Thursday, June 2, 2011

Health and Weight loss

It has been a long time since I posted here. Last year was pretty crazy form me. I was working 60 - 80 hours / week, that combined with other factors and I found my self burnt out. I had phnemonia over the Christmas holidays and when I checked the scale I can safely say I weighed more then I ever have. Sick and disgusted things had to change. I made some changes at work to reduce my stress and get my workload back to a normal level.
But the big change was when I decided I was done with the excuses there is no reason for me to be this big. I started a slow carb diet, early January, after purchasing the 4-hour body by Tim Ferris. In May in addition to the diet I started walking at least 2k 5 times / week and ended up walking over 50k in May. Not bad considering the week vacation I had in May. In June I am adding cycling back into the mix in addition to my walking and seeing if I can continue to step up my fitness level and lose weight.
So 5 months in how am I doing?
Well as of this morning I am down 77 pounds from start weight and averaging between 3 and 4 pounds a week. I still have a long way to go however I am very happy with my progress and I am looking forward to maintaining that weight loss through out the summer.
I will start posting regularly here as well posting my progress.

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