Category Archives: Plant-Based Recipes

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 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 Day 48 – It’s a Slow Process

Getting a long neglected body back into shape is a long process. Let’s face it, it took me many years to get this “shapely” body. Bad habits take a long time to get rid of.  But progress can be made, even if it is only one step at a time. Started off the morning with […]

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