Sunday, February 27, 2005

Weighty Matters

Weighing 300 pounds
Originally uploaded by baslow.
So begins the public humiliation/exhibitionism diet. Seeing the scale hit 300 lbs. (136.08 kg, 23.43 stone) is the latest wakeup call. I have to change the way I eat and I have to excercise regularly. I've tried these things before and enjoyed moderate success but I've always gained the weight back (and then some) over time. Perhaps if I invite the whole world to egg me on I will succeed in taking the weight off and keeping it off.

Note, 3/2/05: I seem to have perpetrated a miscalculation. 300 pounds is 21.43 stone.


Michael Moore-on said...

Good Luck, I'll be checking back to see how you do!

baslow said...

Thank you! I'll try to update at least weekly.

Anonymous said...

Go for it, my partner was heading in that direction, reached 22st after Christmas and decided enough was enough. We changed our diet (ditched the junk food except for occasional treats), he's been using the exercise bike 5 days a week and he's now down to 20st... it can be done, you just need to keep motivated.

julie Halston said...

Barry I know you can do it 'cos I've seen you skinny getting older is dreadful horrible all that stuff but the alternative is even more grim SO we have to keep you around ( I need a fan base!) for all that love you so this is it--- cut carbs, activity daily and reward yourself occasionally I know you can do it!! Love Julie H

Anonymous said...

If Harold can reach goal weight then certainly the rest of us overweight Solows should be able to do it. I started paying attention to what I eat today BEFORE I saw your picture.

Your sister Debbie