For the past 100 or so days, I have been eating (mostly) like a freaking pig. Instead of my usual (fairly) clean diet (I call it a Live-It), I’ve been consuming pizza, ice cream, cookies, cakes, pasta, and donuts. I even drank a couple of half racks of beer like the ‘good ole days’. Between June 27th and October 2nd of this year (98 days), I gained 41.9 pounds – including 29.3 pounds of gross, ugly fat.
Not a pretty site – I didn’t enjoy it at all and feel like total crap because of it. Not only have gained a belly, but also man-boobs I never thought that I would be cursed with. My energy levels have tanked, I’m much more easily out of breath – and I even have to sit down to put my shoes on. I only have one pair of shorts that fit me (they have an elastic band) – and no pants that do. I’ve had to resort to wearing sweats on several occasions. For me, there are a couple of things that hurt bad: 1) I hate having fat thighs that rub together when I walk (waddle) and 2) I’m fat enough that even my wife is grossed out. Painful – and not necessarily in that order. Here are the major differences in my DEXA results in less than 100 days: Continue Reading