Tag Archives: Change

Groundhog Day

Failure on repeat / Drive for miles just to turn around and play it back again / Failure on repeat, failure on repeat / Failure … We make love to the same mistakes. – Norma Jean, “Wrongdoers” If you could … Continue reading

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Aaron on the airwaves

This past November, I wrote about a radio interview I did. That interview aired yesterday morning and you can stream or download it by clicking here. The interview portion with me happens specifically from 1:46 to 11:06. It’s worth listening … Continue reading

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Two years later

On this day two years ago, I stepped into the gym for the first time and began my first phase of training. It feels daunting to try and encapsulate the last two years in a blog post, especially since I’ve … Continue reading

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Deep reasons

I’m a white, North American, heterosexual, university-educated, middle-class, Christian male in his late 20s. Life as we know it today has pretty much been designed to be super awesome for people who fit that description. I get endless support from … Continue reading

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Self-flagellation and Pinterest-ready platitudes

A dear friend of mine is an instructor at a big-box fitness franchise in the city. Once a month, I go to her Friday evening BodyPump class. I do this for two reasons: (1) To mix up my usual workout … Continue reading

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How to fall in a different direction

I have many writer-crushes–Chuck Klosterman, A.J. Jacobs and Chuck Palahniuk are three that come to mind–but my biggest is reserved for the man who introduced me to the term “writer crush,” Chris Jones. Jones, who lives with his family in … Continue reading

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I disappear

“You’re disappearing on us.” That’s what the woman at the big and tall clothing store said to me as I paid for my purchases. This was roughly six weeks ago. As a result of my fat loss, none of my … Continue reading

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