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My Journey

Part 4: Went For a Walk And Never Came Back

I slipped out the door, for a short little walk.
All by myself, there was no need to talk,
the power of silence, the sound of the wind,
in the absence of people, to follow my whims.
And so I walked onward, day after day,
and slowly my sickness just melted away.
JA

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Rocky Neck State Park

Part 2: Fat, Sick & Triggered

June 2014 was when my journey towards health started in earnest following a series of awareness triggers. Triggers that led me in a direction of whole-self, or holistic, transformation where weight loss became the happy side effect of overall wellness gain.

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Dandelion

Part 1: Long Story Short

From June 2014 to June 2016 I went from 290 lbs to 180 lbs, seven medications to no medications, and sedentary hermit life to the lifestyle and activities of my dreams. Here’s the story (gloss overview).

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Healthy Eats

Blueberry Superfood Glue

Blueberry Glue is a great quick power breakfast that is nutritionally balanced with 22 grams of protein and 13 grams of fiber from yogurt, blueberries and superfood goodness.

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Hiking Trails

Wildflowers

John Atkinson
John Atkinson

Health Coaching

I hold a Health Coaching Certification from Institute for Integrative Nutrition: Certificate Verification Link FYI. I hate the word coach. Its overused. I consider myself a Wellness Advocate in this one of my several roles.

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There is no savings because there is nothing for sale. Just the story of how a 290 lb with multiple illness became a 180-lb health coach and wellness mentor.  Plus: