Back in the Saddle, Again

Well Folks,

I’m gonna have to really put the peddle to the medal — and get back serious on my weight loss.  I was/am kind of in a plateau; however, I’ve actually been going in the WRONG direction.  Gained about 20LBS since April.  THIS IS NOT GOOD.  Right now, I’m weighing in around 290LBS…. I WAS AT 270LBS.  The plan was to be under 250LBS by the end of the summer. —- My goal is to be at or under 200LBS.

So, here is my plan:

  1. Re-read “The Four Hour Body, by Tim Ferris”  — Follow that diet plan TO THE “T”
  2. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday will be weight training days…. lifting weights and some lite cardio/swimming.  Maybe Cycling with Mid City EZ Riders on Wednesday evenings.
  3. Tuesday and Thursday will be cardio days— with Tuesday afternoon at 6:00pm Happy’s 5K run.  #RunLA
  4. Saturday Mornings = 40 Miles of Cycling — I’ll be posting routes on http://runkeeper.com/user/wsellers/profile
  5. Sunday’s = Off day— or a free day to do any type of exercise I want.

I know 20LBS isn’t “that” big of a deal—- hell, when I was really training hard— I was losing 15LBS per week— So, I think I’ll be able to get back on track fairly fast.  BUT, I HAVE to get back into my 38″‘s jeans ASAP… I’m back in my 40″‘s….

Just remembering how life was when I was in my 58″ inch waist pants is DEFINITELY keeping me motivated… I DO NOT want to get back to that weight, EVER!   Also, I will be making a conscious effort to blog here more…. promise!

SO, Biotches, GAME ON! 🙂

-Will

Photo Progress #3

FYI – Just a photo progess update. Lost over 205 pounds so far… Another 80-90 more pounds to go… And just about down to a 38″ waist…when I started I was a 58″!!!

Thanks Everyone for your encouragement and support!  I still have a ways to go still…… but, I’m in the home stretch!   Getting ready for my first 100 Mile cycling race this spring!

Thanks,

William

Me on 10-27-2009
Me on 10-27-2009
Me on 02-24-2009
Me on 02-24-2009 – 480LBS – 60″ Waist
Me on 04-21-2009
Me on 04-21-2009
Me on 02/21/2011
Me on 02/21/2011 – 270 LBSish – 40″ Waist

Status Update: Jan. 14, 2010 – w/photo

*** Update:  I’m now in a size 40″ waist ***  -wsellers 01/26/2011

Well everyone,

Still losing weight… So far, I’m down to a size 42″ waist (I used to be a size 58″!!!) — and they’re a little loose!  My long-term goal is to get down to a size 32″-34  – and around 190-215LBS.  I’m still working hard to get the rest of my weight off.

However, I’m not really that happy with the Ideal Protein diet.  I’ve been hearing more and more negative things about Soy-based isolates.  However, it DOES help getting the pounds off.

I’m still learning about proper nutrition, diet, etc.  Please keep an eye on my Withings.com (web-based scale) widget on the right sidebar.

Here’s a new photo!  FEELING GREAT!  Taken at my FAVORITE Starbucks Coffee House in Baton Rouge… I typically cycle to this Starbucks from my home… Around 16-18 miles round trip.  Here is a link to my route:  http://runkeeper.com/user/wsellers/route/194060

Cheers,
Will (http://about.me/wsellers)

Status Update: Dec. 7, 2010 – w/photos

Hi everyone,

Just a quick update:  Today I start my new/last diet:  http://www.idealprotein.com/ – Read more about the creator of this diet, Dr. Tran Tien Chanh, here:  http://www.idealprotein.com/ipcl_usen.asp?no=291 — I’ll be doing regular status updates again, regularly.  If anyone has any questions, please feel free to email (wsellers@gmail.com) or post here as a comment.

I’ve been still losing weight— just a bit slower than I would like…kinda in a plateau right now… GRRR.  Still, I think I’m on the right track—and feel so much better than I did a couple of years ago.  Right now, I’m weighing in at about 315-320LBS… looking to drop the next 100LBS this year!…. I’ve lost 140LBS so far!

When I was at my heaviest in 2008, I was wearing a size 58″ waist!!!  Now, I’m down to a 44″ waist—–working towards slipping back into my 34″‘s…

Thanks to everyone who’s been with me on this trip!  I’m now working out 5 days a week—-and can easily hang with my weekend cycling riders— doing 40-60 mile rides with ease! 🙂

Will

Here are some photos:

Me in Dec. 2008 (San Francisco)
Me in Dec 2010 (Baton Rouge)

Status Update: May 05, 2009

Height = 5’11”
Weight = 350.8 lbs
Blood Pressure = 130/72
Pulse = 84
Gain/Loss = -7.8 lbs loss
Total Weight loss = -54.4 lbs loss

Now we’re talking… Whew, good weight loss this week.  Still trying to get going with the P90X—-Did the first DVD and GEEZE; it’s rough.  🙂  But I really think it’s gonna work.  Going to get some good exercise in this weekend.