I gained weight again and want to get back into shape. Doctor's ordered me to lose it or be put on high blood and high cholesterol medication. I'm not doing that. Going to do this and playing for Doctors without Borders!

Quick Facts

Favorite Health Food: Garlicky Kale

Favorite Sinful Food: Ice Cream with nuts

My Preferred Method of Exercise: Cardio

My Approach to Weight Loss: Just have fun and be positive

My Weight Loss Program: Shakeology, Shaklee

My Diet Plan: Vegetarian Diet

Fitness/Exercise Apps: Map My Fitness, MyFitnessPal, Fitbit

Fitness Devices: FitBit

DietBet Winnings: $46.21

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TIME PERIOD: All 1-Year 60-Days 30-Days
Unofficial Weigh-InVerified Weigh-InDietBet Runner-UpDietBet WinnerRound WinnerRound Runner-Up
-1% Since last weigh-in
0% 1-Month Change
-4.3% Lifetime Change

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I lost weight on my first DietBet
by - 06/02/2015 9:28PM

I won my first DietBet, and I must say it's one of the most challenging things I have ever done. Los... Read More ›

Heidi S.

Hey MikeTravels, We just completed the same DietBet and I am totally with you on everything you wrote. I travel a lot because I live in two countries but not as much as you - so kudos to you for getting 'er done! Here's to a wealth of health!

Biking Syl

Way to go! It's impressive how you took control and how you started to turn this around! Great success!
Jet lagged!
by - 05/14/2015 7:10PM

I just finished a trip, and I am so jet lagged. I just returned from Kona, and I slept all day. Thos... Read More ›

I discovered a new salad dressing...
by - 05/12/2015 7:21PM

I used to love creamy dressings, but they were too high in calories. I found this dressing at Sprout... Read More ›

Great weekend!
by - 05/08/2015 6:51PM

It's Friday and I'm in Nashville. What a great city and lots to do. Lots of temptation also since th... Read More ›

by - 05/05/2015 6:24PM

I am so stoked about this game. For the past four days, I have been consistent on my Fitbit challeng... Read More ›

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Agree! Just started using mine again too and am committed to at least 10K steps daily. Really keeps me focused on getting in a workout and staying active throughout the day!


I love my FitBit. :)
A flight attendant on a vegetarian diet
by - 05/04/2015 3:33PM

When my weight loss doctor told me to increase my protein and avoid bread, pasta, rice and other gra... Read More ›

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Robert M.

good job Mike that looks so good eating healty doesnt have mean giving up good tasting food


That is so true.
Operation #GetSlim
by - 05/03/2015 6:17AM

I completed over 10,000 steps yesterday. Thanks to my #FiTBit. It kept me motivated. I also managed ... Read More ›

Confession Week
by - 05/02/2015 8:14AM

Two years ago I ballooned at 190lbs. I lost the weight by doing Tony Horton's 10 minute trainer and ... Read More ›

My 30 day Healthy Eating Challenge
by - 05/01/2015 8:41PM

I just wanted to post a picture of the food that I had for dinner as part of my 30 day weight loss c... Read More ›

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One time I walked into a Paris Bistro, on top of their menu, it said in English:" Salad is not a meal (do NOT order just a salad)." Pretty direct, don't you think?


Yes. Their salads are not like American Salads. :)