|Start Weight:||(21 Jan 11) 191.0 lb|
|Current Weight:||(04 Sep 12) 187.5 lb|
|Goal Weight:||165.0 lb|
following: The Most Brutal & Metal Diet
performance: gaining 3.5 lb a week
From Pittsburgh, PA - Go Steelers!
The highest weight ever: 255 lbs.
I was 237 lbs. when I started my serious lifestyle change back in August of 2009. At that point, I had been overweight for over fifteen years.
Back in 1994 (when I graduated high school), I weighed ~160 lbs. When I went to college, my "freshman fifteen" was more like a "freshman thirty." I hit my worst weight in 2001 (255 lbs.). I managed to get myself back down into the low 200's in 2002, but it climbed back up in the recent years.
In August 2009, I took a photo my best friend from high school. I didn't recognize the guy standing in the photo. It's amazing how one self-visualizes themselves in the mirror, but the photo didn't lie. That was the point I knew I had to get back to the young man in the 1994 photo (or close enough).
My current goal weight is 175 lbs. I think that's a very healthy weight for who I am today, and I plan to be in the best shape of my life by exercise and eating healthy. For example, I never ran in my life prior to last year. Now, I can run 5K's. It feels great to know I can change myself into anything I want with enough fortitude and determination. Today, that perspective carries into every area of my life.
(Wow, this bio wasn't very metal. LOL)