I grew up in Southern New Jersey with Mom, Dad and brother. Move to Florida with the family in 1987, where I still live in Naples. I have to say, I am so grateful to live in paradise. I married the love of my life Danielle. I can’t believe that after years of searching she came along when I was about to give up, LOL.
We met where I taught Karate. Yes I broke rule number and dated a student. I decided that it was cool to break that rule this time because I knew that Danielle was different. I was a Karate instructor for about 10 years, teaching Childrens S.A.F.E., Women’s Self Defense, Kickboxing and Karatics classes. I went on to fight on the amateur international circuit and won a National Title at the Pancreas Tournament in Miami Fl. I also competed in…Read More
My journey to weight loss
Wow, this is great that I may be able to help someone lose weight too.
Not that I was very over weight at my start last year (Jan, 2009) but I was 217-220lbs.
Not long before that, I was almost 240lb
I am 6′-1″
First and Foremost: I am not giving advice and if/when you decide to change your diet and start exercising, you should consult your physician.
There now that that is out of the way:
What I did:
1. What is my motivation?
a. I have a herniated disc in my lumbar region of my back.
b. At that point I had a little boy that was turning 1yr old.
c. My doctor told me i needed to lose weight if I were to feel any better at all without another surgery. That was a tough one to swallow LOL
d. I wanted to look good for my wife again, since i did have a six pack when we met and not a six pack of beer hahahaha
What would be yours?________________________________________
2. I wrote down everything I eat for at least one week.
a. Why a week? Well the first day I was motivated but… Read More