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I year progress. 116 kilos, down to 95 kilos.

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20 years ago the Navy said I was fat. They should see me now! ha ha

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Now they got me jumping rope!

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Hi, I am Tim. I am mid-50'ish (it keeps changing), from Texas, but retired to the Philippines 4 years ago. I was 108 kilos when I got here, and got up to 115! Been at this about 3 months and I am down to 103 kilos. Only 17 kilos to go ha ha... then we will see from there. (as of DEC 2106)

I live on a rice field about 20 Km from the city, but only 1 Km from the beach. So, not to bad. There is no gym or workout buddies. Mostly I walk 3-6 Km a day, and of course track every bite I eat. Always drink your water! I try not to drink my calories. Well, ok, my wife makes Milo with breakfast everyday (hot chocolate). That is 109 calories I *could* cut, but I like it. We still got to enjoy life, right?

Just trying to stay motivated. The easy weight loss already happened so now it has slowed down a lot. Such is life.

Over the last 20 years the pounds have just creeped on a little at a time. Partially due to health issues (a gift from the Navy), general laziness, and lots of bad choices on my part. I recently decided it is finally time to do something about it. I knew I needed to lose weight for years, but it never *clicked* before. Now it is different.

So here we go - again - hopefully for good this time ha ha. I am taking a sensible and sustainable approach. There is no magic diet, magic pill, or believable infomercial. Eat less, eat better, exercise more. To use the trite expression it is time for a "lifestyle change".

Member Since: 9/22/2016

Fitness Minutes: 30,650

My Goals:
Somehow I got up to 115 kilos. Long term goal is 85. Short term... just getting under 100 would be nice.

My Program:
Walking, 3-6 Km a day. Just tracking my food, kind of all things in moderation. No more Cokes at the house (was drinking 4 liters a week). I measure most of my food and keep my food/exercise diary honestly (why lie to ourselves?).

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I am vlogging my weight loss journey on YouTube. Feel free to come check it out.
Look for Tito Tim on YouTube if you want to hear me ramble about weight loss. I am certainly no expert, I am just sharing my experiences. Mostly as an accountability tool for myself, but hopefully it can help motivate others. :)


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