Showing posts from September, 2018

My Journey So Far

That First Post is always the Hardest.  Just admitting I'm not only overweight, I'm morbidly obese.  Morbidly.  What a word.

I stepped on the scale last May.  350 lbs.   Wtf?   How did this happen.  Oh yeah, maybe my tendency to way overeat when it comes to anything carbish.  Birthday cake?  Yes Please !  Cream Cheese icing?  Can I have a second slice ?  350 lbs.

I have 4 kids.  2 are overweight like me.  The other 2 are athletes.  To grow up an athlete in a family over over eaters ... that's tough.  One just went to college.  She got nearly a full ride between her academic and athletic scholarships.  The other athlete is now a Sophomore in High School.  He's loosing weight by putting the work in.  And so am I.

He crews.  His crew coach is also my 3rd daughters Science teacher this year.  He's also my trainer.  During the last month of school he met me 3 times a week at a local gym and encouraged me and pushed me, and laughed with me.  Just because I knew he was co…