## The Mathematics of Weight Loss

The picture below was taken in college when I was around my heaviest weight ever of 314 lbs. I've always been a big person and I there is a lot that goes into why this is the case as well. Was it the way I was raised? Was it genetics? Was it just me eating myself into a hole? Well, this is not the place where I'm going to talk about that.
What I will say, though, is that this is the most recent picture of me a little over 70 lbs lighter than I was at my highest weight. This is a blog post about math, so I'll let you figure out my approximate current weight on your own.
With all of that out of the way, I'll tell you what this blog post is really about. I don't really like talking about myself because I'm generally a very self-conscious person. But this weekend I was thinking about what I might...