Start Weight:(01 Apr 12) 251.0 lb
Current Weight:(30 Aug 13) 237.0 lb
Goal Weight:195.0 lb
following: Edman's own diet
performance: Steady

I'm 41, but I'm not my father's 41. My teenagers really do come to me for new music a lot of the time, and I am into a lot of modern heavy music. I play guitar, and have off and on for almost 30 years.

I work from home most of the time, a mid-level manager of three technology teams spread out around the US. Weight has been a battle since I got off the construction site and into IT in my late 20s. Putting on weight is the easiest thing in the world - it just happens unless I actively prevent it. Taking it off is difficult - seriously. Eating 1,000 calories a day less than I burn and exercising moderately does NOTHING. I need aggressive and heavy exercise and an extremely limited caloric intake to lose.

I haven't seen the south side of 250 since 2007. I am on the verge of it again, but I want to get under 200, which hasn't happened since 2000.
This summer, my wife and I are going to Europe, and I don't want to be the "fat American" when we do.

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19 July 2013

Lots going on with an interstate relocation, etc. No bike riding the last two weeks either, because of that. Let's see how things go going forward.
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28 January 2013

Vacation's over. Starting again.
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