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Downhill Climb Day 157: Vacation Derailments and Getting Back on Track

Things have been a struggle since returning from Washington in early August. Both Julianne and I have had to readjust to new work schedules and challenges, including longer hours, especially for me.  We also took another road trip to Connecticut on the other side of the country for another family visit.     As a result […]

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Downhill Climb Days 133-140: Holding Steady at 405

The past few days have been tough. Life likes to throw curveballs and this week was full of them. For me, it is the first week of high school football season and my work with the Great American Rivalry Series, coupled with The VYPE Sports Network work has kept me hopping (at least mentally). I […]

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Downhill Climb Days 115-117: Updates and Status Quo

The “Downhill Climb” pretty much remains on a plateau as I move into day 117. I still struggle with my heel pain (see my last post) and we have had grueling schedules the past week as Julianne and I prepare for a trip to the Seattle area. But we still move forward to try to […]

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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 Day 83: Juicing It!

Early into my “Fitness Challenge” Julianne and I had determined to do juice for breakfast, salad for lunch and then a solid meal for dinner. During that period I experienced some immediate weight loss and began feeling better.  However, over the course of the journey, due to schedules, lack of juiceable veggies and then a […]

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