My Story

On Monday, May 31, 2010, I embarked on a mission to lose weight and to get into the best shape of my life for my wedding. For a long time that mission was a success until life started getting stressful and food became a way to cope with that stress. To make a long story short, the mission fell short before my wedding day was here. And to make things even worse, I stopped eating healthy, exercising, and blogging for over two years. I now have a very beautiful wife and baby boy but my health is still crap. So to turn things around, I am brining back "The Heavy Man" and the "Mission to Healthy."

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Day #71 - A Great Night in NYC

It is currently 12:42 am on Monday, Aug 9, 2010. Well, I guess it would technically be early Tuesday morning, but for the purpose of this post, we will talk about how Monday went. First off, I would like to Congratulate my younger brother (Kevin) for making it to Caroline's Comedy Club on Broadway in New York City. For all of you who don't know, Caroline's Comedy Club is a very famous club, right in the heart of Times Square where most well known comedians make a name for themselves. And you also have to be well known in the comedy world in order to be a headliner at a fine establishment, such as Caroline's. Anyway, it is only my brother's 4th show ever and he already made into a line up at Caroline's. In fact he did so well, that he impressed the management there and they asked him to come back and perform again in the near future. I am so proud of him for following his dreams and I know that there will be much more success to come his way soon. I know I will be there to support him through all of it.

My Brother
Caroline's Comedy Club on Broadway!

Now you would think that I would have been prepared for a day like today. Obviously I would of had to workout this morning because It was going to hard to do so tonight. However, I found out late yesterday that the show was only going to last an hour, so figured that since it started at 7:30pm, I would be home around 9:30pm to workout. Well I found out, at the show, that when you are a well known comedian, you can just stop by Caroline's when ever you want and they will stop the show so you can perform. So that kind of ruined my plan to workout after the show was over. I really didn't let it bother me because I was going to be there no matter what to support my brother. So the  first mistake I made today, was that I assumed that things would go according to the original plan. I should of forced my self to go to the gym this morning because it is always better to be safe then sorry.

My second bone head mistake for today was to wait to eat dinner. Every meal I planned for today was pretty much on target except for dinner. I also figured that since the show was only going to be about an hour, I would be able to wait until after it was done to eat dinner. Well, the show ended up going longer then an hour and I really didn't want to buy any food at Caroline's because I was still determined to eat healthy today even though I missed my workout. Let me tell you, it is amazing how the human body can adjust to a routine. My body has gotten so used to eat healthy,good portioned meals, every 2-3 hours that when I delay a meal for a longer period of time, my body lets me know that I did so. I am still trying to get rid of my hunger headache that developed around 8:30pm when I pushed my dinner back until after the show. My second mistake of the day, was that I didn't adjust to situation. I should of had a little snack at the comedy club to hold me over until dinner. I can safely say that I will try to never delay a meal like that again. But with all being said and done, it was a great night for my brother and that is what really matters.

With that being said, let's get to the details of the day:

Meals of the Day (The Heavy Man = 39 Points)
(I am currently following the Weight Watchers Points System)

Breakfast - 2 eggo nutrigrain waffles with a cup of Light'n Fit Yogurt and a serving of strawberries = Points 4
Snacks During the Course of the Day - 1 Weight Watchers chocolate chip cookie and 1 Weight Watchers brownie = Points 3
Early Afternoon - 2 Boca veggie burgers with 2 slices of Weigh Watchers american cheese on a Weight Watchers whole wheat roll with a side of baked potato chips = Points 10
Late Afternoon - 1 Boca veggie burger with a slice of Weight Watchers american cheese on a Weight Watchers whole wheat roll with side of baked potato chips = Points 7
Dinner - French Onion Soup and Steak with Portabello Mushrooms with a side of broccoli and potatoes (Applebees) = Points 14

Total Points Eaten Today = 38 Points (1 points under my daily limit)


Today was to lazy to get up in the morning and I thought that I would have enough time to workout tonight. I was wrong with that assumption. I learned my lesson and I will be back on the path tomorrow with my Chest and Biceps routines.

Day #71 - Weigh-In =264.6 lbs
Day #71 Weigh-In

Day #71 Front Shot


  1. I couldn't ask for a more supportive brother and best friend in the world! It meant the world dude, you know...

  2. As a Mom I couldn't be prouder of both my boys!!..Ahhh Chris I turned around and saw you last night I was thrilled at how great you looked. It was an amazing night seeing Kev on stage.

  3. Congrats to your brother. That must have been a really great night!

    One thing I learned is that your routine will always get messed up at some point. Prepare and don't feel bad about eating out, just pick the right things to eat.

    Nice blog BTW.