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Old 11-13-2012, 07:57 PM   #1
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About 1 year ago, at 48 yrs old, I was 270 pounds, just had a mild stroke, and lost my business due to my health. After a lot of self reflection, and a plea from my kids, on Nov 1st, 2011, I decided enough was enough. In the next 7 months I lost over 100 lbs, and last April I started lifting. I cannot convey how much weight lifting and getting into shape has changed my life for the better.

Here are some before (notice the treadmill has become a Clothes Hanger)and a couple after pics.

Anyway, thanks for allowing me to pat myself on the back !!
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The iron is there during my times of happiness, sadness and anger. The iron is there available through the 4 seasons and inclement weather. The iron is there to either comfort me or motivate me. The Iron manages to show me how strong I am or how humble I need to be. The iron does not yell, but it always demands respect. The iron is not a disciplinarian, but when disrespected, I feel it for a long time. The iron does not love or hate, but we definitely share a strong bond. And no matter how far I stay away or for how long, the iron is there, waiting to be lifted.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:02 PM   #2
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Great stuff! Congratulations
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:03 PM   #3
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:59 PM   #4
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Amazing Moe, really great work. This could be a good candidate for a BTB write up.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:19 PM   #5
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:26 PM   #6
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Simply amazing and inspiring.

How did you go about your eating? Did you start by just eating less?
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:46 PM   #7
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:03 AM   #9
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:41 AM   #10
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super work Moe! well done
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