6:30 PM Sep 27, 2012
From an experience standpoint, this past week was absolutely wonderful. On Tuesday, I was given the opportunity to be the introductory speaker for the seventh-grade class STEM project at Briar Middle School.  The students were beginning a project on healthy living, and the staff asked me to come in...
6:30 PM Aug 1, 2012
Students impressed by Wessels' weight-loss success
4:00 PM Oct 1, 2012
Almost by definition, beef stew isn't a weeknight-friendly dish. That's mostly a matter of the meat. Stew meat generally is tough and requires a long simmer to become tender. But who has time for a long simmer at the end of a long day at work?
7:30 PM Sep 28, 2012
This past week has been really crazy. I have been sick for more than a week and I don't get sick very often. I can't wait to feel better. I did make it to the gym, but I didn't do a lot because I just didn't have the energy to do anything. I worked out Friday and had to hit it harder than ever. I...
7:30 PM Aug 28, 2012
FIT CHALLENGE: White goes gluten free
7:30 PM Sep 27, 2012
FIT CHALLENGE: Wilson is back to his power-lifting weight
7:30 PM Sep 27, 2012
The weeks are just flying by! I'm getting more overtime at work again. But I still managed to get in my three weekly workouts at Anytime Fitness in Norwalk. By Sept. 20, I was pretty tired at my workout. Ken has stepped up my routine by increasing my reps from 12 to 15. The weights stayed the same...
12:00 PM Sep 28, 2012
Nonfat cheese that tastes like plastic. Low-calorie soda that leaves a bitter aftertaste. Sugar-free brownies that crumble like Styrofoam. Dieters have learned an important lesson: When you take the fat and calories out of your favorite treats, you sometimes have to say goodbye to the taste too.
7:30 PM Sep 26, 2012
This past week has been a blur. Lots of markdowns at work. Setting up Halloween product and starting the setup of *shudder* Christmas stuff. Its been interesting, to say the least. In the gym I've started a new program, on top of my normal workouts with Patrick Carmean, I've decided to learn to...
7:30 PM Sep 26, 2012
FIT CHALLENGE: Collins survives her first jog