KING_SLAYER
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Me on my room's balcony. First day on cruise. 8/12/12




An old pic from around '93 before I put on a lot of weight




Me in '99 approximately 270lbs


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Update 9/13/12: As many of you know the last few weeks have been rough for me. I hit the 100lbs lost mark on 8/11/12 and left for a week long Alaskan cruise the next day. I walked a ton but came home 12 lbs up! My grandmother passed away while I was on vacation and once I was home I was busy clearing out her apartment. I lost 5 lbs that first week back a couple more the next week. But I was hit with some depression and stress issues and my weight went back up to 226. I'm pretty much over the depression, but on 9/5/12 my mom had a full hip replacement and came home 3 days later. So I am now acting as caretaker for her for a while. Getting in my fitness minutes while helping my mom and trying to finish 3 classes for school has been difficult. I'm finding it hard to get myself motivated to do anything. I'm trying to just let it roll off of my back but it's not so easy.

Update 3/25/12: Been pretty stagnant for the last 3 months, with only minor losses. The last 3 weeks have been rough, scale not working and life just feeling messed up, I know I've gained weight, I can feel it. So it's time for changes. I've changed my name to King_Slayer, I'm on a mission to slay the kings of Apathy, Lethargy, Poor Nutrition and Weakness. Changed my ticker as well to reflect my new starting point. My blog post titled WK 50 has more details.

My original About Me:
My name is Ken. I am a 41 year old single father who has let himself go. I was an athlete in my 20's until I herniated 2 discs in my lower back. Within a year I had put on 60 lbs. and in the subsequent 15 years I have added almost 40 more.
I am using the site to help me track my diet and keep me focused.
UPDATE: 12/31/2011 38 weeks in and I'm down 68.4 lbs.
UPDATE: 6/25/2011---11 weeks in and I'm down 31 lbs!


Member Since: 4/12/2011

Fitness Minutes: 19,060

My Goals:
My eventual goal weight is between 200 and 215 lbs.
Starting at 320, I have my work cut out for me.

I did the NorCal Tough Mudder in Sept. 2012


My Program:
My program is all over the place. Still somewhat following the 4Hour Body eating plan (not strictly enough). Since both of my gym partners dropped off (June 2012)
I haven't been doing hardly any weight lifting.

Starting Weight: 320
Weigh in barriers to cross:
310# - Done 4/27/11
300# - Done 5/30/11
290# - Done 6/25/11
280# - Done 7/23/11
270# - Done 9/4/11
260# - Done 10/15/11
250# - Done 12/24/11
240# - Done 5/5/12 finally!
230# - Done 6/23/12
220# - Done 7/28/12
210# - Done 6/29/13 About time! 11 months to lose 10 lbs! lol



Personal Information:
I was a gym rat in my early 20's. Spent approximately 10-15 hours a week in a local Gold's Gym. I weighed a solid 220 back then. Played some semi pro football and a lot of pick-up basketball.


Other Information:
I have a weakness for Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccinos!




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  • v DOVESEYES
    Hey Ken sorry about your heat, I always think you can add clothes in the cooler weather but there is a limit of 'removal' :) in the heat.
    1 day ago
  • v DOVESEYES
    Thanks for the blog comments Ken, I think you would appreciate New Zealand for all it has to offer. Rotorua was the closest big town to us growing up, weekends were spent in the 'cold' lakes or the thermal hot pools depending on the season.
    It was the first town near to us to get KFC :0 Mum would park and go inside to order :), we loved the little bread rolls with the mashed potato :).
    8 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    emoticon emoticon emoticon How God Created Mother emoticon emoticon emoticon
    God took the fragrance of a flower, the majesty of a tree.
    The gentleness of morning dew, the calm of a quiet sea.
    The beauty of a twilight hour, the soul of a starry night,
    The laughter of a rippling brook, the grace of a bird in flight,
    Then God fashioned from these things, a creation like no other.
    And when his masterpiece was through, He called it simply...MOTHER
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    ~~**~~Beautiful Quotes About Mother's~~**~~
    "A Mother is a person seeing there is only 4 pieces of pie
    for five people, promptly announces that she never did care for pie."
    ~~~"God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made Mothers"~~~
    "If I had a flower for each time I thought of My Mother, I could walk in my garden forever"
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    "You never appreciate all of the things your Mother did for you until you find yourself doing the same things for your kids"
    ~~~~ "There should be more then one day to celebrate the women who raised us."~~~~
    "Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a Mother."
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    "The most beautiful necklace a Mother can wear is not gold or gem, but her child's arms around her neck"
    ~~~~"...some do not believe in miracles...yet God created MOTHER'S..."~~~~
    "You know you're a Mother when the smallest whimper from your child
    can wake you from a dead sleep"
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    "One of a mother's greatest joys is to be imitated by her child"
    "MOTHER'S are proof that angels do exist"

    emoticon emoticon Wishing you a very Happy Mother's Day!! emoticon
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    8 days ago
  • v 100LBLIGHTER
    I've been gone a good while.... Just checking back with my ole Spark friends.. Hope you are doing good. Starting over again. emoticon
    14 days ago
  • v DOVESEYES
    Hey there Ken, thanks for stopping by. I agree it was a good week. So glad Bec has some great friends to help her, not so hard on my heart strings :).

    I also agree about the weather, I am liking Spring and Autumn a lot more these days.

    Have a great week Ken.
    15 days ago
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