About Me:

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:

Monday, February 6, 2012

Pasta party post run

By pasta I really mean the 3 minute Rotini quick boil stuff and by party I mean me, myself, and I but it is still deliciously awesome. Did a 5 mile run today in 43minutes and walked 1.4 miles back home due to some unforeseen complications. Leg is feeling a bit better, extra stretching it right now and hitting up the Fairlands Aquatic Center tonight around 8pm for some swimming. Calculus in between, it's going to be a fun filled night :). In other news, Travis Pastrana is competing in RAAM this year.... is there anything he can't do?

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