Dad Can

It should have been a fun day of outdoor adventure for Jeremiah Peterson and his kids, but instead, Peterson felt defeated by his out-of-control weight which was rising close to 300 pounds.

Peterson, from Missoula, Montana, is a 40-year-old husband and father who once enjoyed a youth of athletics and weight lifting before his weight began to creep up on him.

When he realized he could not keep up with his children during a hike, it was like a switch flipped inside Peterson