Category Archives: High Blood Pressure

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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Fitness Challenge Days 59-62: What’s Happened

 Lately I must really be down in the depths of discouragement or frustration. Seems like since seeing my lab results, I have had a desire to continue, but at the same time, I have not felt like doing so. I am not sure if it’s the blood pressure medication having an impact on me, as […]

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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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We Need More Butter on That Roll

About a month ago I posted that between my wife Julianne and I we had lost a combined 50 pounds (see post).  Along with that post I had a picture of 50 boxes of butter, since a box of butter basically equals a pound of fat.  Well, this is an update to that post… as […]

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Being Overweight – Part IV: Vital Signs and Fixes

As I have noted in previous posts, there are many downsides to being big and overweight.  I hope to cover some of these in terms of Lab Test Results and some other outward appearing things.  Indeed, one of the major reasons for going to vegan, plant-based diet is not the weight loss as much as […]

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