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!
Happy Valentine’s Day 2018! I obliviously did not follow through on my goals for Transforming 50 in 2017. Initially, my weight loss was painfully slow and I lost 9lbs. That was a hard earned 9lbs and I was proud of my progress. In February, I developed an infection that required four weeks of antibiotics. … Continue reading And one year later….
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