you. It provides a nutrition plan, the workouts, a support team and a step by step guide on how to complete each move! I've heard it called numerous things like "PX90" or "that P thing". If you have not tried it what are you waiting for. If you think you can't do it because you have not worked out in 10 years you are right! The great thing about the program is you work at your own pace pay no attention to what the people on the video are doing you do what you can. For example when working your back muscle Tony Horton has you do pull ups. Uh, Oh, I just heard somebody scream! I heard somebody else say "yeah right theres no way I can do a pull up". Yes You Can. You get a chair and put it underneath you and do pull ups while standing on the chair and work your way up to doing pull ups without the chair. Get it! You do what you can. Ok you can't do pull ups with the chair? Then get a resistance band and do lat pull downs. You put band in a door and close the door and then pull down. Usually the bands have a gismo that allows you to do this. See what I'm saying you make it work for you until you build your self up. Do push ups from your knees. Can't do a full squat do a half squat or heck do a quarter squat. Look the point is 25% (that being your best effort) is better than 0%.
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If you’re not completely satisfied, simply return P90X within 90 days for a full refund of the purchase price (less S&H). We’ll even let you keep Ab Ripper X and the P90X Nutrition Plan as our way of saying thanks!

See no more excuses you should at least try go to and order yours now! You can't afford to not do this.  Take your life back now! I did it a year ago and feel awesome. I'm in the best shape of my life and you can be too. After you order hit me up at that website so we can start working together to help you achieve your goals just like somebody did for me. I am so grateful that somebody took time out to tell me about this product and now I'm paying it forward. Have an awesome week.

Friday, August 6, 2010

It's a Whole New Game

Ok I have to apologize for not posting since July 23. The funny thing about it is I think life just got in the way. My wife and I are very much involved in our church and we work with the children which takes up a lot of our time. Now for this weeks motivating message. Once you've made up your mind to change your life you need to just make it a whole new game. What do I mean? Everything has to change. Your mind set especially. I am reading a book on how to better handle your money and the author Dave Ramsey says that accomplishing something is 80% mental and 20% knowledge. That means you need to have the right attitude to change your life and become healthy. Do you eat that food that is bad for you or do you decide that you not to because you no in the long run you'll be better off? Do you go back to bed when you wake up and feel tired or do you complete your workout to the best of your ability? One will get you closer to being healthier the other will net you about 40 minutes more sleep until you have to get up for work. It's a whole new game and You Can Do It. Let me say that again You Can Do It. How can you do it? I recommend getting a workout program that meets your needs. If you have one great if you need one go to my website and get one. You need to have your food ready ahead of time. You can't eat healthy unless you have healthy food in your home. Go shopping get good proteins, whole grains, good carbs ect.... Make a plan scheduling your workouts a head of time. If you go to my website hit me up so I can help you by keeping you motivated. That's my goal is to help you like the person who helped me get to where I am. Trust me you all or as they say in the south Y'all, I hate getting up at 5am but I know its worth it. I know I'm worth it. I know my wife is worth it. I know my children are worth it. In closing take a deep breath and commit to a whole new game. Remember you need to be fit for you. You have the power to change. Have a great weekend. Thanks for following. Hit me up on facebook that's probably the best way for me to motivate you.