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How do you measure a year in the life?

March 23rd, 2011

 

I’ll take a stab, how about twenty six thousand and seven hundred and sixty-two grams. (fifty-nine pounds or four point two stones)

According to my logs, today marks the one year anniversary of the first weigh in of my journey to become healthier, primarily by losing weight.  My strategy has been to eat less and move more. Using mobile applications and online tools like Weight Watchers Online and LoseIt! I’ve tracked how much I’ve eaten and adjusted my intake to eat sensibly.  I’ve used iPhone applications and websites like DailyMile and RunKeeper to track my exercises, and making steady progress without major injury.  Finally using social networks like Facebook and Twitter (as well as my LoseIt! friends Holla!)I’ve used the support of many friends (both online and offline) to encourage me on this journey.  I’m not done yet, I still have around 2/3rds, but I’m proud of the steady progress and the 59 pounds I’ve lost so far.

Thank YOU! For all your encouragement and support!

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  1. Rita Dechant
    March 30th, 2011 at 08:49 | #1

    Awesome job! Totally proud of you dude!!

  2. jess orso
    March 30th, 2011 at 08:52 | #2

    You are such an inspiration! I’ve lost 20 pounds and I couldn’t have done it without YOU!!!

  3. Vivian Martin
    March 30th, 2011 at 08:58 | #3

    So proud of you and what you accomplished so far! I know you’ll reach your goal!

  4. anissa scott
    March 30th, 2011 at 11:00 | #4

    Thanks for all of your kind words and wisdom…..You are an inspiration and have helped many become “losers”.

  5. Mark Landry
    March 30th, 2011 at 11:21 | #5

    Jon, your blog is awesome, you are an amazing source of inspiration and I am blessed to call you a “lose it” friend. Keep up the amazing work and sleep well knowing that you are inspiring and motivating so many people!

  6. April 1st, 2011 at 18:00 | #6

    Jon, awesome man. Simply awesome. You should be very proud of your accomplishments!

    On a side note, how did you make that graph? Is that something you created or is that from a site/app?

  7. April 5th, 2011 at 21:43 | #7

    Thanks all. The encouragement y’all give me helps me carry on!.

    @Rob: The graph is a screen capture from the iPhone app True Weight (in landscape mode). I edited it with GIMP, and deleted the blue background and overlaid it as a layer on top of the two photos.

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