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Four years ago my bathroom scale registered 227 lbs. That too was a milestone but not a surprise. I had been on a rather rapid ascension as I broke new heavier weights on a regular basis. This ascension was quickly taking me to 230 lbs; an unthinkable weight that no longer allowed me to deny the reality of my physique. I had ceased to be husky or thick or filled-out.
I was fat.
For years, my exercise had consisted of mere yard work associated with the eating habits of a twenty-nothing’s metabolism. Inevitably, every birthday was heralded with a larger number on the bathroom scale. Yet, my body type allowed me to deny the reality of the bathroom scale. I carry…
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