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2008 - Weight unknown. In Newport, Rhode Island at a restauarnt known for their bread. Eileen wasn't impressed.

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2002 - Weight 305 pounds. In Prague, blocking out the view

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2004 - Weight 305 pounds. I tended to lose a few in the summer because I sweat so much. Here I am with Eileen's daughter, Stacy Sherman.

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2009 - Weight 320 pounds. Still on the cruise. Pictured here with my brother and sister.

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2010 - Weight 325 pounds. At Orlando. I have a forlorn look because I finished my beer before I finished my pretzel.


2010 - Weight 325 pounds. Pictures like this make it clear how out of control I was.

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Mother's Day 2011 - weight - 325 pounds. My last meal as a fat person. My surgery was two days later.

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2007 - Weight 315 pounds (again!) - At the Hawaiian "Grand Canyon" on Kuai. My photo-shopped text says it all.

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2004 - Weight still 315+. ( I got a new scale in 2005) Prepping for a zillion calorie breakfast buffet at the Palm Desert, California Marriott Desert Springs Hotel.


2009 - Weight 320. I stood next to this sculpture of King Richard in Portugal so that its immense size would be obvious. Of the statue, not my stomach.

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Mickey at 5 - Normal weight for the last time for 50 years


2010 - Weight 325 pounds. I couldnt find a Halloween costume that fit. I had to wear a tent as Father Time.

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2009 - Weight 320. Playing bocci and groaning every time I had to pick up a ball. Hence I would grab two at a time.

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May 2011 - Weight 325, A week before surgery