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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 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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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 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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