100-pound weight loss helps 'broken' man rebuild

Story highlights

  • Matt Harmon was overweight for most of his life and didn't care to make any changes
  • When things fell apart in August 2013, Harmon decided to make a lifestyle change

(CNN)For most of his life, Matt Harmon couldn't find a reason powerful enough to make him care about his health. It wasn't until his life fell apart that he realized he was "broken" and needed to rebuild from the ground up.

Even as a child, nothing could overwhelm his obsession with food. His mother, who had lost her father as a teenager because he didn't take care of himself, tried to help Harmon eat less and