I spent a little over an hour on the bike today (it's getting easier) and a 45 minute run directly after down Rhode Island Avenue. It was a good speed about 5 miles or so. Tonight was dinner at home and I was super hungry. Chicken sandwhich and some french fries. Not the healthiest I know but it was sooooooo good after that workout. I feel like I burned it off anyways. Been having trouble on eating enough to sustain my workouts lately. I know it sounds like a dream to eat as much as I want but my stomach can't fit the food I used to be able to intake. Now I get full so quickly, I find myself going from workout to workout needing to eat in between. Tomorrow is going to be an early morning run followed by grocery shopping and possibly a bike at night. Laura is coming over so SWIM COACHING starts Saturday. It's gonna be a fun weekend.
I used to weigh 375 lb. Mid July 2010 my grandfather passed away from complications with diabetes. I saw first hand what I was going towards. It was not pretty. In August of the same year I began this journey to lose weight and become more fit. Many don't know this but at first it was a journey to try and play College Football. (I know a long shot) Over the months of running and gym workouts I found a love for running and cycling. I combined that love and did my first Triathlon in June 2011. With that I pushed to see what the limit was. I have run more races than I can count, 5k's, half marathons, marathons, and Ironman Arizona. Doors have opened in my life that I never thought possible. Moving back to Maryland I trained as an EMT/Firefighter along with becoming a terp at UMD. There I joined the Maryland Triathlon team GO TERPS!! In the Summer of 2014 I will be joining others on a bike ride called the 4K for Cancer from Baltimore to San Francisco to help raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund For Young Adults. Today I weigh 245 lb and life is good. This is my journey: