Thursday, January 26, 2006

I am doing it . . . Biggest Loser

I am doing it.

I am flying to Los Angles on February 10th to audition for the Biggest Loser cast 3.

I have been contemplating this action for about 3 months now. My wife brought the cast call to my attention then and suggested that I apply for the show. Since then it has been in the back of my mind. My friends that I have talked to about this endeavor have been very supportive. Many have also stated that I would be great on the show. Thank you for the kind words.

I am concerned about the time away from work and the potential exposure it might bring. I know my clients will support this opportunity and I also have faith in my partners to take good care of them for the time I will spend taping the show. I will also spend every off minute checking my clients’ accounts and making sure I am able to respond to any need my clients may have. I hope I am able to do myself, my family, and all of my mentors and friends justice on the show. I will hold myself to a high level of integrity and also provide support for my co-cast members.

I am doing this for knowledge as much as personal need. I do need to lose weight and as most of you know, I am working hard to lose my weight, however what really bothers me about y weight besides all of the psychological scars is that I can’t figure it out!

I haven’t been able to beat my fat.

There is not much in life that I have not been able to overcome. I have dealt with the hard roads in my life, as we all have, with a learning approach. Learn from my mistakes, learn from my wise decisions what to do the next time, but always learning, gaining knowledge.

I haven’t been able to gain the knowledge to beat my fat. I am praying that I am able to become a part of this show and learn. I want to gain the knowledge to beat the fat and give to others the new life choices I take from the Biggest Loser and pass them to anyone who will listen.

I don’t want a penny. My wife, Amanda and I were talking about this. I wasn’t aware that there was prize money for the show. However, we found out last night there is a $250,000 prize for the winner. If I were to get on the show and win, I will pay my staff/team a nice bonus for holding down the fort in my absence and with the rest I will contribute it to my Alma Matter Northern Kentucky University to promote the implementation of the Biggest Loser weight loss philosophy into the health center through education, books, and classes.

Call me stupid, I don’t care. I am not in it for money. I am in it to be able to love myself again. I am in it to be able to wear clothes not purchased at a store with the words “Big and Tall” in it. I am doing this to live long enough to see my children have children. I am doing this so I am around to take care of my clients for their lifetime. I am doing this to help me and in return help others. I am not doing this for money.

How many of you, if you had $250,000 to spare, would give that money to unlock the knowledge and your own potential to become healthy and slim? I know many people who if they had that kind of money would do it gladly, I am one of them.

I weigh in at 389lbs today. I am not happy with who I am and at times, I am down right disappointed and angry at what I am. I know many of us that battle with fat feel the same way. If I am selected and have the opportunity to unlock the knowledge . . . I will bring it back to you all.

Wish me luck and pray for me on Saturday, Feb. 11th when I go in front of the panel who will decide who is a part of the next cast of the Biggest Loser.

Below is the link to my last Biggest Loser post:

I love you all.


Anonymous said...

What a wonderful thing. You have such dynamic will be fantastic on the program. Many people are behind you in this endeavor. Keep us all POSTED!!!

Anonymous said...

We are EXCited for you!!!! You go, guy!!!!!
WE love you!!!!!
Mom and Dad

Dad making additional comment. We will mark February 11th on the calendar and be saying prayers for you on that date. It certainly seems like you would be a great candidate to me.

Anonymous said...

How long do you stay in LA if you make the show?

Twice the Man said...

Good luck, I hope you make it.

Sherri said...

Chris, I just got home and saw your note in my training log! I can't believe it!! I will be praying for you on Feb 11!! I just can't believe it!! You and your family must be so excited! Your 2 blog entries...well, you should know how I feel about them. you and I are on such a similar path. I'm crying I'm so happy for you.

Is this all a plot to kick my butt at IMFL??? LOL

I love you too btw!!