Why I was hospitalized

Austin’s Diagnoses and the Support he Needs…

As the Doctor left the room I just had a sinking feeling in my gut… I was in Urgent Care for what I thought was a cold. I hadn’t been very worried; all I had was a little cold. I had a cough, some dizziness, some “exhaustion,” I was peeing […]

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Actions Speak Loudly

Walking into church, for the second time after forgetting my water like I do every week, I found myself walking in with a family I really love. I have to admit I admire them from the background and love the growth in the family over the years as they walk […]


60 Days till the New Year- How will you spend those days?

I want to BUST INTO 2016 knowing that I am ALREADY ahead of my 2016 goals… Are you with me? Posted by Austin Andrews on Monday, November 2, 2015 Let’s make a change… 60 Days till January 1st. 60 days… 2 of those days are probably accounted for in Thanksgiving and […]


Food Addiction: Tips to Overcome the Addiction

Guidelines to Fight Food Addiction I’m going to briefly mention a few guidelines and tips to help fight food addiction. If you find yourself deeply addicted to food, you will find below a list of resources and 12 Step Programs to help people choose freedom. Here are five strategies that […]


Food Addiction: Do you have it?

The Food Addiction Battlefield I should first start off by stating that I write this article with a lifetime’s worth of experience. I can honestly share that I understand the battle with food addiction in that I have lived it most of my life. I am compelled to share with […]

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Weeks After Ali Sweeney Leaves Biggest Loser, Replacement is Announced.

Just weeks after Ali Sweeney, longtime host of NBC’s The Biggest Loser, was announced to be leaving the show a replacement has been named. Bob Harper, longtime trainer on The Biggest Loser and one of the most beloved TV Trainers in the 21st Century, has been elevated to the title […]

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Weeping at the Disneyland Half Marathon with Run Disney

Today as I ran through Disneyland…I wept. It had been 6 years, since I had last visited Disneyland. The last time I was at Disneyland I weighed more than 435 lbs. We had to constantly stop and rest because I was so large I couldn’t stay on my feet for […]


Biggest Loser Loses Ali Sweeney

Biggest Loser loses its heart. 😢.@NBC‘s @biggestlosernbc will NOT include Host, @Ali_Sweeney. Ali, you will be more than missed… — Biggest Loser Austin (@RetroFitAustin) August 25, 2015 Access Hollywood broke the story that Biggest Loser is parting ways with Alison Sweeney after 8 years and 13 seasons. Arguably the […]