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 60 Results – Mission Accomplished

Week 60 Results – Mission Accomplished

I have been waiting a long time to write this post. This week I met the goal I set last year of getting my weight under 240 pounds, coming in at 239.1. I was down 2.3 pounds this week and have lost a total of 104.1 pounds since I started. I have lost 30.3% of my body...

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Week 59 Results – Coke and Popcorn

Week 59 Results – Coke and Popcorn

This week I lost another 2.2 pounds down to 241.4. That matches the lowest weigh-in I have had so far (in week 45 and week 46.) This was also the week that I tried soda again for the first time in 410 days. I'm happy that in a week where I had a coke for the first...

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A Year Without Soda

A Year Without Soda

I am a little late for my year without soda post - today is actually day 410. In the weeks before day 365 rolled around, I had decided to have a soda and write about how it felt to have one after so long. Why? There were two things I have missed over the last year and...

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Week 58 Results – Giving Thanks

Week 58 Results – Giving Thanks

This week I lost 2.6 pounds and was down to 243.6. I feel like I am getting used to the strength program I am doing and am better able to control my eating so that I am not as hungry. I'm still in the 241-249 range that I have been stuck in for the last 15 weeks, but...

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Week 57 Results

Week 57 Results

This week I was down 1.1 pounds from last week. I'm still stuck in a range between 240 - 250, but I feel much more confident in the gym. Last week's strength test was a real victory for me and I feel like I will see a few more pounds drop if I keep at it. I was a...

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