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  • If you know me, you know that I struggle with weight and always have. When I graduated high school, I did so with some of the highest test scores in the country and was highly sought after for college and military opportunities. One thing that did interest me was the nuclear program in the Navy and they were willing to outlay some major cash to get me there. I met with the recruiter and at the time had like 40 pounds to loose to be at the max weight for entrance into the Navy. I couldn't do it...scratch that...I chose not to do it.

    Fast forward 20+ years and my struggle is still the same. I choose to not do. When I made the decision to document my Leap for the Leapyear Project, I did so in a moment of disgust and despair. Don't get me wrong, I am glad that I did because it has launched me on a path of discovery.

    So where do I go from here? I don't know. I know that I am on this journey and as the picture shows, I am in a no passing zone so I must exercise extreme patience. Some days I will be behind a Ferrari and other days will present a elderly Amish couple in their horse drawn carriage.

    All I know for sure is that it is a journey and as long I continue to move forward, I am always getting closer to my destination, wherever that might be.
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