Category Archives: Exercise

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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Downhill Climb Days 110-114: Injuries are a Pain

  I’ve been asked lately by some “What happened to the Smile at a Mile pics?” Well, for nearly two weeks I have been dealing with a painful heel that makes it really difficult to walk for extended periods. I believe the issue is Plantar Fasciitis, but I’m not a doctor so this is an uneducated […]

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Downhill Climb Days 104-109: Working It In Utah

OK. Some of you may be wondering what happened to my downhill climb… Well, it’s still there and I am still “climbing” to that first goal of 400 pounds. Man, the past week has been a whirlwind of activity for me. I spent two full days of travel on airplanes going to and from Utah, […]

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Downhill Climb Day 100: A Progress Report!

Yesterday was Day 100 of what was initially called my “Fitness Challenge” and has since become my “Downhill Climb.”  Following is a brief progress report after 100 Days of making it happen.  Perhaps others on similar journeys have had better or worse results, but I aver that this is MY personal journey and I am […]

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Downhill Climb Day 97: A Sleepless Night

OK…two days ago I was lamenting about the weight I had gained over last week with the strange work schedules, a daughter’s wedding and Fourth of July festivities.  I had to face the fact, it was a rough week.  But weight is only a number. But, the last couple of days the Doobie Brothers were […]

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