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The Best Feeling in the World!
Sunday, May 04, 2014      5 comments

Over the past 17 months I've noticed lots of things on me that feel better. As I went through the journey, my knees felt better with less pressure on them. If felt good to walk up stairs and tie my shoes. I've even learned how great a good st... Read more
What a Year it's been!
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      5 comments

A year ago, was sitting on the same couch I'm sitting on right now, but I was putting a little more stress on the springs. I started the year at 369 pounds, and everyday tasks were a challenge. Walking upstairs, tying my shoes, even getting of... Read more
TV Appearance!
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      3 comments

Last week, a TV Station in Cleveland (about an hour away from us) contacted my wife and I about telling our weight loss story on the air. We agreed to go on, and this morning was the big day! Here is the link to see the story! http://www.wkyc... Read more
The Best Things in Life are Free
Thursday, September 19, 2013      3 comments

I have officially lost 1/3 of my body weight. That’s 125 pound in a little over 9 months. And as I look back on that time, I see there are a few things I never expected and no one ever told me about. 1. Losing weight is expensive-I’m not ... Read more
Almost There!
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      3 comments

So, I'm only about 5 pounds from my first goal (100 pounds down), and it's only taken 7 months. But last week something interesting happened. I noticed on Tuesday I was feeling a little run down and light headed. It wasn't a problem when I wa... Read more
Booby Traps
Monday, June 03, 2013      3 comments

Things have been going well for me, up until a few weeks ago. I'm still losing weight, but i find myself fighting each week to get there. The reason. Food Boody Traps! The first booby trap happened 3 weeks ago. My wife and I attended an out... Read more
I Give Up!
Friday, April 26, 2013      6 comments

I've always hated clothes shopping. HATE IT! The problem is, after losing 60 pounds, none of my pants fit me anymore. I put a pair of jeans on for work this morning without unbuttoning them. Ok, I give up...it's time to go and pick up some n... Read more
Ok, I See It Now
Saturday, April 20, 2013      5 comments

I had to work this morning. Part of the process is taking a few pictures at an area business. I wore the same outfit that I wore at a similar event at the same store 2 months ago. The first picture is from February 16, 2013. The Second is fr... Read more
Might As Well Face It...I'm Addicted to...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      8 comments

THE SCALE! When I started this process, I told myself that weigh ins happen every Thursday Morning. However, as my wife and I moved forward, I found myself walking over to the scale EVERY MORNING. I don't really know why I'm doing it, I don't... Read more
March 16, 2013
Saturday, March 16, 2013      1 comments

This is My First blog. Let me start with the past. I've always been a bigger guy. But I was always fairly active. Until I left college 8 years ago. When I graduated, I weighed somewhere around 270 pounds. Then on January 2, 2013, I weighed... Read more