Category Archives: Resting

Downhill Climb Days 110-114: Injuries are a Pain

  I’ve been asked lately by some “What happened to the Smile at a Mile pics?” Well, for nearly two weeks I have been dealing with a painful heel that makes it really difficult to walk for extended periods. I believe the issue is Plantar Fasciitis, but I’m not a doctor so this is an uneducated […]

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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 40 – 40 days, 25 pounds (almost)

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, so it was a a day of rest.  Also, it was official weigh in day – weighed in at 425.6…almost 25 pounds down in 40 days. Following is my chart for the last month: This is exciting to have gotten down nearly 25 pounds in 40 days.  But, I have about […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 36 – International NO DIET Day

Yesterday was an unusual special day…May 6 is “International No Diet Day“, which is an annual celebration of body-sized diversity and acceptance.  They have a few tenets to “celebrate” INDD: What is INDD and what does it stand for? To give people a one-day moratorium from all of the weight loss plans, diets, and other […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 30 – 430 by 4/30

I did it.  Didn’t think I could, but I was at the 430 pound mark by 4/30.  I weighed in this morning and was at 429.8….a drop of 20.2 pounds for the month of April.  It hasn’t been easy, but then, good things never come easy.  Following is my weight loss chart for the month […]

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