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    Quote Originally Posted by Gadawg View Post
    Curious to hear what your friends and family were like during this massive change?

    My early experiences with life changing (for the better) are that lots of people are negative because it threatens their continually shitty existence.
    Ill start with family. I lost my mother to obesity in October 2014. my then 16 year old son came to me and say dad you have to fix yourself! I cant bury you like I did memaw.. I cried hearing it! I had to stop being a selfish ass and stop letting depression control my life. my wife was miserable due to the possibility I could drop dead at anytime. she is and always was in good shape, cooked healthy yet I refused to eat it and lived my shitty lifestyle that got me near death! I lost several so called friends that couldn't handle the fact I no longer drank and ate shit every night with them. I was blessed to have 2 friends that are lifters. 1 is garrett griffin who was with animal for years and now with iron rebel. the other is jarred the hype man that owns BOAD clothing. both took me under their wing and beat my ass numerous times in the gym. they never judged me when I was fat and still support me today. no lost love on the friends I lost because I gained many more that live this lifestyle, the one I have come to love along with many here on this board. SNAKE has had my back since day 1 too! I leaned on him several times. I am far from my goals but dammit im well on my way!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gadawg View Post
    The really outrageous part is he did it in just 8 weeks on Jin's trenema protocal!
    not quite that fast... but I started in December 2014. just in case anyone don't know, jin was and is a fan of mine since day 1 too! in fact I was a part of his motivation to get moving on his path. great guy! the support here behind the scenes is second to none! lots of good fellas! hell even DF is a cool mofo!
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence!

    POPTARTS ARE MUSCLE FOOD!

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    What a huge change. Great job BD. Keep it up

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    Very impressive BD. Took a lot of guts and discipline to do what you did. Im sure there were times where you wanted to give up, but you didn't! Just goes to show what a strong mind can accomplish. Priorities brother. Much respect to you!

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    Outstanding.
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    definitely amazing work and dedication
    "The weight teaches you"

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    Thanks for sharing your story BD ... although I've been around since 2012 I hadn't heard it before today ... so many us need to hear that the lifestyle over time along with discipline, work-ethic, and a good diet can and do make a transformation like the one you've modeled possible ... your results speak for themselves ... and they are fvching impressive ...!!
    HRT for life!

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    such a motivation. you are right we have to change our mindset for gain something or loss it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elena View Post
    such a motivation. you are right we have to change our mindset for gain something or loss it.
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