The Challenge: Final Week

Apr 14, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh-in: Final Week Weight: 334 lbs This is it! Week 12 is in the books. All the measurements have been taken. Let’s get right to it. I started at 376 lbs and now weigh 334 lbs. That is 42 lbs lost. Starting chest was 55.5”, finishing at 52.5”;...

The Challenge: Week Eleven

Apr 2, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh-in Week 11: Weight: 338 lbs. Last week I talked about the perils of the scale. I meant every word I said, but after today’s weigh-in I have to talk about some huge milestones that have occurred. I only bring these up because I know all of the other measurements are going to show...

The Challenge: Week Ten

Mar 25, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh-in Week 10: Weight: 344 lbs We are down to the last couple weeks of training as part of the Global Fitness Get it Back-Give it Back Challenge. It has been a very interesting journey. I feel I am running out of things to talk about. I have gone through so much in the...

The Challenge: Week Nine

Mar 17, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh-in Week 9 Weight: 345 lbs. When you are "flat" with week to week weight loss the tendency is to hyper analyze what is going on. Was it that bag of popcorn you had at the movies, or the rum and coke with your friends Saturday night that have derailed you for the week? Did I work out enough?...

The Challenge: Half Way

Mar 5, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh-in at Half Way Point Weight: 352 lbs We are at our half way mark now. It is amazing the amount of changes physically and emotionally that you go through during this process. The past couple of workouts feel like the ones I had the first two weeks. Mentally I am stronger than ever. I have...

The Challenge: Week Five

Feb 18, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh in Beginning Week 5 Weight: 352 lbs Our walk on Saturday was a great success! We had several members from Team Yellow come out along with some of my readers and friends. After our walk we ended up having a sensible lunch at Fresh Health Café on Bernard. I actually rode my bike down to City...

The Challenge: Week Four

Feb 11, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh in Beginning Week 4: Weight: 357 lbs I have received some great feedback from everyone so far. I really appreciate all your letters of encouragement and support. I mentioned this to my team members and we all want to give back to you in a small way. We would like to invite you to join us...

The Challenge: Week Three

Feb 2, 2011 / 5:00 am
Weigh in Beginning Week 3 Weight: 357 lbs As a team we weighed in and collectively have lost over 96 lbs! Personally, I have lost 19 lbs! It’s only been two weeks and I am down 19 lbs - it still hasn’t sunk in yet! These first couple of weeks have been really challenging. My muscles have...

The Challenge: Week Two

Jan 26, 2011 / 5:30 am
Weigh-in Beginning Week 2: Weight: 363 lbs My article Get it Back - Give it Back was posted late last week and I wanted to start by thanking all of you that have e-mailed, called or posted your support for me on Facebook. I am grateful to have so much support behind me. With every e-mail I find I...

Get it Back - Give it Back

Jan 21, 2011 / 7:30 am
They say you should make New Year’s resolutions the first days of the New Year. I have never been a big fan of that. We all have goals, desires and things we would like to change, but until you are really motivated to make those changes there is no point saying you are going to do something you...
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