Hello all, my name is George Matheis. I am a 38 yr old Daddy of 3, married for 17 yrs. Retired from law enforcement in 2007 and now I am a Combat Skills Instructor for the DOD. I think when I was born I was around 200 lbs or so. Least I weighed as an adult was 220 in basic training. Last time I check I was 320, funny thing is I fit into the same uniforms I did when I was 220, BDUs anyway.
For a long, long time, I have felt addicted to food, and realized I was living to eat, not eating to live. I would make erational excuses to overeat, or just eat worthless calories.
Got a two close friends, like brothers to me who are Primal. I like the idea for what it was and that it would further separate me from a society that I don't identify with.
When Primal a week ago, feeling very good, without guilt for what I eat. With no real cravings. Have even tackled going out to eat and a church picnic and walked away feeling happy, and not deprived.
Not in a real hurry for results, will take them as the come. Breaking my emotional attachments to bad food is the best. Took me a long time to get this jacked up, will take a long time to fix- George
Welcome and 200lbs is one big damned baby.
I'm just your average, legendary superhero, trapped in a lump of flesh.
Scottish Highland Games: a sport where the fat kid gets picked FIRST.
Welcome! You are among many of us looking to detach ourselves from food and view it for what it is: bodily nourishment.
Jennifer, 28 years old
Vegetarian for 13 years, primal since July 2011
Weight lost on primal: 34.2 lbs
Welcome George. I hope primal goes really well for you.
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