Look at some of the pictures on this site. When I went to Moldova in 2010, I was up to 260 pounds (73 pounds overweight!). I was exhausted at the end of every day and out of breath at the end of any extended walk. Last year I lost about 10 pounds- an improvement but nowhere near what I need to lose to be in optimal health.
Over the past 2 years, I have been physically exhausted most of the time. I work 60+ hours a week but even when "rested" I just didn't have any get up and go. If you carry a 70 pound weight around your body 24-7 you'd be worn out too. My 70 pounds of fat has to go.
|I thought I was going to have a heart attack climbing this hill!|
I have been using a website to track my calories/nutrition (both are equally important- anybody can lose weight and destroy their body). My job is sedentary so I have been trying to walk as much as I can during the day. I weighed myself today and was down to 228 pounds. I have a lot more to lose (calorie count says that based on my BMI I should slim down to 187 pounds) but am tired of the "spare tire" and lack of energy.