Bingeworthy Podcasts: Heavyweight

This article is a part of the “Bingeworthy Podcasts” series. If you don’t listen to podcasts, these are a few good ones that will get you addicted. Enjoy. 

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The first time I listened to “Heavyweight,” I didn’t know what to expect. I had seen it was highly reviewed and was ready to add something into my listening routine.

In the first episode I checked out, I quickly realized it was a true story and I would have a conclusion by the end.

“But would I? Really?” I had thought. “This seems like A LOT of work!”  Continue reading

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Bingeworthy Podcasts: The Pope’s Long Con

This article is a part of the “Bingeworthy Podcasts” series. If you don’t listen to podcasts, these are a few good ones that will get you addicted. Enjoy. 

Bingeworthy Podcast The Pope's Long Con

If you are somewhat caught up on political news, you may remember hearing about the death, which has been officially ruled a suicide, of Kentucky Representative Dan Johnson. His suicide came shortly after news broke that he was being investigated for molestation allegations. This was a special report by the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and the Louisville Public Media, the team behind “The Pope’s Long Con.”

And this wasn’t the first time Johnson was in the news. Continue reading

Instant Pot: Should You Get One?

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I’m not the biggest fan of cooking. I like the final product and definitely venture out (all while listening to a podcast or something because I can’t just do one thing at one time), but am not necessarily one to enjoy the process.

Anyway, I get home from the gym after work, between 7-7:30 p.m. many nights of the week. At that point I just want something fast, but I still try my best to eat somewhat healthy.

We’d recently purchased a copper skillet for $7 at Burlington and it was a game changer in terms of quick clean-up.

I am a fan of anything quick.  Continue reading

An Allergy Test Was Worth Every Penny

So I’m sure you already know this, but food isn’t supposed to make you feel bad. Sure, certain things might cause discomfort in some form or fashion. But it’s not normal to have stomach issues, feel strange, itch, etc.

Growing up, peanuts and potatoes were staples of my diet. A lot of the time I wouldn’t feel great, but always figured it was the meat or something that made me feel bad. Sometimes it was minor, other times it was just awful.  Continue reading

My Motiv Ring

Leaving FitBit

I had a FitBit for years, still do, and loved the data it gave me. It also did help motivate me to push myself during workouts, get more workouts and try to do what I could to sleep better.

However… there was just one problem… Continue reading