Category Archives: Self Awareness

Downhill Climb Day 96: 7 Days With No Walking…

…makes one weak.  So I discovered.  I have not done any extended walks since Sunday, June 28.  Posts from last week pretty much explain why.  However, yesterday, I probably could have walked. And probably should have.  But weakness, the desire to relax and take a nap and then a late evening of web work for […]

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Downhill Climb Days 91-93: When Life Gets Hectic

 These are the days that a fitness effort suffers. Long work days, a daughter’s wedding, stressful times for my wife and me. The past two days I have worked 18 hours each day. Fortunately, the weight gain from the past week has not changed, thank goodness.   The next few days will remain busy….gonna be challenging.

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Fitness Challenge Day 29 – Dreams of Playing Softball

Yesterday morning, one of my Facebook friends posted a picture of a softball glove and noted that he had not played for four years but was on his way to play. That got me to thinking myself – I haven’t played organized softball since about 2005. That year I blew my knee out and had […]

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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 22 – Fighting to Keep the Dreams Alive

Back to the music inspiration…I mentioned Rocky the other day.  While walking today “The Eye of the Tiger” came on my iPod.  This was the theme song to Rocky.  One of the lines goes as follows: So many times, it happens too fast You trade your passion for glory Don’t lose your grip on the […]

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