Feature in Dr. Jason R. Karp’s “Run Your Fat Off” Book

A number months back, I got contacted by Dr. Jason Karp — aka “The Running Doctor” — asking if I wanted to share a little bit about my story on a running weight-loss book he was writing. And, of course I said that I would love to. I’m always willing and wanting to share my story, because I don’t know who I will inspire or motivate. If it wasn’t for others that inspired me —…

Fight4Phat — Streaking and Reaching for New Goals now and in 2016

There are a few things I love in life — well quite a bit actually — my mom, bananas, a warm shower, Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter and hypoallergenic kittens. Just to name a few. But, for me life is good when I am busy, undertaking a new project and involved in something I believe in. And, right now — I am in the middle of a number of projects So I have to apologize for the…

Fight4Phat: Climbing up metaphorical and real-life mountains

This past week has been rather life changing — not to mention very rewarding. Completing my first ultra marathon has been something that has not only given me a tremendous amount of accomplishment, but a lot of retrospective and excitement for the future. I’ve gone back to my FitBit occasionally to last Saturday and just stared at my numbers — 33.33 miles, 65,155 steps, 590 minutes of activity and 8,344 calories burned. Associating all of that with my…

Fight4Phat: Looking torward the bigger picture

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks since I started my 12 week program. It’s been empowering, enriching and needed on one hand — but frustrating and hella tough on the other. But, more frustrating then anything. I’ve given 100% of my effort to the program and seen little progress over the past four weeks.It’s not like I am working out and then refueling with cheeseburgers and milkshakes. I’m putting forth the effort, eating what…