Category: My Journey

It’s Time To Get Serious About My Weight

Time To Get Serious About My Weight

Enough Is Enough Follow My Progress My Diary My Meal Pics My Food Vault Today I Shall Day 1 Starting Weight Current Weight Total Lost Calories Burned Calories Consumed Calorie Diff 406.8 lbs. 406.8 lbs. 0.0 lbs. I’ve had enough. Enough of being overweight. Enough of struggling to walk even short distances. Enough of eating […]

How Did I End Up Like This?

How Did I End Up Like This

Twelve and a half years ago, I was on top of the world. I had just finished a year of my life that led me to do things I never thought I would accomplish. I had lost almost 200 pounds and was feeling amazing. I was working out several times a day and eating healthy […]

My Starting Numbers

My Starting Numbers

Measurement Mine Normal Weight 419.2 lbs. Body Fat > 60% Blood Pressure 125/84 A1C 6.0 < 5.7 Fasting Blood Glucose 106 < 100 Cholesterol 211 100-199 Triglycerides 186 0-149 HDL Cholesterol 51 > 39 VLDL Cholesterol Cal 37 5-40 LDL Cholesterol Cal 123 0-99 T. Chol/HDL Ratio 4.1 0.0-0.5 I wanted to get a baseline […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]