As a kid, I was into every sport I could get into. I was always active and my weight was never an issue. But in high school, I thought it would be more important to get a job and a car rather than pursue my dreams of playing professional. One of the jobs available to teenage kids is fast food, and with that, it began.
During this time, I also met the love of my life at the Sheriff’s Office and we were married in March of 2010. This was when I was at my heaviest at 330 lbs. We found out that my wife was pregnant during the honeymoon and our son was born in November of 2010.
I was stuck at 270 lbs for a while. This is when I really started to watch what I was putting into my body. I tried to eat the least amount of processed foods as possible. I timed my carbs to eat them around my workouts and ate every 3 hours to keep my metabolism running all day. The weight really started to come off. I used Quest Bars for when I was at work if I wasn’t able to get to my food. I always have one in my pocket for a natural, healthy snack. The variety of flavors is awesome and the taste is even better. The fact that I don’t have to sit there and read the ingredients label for me is the best part. I am currently at 219 lbs and 19% body fat.