To What Shall We Compare?

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Part of the business plan will be to compare pictures of me now with pictures of me losing weight.  Tomorrow will be the first weigh in since I decided to put this plan into action. Here are a few pics of me in all
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Motivation: Shawn Tyler Weeks

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I have known Shawn since he was a Senior in High School.  He is a really talented guy and we had some great adventures writing code and designing websites for folks.  One thing Shawn and I had in common was that we were both
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So What is the Plan to Lose Weight?

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So you probably want to know how I plan to ACTUALLY lose the weight.

I think losing the weight is the easy part.  It is the mental preparation and motivation that holds most people up.  Losing weight is as simple as watching what you
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Motivation: Buying Clothes Off The Rack

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I usually buy my clothes on the Internet because I have to.  I wear XXXL shirts now.  That has only happened in the past few years by the way.  Some places around here carry XXXL shirts, a nod to the expansion happening in America.
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Why now? Why here?

I think this is going to be tough for me. I don’t like talking about my weight. I don’t like to acknowledge that I’m overweight. I don’t like hearing the words “obese” or “heavy” or “fat.” I especially don’t like other people talking about
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Motivation: Booths vs. Tables

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Whenever we go out to eat at a restaurant where you are seated, I like to be the one who talks to the hostess.  I want to make sure that we are seated at a table.  ESPECIALLY at restaurants where there are fixed tables
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Taking This Venture Public

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I am taking this business public.  You are getting in on the ground floor of my new venture.  Consider yourself lucky.  You will reap the benefits of this initial public offering.

I have started several businesses and all of them have found success in
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Weigh-In: My First – 5-4-2011

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So this is the first weigh-in of the rest of my life.  This is the benchmark with which all future weigh-ins will be measured.  Here it is:

05/04/2011      334.6 lbs.

That makes me sick to my stomach.  I guess I have a lot of
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Welcome to My Journey…

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Hello reader. You have stumbled on [or been invited to] this website chronicling the journey of my endeavor to lose weight.

I am a seriously overweight guy.  I have been a “big” guy all of my life.  But I am sick of it.  I
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