Tuesday, March 17, 2009



For those of you that may not be aware I have been blogging for some time now and I am part of Adam Waters shreddersphere.

In April of last year I came very close to losing my life in a freak surfing accident. ( I broke my neck very badly after coming off my board head first into a very hard sandbank)

I have spent the last year in and out of hospital ( 5 operations to do a spinal fusion, put in titanium hardware to hold me all together, get rid of persistant infection, plastic surgery to fix a hole in the back of my head, take out the hardware etc etc.)

I came out of hospital after my last op about a month ago and two weeks ago felt that I was well enough to start a shred of my own. I announced goals and time frames etc....

.......and then Adam Waters RTP Physique Transformation program hit the streets.

I took some time to reflect on the parameters of the challenge I had set for myself and thought.
"What a woosie." Loosely translated that means " C'mon son, you can do better than that."

So....I reflected on what Adam always advocates AND DECIDED TO TAKE MASSIVE ACTION.

I am undertaking the biggest challenge of all.....to successfully complete

I am going to undertake this program in it's entirety and without putting any limitations on myself. This program will get 100% from me over the next 90 days.

Furthermore, just to add a little pressure to my accountability I am dedicating my transformation to two guys in this industry I have immense respect for.

Adam Waters and Carlos DeJesus the next 90 days are for you.

I will use all the tools that are in Adam's program and have already completed module 1. Module 2 tomorrow.

I am super excited about this ' life changing journey ' since it's the first time for a year that I will be able to train and eat consistently and with purpose.

I hope that you will all enoy this journey with me and please pop in and leave a comment of encouragement every now and again to keep me motivated.

Come in and watch me grab my life back by the scruff of the neck ...day by day.


Carlos said...

I will be cheering you on so let me know what I can do to help you win this battle.
(Exodus 17:12-14)

dougal said...

Keep supporting the stone brother

hazel said...

Rock on, Dougal. You can do it!

NEOband said...

Hey dougal,
I just signed up today, still waiting for my official login to the shreddersphere. My names is Neil or NEOband as my username will be. Just wanted to wish you luck and look forward to us both progressing roughly alongside each other. Starting part 1 tomorrow. See you in the sphere!

dougal said...

Thanks Hazel, appreciate the visit.

Welcome Neil, thanks buddy and the luck of the Irish to you. Hope you enjoyed St Patricks day. I'll be there to support you.

Mike Groom said...

Dougal, I'll be cheering you on mate! See you inside the Sphere :)

dougal said...

Thank you mate, see you on the inside

Anonymous said...

Dougal, you are THE original Warrior!! I will be cheering you on as well!!

Adam Waters said...

Hi Dougal, mate I am very excited and extremely honored that you are going to shred massive on RTP! You are the original warrior and I just know you are gonna make this one count like never before.

Shred hard bro,

dougal said...

Thanks buddy, am very excited and have already learned a lot from the initial modules. You're right...this will be the best shred ever.