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Nearly there - Now I want to inspire others...

Postby bigfatblues » Thu May 06, 2010 12:13 pm

Hi,

My name is David Minehan and I decided that enough was enough. I have been overweight all my life and with a young son to think of decided at last to do something about it.

I did.

Not quite there yet but getting there. :-)

I started 10 May 2008 at 211Kgs. As at 2 May 2010 about 120Kgs.

Need to lose another 20 to 30Kgs but that will happen. No doubt about it.

Now I want to inspire others to do the same.

No matter if you need to lose 5, 10 or 50Kgs.

YOU CAN DO ANYTHING YOU SET YOUR MIND TO.

Let's roll. :-)

(Left side of pic May 2010 - right side Nov 2008 - 6 months after I started and had lost 25-30Kgs)
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Postby TacticalUnit » Thu May 13, 2010 6:05 pm

WOW! You look amazing!

I know I am able to lose weight (lost about 10kg since February), but I just had to set my mind to eating properly and exercising more regularly. I just have one thing in mind at this point in time and that's to look very nice in my Year 12 Graduation dress for the end of the year, and for the long term - to become fit enough for a Police Officer. If I get to 70kg I'll be very happy.

Would be great to know what you did to lose weight?

Good luck for the rest of the 20kg - 30kg! You can do it ;)
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Postby bigfatblues » Thu May 13, 2010 9:14 pm

Thanks and Good Luck to you too :-)

I lost the weight by walking an hour a day and watching what I ate.

It's been two years and so far so good.

No secret other than that... :-)

Take care and thanks again for the support...

David M
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Postby Downsizeme » Sat May 15, 2010 6:18 pm

Well done to you! Awesome photo - so good to hear of success :D
Changing my life, one ounce at a time.


I started this journey on Feb 2 2010 and though I would like to be a size 5 by June, I am prepared to accept that it might take a bit longer :D

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Re: Nearly there - Now I want to inspire others...

Postby alizezz » Sat Jun 12, 2010 9:22 pm

Good Luck!
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Postby alyssa-jane » Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:13 pm

wow you look amazing, congrats!
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Postby bellajenny » Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:25 pm

very good :)
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Postby bag raiders » Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:10 pm

u look good
currently 61kg
goal weight 57kg
current size 10-12
would like to be perfect size 10
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Postby justjulie » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:10 pm

just letting you know that you have inspired a lot of people.. and when i get fustrated by my weight loss i will just come here to reread your story again and again.. you look fab.. and i bet you enjoy now doing things with your son that you thought you wouldnt ever doing.. great job..
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Postby ganymede » Wed May 04, 2011 11:49 am

You have done such an amazing job mate!! Your willpower and motivation is extraordinary and you certainly have inspired me to not give up or give in! I know I have the willpower and motivation to reach my goals too and your story and success has helped me stay focused, so thank you! And all the best for the last kg's! :)
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Postby udderperfection » Thu May 05, 2011 7:36 pm

This is a Great achievement. Congratulation for your success. But you have not mentioned how you achieved this success. Please share it with us.
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Postby waterbaby » Wed May 25, 2011 1:52 pm

WOW! Thank you for sharing!
So simple but so much more than that. Your mental stamina must just keep growing. I have finally realised that my mind is what keeps stopping me.
Thank you so much again, and keep up your awesome journey!!!
Rachel - mama of 2 boys (DS7 & 2)
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Postby XdanielX » Thu Oct 13, 2011 11:05 am

Well done mate, incredible story! :D

could you update us with how you are going now?

Daniel
January 4th 2016: 101kg
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