He did build up a support network, with personal trainers and nutritionists, but he took those first steps to freedom.
The result is amazing. The guy was on the brink of death, suffered a diabetic stroke, and through diet and exercise reversed his medical condition and got healthy again.
Sometimes a weight loss story just simply breaks through new barriers. If weight loss was an Olympic sport then Peter Ajello would certainly be a contender for a gold medal.
Peter Ajello lost 200 pounds in the last 16 months. Not only did he lose a lot of fat, he also trained hard and has built a pretty good physique, certainly something to be proud of on a beach.