Well.... after being challenged by about 74 different people... it was finally time for me to accept my mission. The Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS!! My wife and I decided to have a little fun and film it in super epic SLO-MO!
Right after we took the challenge, and we were drenched with water, one of our neighbors came over and told us tearfully that she had lost a couple family members to ALS. She thanked us for helping to spread awareness for this terrible disease. That was one of the most amazing things I've ever had happen to me. Here were are being goofballs dumping ice water on ourselves, and this woman comes up and thanks us. This viral trend is truly amazing. So much money has been raised for ALS this year.
And yes... we are also donating some money.
I decided I really needed to do this after watching Pete Frates' story. As a lifelong baseball nut, this story really breaks my heart. Pete is a true hero.
Ty Herndon has come out of the closet! Read the entire story from People Magazine HERE.
Here's a couple of my favorite Ty Herndon songs from the 90's:
Good for you, Ty. I support your courage and hope you can be a role model...
Meghan Trainor (who sings "All About That Bass") steps up to the mic and belts out an AWESOME version of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off"! This is addicting! Check it out.
(photo: carla da souza campos/Flickr)
Here is the recipe I talekd about on the air today:
• 1 (18 -20 lb) whole turkey
• 2 stalks celery (roughly chopped)
• 1 carrots (roughly chopped)
• 1 onions (cut into quarters)
• 3 -4 crushed garlic...
It's always humbling to look back and see how far I've come on this weight loss journey. Sure, there's Weight Loss Wednesday posts but in honor of #ThrowbackThursday, let's rewind to post #7 where my trainer gives an inside look at what...