Category Archives: Plant Based Diet

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 84: Call Me Sumoflam

Almost 30 years ago (1986) Paul Simon had a hit song called “Call Me Al“.  The song starts off with the following lyrics: A man walks down the street He says why am I soft in the middle now Why am I soft in the middle The rest of my life is so hard I […]

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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 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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