Hi! I’m Stephen from Birmingham, Alabama. In February 2009, at my highest weight of 632 pounds, I started WhoAteMyBlog? to help keep me accountable with my health and wellness journey and to motivate others to reach their goals. Since then, I’ve had many highs and lows, but have still managed to lose a lot of weight (Over 260 lbs). I am on Twitter and Facebook very often. <<< Be sure to follow me. :) Feel free to make yourself at home and browse around.Receive WhoAteMyBlog? posts via email.

Lately, Sunday has been laundry day for mom, and I help her by carrying the clothes and taking her to the laundry matte. Long story short, I’ve wanted to buy her a washer and dryer, but she refuses, which annoys the he** out of me. But that’s not important… While she does her clothes washing thing, I go to Wal Mart for groceries. Anyway, I picked up groceries for the week, then we went back home.

My food plan for the week:


  • 2 Eggs
  • Grits or Oatmeal


  • Banana or Apple
  • Peanut Butter


  • Turkey,  Cheese, and Slaw sandwich
  • Mini Bell Peppers
  • Laughing Cow Cheese


  • Oatmeal
  • Peanut Butter


  • Chicken or Fish, Soft or Hard Tacos with Slaw
  • Fat Free Re-Fried Beans on the side
  • Possibly some spinach on the side


  • Apple
  • Laughing Cow

My exercise plan for the week:

I’m going to hit the pool at least a couple of times this week, then walk occasionally throughout the day. I’ve done really well at taking brief walking breaks every 30 minutes or so when sitting.

Transformers with Joe

I took Joe, my buddy from work, out to see the newest Transformers movie. I got pretty hungry during the movie (the 2 hour and 45 minute movie!) and grabbed the healthiest snack I could find to get me by. They were these little fruit gummy chews and they got the job done. I also managed to take a very short walk in the theater every 30 minutes to keep from stressing out my back… We had a good time at the movies and grabbed yogurt after.

Today’s Food

Breakfast: 2 eggs fried, 140 calories

Breakfast: 2 eggs fried, 140 calories

Lunch: turkey, cheese, and slaw sandwich with a side of mini peppers and light laughing cow. 350 calories

Lunch: turkey, cheese, and slaw sandwich with a side of mini peppers and light laughing cow. 350 calories

Movie snack 455 calories

Movie snack 455 calories

Snack: fruit and froyo. 300 calories

Snack: fruit and froyo. 300 calories

Dinner: salmon soft taco with slaw and fat free re fried beans. 400 calories

Dinner: salmon soft tacos with slaw and fat free re fried beans. 400 calories



Day 1: New Beginning

by Stephen Vinson July 26, 2014
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I’ve been thinking this week how I could start over here on my blog with my approach to weight loss. Wait a moment… I’m sorry, weight loss isn’t my goal. I am a compulsive over eater and my goal is to change my behaviors. I want to stop compulsively overeating so I can get one […]

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Excuses, Compliments, and Optimistic

by Stephen Vinson July 25, 2014

I’m back in a cycle of bad eating. I have been since the weekend. It’s amazing how I can quickly go from doing so well to going back to bad behaviors. I’m finally coming out of denial about my eating behaviors. In the past, I accepted my excuses for binging as unchangeable facts. Excuses such […]

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Tired and MRI Results

by Stephen Vinson July 24, 2014

I was so exhausted last night that I ate dinner when I got home, then went directly to bed. No meds. No CPAP mask. No blog post. Just sleep. Since my back pain escalated last week, I haven’t been sleeping well at night. I wake up a few times in pain, move and adjust until I’m comfortable, then fall […]

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Binge Yesterday & BLAST

by Stephen Vinson July 22, 2014

Binge Yesterday Last night I binged. I made a quick post to the blog last night because I wanted to keep momentum on the blog front moving then I caved and binged. I’m not going to list what I binged on or how much. I was tired and stressed last night. Tired because I’m not sleeping […]

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MRI Scheduled

by Stephen Vinson July 21, 2014

I saw the doctor today and he ordered an MRI to find out what is going on with my back. Unfortunately, the soonest they could run the test is Saturday morning at 7am. I have to use the MRI that can accommodate my big body. Eating was great today. Sorry for the short post. I’m […]

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