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Unread 04-17-2017, 06:32 PM
aspire aspire is offline
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Dorich, I'm interested in the mental strength requires to accomplish this.

What was your motivation/goal?

Why didn't you give up?

How did you so it so fast with almost-pwrfect adherence when others could not?

Did you expect struggle? Did you overcome it and how?

Do you display exceptional self discipline in other areas of your life in comparison to other people? (difficult tasks.)

Did you experience a radical change, modification, or improvement in your personality in order to accomplish these goals?

Why do you think you got so far before, when all this self discipline was lurking inside you dormant the whole time?
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Unread 04-18-2017, 01:30 AM
BenM BenM is offline
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Just popped in to say fantastic effort. I've been through a similar journey last year (almost 40kg lost), and a similar size / weight to you. I know how hard it is.

Congratulations and I hope you continue to enjoy your new physique!
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Unread 04-20-2017, 05:19 PM
Dorich Dorich is offline
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With the journey being over, here are some recent photos:

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Unread 04-20-2017, 05:20 PM
Dorich Dorich is offline
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And two more...

Depleted, no pump. Muscles may look fuller eventually after everything's restored. The lack of developed abdominals and minimal loose skin makes me appear slightly fatter... but I'm pretty sure that's around 10% BF, especially when taking skin-folds into account.

Current skin-folds:

Bicep - 2 mm
Tricep - 3 mm
Chest - 4 mm
Midaxillary - 4 mm
Calf - 4 mm
Suprailiac - 4 mm
Thigh - 6 mm
Subscapular - 6 mm
Abdominal - 8 mm
Lower back - 8 mm

These were checked numerous times, and different calipers were used. I guess it's the OCD in me, heh.

In regards to the low-ish body weight, I don't have issues with it. Untrained guy, never bulked, only started lifting during deficit. Thin bones (very small wrists & ankles), plus low body fat, plus being depleted, IMO all contribute to the number on the scale, which I see as a temporary number either way.

I feel like a new person and it's only been four days of maintenance so far. There aren't words I can use to describe the feeling, really. I'm also well aware that I don't have a "bodybuilder" physique, reason being that I never trained prior to this weight loss. However, I'm pretty certain I now have a good base to start building from, and I'll try to read/learn as much as I can in order to start making those gains. Eventually, if I do things right, I should have a solid physique.

Full weight loss log:

June 06, 2016: 114.00 kg / 251.3 lbs
August 28, 2016: 100.00 kg / 220.5 lbs
September 19, 2016: 94.50 kg / 208.3 lbs
October 10, 2016: 91.80 kg / 202.4 lbs
October 17, 2016: 89.40 kg / 197.1 lbs
October 24, 2016: 89.00 kg / 196.2 lbs
October 31, 2016: 87.50 kg / 192.9 lbs
November 07, 2016: 85.85 kg / 189.3 lbs
November 21, 2016: 83.80 kg / 184.7 lbs
December 05, 2016: 81.40 kg / 179.5 lbs
December 26, 2016: 78.10 kg / 172.2 lbs
January 09, 2017: 76.00 kg / 167.6 lbs
February 06, 2017: 71.95 kg / 158.6 lbs
March 06, 2017: 67.85 kg / 149.6 lbs
March 13, 2017: 66.60 kg / 146.8 lbs
March 20, 2017: 65.85 kg / 145.2 lbs
March 27, 2017: 64.50 kg / 142.2 lbs
April 03, 2017: 63.10 kg / 139.1 lbs
April 10, 2017: 62.25 kg / 137.2 lbs
April 17, 2017: 61.60 kg / 135.8 lbs

Sincerely hoping that my transformation can serve as an inspiration to overweight individuals who want to make a change in their lives.

Will write more soon!

Last edited by Dorich : 04-20-2017 at 05:25 PM.
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