Articles on how weight loss and fitness are affecting my life, and also the things I am now doing to enjoy my life more.

Roar 2020
Diet, Exercise, Lifestyle, Meditation

Roar 2020 – My Theme For The New Roaring Twenties

Roar 2020! It’s time to get recharged and remotivated. With a new decade rolling in, it is an iconic time to put the past behind me and explode into a new future!

Diet, Exercise, Lifestyle, Meditation

8 Ways to Lose Weight And Win The Belly Fat Battle

These 8 ways to lose weight are the foundation of the “Jack Gets Fit” program. Each tip is helpful on its own, but combined they are unstoppable.

Diet, Lifestyle

Working Around Food and Coping with Grazing – Week 6

Working around food all day is part of my job. I’m a catering chef and I’m constantly either considering food, buying food, prepping food, cooking food, or serving food. And grazing food has been the inch-by-inch battle with my weight which is one reason I am where I am today.

Diet, Exercise, Lifestyle

Second Month Body Measurements

Month 1 is down. It is the start of the second month and time to take body measurements as a baseline for where I am. Did I lose inches as well as weight?

Exercise, Lifestyle

Sun Salutations – Please Shine Down On Me

I’ve started doing sun salutations first thing in the mornings. These no-impact yoga moves build strength, improve flexibility, and increase energy.


Blood Glucose Levels – What I’m Doing To Get Them Down

Blood glucose levels are a main indicator of health. Mine have been pre-diabetic for at least three years. I have kept Type 2 diabetes barely at bay. One of my goals with this plan is to lower my levels until I’m back in the normal and safe range.