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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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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 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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