Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Fitness Challenge Day 69: Approaching 35 pounds

I am now 69 days into my “Fitness Challenge” to gain my health back and lose weight.  I am seeing progress and am gratified that things seem to be working.  It was a great day as I walked and then, just before heading to church, weighed in at 415.6 pounds…making a loss of 34.4 since […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 66: The Poster Boy

By now most of my readers know that I have been training hard (hard as a 420 pound guy can do) to prepare to WALK the 5K at the Great American Fitness Challenge on June 13 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.  I am also on the planning and coordination team for the event. […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 65: Butter Us Up – Julianne/David 50 pounds

Back in October 2013 I wrote a post about how Julianne and I had lost a large combined amount of weight.  At that time, together, we had lost 65 pounds together.  Unfortunately, we let a number of things get in the way, including Thanksgiving and Christmas, and much of that weight came back.  On that […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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