So I'm going to make this log to keep me motivated and make sure I show people that I can do things that I want to do and I will succeed.
So here's my life story:
I've always been chubby when I was younger. Fat even. Overweight. I had nice round cheeks and thick fingers. My dad would always get treats for me and large meals. Late night snacks. This was my elementary school years. I believe I was over 100lbs when in 3rd grade. I ate. People made fun of me. I ate. People made fun of me. I had personality disorders because everywhere I went, no one wanted to be friends with me because I was so fat. I didn't play sports because everyone would say I was too fat and wouldn't let me play. It was a painful childhood. But when ever we were in PE, I was the best at some sports, always getting first. But no one congratulate me or even pick me first the next time we were going to play a sport. They said it was because I was too fat.
In middle school, my mom signed me up for a swim team. I wasn't fast, but I slowly became more lean and fit. I FINALLY had veins showing through my hands and legs. I was amazed because these were the first time I've saw them in my life. I started getting nicer lean muscle arms. So I tried hard. I lost 20 lbs over a 2 year period of swimming. I was 145 lbs and 5 ft 9in. I still had a massive belly and manjugs. But no matter how hard I tried, I could not get rid of them. So I was still labeled as "fat" even though I could run further and swim faster then all the "skinny" people.
Now, in high school, I've got myself into a bad situation. I had stopped swimming for about a year. I had lost some sign of my veins. I was 175lbs at 5 ft 10in. I joined the swim team at my high school but found it to be not as much of a work out. So I only lost 5 lbs in a season. Embarrassed when I took my shirt off and I'm the only one with what looked like a beer gut and manboobs. Everyone else had a pack, muscles, lean, looked good.
My "friends" call me Jello. Because of my fat.
When I told my mom (Mind you, my mom isn't really supportive) "I'm going to loose my belly fat and work on my muscles" She looked and me and laughed "Yeah right, good luck with that, It'll never ever happen." Well, I'm going to prove you wrong mom.
I'm tired of wearing jackets so my manboobs won't show through my t shirt. I'm tired of squeezing into my size 34 pants. I'm tired of being fat.
So now it's summer. I found P90x. I'm taking it as a door way to a better life. Here we go with day 0.
July 2, 2011: 170lbs 5ft 10in
July 5, 2011: 165lbs 1st day
Notes: FInished Day one. Holy crap. I am tired. But I really need to pick up a weight set.
I thought the back and body workout was killers. But the Ab ripper x was like "Hoooollllllyyyshhhhiiiiiiittttt" tiring. But I pushed myself to do atleast a couple.
For weights, I used my 2k1 cocker with my steelie tank and my halo with a full pod of paint. and a milk jug filled with water. (Whoo. Paintball is involved with this workout!)
At the end. I went to reward myself with a nice large slice of pizza for my first day. Reward yourself. Just not too often. My arms were shaking when I was holding the plate. Yes, it's that tiring. 1 day down!
Heyyyyyy It's been over a year.
Oct 16, 2012
Yeah, as you might have guessed, I didn't follow through with 90 days of p90x.
However, as I BS'd my way though my previous year of highschool, I was careful not to overstuff myself anytime, any day but still ate what I wanted. I also tried to cut on sweets and junk. Cycling became a new hobby. Kept the 165-170LBS range.
This year, I joined my school's cross country team and now cycle everywhere and ride with a team on weekends. I've been in crosscountry for about 4 months now and we run for about 1 hour 30 mins everyday. It helps to have people to run with you. You get that mentality that you either have to beat people or at least participate to save face and not run or BS around.
I lost 5-10lbs and I'm now under 155-160 (edit 2013: Scale was off about 5lbs. So about 160-165 lbs was my real weight) and still loosing while gaining muscle. I still eat what I want though. I think if I ate more healthy my weight loss would be much quicker, but I try to stay away from super unhealthy foods.
Judging from the photos, it's nothing mind blowing, but it's an improvement. I'm happy and still looking forward with my progress for the next year.
July 13 2013
Just thought I would do a update.
Been biking almost every other day. I think I need to start lifting weights as I don't really see a difference since last year.
My current weight is around 155-160. What was scary was that maybe during the beginning of 2013, my weight went up to 170lbs. I quickly dropped that back down. Now I'm going to work hard for a sub 150 weight.
My food diet is still pretty bad. I really don't know what to do with my diet, I'm sure I'll figure something out.
Yeah, no real big change. Just maybe jawline is alittle more cut/defined. I need to get rid of this gut though.
Edited by WasabiBoi, 14 July 2013 - 01:20 AM.