Saturday, December 5, 2009

how a man lost 300 lbs - bicycling

nice story...
clipped from
Scott Cutshall
daughter Chloe was born; at that time, Scott weighed about 300 pounds. He stayed home with the baby while Amy worked
weighed 450 pounds.
could walk only 10 steps before needing to rest.
Amy would take Chloe to the park and report back via cell phone, sending pictures of her playing in the sun.
hit 501 pounds, and doctors told him he only had months to live
so depressed that he tried to kill himse
One day, he saw a man riding a bike, and he was inspired
a bike strong enough for a 500-pound
Cutshall was up to 5 miles. Then 10, 20, 30. By spring 2006, he'd lost 80 pounds, and by the end of the year, his weight loss stood at 160. He rode 1,932 miles in that first year.
Cutshall was down to 242 pounds
Cutshall biked close to 20,000 miles. He rides everywhere
When he finishes a ride, he makes sure to pedal one more mile to prove to himself that he can do it. He now weighs about 170 pounds
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