The Process of Losing Twenty Pounds

Micah Ward
6 min readSep 14, 2023

Hint: The why is more important than the how.

The slimmed down version of the author.

Over the past 47 days, I have dropped from 200 pounds to 180. For several years, I knew I needed to do it. But, for various reasons, I had not made it a top priority in my life. Those reasons aren’t important. What is important is that after years of putting it off, I finally did it. Before getting into how I lost the weight, I want to explain why. Because…

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Micah Ward

Micah is a retiree who writes, runs, prays and enjoys craft beer in the rolling hills of central Tennessee. He goes to the ocean when he can.