Getting Healthy

In 2016 I decided to tackle the challenge to get healthy and lost 50 pounds in 3 months. This is the plan I followed updated with lessons learned as I continue on my journey.

Challenges

I love to learn new things and find that personal experience gives me a better perspective. I like to take on challenges and measure the results. Here you will find the stories of my challenges.

About Me

I am a devoted husband, proud father of two beautiful girls, and a lifelong technologist. I love to travel and see all of God’s great creation. Learn more about me here.

Recent Blog Posts

Week 48 Results

Week 48 Results

This week I lost 2.6 pounds. After last week's weigh-in, I took a mental break from my journey. I took my two daughters to a YMCA Y Guides camp experience with some other dads and their kids. We had a great weekend of whitewater rafting, ziplining, target practice and...

read more
Week 47 Results

Week 47 Results

This week I gained 8.1 pounds. Overall, I had a great week with regards to my report card, so I'm not really sure what the driving factor was. The one thing that was different was the exercise routine I did (which I started last week.) I have a camping trip with my...

read more
Week 46 Results

Week 46 Results

This week I weighed in exactly the same as last week. I felt like I had a good week, but after losing 12.3 pounds over the previous 2 weeks I was bound to have a flat week. I'm glad I didn't gain anything back. Looking at a side-by-side picture from 11 months ago in...

read more
Week 45 Results – Total Eclipse

Week 45 Results – Total Eclipse

Last week I got back, losing 4.6 pounds. This week was an even more amazing follow-up! I ran a 10K on Monday (the VRC Total Solar Eclipse 10K) and today I 'eclipsed' my previous best weigh in, breaking through the 100-pound barrier with a 7.7-pound loss this week....

read more
Week 44 Results – Back on Track

Week 44 Results – Back on Track

After last week's abysmal results I buckled down and made sure to avoid sugary foods like ice cream, cookies, and cakes this week. I even passed on these beautiful Chocolate Macarons Emily made this week. I took back half of what I gained last week and dropped 4.6...

read more