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Hi there, friendo! I’m B.J. and I used to be fat. But I’m not now. I lost 155 pounds over the past few years, and I want to help you do the same thing. I changed pretty much everything about my life–except for who I am. I am still the Star Wars-loving geek I was, but now I love fitness and running almost as much as I love Jedi. Almost.

Notice: I have moved sites! Check out or subscribe to my new channel on YouTube to follow my training vlog to the runDisney Star Wars: The Dark Side Half-marathon!

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I miss being a runner

Runkeeper tells me that I became a runner on June 27, 2012 at 3:05pm. That was the very first run I tracked by GPS. I did 1.72 miles in 36:37, a pace of 21:18 per mile. That's slower than I walk a mile now. But it was the first time I had succeeded at running, and I...

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