Joined May 2010
Weight History

Start Weight
383.0 lb
Lost so far: 46.0 lb

Current Weight
337.0 lb
Performance: losing 0.2 lb a week

Goal Weight
200.0 lb
Still to go: 137.0 lb
I come from a big family. They are all very tall, very large people. Growing up, I was very athletic and very thin.

No matter whose home I'd go to, my family would feed me. None of them could understand why I couldn't/wouldn't gain weight. My mom gave me weight gainer, wheat germ, eggs, anything she could think of. Yet, I remained thin.

What I did gain was a ferocious appetite. My freshman year of college, I gained 20 pounds. And each year after, I've gain no less than five pounds a year. In 20 years, I've gained exactly 200 pounds. After high school, I no longer participated in sports but the appetite has remained.

My weight really sped up after my wife and I had our first child. Our children are now 9 and 4 years old.

I'm worried because I know that African American men don't live very long. Most succumb to diseases related to high blood pressure or diabetes. Niether of my parents lived to 70 years old.

I want to live long enough to see my children become adults, marry, and have children of their own.

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waiderox's Latest Member Challenges

  45 Pounds in 3 Months!!!
status: Completed
ended: 19 Jun 11
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  40lb drop during this summer boot camp!
status: Completed
ended: 14 Aug 10
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Sugar Waffle
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cals: 257kcal | fat: 10.74g | carbs: 2.76g | prot: 36.06g
Tuna Bites
Delicious small tuna cakes packed with flavor and good nutrients, that are very low carb.
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20 June 2016

May 7th I was 353. My dietician set a weight loss goal of 7% in 3 months. That means that I would be 328 lbs by August. Today I'm 335 lbs. that gives ...
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10 June 2016

More like 342.8 lbs - confirmed at my doc's appointment
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