Starting Weight: 326 End of week 2: 302
Hi everyone, I am so excited to be blogging for TVGuide.com each week and hope you will all follow me on my weight loss journey.
What brought me to The Biggest Loser was simple: my need for weight loss and my desire to be healthy. I saw the commercial on my local TV station for the casting and thought I had way too much going on in my life to audition. But then I thought about it again and realized if I don't make the time now I never will. I thought this would be an opportunity for me to inspire the youth group I volunteer for (Ogden OUTreach Resource Center); I wanted the kids I work with to see me take the first step to a healthier life and hopefully inspire them to do the same.
LaDainian Tomlinson by Aggie Skirball/ WireImage.com
Thus far this season, no one has been able to figure out how to stop the New England Patriots juggernaut and now that the dream of a perfect 19-win campaign is only two games away, it seems everyone is eager to see history made. Everyone, that is, except for the San Diego Chargers, who have ridden a late-season wave of eight straight wins en route to this Sunday's AFC Championship game. But the Chargers have also hit a number of speed bumps in last week's divisional game against the Indianapolis Colts, both quarterback Philip Rivers and running back LaDainian Tomlinson suffered knee injuries that kept them out of the game during the crucial final minutes. (It's unclear whether either will be unable to play this Sunday.) Tight end Antonio Gates is also questionable, having suffered a dislocated left big toe in the wild-card game against Tennessee two weeks back. (Gates did play against the Colts last week but was not up to his usual production.)CBS analyst Phil Simms s...