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 31 Results

Week 31 Results

This week I weighed in at 256.8, down 2.0 pounds this week. That brings my total weight loss to 86.4 pounds or 25.2% of my starting body weight. I finally passed the 25% mark this weight - it is amazing to me that I've lost 1/4 of me. I managed to get a little better...

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Week 30 Results

Week 30 Results

I have struggled with my eating this week. I've been hungry and had some serious snack and sugar cravings. It is almost like my body heard me say I was going to do the 5 Day Cleanse again and it is revolting against the idea. Pizza, ice cream, milkshakes... You name...

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Week 29 Results – 5 Day Cleanse Round 2

Week 29 Results – 5 Day Cleanse Round 2

My weigh in this week was 258.1. That is down 1.8 pounds over last week and I am closing in on a total weight loss of 25%! I feel like I have learned so much on this journey and it has been great to talk to the many people who have been inspired to do the same. My...

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Week 28 Results

Week 28 Results

This week I managed to get in two workouts and am back to nearly 100%. It felt really good to get moving again. I ended up weighing in at 259.9, so I broke through the 260-pound barrier this week. That is only down .4 pounds on the week, but a big milestone for me....

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Week 27 Results

Week 27 Results

I mentioned last week that I had hurt my back while working on building a patio/firepit. Hauling around heavy bags of rock, sand, and pavers apparently got the better of me. My lower back was still really sore this week and I had to apply ice every morning to get...

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