Posts written by Shane Niemeyer

On Gratitude

I used to be a waste of space. Each day ran into the next, and they were all worthless and futile. As I look back on those days, it’s hard to believe that some of those things actually happened. From time to time, I am presented with a very real and vivid reminder that my former life was real. It all comes back to me when I need to obtain a travel permit from my probation officer. The trip through security at the courthouse brings it home.  Read More

Nutrition: Boiled Down to the Facts

As a topic, nutrition is often confounded. Authors often make it far more complex than it needs to be. Still, solid nutrition is an absolute necessity in the pursuit of success in any segment of your life. Nutrition provides the human organism with nourishment, energy, thought, feeling, and recovery. It is also the primary component involved in altering body composition in any way. Whenever we are thinking about or discussing making changes in our lives, we must examine our relationship with food. Read More