Huffing and Puffing and Posting


So a couple of weeks ago I sent an email to the Success Stories at the Huffington Post telling them about my weight loss journey.  I got an email back this past week telling me that were running my story, which they did here.

My Victory So Sweet


My wife told me something the other day that has made me realize that I have won.

If I never lose another pound, I have won.

If I never win another race, I have still won (ok ok I haven’t actually won any races,

Costa Cut Short


Hey guys. So as far as you know, I went to Costa Rica last Thursday.

What you most likely don’t know is that I was only there for a day and a half. My wife’s grandfather passed away and I had to get

Health of Kids


I wrote a post back in September about how part of your (my) motivation for losing weight SHOULD be to model a healthy lifestyle to your (my) kids. We all want to be raising healthy kids. Active parents equal active children and active children are less likely

Obese to Triathlete in One Year


Ok ok. So more like 14 months.

It was last May that I weighed in at over 330 pounds.

It is this July that I will be running in a sprint triathlon.

Obese to triathlete in 14 months. And I am just a

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Walking on Water


I am not going to waste any more time talking about my weight plateau (for a while anyway). Instead I am going to bask in the victories that I have seen over the past year because as you know I am now looking at

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Were You Burned By Acid?


“F: Why do you wear a mask? Were you burned by acid or something? W: Oh no. It’s just they’re terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”

I got burned by acid once. I almost died.

Allow myself to

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Pics or It Didn’t Happen


I voted for Ron Paul today in the South Carolina Primary, and I don’t care what you think about it.

But this post isn’t about such trivial matters as civic duties and the voting and such of our Country’s leaders.

This post is

Gonna Get Me Kilt


My wife told me to pose like this…

Losing weight is going to get me kilt.

Or at least it is going to mean that I get the ones I own taken in.

Yesterday was the 40th Annual Charleston Scottish Games.  I have

The Story of My Pants


This is the story of my pants. They are falling off.

I wear cargo pants b/c I carry a lot of baggage.

I have made several posts about the state of my pants and the lack of staying power they have currently had

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