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The ABCs of beating morbid obesity.

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#morbidobesity-- how to lose weight.
A- accept that you have a problem. Acknowledge it to family and friends. Accountability will be key.
B- Believe in yourself and your ability to be a new person living in a new way.
C- Create the new future one day at a time. Change is hard. Counting calories and controlling carb is a major key. Consistency is the challenge. Every day is filled with choices. Change a few choices, behaviors, then few more... Creating a new reality and context is the only way. You cannot just cut calories and achieve anything long term. Consider major structural changes such as where you live, how you work, when you work...
D- don't get discouraged. Do whatever it takes to stay up. Sing, dance, dig, walk, and celebrate small victories. Time is your friend, not your enemy. Play the long game and use your tools... whatever they are. Convert those old habits into the new vision. Let them go. Don't be afraid to ask for help. Don't be afraid to look for tools.

Hope and Change. Yes I can.

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The chart you see, represents a 3 year journey pre surgery reality check as of 2/8/17 My weight loss is 90lbs... Everything about my life "health" is better these days.. I conduct more, I sing more... I enjoy eating more.  Every day is an opportunity and a challenge.  Every flipping one... but we move on into the future. 

on 2/28/17 -- Everything will change as I undergo a Roux en Y bariatric/metabolic procedure to provide me with a new tool... Looking to lose another 100lbs + after surgery over the next year or so ... 

I've embraced hardcore lifestyle changes... over years... #Results Hope and Change. Yes I Can! You can too... but don't kid yourself, the journey is long, and the changes are huge... Nothing worth having comes without cost.  In this case, the cost is massively outweighed by the future opportunity. 

My numbers don't lie, but they aren't everything. I've been a success and a failure... in so many things.  My reality is a structural change.  Fro…