113 LB Weight Loss & Mindset for Life at Age 21: Ep. 34

Schooling Struggle

Sep 12 2022 • 53 mins

Here we meet one of Peter's former students, Camden.  A measurable undertaking with the heaviest weight of 292 pounds, Camden shares with us his journey, his wins, losses, and learned lessons - as well as his future and how he is moving forward.

Mental habit / action / tool examples:

  • 99.9% of engaged parents genuinely believe are doing the best they are able.
  • Be aware as you slip into new habits, try to remain sharp to what you're trading off for new ones.
  • Weight moves weight, but physics doesn't mean carrying around excess body fat upon your skeleton is a good thing.
  • A shift in surroundings and environment can be a powerful catalyst for change.  These changes can snowball.  Quickly.
  • Moving outside our typical 'comfort zone' expedites our ability to be resilient and open to adopting new habits or behaviors.
  • Being accountable to/for other living things (plant, animal, human) helps us reach beyond our own needs.
  • A new habit recipe often encompasses things which are enjoyable, sustainable, and which move us closer to our goals.
  • It can be daunting when weight loss begins, as it can be difficult to 'see' the difference in how you look physically.
  • Tracking what you eat very closely can be a very great tool and point of awareness.
  • Watching ourselves grow in a positive way often rewards us with internal motivation and confidence.
  • Slight changes in diet and habits can have profound and compounding impacts.

Related points:

  • Hard to water the grass during a drought.
  • 113 pounds is a massive endeavor
  • Three people Petering (calling Pete, Peter), is worth mention. and an honor.
  • Divorce can seed behaviors for a host of reasons.
  • It can be a struggle to eat healthily if you are working in a restaurant kitchen.
  • Walking in Florida, where it is often hot and humid, can be a recipe for perspiration.
  • As a podcast host, it's easy to accidentally ask more than one question at a time.
  • Shockingly high calorie foods include nuts, peanut butter, oils, dressings.
  • Don't let extra skin deter you from losing weight.

Quotes / quips:

  • Somehow nothing to report here.

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