At 6’6″ I’m blessed with a relatively large frame over which I could distribute some extra weight.
But when that extra amount became 40 pounds, it definitely showed.
Even under a sport coat:
Here are a few of pictures from June of that year, when I had the opportunity to visit China, along with one with my dad at a baseball game in Chicago:
And finally, one from Australia in 2015. You can definitely see where water had an opportunity to collect after a shower.
Readiness to change is an extremely important factor in improving health, but another is knowing what kinds of changes would be beneficial.
In my next post I’ll describe how I started to get some inklings that the path that would lead to sustained weight loss was different than what I had expected.