I‘ve been over weight since I was 10 years old, high school was tough I weighed 360 pounds being overweight then all your classmates is embarrassing but on the other hand people would not pick on me I was bigger then them so they where scared of me, afraid that I would sit on them and kill them, people did made fun of me beyond my back even some of my friends and it does hurt it makes you feel like a loser, must of the girls at that age don’t like big boys, they see you but its like they see right through you makes feel worthless to the point that I thought about suicide .
Being over weight and acting like everything is fine was hard I would smile and act like nothing was wrong but many times I was depressed I would try and try to loss weight but nothing I would workout at the school gym and sometimes walk at the track even in the winter, I would loss a few pounds but gain them back, losing weight was a battle for me that must of the time I would loss I have battled with being over weight for a long time, food is an addiction that many people don’t believe that food can be addicting it can be addicting like a drug that kills you slow and over time from the inside out .
Being over weight lends to many bad things from diseases to depression to hating yourself witch sometimes leads to death. In high school like said I weighed 360 pounds when I got out of high school it got worse at the age of 21-22 I weighed 420 pounds the most I have ever weighed it was bad it got to the point where I would get tired quicker when I would sleep my parents would tell me I would have trouble breathing sometimes I would feel pains in my chest ever time I would go to the doctors they would always tell me to lose weight.
Being over weight makes you lazy not care not give a fuck about anything as long as I could eat anything I felt good but that was a lie I would eat when I was sad, bored happy anytime even If I was not hunger if I saw food and it looked good I would eat it, if that is not an addiction I don’t know what you would call that, I got to the point where I needed to do something I would look in the mirror and not like what I saw.
How can you live life hating yourself so I started slowly to eat better I started to workout and I started to see changes so I kept going kept eating better and kept working out I would say to myself fuck my excuses fuck my excuses so fuck your excuses because how can it be that you have 5 hours to watch tv but don’t have 30min to workout, I think what many people think that if they workout for 2 months that they are going to get the body they have always wanted that’s how I use to think.
I ate a little bit of everything I ate healthy foods but I also still ate junk food just not the some as before for example I use to eat a large pizza by myself now I just eat 2-3 slices that’s it and not that often, so basically what I did is I ate what I wanted but small portions of it and ate more healthy foods the thing with this is, it takes longer to lose weight so what I started to do is eat just healthy foods no junk food at all so what I starting eating now is just turkey, fish, tuna, chicken, vegetables, fruits protein shakes, wheat bread.
I wake up around 6-7am I workout 1-2 hours then after my workout drink my protein shake around 12pm I eat a snack around 3-4pm I eat I try to eat vegetables in every meal, through out the day if I’m hungry I snack on fruits and protein bars at night I eat a bowl of cereal or a protein bar something light. One of my addictions was soda so what I would do is fill a cup with half water and half soda then as days passed I would fill it more and more with water until I was drinking just water it worked for me I do it with any drinks that has a lot of sugar in them, losing weight is not easy but not impossible it takes a lot of will power, anybody can do it you just really have to want it you have to take the first step forward and keep going this quote comes into mind “if its important you will find a way if not you’ll find an excuse”
Many people want results quick and if they don’t see them they quite I was like that, people have to understand that it takes time and will power to get where you want to get, you didn’t gain all the weight you have over 3 months you gained it over the years so its going to take the some time to get raid of it, trust me when I tell you that working out and eating better makes you feel better more alive with more energy and less excuses.
Losing weight gives you more self confidence it makes you believe in yourself makes you found your true self when your over weight its like having a fat suit on that you wear the whole time but when you loss weight its start to come off you start becoming a new person its like being reborn again because when you lose weight even people that you have known your whole life sometimes don’t even recognize you, so to be it is like being reborn aging.
I failed many many many times but if you want to be a winner and reach success you have to go through pain over and over aging you have to get out of your comfortable place and put in the work I have learn many things along the way and success is not a straight road it’s a road with bumps, potholes curves image if it was easy everyone would be doing it, failure makes you stronger makes you smarter because you learn from your mistakes success feels better when you work your ass off for it.
Every time I failed I was mad anger at myself but I learn to use that anger to motivate me to do what I know I can do, we all make excuses and if you keep making excuses you wont see results, people ask me what finally made you lose weight? I say my determination to be that person I imaged my self to be I was tried of being a failure I was tired of always giving up I wanted to be someone in life I wanted to make a difference.
I have learn to stay motivated that’s what you need to keep going i use to be a negative type of person but as i grow up hearing and watching, listening to motivational, inspirational speeches it made me see life a lot more different in a better more positive way as you grow older you start to realize that you have to work your ass off for what you went i didn’t believe in me but motivational and inspiring speeches quotes and sayings made me believe in me aging made my think in a different more positive way remember that words can make you or break you you always have a choice.
Nothing in life is easy, but imagine where would you be if you didn’t give up on your dream? what would happen if you had no fear? questions like this made me think a lot more different it got me through the tough part of my life motivational and inspiring speeches quotes and sayings made me believe in me aging made me wonder about life made me motivated, inspired and determined to accomplish anything I set my mind too.
I motivate my mind with positive people I workout my mind by listening to inspiring motivating people and workout my body at the gym, I hope my journey can help in some way motivate people to get up and move and reach there goal and stop making excuses and start getting results working for a better healthier life, success is not easy but not impossible even the word its self says “I’m possible”
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