Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Downhill Climb Day 103: BBQ and this week’s weigh in

Let’s start off with some good news! The official weigh-in has me at 407 pounds today, down another 1.6 pounds from yesterday. Only 7 pounds to go for #400Independence! This additional weight loss was exciting to me as I’m finally getting back to the point where I was before my daughter’s wedding.  My lowest weight […]

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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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Downhill Climb Day 83: Juicing It!

Early into my “Fitness Challenge” Julianne and I had determined to do juice for breakfast, salad for lunch and then a solid meal for dinner. During that period I experienced some immediate weight loss and began feeling better.  However, over the course of the journey, due to schedules, lack of juiceable veggies and then a […]

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Downhill Climb Days 79-82: More Progress – Down 41 pounds!

First off, you will notice that the title no longer says “Fitness Challenge.”  I have now changed it to my “Downhill Climb.”  Though my weight is still dropping, this is NOT easy.  It is like climbing UP a mountain…grueling at times, challenging always.  Temptations run rampant, whether it be the temptation to not go walking, […]

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Fitness Challenge Days 74/75: Finishing a 5K & Down More Weight

The day finally arrived…a 5K walk at the Great American Fitness Challenge. Team Sumoflam came all decked out in our bright yellow shirts. At 10:45 it was about 85° and sunny. The 15K event was over and the grueling obstacle events were in full swing. Hundreds of people came out for the events. It was […]

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