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 56 Results

Week 56 Results

My weigh in this week was exactly the same as last week, but that is only part of the story. My Lean Mass measurement was up over 6 pounds and my body fat was down 2.5% to a new low of 20.0%. While I am not losing weight on this strength program, I am definitely...

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Week 55 Results

Week 55 Results

I feel like I really got everything back on track this week with my exercise and nutrition. I weighed in at 247.3 which is up 0.4 from last week. A few days during the week my weigh-ins were lower so I'm still feeling good about where I am. Report Card I am updating...

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Week 54 Results – Cruisin’

Week 54 Results – Cruisin’

This past week we took a family vacation on a 7-day cruise in the Caribbean. The food was plentiful and really good. When we came back, I weighed in at 248.2 which is up 3.5 pounds from last week. Given that I found at least one poll that listed the average weight...

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Week 53 Results

Week 53 Results

This week I weighed in at 244.7 pounds, down 2.2 pounds from last week. That is exactly the same as two weeks ago and also 11 weeks ago. From day one, I have made this about making life changes and not about being on a diet. This week I had a breakfast date with my...

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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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