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Local chef getting attention from Arnold Schwarzenegger for weight loss journey

By Caitlin Snow Apr 25, 2023 | 6:00 AM

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A local chef is getting a lot of attention as he undergoes a weight loss journey.

Derrick Bona, from Eastern Passage weighed about 600lbs, but after a fall on the road, had him unable to get back up, he decided it was time for a change.

As the pounds come off; he posts the progress on twitter.

This got international attention including a tweet from Arnold Schwarzenegger who said he’s ‘got this.’

Bona is now down 55lbs.

His ultimate goal is to be able to sit in a seat, not only at a Blue Jays game, feat also he wasn’t able to do before, but at his son’s high school graduation this year.


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