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Shrinking Man Reaches the 170s!!!

November 3, 2011 The day has arrived! Gary reached the 170s this morning! Despite his significant and consistent weight loss over the last couple months, he remains astounded by the scale reading this morning.  He never imagined he would ever be back in the 170s.  The last time he was in the 170s was in the […]

You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too!

October 20, 2011 It’s unimaginable – enjoying delicious cakes, pies, muffins, cookies, ice cream and more on a low carb diet!  I kid you not!  We are enjoying desserts with just 2 to 5 net carbs per serving!    A nice size portion of German Chocolate Snackin’ Cake is JUST 2 NET CARBS!  Read on! According to the […]

Back to the Future! Sliding Down the “80’s” on the Bathroom Scale!

October 19, 2011 Shrinking Man saw 185 this morning – that is a solid 185.0!  This is yet another amazing milestone in Gary’s quest to reach 175 by Christmas! Gary’s nutritionist is so proud of him – and I am too! She said that many people start to drop off at this point, some five weeks […]

Shrinking Man Breaks the 190 Barrier!

October 6, 2011 Shrinking Man, aka Gary Mercer, Sr., finally broke the 190 mark and today he weighs 189.8! Gary has not seen the 180s in over a decade! Gary reached his previous low on September 20th weighing in at 190.6.  He went up and down over the last 16 days to reach this new […]

Jean G. Update: Down 9.5 pounds in 12 days!

October 1, 2011 Jean began the Low Carb Program on September 18, 2011 and her starting weight was 151. On September 23rd we posted Jean G lost 6 pounds in 5 days – 145 September 26th update:  down 2 more – just 3 days later! – 143 Today Jean is 141.5 pounds – a loss of […]

Jean G. Update: Down 2 more in 3 days!

September 26, 2011 On  September 23rd we posted that Jean G lost 6 pounds in 5 days. September 26th update:  down 2 more – just 3 days later! DATE WEIGHT 9/18/2011 151 9/23/2011 145 9/26/2011 143

Can’t Wait To Get on the Scale Tomorrow! Lost 6 pounds in 5 days!

“Can’t Wait To Get on the Scale Tomorrow!” is a direct quote from Jean G.  Jean just started this program on Sunday, September 18th, and she can’t believe the results!  Jean used other weight loss programs alongside her usual workout regiment, but  never before has she seen such truly dramatic changes. What is most unbelievable to Jean […]

The “Shrinking Man” Reaches First Milestone WEEKS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE!

September 20,  2011 Gary reached his FIRST milestone this morning, weighing in at 190.6 pounds! This is ironic because last night he went to the Phillies Game with his friend and colleague, Ed Meakim, who was excited because it was Hatfield Franks Dollar Dog Night.  I suggested to Gary that he get Campo’s Vegan Cheesesteak with “the works” […]

Shrinking Man

The “Shrinking Man” is actually Gary Mercer. He started on a very low carb diet prescribed by his nutritionist. Check out this page for the daily weigh ins. He started September 7th and as of today, September 19th, he is down 12 pounds – that just 12 days! Here are some “before” pictures: The program […]