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February 3, 2013 11:00 AM
Well here it is. Every 50lbs I make one of these post.

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when i started mfp 343lbs
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I fell off the wagon for about 4-5months at around 300lbs, this is me at 305lbs
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I stalled out for about 6 months at 297lbs. Then i broke that plateau...
The last pic in this series was taken on thanksgiving. So work your way backwards to know the dates.
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This was taken today, i just woke up put on that shirt, and took a pic. Notice it's the same shirt that was really tight on me in the above pic.
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Just takes patience. As I said I stalled out for about 5-6months, i fell off the wagon for 4 months, yet i kept trying. Keep things simple, It all boils down to calories. You will get haters, don't worry, they will look the same each time you see them. I have had my share of crap due to my weight loss. I would always hear negative comments, yet in the back of my mind i always told myself "they will see." Now they do.

ETA: I wanted to mention how i got started. I just saw someone complaining about not having access to the gym.
I made a little step, you know the kind they use for aerobic classes? I made one out of would and would step on and off. Later on II bought a kettlebell and a swiss ball. I would lay on the swiss ball and use it as a bench and work my chest, du curls, tricep extensions, shoulder press, squats. of course alternating since I only had 1. I then tried to walk, i couldn't walk 8mins. I had to take a break then walk another 2 minutes to complete 10mins total. Eventually those 10mins turned in to 1hr and 30mins. (i only do 20mins of cardo now, not 1hr and 30mins). No excuses.
Edited by Pu_239 On February 3, 2013 11:20 AM
February 3, 2013 11:02 AM
You look amazing! Keep up the great progress!
February 3, 2013 11:02 AM
wowzers! you have been dedicated. it proves that if you never give up, than you can accomplish whatever you want. just looking at you, makes me believe that i can get to my goal weight. it may take me some time, but i am willing to do what it takes! so happy for you for you that you believed enough in yourself to never give up. Praise God!
February 3, 2013 11:02 AM
Wow you look amazing! Congrats on your success! You're an inspiration to me. happy
February 3, 2013 11:02 AM
Good for you !! I hope to post after about 30 pounds !
February 3, 2013 11:03 AM
Great job!! You look great!
February 3, 2013 11:03 AM
Holy crap, brotha! Awesome job, add me, I need your motivation!!
February 3, 2013 11:04 AM
Amazing! What a good job!
February 3, 2013 11:04 AM
What an amazing journey...I LOVE that you have the same shirt on in some of the pictures...makes the photos really hit home! Congrats on your weight loss!
February 3, 2013 11:05 AM
Thank you for sharing your story, truly inspiring. Congratulations on a job well done!!!
February 3, 2013 11:05 AM
Awesome job!!!! Keep up the great work.
February 3, 2013 11:05 AM
Wow!! I have been at a stall in the weight loss department for about 2 months or more! I have still been keeping up with tracking my calories and exercising but it kind of seems like it is all for nothing. The scale is not moving!!!

Congratulations on sticking with it.

I can tell that you worked very hard to get to where you are now.

You have done an amazing job!
February 3, 2013 11:07 AM
Awesomeness! Keep on keeping on! :)
February 3, 2013 11:12 AM
Awsome! You have done great! Congrats!
February 3, 2013 11:13 AM
I am inspired. Thank you so much for sharing.
February 3, 2013 11:13 AM
Amazing job!!!
February 3, 2013 11:14 AM
Holy sh!t, thats bloody amazing. You must have been through hell and back mate!!!!

I would be puttin a BIG ASS SMILE on my face for what you've achieved....unbelievable, well done chap!
February 3, 2013 11:17 AM
You look fantastic. Congrats on sticking with this even when times are difficult. You are an inspiration to all of us. Thanks for sharing your journey.
February 3, 2013 11:18 AM
Great job!!!!
February 3, 2013 11:23 AM
Amazing come back!
February 3, 2013 11:26 AM
amazing progress!
February 3, 2013 11:30 AM
Oh wow, you look amazing, well done
February 3, 2013 11:32 AM
Yay for you!!

I'm sure you've noticed significant changes in your general health, too!
February 3, 2013 11:34 AM
Congratulations!!!!! You look great!!
February 3, 2013 11:35 AM
Starting up MFP, and I really appreciate the pictures. You are such an inspiration to me, and I hope I can take a giant leap over all my excuses to where you are. Thanks, MBippy


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