What exactly is Transforming 50? It’s more than just my personal blog. It’s a story of inspiration and transformation. Just like the caterpillar that turns into a butterfly, so is the transformation from unfit and fat into vibrant and healthy. Life over 50 doesn’t have to be simply a countdown to old age. Let’s transform 50 and beyond together!
Where do you get your protein? Without a doubt, that is the most frequent question I get from people about my transitioning to a plant-based diet. At first I felt defensive about the question but probably more irritated than anything. I’ve eaten the Standard American Diet (SAD) for years. I’ve shoved down hundreds … Continue reading Where Do You Get Your Protein?
I’m a complete and utter dislike-er of winter. While I have an appreciation of cooler weather and snow, I’d rather just skip it and move right into spring. Funny enough, that is apparently what’s happening here in Nashville: the trees are blooming, and the daffodils have pushed through the ground and are as beautiful and … Continue reading The Struggle is Real
Well, I made it to the end of my first month on my journey from fat to fit! It’s been an exciting month and I’d like to share what’s happened over the last four weeks. I started the month at 241.2 lbs. That’s the most I’ve weighed since 2009, when ironically, my cholesterol was … Continue reading Month 1 Results
Life is busy. I know it’s busy for all of us, but I can’t help but feeling that it’s busier than it should be. Work, married life, kids, church, friends—all compose the blur of what is currently my daily life. My weeks are kind of crazy (I know; whose aren’t?!), but I’ll try and … Continue reading The Power of Taking A Break