Month: August 2019

My Knee

Tarb's knee 2014

For everyone who doesn’t know already, I have a destroyed left knee. Most of the cartilage has been stripped out. This leads to a lot of bone on bone grinding when I walk and the occasional slipping of my knee out of the socket. To add to the problem is that I am massively obese […]

5 Tricks To Overcome Hunger When You Are Dieting

I’m beginning to hate weekends. Because I am not in the office for 8 hours, my schedule is thrown off. This leads to more free time to think about eating and how hungry I am. Until I can create a new weekend schedule, I’m going to have to develop some tools to overcome my hunger. […]

LTL Fitness

When I first started down this journey over 12 years ago, I decided to make it my mission in life to help others reach their fitness goals. With that in mind, I started a company LTL Fitness, Inc.

My Weight Loss Goals

A few days ago, I wrote about setting a weight loss goal and setting intermediary weight goals. Today, I it’s time to talk about my specific weight loss goals. I started this journey at 412.4 pounds and want to end it weighing less than 175 pounds. I’d love to be there by my 47th birthday […]

Setting Intermediary Weight Loss Goals

End goals are easy to create. What is your ideal weight and fitness level? When do you want to reach those levels? Setting intermediary goals is more challenging. You need to give yourself enough time to reach your goal and yet not so much time that you can slack off too much. How many goals […]

Diet Week 1 Review

I am impressed with how well my diet is going this time. I have not had this great of a week 1 in probably 5 years. That effort lasted just under two months and I lost about 35 pounds. This past week, I have lost 5.8 pounds, managed to not eat anything I would regret […]

How to Set Weight Loss Goals

Setting realistic weight loss goals is crucial to any diet. If you set them too high and miss them, you may abandon your diet. Why struggle as hard as you are working and give up eating sweets if you are not seeing the progress you wanted? If you set your weight loss goals too low […]

SMART Goals

What are SMART goals?  How many times have you failed at reaching your weight goals? If you are like me, a lot more than you want to count. Sure, I start off with lofty goals and can remain excited about them for few days or maybe a week. But then comes the inevitable point where […]