What’s up everyone. So I’m new here and frankly this is the first forum I’ve ever joined as well. So I would like to apologize in advance if I’m a little slow with how things are run.
A little background, I’m 31 years old and have been training consistently for about 3 years now. I also work a physically demanding job. About 3 years ago I weighed 310lbs and I decided I was done being fat and feeling like $&@! I changed my diet and started lifting and doing cardio. Over the coarse of about a year to a year and half I got myself down to 230lbs. That weight took my job, lifting 60+ minutes and cardio for 30 minutes 5-6 days a week as well as watching everything I ate. That’s when I got stuck. So I decided to try and bulk because I had been in deficit for so long. While still eating super clean my weight shot up to 270lbs but my lift numbers still remained embarrassing for my weight. I tried to cut back down but got stuck again at 255-260 and have been there for the past year or so. During this time I’ve had 2 kids so gym time can be difficult, but I still trying to get into the gym at least 3 days a week.
Fast forward to a few months ago the wife and I decided we didn’t want anymore offspring so I got snipped. That’s when the real problems started. A few weeks after the procedure my sex drive was completely gone. I was constantly exhausted and could barely make it through my normal 10 hr shift. My lift numbers were falling like crazy, deadlift went from 385x3 to 330x1 (low numbers, I know) I went an endocrinologist and got my bloodwork done. My test came back at 370. So the doctor has started me on 100mg per week of Cypionate, 100mg of DHEA per day as well as vitamin D. I’m 2 weeks in and the exhaustion is fading and I have the slightest hint of a sex drive.
Sorry for the painfully long intro. Now to the meat. Is there anyone on here that can share their results for TRT? I can find some threads from guys who were always smaller and hard gainers but I haven’t been able to find any fat guys or former fat guys that have shared their experience. For reference I’m 6’ tall and currently weigh 255-260 lbs with about 30-33% body fat. I’m just trying to get some insight as to what changes I might be able to expect in the coming 6-12 months. I know TRT is not the magic pill and I still have to train hard and eat correctly. I guess I’m just trying to find some hope as I have been training hard and eating right for years with very little real progress. Thanks in advance and I’m sorry if it takes a bit for me to respond to questions or comments. Thanks all.