Category Archives: Health Risks

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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Fitness Challenge Days 56-58: The Lab Results Blues

Today has been a tough day and ended up with me singing the blues about my Lab Results from last week.    To begin with, I really didn’t want to get up at 5:10 AM and walk. Had to really look hard and heard echoes of my #TeamSumoflam friends encouraging me to get up. Ultimately, my […]

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Fitness Challenge Days 49/50: The Dreaded Doctor

I will admit it.  I hate going to the doctor.  I hate going to the dentist. My stress level increases when I visit these folks. Not that they are bad people.  I just don’t want to face reality, get needles in me and be told where I need to improve.  And, I hate the waiting […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 35 – Runnin’ Down a Dream

I have always been a Tom Petty fan and by far, one of my favorite songs of his is “Runnin’ Down a Dream” (co-written by Jeff Lynne of ELO and the Traveling Wilburys).  As I was walking yesterday this song came on and it is a major “Pump Up” song for me.  As I listened […]

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PlantPure Nation – The Movie: A Review

April 21, 2015 was a good day for me.  It was Day 21 of my personal fitness challenge, which includes switching to a whole-foods plant-based way of life.  Julianne, my daughter Marissa and I headed to Louisville to see a pre-screening sneak peak of a new documentary movie based on that theme, entitled “PlantPure Nation.” […]

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