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 52 Results – Looking Back

Week 52 Results – Looking Back

This week I was up 2.2 pounds. The last 12 weeks have been frustrating as I have been up and down, treading water in a range between 241 and 250. I have not been able to break through the 240-pound barrier and reach my goal of 240. Another way to look at it is that I...

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Week 51 Results – Strength Test

Week 51 Results – Strength Test

This week I was down another 1.7 pounds to 244.7. I still have not gotten back to where I was at my low on week 45, but I'm happy with continued progress in the right direction. I have some new strength and flexibility goals to work toward and I'm starting to think...

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Week 50 Results – Advance

Week 50 Results – Advance

This week I was down 2.5 pounds to 246.4. I still have not gotten back to where I was at my low on week 45, but I'm slowly making my way back there. Why is it that it is so easy to gain weight and so hard to lose it? Advance This past week I attended a men's...

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Week 49 Results – Treading Water

Week 49 Results – Treading Water

On week 39, I broke through the 250 pound barrier for the first time and weighed in at 249.3. That was 10 weeks ago and I have been treading water ever since. This week I was up 2.0 pounds from last week, weighing in at 248.9 - essentially the same as 10 weeks ago....

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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...

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