Amanda Buck Interview Part 3 – Amanda’s Hope for her Future (From 400 Pounds to Personal Trainer)

This week we conclude our three part look at Amanda Buck’s amazing transformation from 400 pounds to in shape personal trainer at Equinox in New York City.  This week we look at Amanda’s hope for her future and that of others who she works with professionally.   Parts 1 & 2 are available at, on the exercise page for blogs dated June 2, 2016 and July 11, 2016.

Part 1 

Part 2


Teen Challenge New England Interview With Travis N

The Soulfest Music Festival hosts lots of organizations that are recovery based.   Among the organizations at Soulfest 2016 was Teen Challenge/New England. In this post, I chat with Travis N. about the role music has played in his recovery.   We are really excited for Travis and wish him many more years of happiness and sobriety.   For more information on Teen Challenge, visit: