Sorry if anyone loses their lunch over my pics.
A little backstory… I’m 33 and after my daughter was born 4 years ago my weight skyrocketed from 147 to 237 (my highest). This on a 5’7" frame.
I knew my weight was increasing and I needed to eat better, yet I did very little about this problem for a couple of years. I ate whatever my wife brought home (always junk.) She gained even more weight than I did.
My daughter enrolled in teeball this past fall and I was called on to assistant coach… Being the fattest coach maybe in the entire league, not being able to run around with the kids, feeling like every parent was judging me for being a fat slob made me feel terrible. And so since the league ended I have been working on it. I realized that I am the only person that can control what goes in my mouth. No matter what food my wife buys, it’s up to only me to ensure the health of my body. I can’t keep using her buying as an excuse to a bad life and an early death.
I went vegan (I know, boo. Hiss.) I have been making all the food for us for a few weeks now and weighing all the portions. I’m trying to keep my protein up around 120g, while eating as close to 100g of carbs per day as I can get (though I feel vegans are at a bit of a disadvantage here because carb-free meat is plentiful).
So far I am down to 222 and will post pics a bit later. I invested in some dumbbells, a barbell, and 300lbs of plates. I expect a lot of my journal will be walking, calisthenics, mixed in with some lifting a few times per week (so maybe not interesting at all to anyone here. )