Patrick, my friend and partner in crime with whom I founded Homorazzi.com with, has encountered a lot of change in 2013 thus far. After a breakup in early spring, Patrick decided to take a break from writing on the site full-time and focus on other areas of his life including family, fitness, friends and fun. He had been feeling that he lacked a work/life balance and fitness & nutrition seemed to no longer be incorporated into his lifestyle as it had been in the past. With that in mind, earlier in the year Patrick joined CrossFit to try something new with respect to his fitness and immediately loved it. We could all tell by the amount he posted about it on Facebook (haha). Outside of that change, he also found his birth mother and half brothers and sisters in May. He had only found out last year that he was adopted. A couple months ago, he met his birth mother for the first time in person and the meeting went very well.
Zoning in on the fitness aspect of his life, Patrick decided to mark the milestone of six months of progress from his new fitness and nutrition routine by taking part in a photo shoot with Mike Carter of Maplecarton Photography. The photos were picked up by DNA Magazine in Australia earlier this week and featured on their website here. Looks like all the hard work paid off! I’ve also included a before and after picture so you get a rough idea of where he started. Check out some of the photos from the shoot below.
Patrick – Before & After
In 2012, Patrick used to fit comfortably in what were his “favorite” jeans shown on the right. Quite the change!