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The Academic Redneck Fitness Challenge: Update 7

Previous Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-January 1, 2018): 25.6 pounds Weight Loss (January 1-February 5, 2018) 2 pounds Total Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-February 5, 2018) 27.6 pounds Well, the weight loss isn’t much to crow about, but at least I’m going in the right direction again. I seem to be pretty lazy and lackadaisical these days. Oh, I’m still doing my regular exercise, but I could be doing a

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The Academic Redneck Fitness Challenge: Update 6

Previous Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-December 4, 2017): 29.4 pounds Weight Gain (December 4, 2017-January 1, 2018): 3.8 pounds Total Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-January 1, 2018): 25.6 pounds Damned if these accountability check-ins don’t get here as quick as lightning every month! Unfortunately, as you can see, I gained weight again in December, so I’ve had to report gains two months in a row. Bummer. Last month, I gained five

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The Academic Redneck Fitness Challenge: Update 5

Previous Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-November 6, 2017): 34.4 pounds Weight Gain (November 6-December 4): 5 pounds Total Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-December 4, 2017): 29.4 Pounds Remaining to End of 2017 Goal: 20.6 pounds Well, I seriously considered pulling a CNN or a Brian Ross and throwing out some fake news today to avoid admitting I actually gained weight in November, but for what purpose? I know the truth,

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The Academic Redneck Fitness Challenge: Update 4

Previous Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-October 2, 2017): 34.4 pounds Weight Loss October 2-November 6: 0 pounds (No Change) Total Weight Loss (November 28, 2016-November 6, 2017): 34.4 pounds Remaining to 2017 Goal: 15.6 pounds Well, gentle readers, old DZ here hates to ‘fess up and say she let the entire month of October come and go with no weight loss, but there it is. Last week, I was telling

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Downsizing for Life

My pants fell down the other day. Fortunately, I was in my closet at the time. But then it happened again in the garage while I was carrying in groceries. No one saw me thank goodness. I’m either going to have to get a smaller belt or get my pants hemmed. Don’t even suggest that I buy new clothes. That is not in the budget. Some people would be happy

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The Academic Redneck Fitness Challenge: Update 3

Previous Weight Loss (November 28-September 4): 32.4 pounds Weight Loss: September 4-October 2: 2 pounds Total Weight Loss (November 28-October 2): 34.4 pounds End of Year Weight Loss Goal: 50 pounds Remaining to 2017 Goal: 15.6 pounds So much for boot camp in September! It was my lowest weight-loss month since I began this journey. But to my credit, I did overcome some adversity. Three weeks ago, I had already

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