KING_SLAYER
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Me on my room's balcony. First day on cruise. 8/12/12



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An old pic from around '93 before I put on a lot of weight



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Me in '99 approximately 270lbs


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Update 9/13/12: As many of you know the last few weeks have been rough for me. I hit the 100lbs lost mark on 8/11/12 and left for a week long Alaskan cruise the next day. I walked a ton but came home 12 lbs up! My grandmother passed away while I was on vacation and once I was home I was busy clearing out her apartment. I lost 5 lbs that first week back a couple more the next week. But I was hit with some depression and stress issues and my weight went back up to 226. I'm pretty much over the depression, but on 9/5/12 my mom had a full hip replacement and came home 3 days later. So I am now acting as caretaker for her for a while. Getting in my fitness minutes while helping my mom and trying to finish 3 classes for school has been difficult. I'm finding it hard to get myself motivated to do anything. I'm trying to just let it roll off of my back but it's not so easy.

Update 3/25/12: Been pretty stagnant for the last 3 months, with only minor losses. The last 3 weeks have been rough, scale not working and life just feeling messed up, I know I've gained weight, I can feel it. So it's time for changes. I've changed my name to King_Slayer, I'm on a mission to slay the kings of Apathy, Lethargy, Poor Nutrition and Weakness. Changed my ticker as well to reflect my new starting point. My blog post titled WK 50 has more details.

My original About Me:
My name is Ken. I am a 41 year old single father who has let himself go. I was an athlete in my 20's until I herniated 2 discs in my lower back. Within a year I had put on 60 lbs. and in the subsequent 15 years I have added almost 40 more.
I am using the site to help me track my diet and keep me focused.
UPDATE: 12/31/2011 38 weeks in and I'm down 68.4 lbs.
UPDATE: 6/25/2011---11 weeks in and I'm down 31 lbs!


Member Since: 4/12/2011

Fitness Minutes: 19,060

My Goals:
My eventual goal weight is between 200 and 215 lbs.
Starting at 320, I have my work cut out for me.

I did the NorCal Tough Mudder in Sept. 2012


My Program:
My program is all over the place. Still somewhat following the 4Hour Body eating plan (not strictly enough). Since both of my gym partners dropped off (June 2012)
I haven't been doing hardly any weight lifting.

Starting Weight: 320
Weigh in barriers to cross:
310# - Done 4/27/11
300# - Done 5/30/11
290# - Done 6/25/11
280# - Done 7/23/11
270# - Done 9/4/11
260# - Done 10/15/11
250# - Done 12/24/11
240# - Done 5/5/12 finally!
230# - Done 6/23/12
220# - Done 7/28/12
210# - Done 6/29/13 About time! 11 months to lose 10 lbs! lol



Personal Information:
I was a gym rat in my early 20's. Spent approximately 10-15 hours a week in a local Gold's Gym. I weighed a solid 220 back then. Played some semi pro football and a lot of pick-up basketball.


Other Information:
I have a weakness for Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccinos!




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  • v GRANDEFILLE
    you can do it either up the exercises or check your food intake or both. But remember... a no loss is also a no gain wich is a very good thing
    3625 days ago
  • v GRANDEFILLE
    Have a good week!
    3625 days ago
  • v ABBYGAL
    Thank you for stopping by my page and for your words. Your right. It felt good to finally put it out there. I've added you as a friend. When I first saw your picture I thought "what's my friend Roger doing here?" lol You too could be brothers. Wow!

    Stop by the MT 6wkBMO team. (Micheal Thurmond 6week body makeover team) We have lots of people not even on his program (though you'll want to once you see the results) But all our welcome and we are all doing well. We chat everyday and really keep involved with each other. Unlike a lot of teams, we actually do lose weight and help each other to their goals. Check us out! Thanks again for your support. emoticon emoticon
    3626 days ago
  • v SANTOREONE
    thank for the encouraging words emoticon
    3626 days ago
  • v TRYINGTOLOSE64
    Thanks for your comment on my blog!! It's frustrating you know!?! I'm trying to avoid a plateau but between the weather, the back pain and losing calories burned with weight loss it's discouraging. Seems the only way I can get back up to the calories burned that I was at when I was averaging 10 pounds lost a month is to mow the lawn, have only so much lawn to mow. Hurt my back mowing the dog yard with all the holes the dogs dug. Gotta figure out something to get the extra calories burned.
    3627 days ago