Category Archives: #SmileAtAMile

Downhill Climb Days 87-90: What’s Up?

This past week has been a challenging one for me. A few stressful moments and a lot of things going on for both my wife and me. This made things tough! Early in the week I focused on juicing and salads at lunch and got in a couple of good walks as well, including a […]

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Downhill Climb Day 86: Just One More

For today’s blog post I am stealing a theme from one of the chapters of former Navy SEAL Rob Roy’s “The Navy SEAL Art of War.” The title of the chapter is “Just One More” and it alludes to breaking out of our habits and getting “just one more,” whether it mean one more rep, […]

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Downhill Climb Day 85: The Power of Community

In his newest book (called “Fully Charged“) juicing guru Joe Cross (Fat Sick and Nearly Dead) talks about embracing community and getting a little help from your friends as one of his keys to health and happiness. I could not agree more. I have been on my current “Downhill Climb” journey to better health and […]

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Downhill Climb Days 79-82: More Progress – Down 41 pounds!

First off, you will notice that the title no longer says “Fitness Challenge.”  I have now changed it to my “Downhill Climb.”  Though my weight is still dropping, this is NOT easy.  It is like climbing UP a mountain…grueling at times, challenging always.  Temptations run rampant, whether it be the temptation to not go walking, […]

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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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