Nebraska Man Sets New Year's Resolution, Loses Over 220 Pounds in One Year

A Nebraska man who set a New Years resolution last year to lose weight is now celebrating a weight loss of over 220 pounds and a new lease on life.

Theres so many things that I couldnt do before, Jim Clements told ABC News. Just a few days ago I went to a go-cart track with my son and could ride in the car with him.

Its little things like flying on an airplane and not having to use seatbelt extenders, thats really exciting, he said.

Clements, 33, of Omaha, Neb., says he grew up being teased for being the biggest kid in class and kept gaining weight as an adult. When he stepped on the scale after Thanksgiving last year and saw that he weighed around 500 pounds, he says he