I've been wearing my New Balance minimals for a couple months now and I love them! I treat them like shit and there is no sign of wear and tear yet. And they're machine washable! Mine have the vibram souls. I'm not sure if they make other minimals or if we have the same ones.
SW (Nov 22nd 2011): 333, 1 Year: 245lbs
Current weight as of May 5th 2013: 243.2lbs
Short Term Goal: Better sleep, happy brain, figure out direction in life.
Met Goal: Be a 2x Shirt, Fit in a standard airplane seat belt without the use of a seat belt extension
Long Term Goal: 199lbs by Labour Day Weekend, Buy whatever cloths I want to wear.
Pain is temporary, quitting is forever- Lance Armstrong #NoExcuses