Motivational speech for the new guys!

previous topic · next topic
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,995

      quote  
Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 02:11
Hey guys!

I see a LOT of new people here, and I simply wanted to tell you welcome!

We're all here for the same reason, and we're all in the same boat.

I just wanted to spend a minute letting you guys know that you're in the right place if you're serious about losing some weight.

When I started this journey a couple of years ago, I weighed 360 lbs. In about 18 months I cut my weight in half. I was literally half the man I used to be. It CAN be done.

I am still here, first of all because I gained weight after surgery (had a lot of skin removed), and because of a changed mindset on weight loss. I am working hard to lose those last lbs again.

The other reason I am here is because I believe in paying it forward. FatSecret is a free service, and the best service in the world. Even when I'm "done" losing my weight again, I will be here to help and motivate and lend a hand (and ear) wherever it's necessary - and of course also to keep myself in check.

Losing weight is the single best thing I have ever done to myself. If you need to lose a significant amount of weight, you're in the right place. Just the fact that you're reading this tells me that you've taken the first and most important step: You made the decision.

Welcome aboard. There's a whole army of people here ready to support you on your journey. Let's make it a good one.

If you need buddies, feel free to add me.

Keld.

Visit my website: www.tabdig.info

"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.
Paronical

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 28

      quote  
Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 03:38
Thanks Smile
Start weight 20/04/2013 = 240kg Goal weight 120kg (total loss 120kg)

It won't happen over night, but if you don't give up it WILL happen.
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,995

      quote  
Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 04:03
Paronical, I like your signature. It's very true. Smile

Visit my website: www.tabdig.info

"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.
teskandar

Joined: Oct 10
Posts: 24

      quote  
Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 17:44
Cheers Keld! Very good post, especially for the New Year. Good luck and best wishes to all newcomers. Smile



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Addicted to Coffee with creamer every morning!
I try to keep my coffee to the morning drink and go for non-coffee the rest of the day, anything/something that doesn't need milk, or added sweetning. Even if you're trying to avoid dairy or fats ...
by real_gone_girl on 25 May 15 12:31 PM
Supplements
I just started taking the GNC brand of a women's multivitamin called women's ultra mega. It's only been about a week but happy with it so far. I had blood work done in November and had severe ...
by aggie_d07 on 25 May 15 12:27 PM
Need help tracking calories in loaf of bread
A bread can be broken down into individual components, ie 6 oz flour, 1 cup butter, etc. You can easily find the calorie count of the components and add them to get a good approximation of the final food. ...
by Glaun on 25 May 15 12:10 PM
Looking for buddies
Then you're having a 'staycation' which is what we usually do as well :-) That's the opportunity to get things done around the house, etc...Yes, trying to stay in between 1500-1600 cal ...
by Nic Green on 25 May 15 10:07 AM
Possible return.
Attempt? Seems like you are back - I just started back 3 weeks ago after falling "off the wagon" for quite a while... so you've got company on your return! Best wishes on your quest 😃
by Roblaw2b on 25 May 15 07:25 AM