Originally Posted by Dayze
I've always sat there on the couch and thought "I should start working out"...but never do and forget about it/disregard it.
for some reason the last week-ish, I've really kept thinking about it over and over. I didn't 'think' was all that fat etc, but after seeing pictures, I can definitely see myself as being a bit too big and needing to lose the weight. Especially when I read about what my weight should rougly be for my height etc.
If you're that big, I'm guessing you don't carry the weight a well a you think you do. Have your wife take a dozen or so candid pictures of you throughout the day and then take a good long look at them. The mirror can lie and make you think you're just "a bit too big". Fifty pounds is two cases of beer plus a twelve pack (including the weight of the cans and packaging). Try lugging that around for a few minutes to get an idea of how much better you will feel just from dropping twenty pounds, and you should be motivated to get up off the couch.
Go for a brisk walk of a mile to start...just do something. That will burn calories and keep you from eating out of boredom (major problem for me).