David or Dimm, as he was known to his friends, just kept getting bigger before becoming a miserable 17-year-old. Sad inside he took action and lost 12 kg’s within the first month of his weight-loss programme.

He couldn’t run 200 metres without stopping but persevered, until it was 10K, 15K and then half marathon status. By the time of this first marathon David had lost a staggering 132 lBs and was happy inside again thanks to his motivational drive and discipline as you’ll see in this moving video.

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