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Fitness Challenge Day 65: Butter Us Up – Julianne/David 50 pounds

Back in October 2013 I wrote a post about how Julianne and I had lost a large combined amount of weight.  At that time, together, we had lost 65 pounds together.  Unfortunately, we let a number of things get in the way, including Thanksgiving and Christmas, and much of that weight came back.  On that […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 63: My Dilemma

I have a huge dilemma.  It has been a week since I started taking Lisinopril-HCTZ as prescribed by my doctor, who said to me a couple of weeks ago, “I would be committing malpractice if I didn’t insist that you take your blood pressure medicine.” So, after getting home from Woodflock last Monday, I started […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 62: A New Milestone – Under 420!!

I hopped on the scale this morning and, for the first time in ages, I now am under the 420 pound mark.  I weighed in at 419.8 this morning, which means I have lost 30.2 pounds since April 1.  To me that is a HUGE milestone. What’s more, is that last Tuesday, after returning from […]

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Fitness Challenge Days 46/47 – Abundant Saturday/Restful Sunday

After a grueling Thursday and Friday, due to schedules and work, Saturday turned out to be a great day. We slept in until about 8 AM and then I was off on a walk early. My knees felt good, the weather was pleasant (though a bit moist) and I was feeling a bit more energized. […]

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Fitness Challenge Day 42 – What is 25 Pounds?

I noted the other day that I had hit the 25 pounds lost mark in my journey.  In response to that, my cousin Lewis, who lives in Austin, noted the following to me about the significance of 25 pounds: 25lbs is significant – in visual terms this is the weight of:     an average […]

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