100 lb. Club - 122 down. 3 lbs to my goal.




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ultraclyde
01-12-2006, 07:05 PM
This is me in 2001 at 290 lbs. This was before I lost my first round of weight and got down to 195 lbs. (Weight Watchers)

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ultraclyde
01-12-2006, 07:07 PM
This was me on September 6th 2005. I had gained back a few pounds and I was up to 222.5. But fortunately I managed to keep most of the weight off by running (a lot).

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ultraclyde
01-12-2006, 07:11 PM
This is me today. I have lost a total of 122 lbs. The last 54.5 lbs have been lost by tracking calories with Fitday.

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My goal is 165 lbs and 10% body fat. I have 3 pounds to go.

This is going to be the year of personal bests for my running. I am planning to qualify for the Boston Marathon this year (in May), and then run a 50 miler in July. Then I'll be signing up for Ironman Canada 2007 at the end of August, and then training my butt off to get my swimming and biking up to par with my running.


rysmommy
01-12-2006, 07:16 PM
WOW! You look awesome you really don't need to loose another pound! Great job what an inspiration thanks!

ultraclyde
01-12-2006, 07:32 PM
WOW! You look awesome you really don't need to loose another pound! Great job what an inspiration thanks!

Thanks. I know I don't really need to lose another pound, but I've had the number 165 in my head for a long time, and that's the finish line for me. Its only 3 pounds, and I'll be there within 2 weeks.

Both times I lost weight with Weight Watchers I stopped before I got to my goal weight, and both times I put the weight back on. I need to actually get to that number so I'll psychologically have a target that I can stick to for maintenance.

ejb180
01-12-2006, 08:23 PM
Awesome job. You did a great job and good luck with the Boston Marathon.

chipper15173
01-12-2006, 09:20 PM
Great job. I am at ww now again for the umtenth time. This time I have a great leader and a great group.
Good luck on your running!!!

heather_dw
01-13-2006, 12:05 AM
Wow, you look great!

Congrats on the weight loss and good luck with the running~

satylite
01-13-2006, 12:29 AM
Congratulations! What a wonderful accomplishment.

I'm totally inspired.:cp:

LivingWater
01-13-2006, 12:30 AM
You rock! It was all worth it, wasn't it? :)

SwimGirl
01-13-2006, 02:22 AM
Wow, you look GREAT! I am definitely a fan of those triathlons, in my younger years I used to do a local one each year. Good luck!

-Aimee

kykaree
01-13-2006, 02:47 AM
My hero!!! I'm going to start training for Olympic length triathlon (I'll leave the Ironman/woman to you superheros) I think having exercise goals makes weight loss that bit easier, as you have something else to think about, works for me anyhoo!!!!!

honey-dipped
01-13-2006, 04:06 AM
You look great! Thanks for posting the inspirational pics :)

ChocLabLover
01-13-2006, 08:54 AM
Thanks for being an inspiration to thr rest of us!

cinnamonspice
01-13-2006, 10:19 AM
You look amazing! Look at those abs (me whistling here) It helps so much seeing peoples progress pics. Very inspirational.

Scrappy Chick
01-13-2006, 11:08 AM
Color me impressed! Congratulations on all your hard work...you have really come a long way.

Sara

DoingItForMyBoys
01-13-2006, 11:16 AM
:bravo: You look great!

teahoney
01-13-2006, 11:36 AM
You are a lean, mean hunky machine. You go boy!!!

barbygirl43
01-13-2006, 11:42 AM
Wow, such a great job. :bravo:

newfiedarling
01-13-2006, 11:59 AM
You look fantastic - great job!

~Dee

ScarlettDrawl
01-13-2006, 12:58 PM
Congratulations! Good luck with your marathon.

Charbar
01-13-2006, 04:22 PM
wow.. you look hot! :devil: water water... need to drink some water. COLD water. Seriously, you look really great. Did you always want to run or did it develop as you lost the weight? At what weight did you start running? Your before shots remind me of my husband.. he is 270lbs.. but 5'4"

ultraclyde
01-13-2006, 04:47 PM
Did you always want to run or did it develop as you lost the weight? At what weight did you start running?

In high school, I had a teacher who had done Ironman (Mr Watson). I always liked to watch Ironman on TV, and I always thought that one day I would 'finish' an Ironman. But to heck with finishing it, I want to race it now. (well, not to win, but I'd love to qualify for the world championships in Hawaii)

I was 240 pounds when I first started running (January 2002). I started out with a "learn to run" clinic, and built up from there. The first day of the "learn to run" clinic you walk for 4.5 minutes and run for 30 seconds, and repeat that 10 times (50 minutes of walk/run, but mostly walk). Then every week they add 30 seconds onto the running and take 30 seconds off the walking, until you are running 10k non-stop.

Melody2006
01-15-2006, 12:49 AM
Hottie!!

sabriena
01-15-2006, 10:35 AM
Holy cow..you look unbelievable now!! What an inspiration!

futuresurferchick
01-15-2006, 12:52 PM
Yeah, you look fantastic. Thanks for sharing!