Just a short scale update. At my monthly weigh-in on October 22nd I weighed 355.8 pounds. This is 48.2 pounds since my pre-surgery weigh-in of 404.0 pounds and 134.4 pounds since the 490.2 pounds I was at my first weigh-in when I started my weight loss plan.
Newsies is a relatively new (hit Broadway in March, 2012) Broadway Play by Disney based on the 1992 live-action Disney movie musical of the same name, which in turn was based on the historical Newsboys Strike of 1899. It is currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre on 42nd Street in the Broadway theatre district of Manhattan.
The play was everything I hoped it would be. Barbara and I really enjoyed it, and given the chance I would definitely see it again. If you visit (or live in New York) and get a chance to see it, I highly recommend the play to everyone, especially those who enjoyed the original movie, as it is every bit as good as the original (better even in many ways). Continue reading →