Michael Sandford (Season 3)

Michael Sandford - Profile PictureName: Michael Sandford
Age: 25 (9/02/1982)
Height: 190cm
From: Orange, NSW
Occupation: Trainee Accountant
Goals: To stop being a coward and grab his opportunities

Starting Weight: 175kg
Week 1: 167.1kg (LOSS: 7.9kg)
Week 2: 160.5kg (LOSS: 6.6kg)
Week 3: 156.7kg (LOSS: 3.8kg)
Week 4: 148.9kg (LOSS: 7.8kg)
Week 5: 142.6kg (LOSS: 6.3kg)

Loser gets his confidence back
Michael and Sheridan shared smooches inside the White House

Used to play rep football. Has said that he wants to be a role model to his younger brother again and would like to get back into the football team to play with his brothers.

(from the official site)
Food: BBQ sausages and steak
Dessert: Caramel pie
Drink: Powerade
Tv Show: Entourage
Movie: The Usual Suspects
Colour: Blue/Navy Blue
Place to travel: USA
Hobby: Rugby and reading

My reason(s) for applying for Biggest Loser are:
I’m tired of selling myself short. The main excuse I have for not reaching my goals and being the person I can be is because of my weight. And I’m appalled at myself for being in this situation.

I first realized I was overweight and needed help when:
After a visit to the doctor, I was labelled obese not just overweight- it has gotten so bad it’s now a medical condition (that label hurts more than any insult I have ever received.)

I hope to lose weight but gain:
Self respect and a healthy mental image. I cop out all the time and take the easy choice and hate myself for doing that!

The previous contestant I have found inspiring was (and why?)
Damien; he never let his size be an excuse.

The best part of being on Biggest Loser is:
A chance to prove to myself and others that I can and will do what it takes to better myself and my situation. At the moment, I feel like I’m on a runaway train that is taking the wrong route with no stops – now I will learn how to take control of that train and it will be stopping at self respect, motivation, better health and the last stop will be happiness!

I am preparing myself for this journey by:
Getting into a frame of mind that will allow me to be invulnerable. I have to put everything out there and be OK with it, all my fears and tears.

I think the most difficult part of being on Biggest Loser will be:
The physical and mental strain

My biggest weakness is:
Fear of failure- I’m so afraid of failure that it gets to a point that it’s easier to not try and not set goals.

Some bad habits I would like to get rid of are:
My horrible eating habits; never eat breakfast and am too quick to criticise.

The one thing I want Australia to know about me is that:
I have big heart and I want them to know I will try and won’t give up.

I think I will win the Biggest Loser because:

I’m determined; I’m not here to muck around and I’m a friendly person with a big heart.

One thing I have never done because I was overweight and will do once I lose the weight will be to:
Go for a run with my brother.

Be Sociable, Share!
Support The Recap!
RSS Feed
Follow @TBLRecap
Recent Comments
The Biggest Loser Recap is not affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by Channel 10, Fremantle or any associated entity.
Some text may be used from other sources for the purposes of criticism, review or informational purposes.
This blog is written by Mythor, who has nothing but love for the show and the people involved in creating it.
Click here for email.