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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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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 2

Previous Weight Loss (November 28-August 7): 30 pounds Weight Loss August 7-September 4: 2.4 pounds Total Weight Loss (November 28-September 4): 32.4 pounds End-of-Year Weight Loss Goal: 50 pounds Remaining to 2017 Goal: 17.6 pounds Happy Labor Day! Well, I didn’t reach my goal to lose another four pounds during August, but I still made slow, steady progress with a 2.4-pound weight loss. In my defense, though, I weighed four

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The Academic Redneck Fitness Challenge

If the face above couldn’t launch a thousand fitness infomercials, I don’t know what could. I’ll confess at first I was uncertain about having my photo appear on the U.S. Represented grid slider for a week, but then I figured what the hell. Since this is an article about diet and exercise, I’ll just feature my “you have a pretty face . . . if you’d only lose some weight”

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