Category Archives: Recipes

Downhill Climb Day 157: Vacation Derailments and Getting Back on Track

Things have been a struggle since returning from Washington in early August. Both Julianne and I have had to readjust to new work schedules and challenges, including longer hours, especially for me.  We also took another road trip to Connecticut on the other side of the country for another family visit.     As a result […]

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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 34 – PlantPure Nation Cooking

It came in yesterday! Yes, the PlantPure Nation Cookbook. When we went to see the movie a couple of weeks ago (see Review Here), the cookbook was touted in the movie and there appeared to be some awesome recipes.  So, after the movie I had tried to sneak over to get one, but, alas, they […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 25 – Too Much of a Good Thing

Yesterday was a Saturday…a day to catch up on shopping, errands, chores, etc.  With so much running around, temptation and stress creep in making things difficult. It’s easy to think about just grabbing something to munch on, and this we did.  And, this morning I weighed in at 434.6 … up 1 pound from two […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 20 – What a Feeling!

As I walk I listen to Pandora and have a variety of stations I like. While walking this morning, the theme song from the 1983 movie “Flashdance” came on. I always loved that movie…a kind of “Rocky” for dancers about a rough cut city girl who wanted to try out for dance school. It’s a […]

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