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    Posted February 13, 2014 by
    Canton, Michigan
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Your 'Aha' weight-loss moments

    How I lost 365lbs in 15 months

    My name is Brian and in the course of 15 months, I went from being morbidly obese at 625lbs to my current weight of 260lbs (my doctor says that I have at least 30-40lbs of loose skin). I used to drink a fifth of vodka per night along with constant fast food binges. I was depressed and had no energy. I dropped out of college and worked dead-end jobs going nowhere.
    I met a woman randomly online playing the game Draw Something. Her name is Jackie and and she lives in London, England. She inspired me to start living healthily and to get into exercise.
    In the course of 15 months, I went from a size 60 waist to my current size 38. I have recently gotten into running. I ran a 5k in Detroit in November, 2013. I plan to run a 5k in Ann Arbor this coming May. My eventual goal is to run a full marathon!
    I recently went to meet Jackie in London in December, 2013. I spent 2 weeks in London as well as a three day trip to Paris. I went from barely being able to climb a flight of stairs to climbing the Eiffel Tower!!
    My story is a bit more complicated than what I can condense to 8000 characters, so I will post a link to a blog that I posted on MyFitnessPal.com. I have gotten hundreds of requests to repost this story because it seems to really inspire people.

    Here is my blog:

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