Category Archives: PlantPure Nation

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 Days 46/47 – Abundant Saturday/Restful Sunday

After a grueling Thursday and Friday, due to schedules and work, Saturday turned out to be a great day. We slept in until about 8 AM and then I was off on a walk early. My knees felt good, the weather was pleasant (though a bit moist) and I was feeling a bit more energized. […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 44 – The REAL Challenge is TIME

I can go all day talking about the challenges of healthy eating and exercise and knee challenges.  But the REAL Challenge is TIME! We all have the exact same amount of time in a day, but the challenge is how we use it. And there are so many trade offs that we need to deal […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 43 – My Favorite Cheerleader and Help Meet

Every competition has some sort of cheerleaders. At a football game or basketball game we recognize them in their cheerleading uniforms.  But, in other challenges and competitions, the REAL cheerleaders are in the background cheering us on. My “cheerleader” is my sweet wife Julianne. My soul mate, my eternal companion and, ultimately, my “help meet.”  […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 42 – What is 25 Pounds?

I noted the other day that I had hit the 25 pounds lost mark in my journey.  In response to that, my cousin Lewis, who lives in Austin, noted the following to me about the significance of 25 pounds: 25lbs is significant – in visual terms this is the weight of:     an average […]

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