Category Archives: Setbacks

Downhill Climb Days 94-95: A Time To Celebrate

No, this is not what you’re thinking! I did not hit my 400 pound goal by July 4. That’s OK, I will get there soon. There is no doubt about it! Rather, I note the cause for celebration to be my daughter’s wedding on July 3.  It was a simple affair at her house, but […]

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Fitness Challenge Days 76-78: Those dangerous D words – Obstacles to Success

I want to preface this post with a couple of important comments. First of all, the subject matter in this post is very serious and can have a profound impact on the success of a weight-loss or health management program. Secondly, I want to make it perfectly clear that I am not seeking pity or […]

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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 59-62: What’s Happened

 Lately I must really be down in the depths of discouragement or frustration. Seems like since seeing my lab results, I have had a desire to continue, but at the same time, I have not felt like doing so. I am not sure if it’s the blood pressure medication having an impact on me, as […]

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Fitness Challenge Days 56-58: The Lab Results Blues

Today has been a tough day and ended up with me singing the blues about my Lab Results from last week.    To begin with, I really didn’t want to get up at 5:10 AM and walk. Had to really look hard and heard echoes of my #TeamSumoflam friends encouraging me to get up. Ultimately, my […]

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