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Posted: 9/9/2012 12:43:56 PM EDT
Ive been eating right, running and doing the tough mudder bootcamp workouts. Back in the last week of Febuary I watched my first mudder video and wished I was able to do one, but at 305 pounds I knew there wasnt any way I could even hope to do one. I made a promise to myself that if I could loose 100lbs that I would give it a shot so, I started working out after a trip to the doctor on March 1st and havent looked back since. Like I said when I started I was 305lbs, couldnt run a lap(1/4) around the track, could do a few pushups, no pull ups and couldnt make a one minute rep without thinking I was going to die.

Ive come along way since then and even though Im going to keep at it till I hit 180.  Im pretty proud of myself and was ready to share. Im down 97lbs, went from a 42x30 jean to a 33x30 and from a XXXL shirt to a L/XL shirt. I can do a whole mudder workout with just a few stops, Im up to 8 pull ups and running 3-5 days a week. This whole thing has turned into a lifestyle change and Ive swore to myself Ill never go back. My son and myself even ran our first 5K this week and Im signed up for Mo Tough Mudder in Oct...

Heres some before pics








And After





Not a big update, but Ive passed my goal of 100lbs and am slowly chipping away at my goal of 180lbs. Last week I hit 196 lbs and am down to a 32x30 jean and a large shirt. I was really thinking I might hit 185 before the tough mudder, but its just not going to happen it 8 days. My exercises and run tme have improved to the point Ive stopped being nervous about the TM and am really looking forward to the challange..

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Link Posted: 9/9/2012 12:46:36 PM EDT


Way to go!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 12:52:10 PM EDT
Great work sir.


Link Posted: 9/9/2012 12:56:40 PM EDT
Very cool.  How does it feel?
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 12:58:45 PM EDT
Well done!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 1:04:30 PM EDT
congrats
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 1:07:16 PM EDT
Awesome.  Nothing like commitment to a goal paying off.  

Great job!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 1:08:00 PM EDT
Congrats!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 1:39:06 PM EDT
Pure Fucking Awesome!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 1:51:39 PM EDT
Hell yeah, good job brother!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 1:52:57 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 2:00:50 PM EDT
Quoted:
Very cool.  How does it feel?


Feels Great!! Today when I went to get Jeans I was thinking I would be getting 36X30 and when I found out I was down to 33'S I was ecstatic.

Link Posted: 9/9/2012 2:02:07 PM EDT
Awesome, congratulations!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 2:28:15 PM EDT
Quoted:
Great work sir.




+1
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 2:28:31 PM EDT
Outstanding!

Great accomplishment!
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 2:31:01 PM EDT
Great job  
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 4:01:31 PM EDT
Congrats!  Whats your day/start time for TM?
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 5:26:30 PM EDT
Quoted:
Congrats!  Whats your day/start time for TM?


Saturday at 11:40


Link Posted: 9/9/2012 5:28:43 PM EDT
Good work, congratulations!
 
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 5:29:58 PM EDT
Awesome will see you there!  We are running around 9:00.
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 5:33:09 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/9/2012 7:29:36 PM EDT
Not only have you given your son more time with his dad, but now he knows what real self-discipline looks like and that you walk the walk.

Well done, sir.









Link Posted: 9/10/2012 5:17:50 AM EDT
Nice!  Good job.  
Link Posted: 9/10/2012 5:54:24 AM EDT
Excellent work!  Good luck in the Tough Mudder.
Link Posted: 9/10/2012 6:07:12 AM EDT
BRAVO! You're gonna do GREAT at the TM!
Link Posted: 9/11/2012 5:45:45 PM EDT
Great job!
Link Posted: 9/15/2012 10:54:31 AM EDT
Good for you!
Link Posted: 10/4/2012 4:48:38 AM EDT
Update in first post
Link Posted: 10/4/2012 5:43:56 AM EDT
Damn son!  Well done.

Be careful about becoming too fixated on what the scale reads.  There can be danger in that.

Just be healthy.
Link Posted: 10/4/2012 6:29:47 AM EDT
Fucking awesome.

This goes out to all the people that say "I can't" when breaking any addiction. It's absolutely all in your head.
Link Posted: 10/5/2012 3:19:12 PM EDT
Nice!
Link Posted: 10/5/2012 3:24:55 PM EDT
Very inspiring, sir. Congrats!
Link Posted: 10/5/2012 3:36:16 PM EDT
Lookin good man!!!! Great job!!
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