Category Archives: Personal Challenge

Downhill Climb Days 101-102: 100 Miles in 102 Days

Finally got back to walking this morning, after a 13 day hiatus due to heavy work schedules, rain storms, etc. I had a good 2.16 mile walk and felt pretty good.  The knee hurt, but I was ok with that.  My bigger issue today was my right heal…it really hurts.  Not sure why. Today it […]

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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 96: 7 Days With No Walking…

…makes one weak.  So I discovered.  I have not done any extended walks since Sunday, June 28.  Posts from last week pretty much explain why.  However, yesterday, I probably could have walked. And probably should have.  But weakness, the desire to relax and take a nap and then a late evening of web work for […]

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Downhill Climb Days 94-95: A Time To Celebrate

No, this is not what you’re thinking! I did not hit my 400 pound goal by July 4. That’s OK, I will get there soon. There is no doubt about it! Rather, I note the cause for celebration to be my daughter’s wedding on July 3.  It was a simple affair at her house, but […]

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Downhill Climb Days 91-93: When Life Gets Hectic

 These are the days that a fitness effort suffers. Long work days, a daughter’s wedding, stressful times for my wife and me. The past two days I have worked 18 hours each day. Fortunately, the weight gain from the past week has not changed, thank goodness.   The next few days will remain busy….gonna be challenging.

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