Not too fat to journey through space… mountain!
As many of my friends know, I am a huge Disney Fan. A year and a half ago, on a trip to Disneyland with my wife and Brother-in-law I went through the line queue at Space Mountain and attempted to get into the ride vehicle. Sadly, I couldn’t even sit down, let alone pull down the lap bar, and I was forced to get off the ride and wait while they enjoyed it without me.
Later that trip in July of 2011, at Disney California Adventure, I attempted to ride California Screamin’ only to once again sadly have to wait while they enjoyed themselves without me.
As those of you who follow my blog know, I’ve lost a lot of weight since that trip. On Tuesday, December 11th, I went in for my monthly weigh in and I was 339.6 pounds. This is a total of 150.6 pounds lost!
Friday, December 14th, 2012 My wife and I went to Disneyland again, and the first thing I did that Friday morning is make a bee-line for Space Mountain. I’m happy to report that the weight loss was enough, I was successfully able to ride Space Mountain, and the proof is above.
The next day, December 15th, 2012, we had a great time at Disney California Adventure, and like before I made it my goal to ride California Screamin’. I’m happy to report that once again I was successful and I was able to ride it as well.
Both rides were fantastic (in fact Space Mountain seemed even better than I remember from my childhood) and were a great encouragement to me that my weight-loss efforts are working.