Category Archives: Team Sumoflam

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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Downhill Climb Day 103: BBQ and this week’s weigh in

Let’s start off with some good news! The official weigh-in has me at 407 pounds today, down another 1.6 pounds from yesterday. Only 7 pounds to go for #400Independence! This additional weight loss was exciting to me as I’m finally getting back to the point where I was before my daughter’s wedding.  My lowest weight […]

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Downhill Climb Days 101-102: 100 Miles in 102 Days

Finally got back to walking this morning, after a 13 day hiatus due to heavy work schedules, rain storms, etc. I had a good 2.16 mile walk and felt pretty good.  The knee hurt, but I was ok with that.  My bigger issue today was my right heal…it really hurts.  Not sure why. Today it […]

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Downhill Climb Day 100: A Progress Report!

Yesterday was Day 100 of what was initially called my “Fitness Challenge” and has since become my “Downhill Climb.”  Following is a brief progress report after 100 Days of making it happen.  Perhaps others on similar journeys have had better or worse results, but I aver that this is MY personal journey and I am […]

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Downhill Climb Day 97: A Sleepless Night

OK…two days ago I was lamenting about the weight I had gained over last week with the strange work schedules, a daughter’s wedding and Fourth of July festivities.  I had to face the fact, it was a rough week.  But weight is only a number. But, the last couple of days the Doobie Brothers were […]

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