Category Archives: Bountiful Baskets

Downhill Climb Day 157: Vacation Derailments and Getting Back on Track

Things have been a struggle since returning from Washington in early August. Both Julianne and I have had to readjust to new work schedules and challenges, including longer hours, especially for me.  We also took another road trip to Connecticut on the other side of the country for another family visit.     As a result […]

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Downhill Climb Days 133-140: Holding Steady at 405

The past few days have been tough. Life likes to throw curveballs and this week was full of them. For me, it is the first week of high school football season and my work with the Great American Rivalry Series, coupled with The VYPE Sports Network work has kept me hopping (at least mentally). I […]

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Downhill Climb Days 125-133: Vacation, Sickness and Weight Loss

   A few days ago we returned from a 10 day trip to Washington to see our daughter, her husband and our sweet grandchildren. It was an amazing and fun trip. But it was also tiresome and gruelling as we pushed the limits every day to see as much as we could see and to […]

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Downhill Climb Days 118-124: Vacation Time

Bet my readers wonder what happened to me the last few days.  Long story short, we have been in Washington state for the last week (and for a few days more) visiting family and taking a brief respite from the rigors of work life (and even from the rigors of whole foods plant based eating […]

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Downhill Climb Days 115-117: Updates and Status Quo

The “Downhill Climb” pretty much remains on a plateau as I move into day 117. I still struggle with my heel pain (see my last post) and we have had grueling schedules the past week as Julianne and I prepare for a trip to the Seattle area. But we still move forward to try to […]

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