From 324lbs to current 232lbs in almost 1 year

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Jan 16, 2014 7:18am
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After being misdiagnosed for almost 8 months with Chronic Bronchitis and then being correctly diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure, with over 20lbs of fluid on my heart and lungs. I decided it was time for a healthy change in eating, exercising and just plain living with more love for my wife and children. I stopped all carbonated drinks, sweet teas, sugar loaded drinks. I began to eat boiled, stewed, baked, grilled and steamed foods instead of fried foods. I increased my fruit and vegetable intake while decreasing my portions and drank more water (approx. 60-64oz per day). I also started working out on my home gym, riding an exercise bike and utilizing free weights. I started at first doing about 25-35 minutes about 5 days a week as not to injure myself and have a setback. I now can workout anywhere from 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours at least every other day as to allow a recovery day in between. My goal is 225 lbs and I am almost there. The journey continues as I feel lighter (since I have an artificial hip and knee on left side). I am devoted for the long haul for myself, my wife, our children and grandchildren!

16 Jan
Wow, awesome success story. Keep up the good work. I just hope I can achieve my target also
16 Jan
Congratulations to you for sticking with it. Amazing success story.
18 Jan
Proud to see does this really work im eating salads and fruits
17 Feb
Congrats on making healthier choices you have done amazing
18 Feb
Amazing
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731 Posts
Jan 16, 2014 12:54pm
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Wow thats amizing!!! Great job man! :D
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237 Posts
Jan 16, 2014 1:50pm
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hats off to u bra good job keep up the great work

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Jan 16, 2014 3:31pm
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Awesome:)

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Jan 18, 2014 7:04am

Great accomplishment. May you live long and well and enjoy those grandkids for many years!

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57 Posts
Jan 18, 2014 7:30am
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Congrats! !! Awesome job. Keep on going!  I lost 25 kg in 7 month... But I'm fighting to eat healthy and do my workouts daily. ..

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Jan 18, 2014 10:34am
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Nice. Great . Keep on goin man.

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Jan 18, 2014 11:17am
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me to im working on it 280 is my goal wish me luck first time good luck to u again

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Jan 18, 2014 11:31am
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Great

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Jan 18, 2014 11:57pm
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Congratulations!! That's a serious life style change and a big accomplishment! It takes a lot of self discipline to do what you did for yourself. I'm sure your family is very very proud

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Jan 20, 2014 4:18am
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Thanking everyone for the encouraging comments and all the love. My wife started on Friday so lets wish her the best on her journey to 30 lbs by May 2014! Visit her @ Su'Quetta Ellis. Again thanks to you all, good luck and I love you to life!

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70 Posts
Jan 20, 2014 11:20am
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Well done!
I'm pretty sure that if you can lose THAT much in just over a year, then you can do anything.

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Jan 20, 2014 11:56am
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Wow. What a fantastic achievement and inspiration. Well done!

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Jan 21, 2014 12:38am
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Awesome...keep going. Family and health are the biggest motivational factors.  When it gets rough remember your reason.

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Jan 26, 2014 1:20am
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Great job!  It's really worth the time and effort that is spent on becoming healthier... Living a healthier lifestyle.  Wishing you even greater success!
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Feb 14, 2014 8:57am
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U are truly amazing!!!

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Feb 14, 2014 9:00am
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Aaaaaszwseeewgggg
ؤفعزمهرفع مه
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Feb 14, 2014 9:06am
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Congratulations BC. That is an amazing success story. You are now on the road to life. Remember this stage, and keep.going. Look back.on your joy and sense of achievement and proudness from today, when you face obstacles later on. Keep strong, love life with your family and grand kids and all the very best to you and your wife too. God bless you my man.

15 Feb
You are an inspiration!
15 Feb
Oops. Didn't mean to post that under the comment...meant it for the original post. I'm technologically retarded.
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7 Posts
Feb 16, 2014 11:53am
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Fantastic job ! An inspiration to others. Your family must be very proud of you!
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Feb 16, 2014 3:04pm
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Awesome job.. keep it going..

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Feb 16, 2014 5:48pm
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Awesome BC S. you are phenomenal and don't ever stop believing it! How highly motivated you have been so far through your dedicated journey I'm sure you will hit your goal. Great job & keep it up! : )

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155 Posts
Feb 16, 2014 7:41pm
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CONGRATS!!! GREAT EXAMPLE!!!

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Feb 16, 2014 10:51pm
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YOU ARE AN OUTSTANDING PERSON AND MOTIVATIONAL PERSON. YOU HAVE JUST INSPIRED ME TO LOSE WEIGHT MORE THAN I ALREADY HAVE.THANK YOU

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Feb 17, 2014 5:07am
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Respect to you man.  That is progress.  Keep going!

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Feb 17, 2014 6:37am
Still going strong. Had to do a major, God blessed move but sticking to my guns never the less. Health and life is a blessing everyday! All glory, honor and praise due to Lord Jesus Christ who is the author and finished of my faith!

 

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