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best. dog. ever.

Growing up we had a Dalmatian by the name of Rebel. A liver-spotted, pure-bred with one blue eye and one brown eye. It’s cliché of course, but he was the best. dog. ever. Growing...

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lessons learned: not a straight line

Reaching that summit is not a “straight line”. Weight loss doesn’t happen in a straight line. Even when maintaining, your weight can tend to fluctuate up and down. And when it comes to climbing...

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lessons learned: be prepared

Be prepared for things to not go as planned You’ve likely heard the phrase, hope for the best but prepare for the worst, at some point. Or at least something similar. That’s sort of what I’m...

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lessons learned: have a plan…

… but be open to the possibilities. I have been leading an hiking/outdoors group on Meetup for about a number of years now, and was an event host for a couple years before that....

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an idea born in nature

Around 2016 I was on a solo hike along the North Fork Skokomish River, near Lake Cushman in the Olympics and while I enjoy hiking with others, there are times I really just want...

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spreading the (wrong) word

Bariatric Surgery (often referred to as weight loss surgery) tends to get maligned quite a bit, even though it is a time-tested method of maintaining long term weight loss. So it is always kind of nice when a prominent figure is open to discussing the success they have personally had with their surgery experience. But is having these celebs putting themselves out there, putting their message out there a good thing or not so good? How’s the saying go – any publicity is good publicity…?

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to this day…

One of the side effects of moving my content from my old site over here is revisiting old posts such as this one. The topic of bullying, in particular about weight, strikes a chord...

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can I do this? can I not?

This is not my first blog. I was posting things about my hobbies and such, coding my own websites, long before “blogging” was a thing. One of my first domains was upmykilt.net. Back in...

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the wake up call radio show

When we founded The Wake Up Call Radio Show, our goal was to become a place to find the education, encouragement, and inspiration you need to change your mind and change your health. We did this bringing out listeners open,...

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