I like graphs… Almost a year ago I decided to change my life… When I started my journey I weighed 202… I started #T25 and revamped my #lifestyle… When I started using #myfitnesspal I weighed 188… I had a spike when we moved to #phoenixaz… Then I got back to #work… #motivation #weightloss #beachbody #teamnex #health #wellness #fitness #exercise #werktodo #letsgo

I like graphs… Almost a year ago I decided to change my life… When I started my journey I weighed 202… I started #T25 and revamped my #lifestyle… When I started using #myfitnesspal I weighed 188… I had a spike when we moved to #phoenixaz… Then I got back to #work… #motivation #weightloss #beachbody #teamnex #health #wellness #fitness #exercise #werktodo #letsgo

I see this on my regular walking path… Finally mad time to take some pix… This is not a stream… I haven’t figured out what the purpose of these are yet… It’s not like it rains like crazy around here… Hopefully someone more familiar with the engineering of cities here out west can shed some light on this for me… #whatisit #whatsthisfor #sand #water #grey #trees #cloud #clouds #cloudy #cloudporn #morning #vanishingpoint #tempe #warner #phoenixaz #phoenix #phx

I see this on my regular walking path… Finally mad time to take some pix… This is not a stream… I haven’t figured out what the purpose of these are yet… It’s not like it rains like crazy around here… Hopefully someone more familiar with the engineering of cities here out west can shed some light on this for me… #whatisit #whatsthisfor #sand #water #grey #trees #cloud #clouds #cloudy #cloudporn #morning #vanishingpoint #tempe #warner #phoenixaz #phoenix #phx

Wifey challenged me to post my fits for the day… So here is what I’m on… Scuffed my left shoe… SMH… #grownman #wingtips #colehaan #socks #shoes #kicks #dressed #style #fashion #orange #onmyfeet #thisdesertlife #work #workflow #grownup #nosneakerstoday (at Verizon Wireless)

Wifey challenged me to post my fits for the day… So here is what I’m on… Scuffed my left shoe… SMH… #grownman #wingtips #colehaan #socks #shoes #kicks #dressed #style #fashion #orange #onmyfeet #thisdesertlife #work #workflow #grownup #nosneakerstoday (at Verizon Wireless)

Today I walked almost 9 miles… Decided I wanted to look at some stats… This is since I started really tracking with #runkeeper… I find this to be truly remarkable… This distance from #phoenix to #detroit is 1986.7 miles… So I am challenging myself over the next year to travel that distance in #fitness… #health #wellness #exercise #walk #run #elliptical #bike #fit #focus #challenge #phoenixaz #detroitmi #thisdesertlife #teamnex #beachbody #werktodo #inspiration #motivation #letsgo

Today I walked almost 9 miles… Decided I wanted to look at some stats… This is since I started really tracking with #runkeeper… I find this to be truly remarkable… This distance from #phoenix to #detroit is 1986.7 miles… So I am challenging myself over the next year to travel that distance in #fitness… #health #wellness #exercise #walk #run #elliptical #bike #fit #focus #challenge #phoenixaz #detroitmi #thisdesertlife #teamnex #beachbody #werktodo #inspiration #motivation #letsgo

"Harder… Better… Faster… Stronger…" - DP #health #walk #run #wellness #fit #fitness #exercise #healthy #workout #cardio #teamnex #phx #phoenix #phoenixaz #tempe #ahwatukee #beachbody #runkeeper #myfitnesspal #thisdesertlife #walking #running #motivation #inspiration #daftpunk #music

"Harder… Better… Faster… Stronger…" - DP #health #walk #run #wellness #fit #fitness #exercise #healthy #workout #cardio #teamnex #phx #phoenix #phoenixaz #tempe #ahwatukee #beachbody #runkeeper #myfitnesspal #thisdesertlife #walking #running #motivation #inspiration #daftpunk #music

Sunday… #me #chillin #rayban #sunglasses #car #reflection #beard #grays #face #phx #phoenix #phoenixaz #vscocam #thisdesertlife  (at Aderra Luxury Condos)

Sunday… #me #chillin #rayban #sunglasses #car #reflection #beard #grays #face #phx #phoenix #phoenixaz #vscocam #thisdesertlife (at Aderra Luxury Condos)

Checkin out the homie @zo3hree5ive & The Foreign Exchange… #feofficial #foreignexchange #music #soul #funk #dance #hiphop #phx #phoenix #phoenixaz #live #show #performance #vscocam  (at Monarch Night Club)

Checkin out the homie @zo3hree5ive & The Foreign Exchange… #feofficial #foreignexchange #music #soul #funk #dance #hiphop #phx #phoenix #phoenixaz #live #show #performance #vscocam (at Monarch Night Club)

Recorded 11/13/04… My brother did his thing… Still one of my fav mixes… #tbt #music #houseshoes #mgcplx #detroit #diggin #mymusic

Recorded 11/13/04… My brother did his thing… Still one of my fav mixes… #tbt #music #houseshoes #mgcplx #detroit #diggin #mymusic

#Chiquita #banana #brand #label #fruit #organic #ecuador #macro #olloclip #pop #art

#Chiquita #banana #brand #label #fruit #organic #ecuador #macro #olloclip #pop #art

Some of you know this story… For those of you that don’t here we go… Bilal’s 2nd album “Love For Sale” was shelved by Universal Records… Never came out for whatever reason…  This was  after they had sent out a few promo copies of the album out to people in 2003 though… The album goes on to leak to the web… i got it in the Late Spring/early Summer of 2006… And for the next 3-4 years, it ruled me… That period was a period of so much transition in my life… Lot’s of highs & lows… It represents so much for me… Me embracing my two passions… Photography & DJing… The close of my CD Game Exchange days… The start of my VZW career… Dopest Ethiopians… The death of Dilla… Instinctive Movement… The illness & subsequent death of one of my best friends… The beginning of a relationship with the woman who would become my wife… Her leaving & returning to Detroit… So many memories with my friends are associated with this album… It resonates with me… And not just me apparently… The album took on it’s on life one the internet got a hold of it… To the point that most Bilal fans cherish the album… Bilal would tour performing songs from this album and the times I have had the privilege of seeing him perform, it was pretty special to see that other fans knew, sung, and felt connected to those songs the same way I was… I was lucky enough to meet him while he was on tour supporting his next album Airtight’s Revenge which came out in late 2010… I purchased a hard copy of his new album and he signed a copy of that album for me… When I gave him the money for the it, I gave him an extra $15 and he said to me I gave him too much… I said to him, that extra was for “Love For Sale” and he was blown away…  Because of the way I feel about that album, that promo vinyl had become a holy grail of sorts for me… I finally manged to track down one… Prob paid a little too much, but I don’t even care… It came in the mail today… #vinyl #lp #classic #Bilal #music #soul #LoveForSale #mgcplx #vscocam #inspiration

Some of you know this story… For those of you that don’t here we go… Bilal’s 2nd album “Love For Sale” was shelved by Universal Records… Never came out for whatever reason… This was after they had sent out a few promo copies of the album out to people in 2003 though… The album goes on to leak to the web… i got it in the Late Spring/early Summer of 2006… And for the next 3-4 years, it ruled me… That period was a period of so much transition in my life… Lot’s of highs & lows… It represents so much for me… Me embracing my two passions… Photography & DJing… The close of my CD Game Exchange days… The start of my VZW career… Dopest Ethiopians… The death of Dilla… Instinctive Movement… The illness & subsequent death of one of my best friends… The beginning of a relationship with the woman who would become my wife… Her leaving & returning to Detroit… So many memories with my friends are associated with this album… It resonates with me… And not just me apparently… The album took on it’s on life one the internet got a hold of it… To the point that most Bilal fans cherish the album… Bilal would tour performing songs from this album and the times I have had the privilege of seeing him perform, it was pretty special to see that other fans knew, sung, and felt connected to those songs the same way I was… I was lucky enough to meet him while he was on tour supporting his next album Airtight’s Revenge which came out in late 2010… I purchased a hard copy of his new album and he signed a copy of that album for me… When I gave him the money for the it, I gave him an extra $15 and he said to me I gave him too much… I said to him, that extra was for “Love For Sale” and he was blown away… Because of the way I feel about that album, that promo vinyl had become a holy grail of sorts for me… I finally manged to track down one… Prob paid a little too much, but I don’t even care… It came in the mail today… #vinyl #lp #classic #Bilal #music #soul #LoveForSale #mgcplx #vscocam #inspiration