June 15, 2021.
That was the day that former Secretary of State and former CIA Director Mike Pompeo, 58, decided to make serious changes to his life to lose weight.
The day before, Pompeo stepped on the scale and weighed in at nearly 300 pounds, a first for him.
The day after weighing in, Pompeo told his wife, “Today is the day.”
Pompeo said that he put money toward a home gym and that he tries to spend time in there as frequently as possible.
“I started exercising, not every day, but nearly every day, and eating right and the weight just started to come off,” Pompeo told the New York Post. “I tried to get down there five, six times a week and stay at it for a half-hour