Eat to Live Before and After Pictures


Here is some photographic example of what I’ve been talking about with Eat To Live. The left picture was taken the day I started, the one on the right this week. There is about a 34 pound difference between the two. I note that I don’t look that radically different, but I’m more generally concave in the before and convex in the after. Although “After” is a misnomer because I’m not stopping anytime soon. “Late Middle” might be a better way to refer to it.

Also, I was not deliberately making a miserable face in the first picture. I am actually smiling in every photo I took except the first day. This isn’t some kind of late night commercial thing, where I am trying to make the before as putzlike as possible. It just worked out that way.

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Dave Slusher is a blogger, podcaster, computer programmer, author, science fiction fan and father. Member of the Podcast Hall of Fame class of 2022.

20 thoughts on “Eat to Live Before and After Pictures”

  1. Tee Morris says:

    Damn, bro! You look amazing!!!

  2. Chris Yale says:

    Looking great, bro!

  3. I’m on a similar path, Dave, but I haven’t had the balls to post pictures (though I’ve taken a few). Dropped down from 170 to 150 from March to May due to a personal crisis; since July I’ve been doing body weight exercises to maintain that weight but add lean muscle. I’m using the hashtag #mwsfit to track my progress / add social accountability.

  4. John Anealio says:

    Congrats! I’ve been on the slow carb diet for a year now. Lost about 30lbs.

  5. Evo Terra says:

    And you’re taller, too!

    1. PJ Cabrera says:

      Lol. Egads, you’re right!

  6. Dane Scott says:

    What is the diet?

  7. Dave Slusher says:

    Thanks everyone. Matthew Wayne Selznick I see your fitness posts. Your level is way out of my league, good for you. Dane Scott Eat to Live, Joel Furman. Evo Terra I don’t own Photoshop and wouldn’t know what to do if I did, that is the best I could do with Graphic Converter.

    1. My level was way out of my league two months ago! 🙂 What kind of exercise are you doing to go along with the diet?

    2. Dave Slusher says:

      I do 50 minutes of elliptical a couple times a week. If I get to the gym two days in a row, I will do a weight set that day. Every evening I alternate doing pushups and crunches to failure.

    3. Dave Slusher says:

      I made the decision it was more important while losing weight to focus on cardio work, burning more calories and increasing general CV health. If I get down to a nice target weight and lose that poochie hang-over belly, I will switch to more weight work myself and increase muscle mass. Unusually for a nerd, I am not anti-exercise. I enjoy lifting weights and spending time in gyms. Right now it is just triage of what is the best use of finite gym minutes.

  8. Chris Cooper says:

    Maybe it’s just me, but I think you’re taller too! Keep it up!

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