Category Archives: Plant Based Diet

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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Fitness Challenge Day 62: A New Milestone – Under 420!!

I hopped on the scale this morning and, for the first time in ages, I now am under the 420 pound mark.  I weighed in at 419.8 this morning, which means I have lost 30.2 pounds since April 1.  To me that is a HUGE milestone. What’s more, is that last Tuesday, after returning from […]

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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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Fitness Challenge Days 51-55: Flamingoheads, Festivities, Food and Fun

The last five days have been fun-filled festivities with Flamingoheads at Woodflock VI in Red Bluff, CA. I’ll be writing a travel blog post about the three day event brought to California by Antsy McClain in a week or so, but also needed to write about it in terms of the impact on my journey. […]

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