Category Archives: Being Overweight

Downhill Climb Day 96: 7 Days With No Walking…

…makes one weak.  So I discovered.  I have not done any extended walks since Sunday, June 28.  Posts from last week pretty much explain why.  However, yesterday, I probably could have walked. And probably should have.  But weakness, the desire to relax and take a nap and then a late evening of web work for […]

View full post »

Downhill Climb Days 94-95: A Time To Celebrate

No, this is not what you’re thinking! I did not hit my 400 pound goal by July 4. That’s OK, I will get there soon. There is no doubt about it! Rather, I note the cause for celebration to be my daughter’s wedding on July 3.  It was a simple affair at her house, but […]

View full post »

Fitness Challenge Day 67: U Can’t Touch This – SumoFlammer Time!

The last couple of days I have started feeling better to the point I feel like breakin’ into a rap song…just call me SumoFlammer (remember MC Hammer?) I was listening to my iPod today as I was preparing to write my daily post and, yes, MC Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This” came on.  And I […]

View full post »

Fitness Challenge Day 64: A Chat with Dr. Esselstyn

Yesterday I voiced my dilemma concerning my blood pressure meds and my frustration with the pain.  In my efforts to find a solution, I made my way to the website of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, a world renown specialist in the prevention of heart disease and a New York Times Best Selling author of the book […]

View full post »

Fitness Challenge Day 63: My Dilemma

I have a huge dilemma.  It has been a week since I started taking Lisinopril-HCTZ as prescribed by my doctor, who said to me a couple of weeks ago, “I would be committing malpractice if I didn’t insist that you take your blood pressure medicine.” So, after getting home from Woodflock last Monday, I started […]

View full post »