Cali Bound! 

Schooooool’s out for summer!! Our school year’s just finished up (I work in a high school, Christina in an elementary building), and we are hitting the ground running (or flying?)! We are hopping on a plane to shoot out to California tonight, renting a car, and will spend the next 8 days driving down the […]

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The Holy Shit Effect (HSE)

Sorry for the language! But, now that I’ve got your attention let’s talk about what this “HSE” is all about. I discovered the term while reading Daniel Coyle’s book The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born, It’s Grown. Here’s How. We’ll be reviewing this book at some point, so I don’t want to dive in too deep […]

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Intermittent Fasting: Reflections after 1 week

Last week I wrote a post about the beginning stages of my intermittent fasting experiment. Rather than posting about it daily, I wanted to give the process time to marinate and really take hold in my body. Along with that, I didn’t want to produce inauthentic posts about “how much weight I’ve lost!!” or “how much […]

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A Trial In Intermittent Fasting

Skip breakfast? No thanks. Avoid eating for 16+ hours a day? You’re out of your mind. Intermittent fasting never sounded like fun to me. The word fasting is in the title. It would be a tall task to convince me to do anything that involved not eating for an extended period of time.  As with anything […]

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Book Review: Mindset by Carol Dweck

I love to read. That is a sentence that I never anticipated writing. My 25 year old self would laugh at the thought of such a sentence. Hell, I wouldn’t have genuinely said such a thing 6 months ago. A few months after we got married, whether it be due to a new found feeling […]

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Nick’s Story

Hey guys and girls, Nick here. A while back, right around the time we started this blog, my wonderful wife Christina wrote about her journey in weight loss and how she landed on IIFYM (Christina’s Story). After getting things rolling with the blog, I never got around to doing the same. So here goes nothing… […]

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