Clay Whaley


This website is dedicated to chronicling my weight-loss journey in hopes it may help someone in my same position. If I’m successful in reaching my goals, this may provide useful information on how I was able to do it. If I am not successful, then this will help others who are struggling and provide insight into the life of someone who struggles with their weight. 


  • I’ve hit a new low (well, high actually)

    I am now up to 354lbs. It’s hard not to think anything else except that I am a complete failure- a complete fat disgusting failure. I don’t want to feel bad for myself, it’s my own fault. I’ve fallen back on some bad habits and the consequences are obvious. I know how to fix this,

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  • Lab Work: at my heaviest.

    I decided I should get some lab work done so I can compare my health later down the road (hopefully after substantial weight loss). I didn’t expect the results to be great, but I was definitely shocked at how bad it actually was.  My cholesterol was terrible, my liver enzymes were high, my blood count

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  • Starting Keto

    I decided to give the keto diet another try, as I had success with it before but stopped because of two issues. First, it was expensive to buy the type of food I wanted to eat (bacon, steak, pork, etc); and two, it was hard on my digestive system. All the cheese, fat, and meet

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  • Still Struggling with Eating Right

    Well, I got a gym membership to Planet Fitness, and only used it twice in the first three weeks. This was partly because it was around Thanksgiving and I spent a ton of time with my family, but it was really because I didn’t force myself to go to the gym. However, the last two

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  • I’m Going To Lose 120 Pounds

    This is it. This is the first step in my weight-loss journey. I may have said I this before and failed, I may have given up too easily and gone back to my old ways, but that will not stop this time. This time is different. As I sit down to write this, the poor

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