A BARROW man documenting his life-changing weight loss journey has braved going topless.
54-year-old Charlie Walduck, who now lives in Manchester however stays a agency Barrow AFC fan, as soon as weighed in at greater than 50st however underwent an unbelievable transformation with the assistance of ITV’s This Morning nearly 20 years in the past, managing to get all the way down to 13-and-a-half stone.
But after the weight crept again on, Charlie made the choice to ‘put himself on the market’ by documenting his present weight-loss journey on YouTube.
Since beginning the YouTube channel Charlie’s Last Chance to Beat Obesity, Lose Weight, Charlie has misplaced an unbelievable 50lbs in simply 13 weeks.
He created the channel to have a way of accountability in documenting his journey and to encourage others.
In a latest video, Charlie selected to ditch his package and braved going nude.
Explaining why he selected to do that after fourteen weeks of contemplation, he stated: “Because I discover it extremely arduous and extremely embarrassing.
“I really feel like deleting it proper now as a result of it’s embarrassing, I’m ashamed of myself, I’m ashamed of how I let my physique get, I really feel disgusting, I really feel individuals will take a look at it and assume ‘how disgusting’ – however that’s me.”
Although disagreeing with the time period courageous, Charlie spoke of the large braveness it took to submit the video.
He stated: “I don’t need to use the phrase courageous as a result of courageous is for those who do superb issues, taking my prime off isn’t courageous however for me it’s an enormous factor to do!
“I feel it’s necessary to point out what my physique seems like beneath my garments so different individuals can maybe not really feel as embarrassed about displaying their our bodies off.
“If you’ve obtained social media or Instagram, you take a look at individuals on there and so they’ve all obtained the right our bodies and so they all look superb, and it’s what we all aspire to. But, actual individuals aren’t like that, actual individuals have bumps and lumps and it’s one thing that I’ve simply thought if I present that then individuals will really feel inspired by that.
“I do know I’m one excessive however there’s nobody on the market that wouldn’t be embarrassed about taking their garments off in entrance of the digicam and I feel it’s a tough factor for lots of people to do.”
To Follow Charlie’s journey, search @charlieslastchance on YouTube.
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