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I am so damn fat ...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Rockbottom, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    246.5, to be exact. Just weighed in as part of a 10-week program/contest to lose weight. Three other guys from our paper are doing it as part of a statewide initiative, and tracking our progress on our website.

    I ate my farewell McDonald's double-quarter pounder right beforehand. Sigh. 10 weeks!

  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Good luck. It may be tough now, but your body will thank you later.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    How tall?

    I'm pushing 235, but I'm also a hair over 6-foot-3...
  4. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    I am 6-2. And my lard is all in my ass and gut.

  5. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    6-7, 325 pounds here.

    Everyone says "but youdon't look fat because you're so tall."

    I sure as hell feel it.
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Better than them telling you that you don't look tall cuz you're so fat!
  7. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    That's awesome. And a good point.
  8. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Rock, we are in the same boat -- I'm 6'4" and, as of Jan. 1, 247.2. People always are surprised that I weigh so much.

    Goal is 230 by June 30th.
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Not true. You have several pounds of useless weight above your shoulders.
  10. Kaylee

    Kaylee Member

    You tall gents make me jealous. Nothing is harder than maintaining ideal weight when you look like a damn leprechaun. The margin for error is nil.

    RB, I think you may be in a great situation. I had a coworker years ago who participated in a similar deal, and it worked for him. The best was that it provided great column fodder, including one on the agonies of going to Red Lobster and ordering a grilled chicken breast as I devoured six Cheddar Bay biscuits right in front of him.

    Good luck, and remember: Cutting out fast food and soda is more than half the battle.
  11. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    I'd have been pissed.
  12. Kaylee

    Kaylee Member

    Hey, had he been buying lunch, I'd have eaten healthy. :D
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