I ate and drank my way into this. I'll have to eat and drink my way out. Reminds me of the line from the Jimmy Hendricks song: "there must be some kinda way outta here, said the Joker to the Thief". Gout is a pain in the toe, for me, the stabilizing knuckle of my… Continue reading I’m not gonna pout about the gout
Longer strides (1 year anniversary post)
Yes, that's right sports fans. This is my first anniversary of the Halftheman revolution. It was January 25th of 2017 that I had enough. I call it my line in the sand moment. I started a journal titled Halftheman, documented where I was (378lbs) where I wanted to go (189lbs) and when I wanted to… Continue reading Longer strides (1 year anniversary post)
How’d you do that?
It's a question I get frequently: so what have you been doing? How did you lose the weight? The next question I'd like to suggest people ask is how can I lose the weight? The fact is it there is an epidemic of obesity in America. There are few people who couldn't shed 50 or… Continue reading How’d you do that?
I haven't written in a while. And this will be a shorter post, ok, maybe not. I thought I would be more excited to dip under the 300lb mark. I mean it's a big deal. I've dropped, from my high water mark, 88lbs. Or 22.6% of my body weight. That's a significant loss. And I… Continue reading 299.6 lbs
I have been for years joking about being fatguy. That stops now. Why? Perspective. The body stores the unused food we take in as fat reserves around our middle. When we eat food that we don't consume through activities it gets stored up for winter. If we stay well fed the body keeps storing if… Continue reading Fuelman