Thank You!

On the left I wasn't wearing a belt. The largest one they make - didn't fit. On the right I'm wearing the smallest one they make! Today was the first time I walked down the hall to the restroom without my top. I don't recall doing that EVER in the last 20 years. ...
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When you’re out of Points – Stop Eating Points!

When I'm out of points - I stop eating points! I'm still able to eat, but I go to zero point foods to help train my brain. Apples, Oranges, Bananas, Strawberries and Watermelon are my go to fruits. I'm not a great vegetable eater, so peas(2SP), green beans, cucumbers...
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Airman Michael Daggett Finds His Weigh With His ‘Why’

Not log ago the fine folks at Nokia Health found my journey online and asked if I'd be willing to be interviewed for an upcoming blog post.  It was a complete honor: I'll simply refer you to the blog post: Airman Michael Daggett Finds His Weigh With His...
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I can retire on my Terms!

​ ​Today is pretty emotional for me. 17months ago I posted the photo on the left. I was 263.5 lbs, not wearing a belt, my pants were so tight I literally had stomach issues as a result. I was on a path to being kicked out of the Air Force for failing to meet fitness...
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Joining the Nokia Family – Withings

As you know Withings and I have teamed up - they are an amazing company that has provided the tools I've used to be successful with my daily weighing.  They recognized my hard work and asked me to join the team - the details are still being flushed out, but it's very...
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Thank You 200,000 Times!

Thank you!Thank you! Thank you for listening to #WhysAdvice. Less than three months ago - I got a crazy idea to start a #podcast. I barely knew what it was - but had no idea how to create it.  I did however know "Why" I needed to. There are stories out there that...
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Refrigerator Magnet

The other night on a Facebook Live - a few of us discussed creating a magnet with "When you're out of points, stop eating points"  The minimum order was 250 and I have about 100 left. If you want one - here's your chance.  I don't know if I'll re-order them or not,...
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FatDag meets Withings!

A very big part of my weight loss journey was the fact that I weighed myself every day.  It's a practice that I still do to keep me accountable.  Being a little bit technology focused, I took it one step further and linked my scale to my Twitter, Facebook and even my...
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Memorial Day

As always it was an amazing weekend. I'm home, rested and re-energized. Spending Memorial Day at Folds of Honor HQ and The Patriot Golf Club, Owasso, OK is special. It goes well beyond celebrity appearances and Budweiser though.  Looking through my highlight...
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Message Delivered!

Phew - I am mentally spent.  I left it all in that room and delivered a message of hope, inspiration and focus to a room of 25 Army Soldiers who are struggling to meet the Army Physical Standards.  As I was talking, I could see the fire in their eyes....
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FD120 – Be your OWN Loving Parent!

Episode 120 - Be your OWN Loving Parent! BLUF:  Take care of you, just like you would take care of your child.  You own it to yourself to take the time to for self care!   New Record: 11,550 Downloads in a single day! Thank you for sharing!   ?You...

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FD118 – We are better together!

Episode 118 - We are better together! BLUF:  As the nation reflects on 9/11/01 - it's a great example of how a nation can rally together for a common cause.  If we keep that spirit alive, we will always remember that United we Stand!   ?You can...

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FD117 – Diabetes

Episode 117 - Diabetes BLUF:  You can get healthy, even with an unhealthy diagnosis.  Take the time to change your life and get to a point where you are as healthy as you can be!   ?You can Support the Show! Listen on the Free WhysAdvice App! Apple |...

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Thank You!

On the left I wasn't wearing a belt. The largest one they make - didn't fit. On the right I'm wearing the smallest one they make! Today was the first time I walked down the hall to the restroom without my top. I don't recall doing that EVER in the last 20 years. ...

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FD114 – How do we handle excess skin?

Episode 114 - How do we handle excess skin? BLUF:  For 20+ years I neglected my body - I can't suddenly expect it to look fantastic - but I can feed it properly and ask it to protect me.  I expect I'll develop some battle scars along the way! ?You can...

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Ep112_Whys_Advice_FatDag

Episode 112 - BeThePrize! BLUF:  The greatest give you can give is the gift of hope.  Show someone who hasn't yet started, what success can look like! #WYOOPSEP Magnet ?You can Support the Show for $1 per month!   Listen on the Free WhysAdvice App!...

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