i was diagnosed as a diabetic in november 2007 when i started the lab work to have a gastric bypass. i began my lifestyle change on january 23rd, because remember it isn't dieting, it's a lifestyle change!! With the assistance of my beautiful wife Blanca, i started at a weight of 404 lbs. and as of today, i weigh 345 lbs. i have dropped 59 lbs so far, and i feel awesome. my goal is to be one of the founding members of the "250 lb Club" with the best friend any guy could ever have, Wesley P. He has recently decided to take control of his life as well, and even has a page on here, too!. SHOUT OUT to my homie, WES!!!..anyhoo, since dropping this weight, i have changed my mind and decided to drop the remaining weight the old fashioned way...LIPOSUCTION...ha, ha...just kidding!. SWEAT and TEARS, baby!..i have found a strength i never knew existed in me and i can't wait to get my homie rolling along as well. our dream is to take a kick butt vacation and not have to worry about our weight holding us down from a full and memorable experience. i hope i can motivate the rest of you fatties out there to get off the couch and get moving on taking back what we so freely gave up....OUR LIVES!!!..
already have dropped 59 pounds, so need 95 to get to 250...
get off of diabetic meds
I am consuming 1600 calories a day thru the following:
breakfast: protein shake w/ 8-10 oz of soy milk
lunch: choice of salad, turkey roll ups, turkey sandwich w/ orowheat double fiber bread, no mayo, can of tuna with lite mayo and mustard, etc.
dinner: choice of chicken breast, salmon, ground turkey and lots of green veggies
snacks: choice of healthy choice fudge bars, sugar free jello, yogurts, and popsicles..and coffee (at times)
Born in San Francisco, Ca.
34 years of age
Gangster movies, music, and baby elephant tossing...he, he!
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| current weight: 295.0
I like your into to your page.
As God is our witness, we will do this...we will be DONE!
Welcome to The Big Mans Club.
Let us know some of your secrets!
3162 days ago
Welcome aboard the Big Man's Team. Join the forums and have some fun.
You are doing great. Keep it up !!!
3163 days ago
WELCOME to the Done Being the Fat Girl team! Hope to see you around the board and looking forward to getting to know you! If you need anything, Let me or one of the other girls (and guys) on the team, one of us is usually always around!!!!
3220 days ago
Welcome, Welcome, Welcome!! You're a DONE girl now!! Done Being the Fat Girl is the GREATEST team on Spark People. You will laugh, you will cry, it will become a part of you!!
So, come and read and get to know us and post so we can get to know you!!
Congrats on the weight loss!! You are doing incredible!! ROCK ON MY NEW DONE BROTHA!!
Have a GREAT Day!!
3220 days ago
Welcome to the DONE Girls!!!! We love you already!! Trish
3220 days ago