Category Archives: Routine

Downhill Climb: Six Months Later – A Look At Willpower

Yes…I am still here and I still have not lost my resolve.  Many of my friends (TeamSumoflam) have asked how things are.  Best answer for now…stable. Fortunately, I am still hanging around the 406-410 range despite the two vacations in August (Seattle) and September (Connecticut).  Coupled with that is the job since the beginning of […]

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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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Downhill Climb Days 118-124: Vacation Time

Bet my readers wonder what happened to me the last few days.  Long story short, we have been in Washington state for the last week (and for a few days more) visiting family and taking a brief respite from the rigors of work life (and even from the rigors of whole foods plant based eating […]

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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 51-55: Flamingoheads, Festivities, Food and Fun

The last five days have been fun-filled festivities with Flamingoheads at Woodflock VI in Red Bluff, CA. I’ll be writing a travel blog post about the three day event brought to California by Antsy McClain in a week or so, but also needed to write about it in terms of the impact on my journey. […]

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