15,000-19,999 SparkPoints 17,894

2 year Surgiversary

This was me @400+ 2003





DTILLER1147 is a SparkPeople Motivator!

See All SparkPeople Motivators
Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
Interact with DTILLER1147
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts

Hello, I am new (updated not so new now!) to the site but not new to trying to loose weight. My top weight was 423# on 08/2003. I lost about 170# and still need to go down. It is An adventure!

08/01/2003 Top weight of 423#
10/18/02007 Started SP 277#
11/07/2007 273# Goal of 150# Lost!!

12/27/2007 Accepted into the National Weight Control Registry!!

02/24/2008 248# Goal of 175# Lost!!

04/20/2009 I had a Heart Attack Age 46 and 247#
06/01/2009 Church Challenge start weight 255.8#
04/08/2014 Attended WLS Surgery Seminar. 372# "I can Not believe I gained that much back in 5 years.
04/17/2014 Surgery Consultation. We will see what he recommends. Well looks like I am doing the VGS weight loss surgery. Offical weight 360#
9/21/2014 Final Surgical clearance 333#..so that 27# loss 6 mth monitored diet.
10/06/2014 liquid per-surgical diet (14 day) 327#
10/17/2014 320# I earned my 100# Lost Medallion back WOOHOO!
10/20/2014 Surgery day weight 320#
1/20/2015 282# 3 month loss was 38# High Wt loss of 141#
4/20/2015 271# 6 month loss was 89# High Wt loss of 152#

Member Since: 10/18/2007

Fitness Minutes: 14,907

My Goals:
Enter a summary of your goals, or just a few you would like to share.

I set interim goals lotted out in 25# increaments. I do a little something for myself when I reach and maintain that goal for a week. I buy something for just myself when I reached #100 goals.

My Program:
Give an overview of what you are doing to meet your goals.

I got serious about my weight loss in 2003. It took almost 2 years to get below #300 mark. I do my weight loss with diet and exercise. This program was low fat & high fruit and veggie diet that I set myself.

Then I meet a lady who is now my wife. I then entered two years of just maintaining less than #300.
After we were married and settled down I started getting serious again (August 2007) but with a different diet plan that I developed because of my concern of blood sugar levels. I knew I had to minimise my carbs in my diet. I started with this at #295. Check out my ticker to see where I am now!
Update*** I had a Heart Attack on 04/20/2009 so now I am also a HEART Attack survivor.

Personal Information:
Where you are from, your name, your email address. NOTE: everything on this page is optional, you can enter as much or little as you like. If you enter something like your email address, remember it can be seen or found by anyone on the internet.

I am 45 years old and I have wonderful wife and a 7 (Now 8) year old son . He is just the biggest joy of my life. I plan on adopting him as soon as the courts will allow. UPDATE** Adopted on 12/17/2008!
I also have a 4 year old Black Lab dog. Who always has a smile on his face and two much tail to wagg around.

Update***4/8/2014 Well do to my heart attack and plantar facities and now DDD in my neck and back it is so hard to exercise that I have gained back about 100#s and I said if that happened then I would investigate WLS Surgery and that is what I am doing.

Other Information:
Anything else you would like to tell people. Could include things like your favorite books or movies, a quote, anything.

Get out of your office and homes and get into nature and let mother nature's beauty inspire you.

Read More About DTILLER1147 - Profile Information moved here. (Updated October 20)

Shown if member clicks "Read More"
My Goals:

My Program:

Personal Information:

Other Information:

Personal Signature: (Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
Secrets of Success
This user doesn't have any secrets of success.
My Ticker:
 current weight: 240.4 
Login to Leave Comment
Member Comments (149):  123Next >Last >>