03/21/10 @ 260 pounds
12/06/10 - 269 pounds and sporting the Cancer-boy look.
My dog: Brutus the Beagle, he thinks all this weight stuff is just stupid, LOL
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UPDATE: I have finished chemo and am cancer free! I now have 20 pounds to lose that I gained during my chemo treatments, thanks to steroids. I have lost 6 of those pounds so far as I write this. My hair is also coming back and I'm feeling much better!
EDIT: Yes that's right, I now have cancer. I was diagnosed 2 months ago. My prognosis is very good for recovery but suddenly weight loss is pretty much at the bottom of my importance scale. I'm going through chemo (check out my new bald picture) and hopefully will beat this thing soon. I joked with my doctor maybe I could finally lose the rest of my weight on chemo but he was so serious about not trying to lose weight during chemo. So I took him at his word and gained back 15 pounds!
So go check out my new Lex Luthor pic and root for me to fight this fight as well (ok better LOL) as I did my weight loss battle!!
Hello, my name is Shaun and i'm an Ohio State and Dallas Cowboys fanatic. I'm 40 years old and currently living in Columbus, Ohio. I have lost over 60 pounds since I found Sparkpeople with about 30 pounds or so more to go. Since I have started Sparkpeople I have eliminated my pre-diabetes status, got off my blood pressure medicine and cut my cholesterol from 240 to 160 among other positive changes in my health.
I'm told I'm an intellectual, a deep thinker, a polarizing figure and many other names at times unfit to print (LOL!). I sincerely dislike phonies, most liberals, the close minded and small people. No, not short or little people but rather people who are timid, unsure of themselves and afraid to voice their opinions for fear of offending. I'm a member of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) which is simliar to Weight Watchers but much better (check them out at www.tops.org) and I'd strongly recommend you reach out to your local chapter as they have been a great inspiration to me!
I am always eager to hear other's viewpoints and always open to change my own but I never apologize for holding an unpopular opinion simply to "fit in". Speak your mind, believe in what you say and be willing to back it up is my motto. Visit the website
http://www.evilconservatives.com for a fun laugh and to see where my headline came from. Oh and go Bucks, go Cowboys!
My primary goal is to now, having beat cancer, resume my fight to get to a healthy weight!
I currently workout 3 to 4 times a week for about an hour a day. I do weighlifting and cardio both.
As for my diet, I am on the lifestyle change, not a specific "fad" diet as those DO NOT WORK. II stay below 1500 calories, eating fruit, vegetables and lean meats.
I do not disallow any foods either as I feel that is a recipe for disaster, however some foods I mostly avoid if I can.
Lastly, I'm an active member of TOPS (www.tops.org) and you should be too!
I'm from Cambridge, Ohio, a small city in Southeastern Ohio. I lived in Columbus Ohio for about 5 years, then moved to Austin, Texas for close to 4 years. I then lived in Richmond, Virginia and work for a wireless company named Suncom. After I was laid off there I moved back to Columbus and now work for Verizon Wireless as a transport engineer.
BTW: Obama is the a terrible President.
Just FYI - I'm a conservative.
I have a very unique sense of humour. I'm interested in thinking "outside the box" in reality, & take special interest in paranormal and unexplained events. I am a fairly good artist as well as a fairly good writer, two talents I have not cultivated much since college. I attended Ohio U, not OSU (but living in Ohio it's all about the Bucks baby!)
Favorite all time TV shows:
X-Files (of course!)
The Twilight Zone
Favorite current TV shows:
Saving Private Ryan
Menace II Society
The Pink Floyd sound
Rage Against the Machine
Favorite Sports Teams:
Catcher in the Rye
Hostage to the Devil
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| current weight: 284.0
Picked back up with Spark and hope to stay longer, looked at my page and goodness! Saw a note from you. And you are still here and doing great! While I... faded away from Spark and am fatter! Oh dear...
keep up the good work!
2319 days ago
Just checkin in to make sure you're still kicking around!
2378 days ago
Great Job Shaun you should add a new pic!
2472 days ago
Thanks for stopping by my page! Still going with the weight loss, just stumbling along the way. Back to work tho! Have a happy Easter!
2482 days ago
I hope you don't mind, I added you as a friend. I love your inspiration.
2484 days ago