Category: My Journey

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 […]

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

I wanted to get a baseline of where my numbers are before I start on this journey to become more healthy. I already knew that I was pre-diabetic and had high blood pressure, but I wanted to see what other issues I am facing. I’m planning on going back and having new bloodwork done in […]

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 […]