Joined June 2011
Weight History

Start Weight
217.0 lb
Lost so far: 17.0 lb

Current Weight
200.0 lb
Performance: losing 10.5 lb a week

Goal Weight
199.0 lb
Still to go: 1.0 lb
Hello, My name is Gary Spitnale and I live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I live on the beach with my beautiful wife.I'm a Certified Executive Chef, I work Part-time now days so for my adult life I was surrounded constantly by foods as I worked mostly at major resorts,hotels and private clubs of which they had several food outlets,I now teach Culinary Arts at a College in Miami. I'm 6" 3" fat boy age 63..Always been heavy ,highest weight 427, now 198,losing it the hard way no WLS, have sugar diabetes, heart problems, but go to gym 3 days a week playing racquet ball, spinn and trainer, last 6 months , no bread, no potatoes, no rice, no processed flour, no sugar knowingly ,I'm going gun ho on trying to get and stay healthy, I'm on a modified LCHF not so high fat as I used my own body fat as the fat deficit by not adding extra fat, I also do the 16:8 of diets, This is a NEW journey for me,and for now ,seems to work, I know I'm not hitting the weight lost numbers as some, but it has been slow and steady, I'm in maintenance mode so I believe the hardest part is yet to come and that is keeping the weight off and for now my journey continues..

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Thank you for a clarification on the information. I appreciate the information very much.
posted 16 May 2017, 19:16
low carb
I have a nutritionist at my club who is also a body builder, she did point out that for every 1 gram of carbs you eat, the body will retain 3 grams of water or fluids, so that is why you might not eat much, but gain weight from eating carbs and drinking water, if carbs are reduced the fluid retention will also reduce.
posted 16 May 2017, 10:03
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Looking for ONEderland again after my recent trip to NY Food and wine festival, I believe the rapid weight gain and rapid weight lost is now directly ...

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So long to ONEderland, after this vacation, back to my Keto life.Time to start back, giving myself mini challenges to get back to ONEderland, can already ...

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