Category Archives: PlantPure Nation

Downhill Climb Day 103: BBQ and this week’s weigh in

Let’s start off with some good news! The official weigh-in has me at 407 pounds today, down another 1.6 pounds from yesterday. Only 7 pounds to go for #400Independence! This additional weight loss was exciting to me as I’m finally getting back to the point where I was before my daughter’s wedding.  My lowest weight […]

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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 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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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 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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