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Formerly Obese

I lost 115 lbs and turned my health around at 30. Resolved diabetes, hypertension and fatty liver. I've kept my weight off for over 11 years. My wife lost 55 at the same time and has also maintained.

We made a radical lifestyle change to a low-glycemic/low-insulinemic diet and slowly phased in daily exercise. Mostly hiking.

It's my ambition to find a way to help others prevail over obesity and related illnesses. I want to show that it can be done. And that you ...
I lost 115 lbs and turned my health around at 30. Resolved diabetes, hypertension and fatty liver. I've kept my weight off for over 11 years. My wife lost 55 at the same time and has also maintained.

We made a radical lifestyle change to a low-glycemic/low-insulinemic diet and slowly phased in daily exercise. Mostly hiking.

It's my ambition to find a way to help others prevail over obesity and related illnesses. I want to show that it can be done. And that you can truly enjoy life doing it.

I'm happy to share my experiences with anyone.

I'm also very interested in talking with other long-term maintainers. I know my path is not the only way to make it work. I'd like to know what we have in common and how we differ.
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Member Since: 2/15/2013

My Goals:
To consistently act in the best interest of my health.

To show others that it's possible to lose a lot of weight and keep it off forever. And in doing so vastly reduce the odds of metabolic disease.

My Program:
Low-glycemic/low-insulinemic diet. A big emphasis on satiety. Daily exercise. Mostly hiking and biking along with body-weight exercise and stretching.

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Member Comments:
MAREE1953
7/6/2014 8:50:33 PM

Congratulations on 13 years! That's amazing!



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JOHN__
7/5/2014 6:50:08 PM

Thanks, Tina and Jean!



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JEANKNEE
7/2/2014 10:28:43 PM

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Wow John! Thirteen years!!!

Incredible work! Congrats...



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TINAJANE76
7/2/2014 10:17:56 PM

Hi John and many congratulations on your maintenance anniversary! Here's to getting it done.
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JOHN__
7/2/2014 4:26:01 PM

Thanks, WCK!



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