In Fridays in BJJ is an Open mat, where you can go roll or work on techniques (though mostly rolling). This past Friday made me realize the weight loss I experienced has helped. I was a little quicker and moving better. I am down to about 220 lbs, which makes me really happy since that puts me in a lower weight class, especially not one where I am outweighed 30 pounds. To give perspective I was almost 255 when I started BJJ years ago, so slowly I got down in weight. All and all I am happy about this revelation.
Another big realization was: when passing someone playing open guard, stand up and do it on your feet. Makes life easier than from the knees!!!