I’ve been receiving some requests for information regarding my weight loss and the status of my McArdles disease and how I’m doing with the whole ketosis/ketogenic thing which I assume is due to the new book that has my success story in it, “Keto Clarity” by Jimmy Moore.
I’ve been pretty open about things and have shared as much as I have because of how dear the topic is to me and how it has truly changed my life in nearly every way possible. For me it has been more about becoming active and fit again for the first time in 20+ years, in fact I am fitter now at 40 then I was even in high school and for the record I was pretty fit and active in high school. I ran cross country and worked out like a mad man as most teenage boys do I suppose. Nutrition and most importantly “ketosis” has absolutely transformed my life this past year.
I am happy to report I’ve completed a couple of half marathons and many other races as well as a few sprint triathlons over the last year. I’ve lost right at 130 pds and my body fat% has gone from 42% to 13% now. My running speeds continue to improve with me making it into the 6:50 min mile pace (for races and some training), my distances on both bike and run continue to increase with absolutely no issues with McArdles and muscle cramping.
I’m blessed with very supportive friends and family who have done nothing but support me in all of this from being thoughtful and considerate about my eating habits now to supporting me in my training and at my races. The best part of it all has to be that after 40 years I think I actually discovered myself and my own happiness. Something I apparently lost along the way.
I’ll do my best to answer questions and share my thoughts on things to those reaching out to me and I’ll try to do a better job of putting information here on the blog to help others as well.