19. July 2014 20:18
When you wake up tomorrow morning you will be 8 years old. Wow. 8. As Ella says, "you are taking my 8, just as I took Haley's 9."
8 is a big deal. You'll be entering 3rd grade in less than a month. You're going to start getting "real grades" in school. Probably lots of homework, too.
This past year we watched as you flourished in Cub Scouts. You are now officially a BEAR!!And this year in scouting you will learn all sorts of important skills that will enable you to be able to graduat... [More]
17. July 2014 13:29
I've been doing kettlebells exclusively since June 29th.
I always enjoyed them when they were programmed into our daily WOD's but was unsure how I'd like to do them as my only form of exercise.
The verdict is in.
I LOVE TO SWING!! Kettlebells people. I'm talking about kettlebells here. Jeez.
In 19 days I have lost 6 pounds. Since June 1st, I have lost 11 pounds.
I decided to swing as my only form of exercise (besides walking) because I'm injured on my right heel (Plantar Fasciitis) and on my l... [More]
16. July 2014 19:30
I'm glad you are home in Tampa, safe, and sound.
I know that what you have gone through has been life changing. It has to be. Don't let what happened to you be forgotten. Keep telling your story. Keep being authentic. Keep standing up for what you believe in.
Ideas+Action=Change. Be the change you wish to see in the world, Tariq.
I'm proud to know you. Proud of the man you are becoming.