You cannot change what you refuse to confront. I’m just not strong 💪😁 for me! I’m 💪👍 strong for 👉😠🔪 my warriors too! Im strong because 😕 fear is a trait of the weak and warriors arent weak! Thank 🙏💒 God I found fitness💪👊😠 and my 👪👫👭👬👫 #fitfam and my 👯 #gymbuddies and 🍏🍓☺ #nutrition and gave over that darkness to my higher 🙏 power because I’d be 😲😇🚑😪🙊✌ dead! I have thousands of ppl that expect me to be strong hundreds of 💻📱 emails from ppl that need my support… And the petty bullshit, 👎👏👏👏💔 childish drama and 😠 unnecessary woe is so minuscule and juvenile in the big picture of things. Greater things have yet to come for me. My full potential has yet to be reached. Keep beasting nobody and nothing is worth the mental anguish! You come first! Your mental,💪😁👍🍏☺👊 physical and spiritual health is a priority! I love you warriors- #staystrong DWRECK 😁👍💪😠🔪 #beastmode #relentless #zyzz #weightlossjourney #fitnessjourney #fitnessmotivation #weightlossmotivation #gymmotivation #liftheavy #staystrong
😋 #eattogrow #eattolive #aesthetics #macros #eatforabs #absaremadeinthekitchen #paleo #paleodiet #primal #iifym #intermittentfasting #fitnessfood #foodisfuel #gohard #instagood #foodstagram #thefitclub
On my #lunchbreak 😩😏 repeating my #mantra “it’s all worth it in the end, just keep walking Derrick, just keep walking.” #fitnessfamily #cantstopwontstop #eatclean #sugarfree #dairyfree #glutenfree #noliquor #eatclean #mileybelike #photooftheday #lol #funnypics #icantdeal #deadAF #storyofmylife #gohard #bestoftheday (at Humphrey’s Restaurant & Tavern)
Y’all be on my #snapchat clowning lol add me @iamdwreck 😏💪💪💪👌 #epiclife #relentless #lol #rofl #funnypics #funnyphotos #ratchet #icantdeal #deadAF
I still haven’t forgiven old Derrick completely. I have a bad habit to clinging to my past 🍫🙈🍭🍰🍪🍔🍟 mistakes. I think I do it as a gut check. I’m my own constant reminder of my 🍺🍔past struggles, which is great because I believe that keeps me so relatable, transparent and humble. My openness and candid vulnerability is also an epic double edged sword 🔪 😠 that can sometimes be an anchor, keeping me from letting go and making room for future progress. Misery 😩😫loves hiding, and festering and becoming darker 😠and 😡angry. You can’t stay angry at your old self and live salty consumed with pain and fear because of old things you done and stupid mistakes you made. You can’t truly heal and 💙❤️ love yourself in the now if your still beating yourself up for shit from two years ago. Don’t hide, don’t perpetrate but own it, scream and fight, and let us move on. We are 😠🔪 warriors there will be 👊💪😁battles, but they will pass. Let us who are damaged forgive ourselves and move on, the pain may be sharp.. It may feel disgustingly familiar but don’t retreat or go back to old habits, dig deep, put on your armor and remember this will pass. I love my tribe 823 always - DWRECK 🍎🍏💪😁👊 #fightingobesity #weightlossstory #weightlossjourney #fitnessjourney #fitnesslifestyle #activelifestyle #cleanlifestyle #paleolifestyle #paleo #paleodiet #eatclean #iusedtobefat #beforeandafter #edfamily #edwarrior #nevergiveup #gymmotivation #fitnessmotivation
I still haven’t forgiving old Derrick completely. I have a bad habit to clinging to my past 🍫🙈🍭🍰🍪🍔🍟 mistakes. I think I do it as a gut check. I’m my own constant reminder of my 🍺🍔past struggles, which is great because I believe that keeps me so relatable, transparent and humble. My openness and candid vulnerability is also an epic double edged sword 🔪 😠 that can sometimes be an anchor, keeping me from letting go and making room for future progress. Misery 😩😫loves hiding, and festering and becoming darker 😠and 😡angry. You can’t stay angry at your old self and live salty consumed with pain and fear because of old things you done and stupid mistakes you made. You can’t truly heal and 💙❤️ love yourself in the now if your still beating yourself up for shit from two years ago. Don’t hide, don’t perpetrate but own it, scream and fight, and let us move on. We are 😠🔪 warriors there will be 👊💪😁battles, but they will pass. Let us who are damaged forgive ourselves and move on, the pain may be sharp.. It may feel disgustingly familiar but don’t retreat or go back to old habits, dig deep, put on your armor and remember this will pass. I love my tribe 823 always - DWRECK 🍎🍏💪😁👊 #fightingobesity #fattofit #tbt #throwbackthursday #iusedtobefat #fitmencook #beforeandafter #bodyunderconstruction #weightlossstory #weightlossjourney #fitnessjourney #edwarrior #edfamily #fitnessfamily #paleo #paleodiet #mensphysique #physiquefreak #staystrong
4 cup diced tomato 🍅
1 medium cut avocado
1 cup red onion
1/4 cup fennel
1 handful of cilantro 🌿
1 handful basil
Salt & pepper to taste.
Dress with olive oil, mixed with crushed red pepper, stevia and salt, or some form of a zesty Italian.
Enjoy - DWRECK
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Made some fresh ground cashew 🍯🍯🍯 butter today. Cashews have to be my new favorite tree nut as of late. I started off hating “tree 🌰nuts” in general, but reintroduced myself to them and seeds through my #paleo #weightlossjourney. I began with an almond 🌰🌳 phase, now I’ve been going back & forth between macadamia and cashews.
(Im also working on a paleo friendly honey and #tahini based #halva)
Have you ever had a heavy feeling in your lower stomach after eating to many tree 🌰 nuts?
Just like grains Nuts have phytic acid. But in grains 🌾🌾🌾🍃and legumes Phytic acid is also found in greater amounts along with 🍞🍪🍩saponins and other intestinal dangerous anti-nutrients. One thing we must be aware of is that nuts also contain high amounts of phytic acid. This is one reason why we shouldn’t go crazy on consuming large quantities of nuts AND learn how to prepare them in such a way as to reduce the phytic acid content. Soaking nuts and seeds is a traditional practice used by our ancestors to neutralize harmful anti-nutrients.
4 cups raw cashews
8 cups of water 💦💦
2 tablespoons sea salt
2 tablespoons almond (or canola) oil
4 tablespoons honey (optional)
4 tablespoons vanilla (optional)
1/4 cup stevia powder (optional)
1. soak cashews for 8 to 12 hours in 8 cups of salt water
2. air/pat dry cashews for 4 to 5 hours or place in dehydrator for 1
3. In processor blend the cashews until they resemble a very fine, almost powdery, meal. Add the oil and salt, and blend until thickened.
4. Using a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides of the blender, making sure that the mixture is consistent and no clumps remain in the bottom. Blend until smooth. Test the cashew butter, adding options, 🍯 honey, agave nectar, stevia, cocoa powder or more oil 🐤 or salt as desired. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate.
Soaked, diced and blended cashews become very thick, creamy and neutral in taste and can be used in many ways as #dairyfree vegan options, including sour cream, heavy cream, and milk (#paleo vegan cheesecake 🍰 coming soon). - DWRECK #foodie #instagood #yum #goodeats #healthyfats 😁💪👊
#BeEpic 😁👊⭐️ Be #Relentless 💪😁 in November 2011 the weekend before 🍗 Thanksgiving. I was fed up, done and overwhelmed. I was done with all the negativity and obstacles mentally, physically, emotionally and socially I was having because I was morbidly🍺🍔🍟🍕 #obese. I wasn’t just one specific event but more like a collection of moments that led up to this huge cathartic 🙏🙌morning. That morning I just woke and looked at myself in the mirror then told myself. “My name is DWRECK, I am a 😠🔪 warrior. I don’t want to feel this way, or ever again so I’m going change.” So I slowly found my way. And changed. Just like that. #nevergiveup 823 Always. - DWRECK 😁😠👊💪🍎 #weightlossStory #weightlossJourney #iusedtobefat #fitnessfamily #edfamily #progressisaprocess #paleo #eatclean #cantstopwontstop
#legday #leangains #squat #hamstrings #beastmode #muscleoftheday #musclephotos #shredded #mensphysique #physiquefreak #physique #aesthetics #aestheticsarmy #paleo #paleodiet #eatclean #glutes #hardbody #nevergiveup
I feel so inadequate. I feel like I let myself down. It’s officially my real First day back in the gym after 14 days off. I tried to go back a couple times and I just wasn’t in it mentally or still hurting physically. I feel so gross, anybody who lifts knows that weird feeling when u take time off you feel weak, or thin or pudgy and the 💪😒 pump is gone?! Well times that by 10 and that was me today. I haven’t gone this long without gyming since day 1. I haven’t gone more than 2 days away from the gym since late 2011. And a lot of my gym “buddies” really gave 2 shits, not that it’s their responsibility to constantly check in on D. But anyways…Was I burnt out? Maybe a little. I feel like I’m starting from the beginning of my journey but, with the progress I’ve made these past few years I know 2 bad weeks… hell even a month won’t ruin me. Kill my 💪🍎gainz ? Yes. Ruin me? No. I disappeared partially because of my stress level and poor time management skills, plus I was hurt physically** on my way to the gym believe it or not** (mild concussion and separated shoulder), and ultimately I was 😩 burnt out mentally and emotional 😥 beyond belief. I totaled my car in crap weather, my beautiful solar yellow nissan xterra aka xena is dead. And I was hating my job… No worries I figured both of those out and DWRECK is back ☺️💪👊 better than ever. I think that’s one of my worse traits, I disappear when I’m upset, I back away, far away and retreat. But warriors face problems and adversity face-on with armor on and machetes held high. #NeverGiveUp 😁👊 823 always keep Beasting it’s the only way xx - DWRECK ☺️💚🍏 #liftheavy #beastmode #sickkunt #leangains #teamfitness #paleo #fitnesslife #gymlife #bestofthebest
I belong to my tribe, to the people I love, and they belong to me—they, and the love and loyaty I give them, form my identity far more than any word or group ever could. Y’all have been there for me from the beginning I love you #fitnessfamily #edfamily xx 823 Always - DWRECK @mylittlefitspo @gettingmylifeback @natedean @tomfitzj @searchingforsomesanity @sickunt @_fat_girl_slimm @sarahmcgee A-1 since day 1⭐️ #relentless #teamfitness #instagood #photooftheday #paleo #paleodiet #primal #weightlossjourney #fitnessjourney