When the plan falls apart: Day 8

I’m back from a whirlwind trip to a Hatcher Pass, Alaska. It’s a beautiful area up in the mountains located about 60 miles north of Anchorage.  This is one of our favorite areas to hike with our dogs because the views are incredible and the vibe is...

Staying on track while traveling: Day 7

I’ll be out of town today and tomorrow, and that requires packing all of my food with me. Situations like this call for diligence around planning and preparation, otherwise I will get way off track. I’ll bring a cooler with everything I will need for the...

Do what needs to be done: Day 4

I wasn’t hungry this morning, which is a good sign. It means my brain is adjusting to this new routine and it will send me fewer signals to eat more food. The negative side-effects of a caloric deficit need to be ignored in order to be overridden and for...

Why suffering is important: Day 3

I’m currently starving. Hunger is one of the most annoying fucking sensations I can think of.   I woke up at 4:30am today, which is 30 minutes earlier than usual, and all that does is prolong the discomfort even more. My bodyweight was the same as...

Andy is our FF Member of the Month!

Hi Andy! Please tell us about yourself. I currently work as a librarian and I’m an aspiring blacksmith. I love being creative. I want to end up working with metals and have a full-time business hammering stuff.  I am married to an amazing partner who challenges...