All posts tagged Shrinking Husband


March 22, 2012 Get on the Carb Light Living™ Program!  Get back to YOUR college weight, or high school weight.  You can be wherever you want to be – in weight or in life! “I don’t feel hungry…don’t feel like I’m on a diet or that I’m missing anything.”  That is what Gary said this morning, […]

Before and After Pictures on vacation (February 2011 and February 2012)

February 15, 2012 The wondrous effects of the Carb Light Living™ Program! We all know about Shrinking Man’s weight loss but I lost 10 pounds helping him!  I can’t believe the size of my  arms a year ago, not to mention the extra pounds around the middle! I will never eat any other way again!  […]

Shrinking Man Had a Happy Valentine’s Day with a New Weight Loss Record and a Full Course 3 Carb Breakfast!

Valentine’s Day, February 14th It was a “sweet” start to Valentine’s Day for Shrinking Man!  His weight is down again, although it was slower this time since he was away at conferences and a mini vacation.  He also had a lot of catching up to do when he returned, so the new exercise equipment didn’t see much action. Now […]

“Wow I don’t even remember him being that big!”

December 5, 2011 “Wow I don’t even remember him being that big!”  This is a direct quote from Nicole David Mercer, our son’s lovely wife.  She tells it like it is!  Shrinking Man and I had a good laugh! The “Shrinking Man” slides down the scale AWAY ahead of his Christmas goal! 30 lbs in less […]

West Chester’s Shrinking Man Reaches the 175 Milestone 24 Days Ahead of Schedule!

December 1, 2011 Even Shrinking Man couldn’t believe the number on the scale this morning!  His goal, as stated in the Back to the Future! Sliding Down the “80’s” on the Bathroom Scale! post (dated October 19th) was “to reach  175 by Christmas!” He is 24 days ahead of schedule – and again – since his start date of […]

Shrinking Man Keeps Shrinking!

November 17, 2011 I’ve been receiving a lot of requests for a current picture of Shrinking Man.  I took this photo this morning in front of our fireplace. Shrinking man reached a new low this morning of 177.6 and is still achieving great results without the many benefits of exercise.   Now it’s time to get […]

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 […]