Category Archives: Stress Management

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 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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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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Personal Fitness Challenge Day 14 – In the Doldrums

Throughout the days of seafaring vessels when sailors were sailing across the wide oceans they would occasionally get into a section of ocean that they called “the doldrums.” These were sections of the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean affected by the Intertropical Convergence Zone, a low-pressure area around the equator where the prevailing winds  […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 7 – When It Rains It Pours

I have now been on this fitness challenge for one week. It has had its ups and downs, but overall, I am very confident that things are going in the right direction. Focused on exercise, diet and a positive mental attitude, and I believe that I am succeeding little by little. Yesterday was not as […]

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