Tuesday, February 21, 2012
After about 3 years of wanting a bike... I FINALLY have one!!! WOOHOO!!!
For my daughters 11th birthday (Feb 6th) we told her we would get her bike going again. Long story short it was going to cost more to do that then we paid for the bike to begin with, so we bought her a new one last Sunday. Wednesday we bought one for my husband that he is going to use to get to/from work which he starts tomorrow. I was quite happy for both of them, but must admit that I did a bit of pouting as my husband told me him and my daughter were going to go ride the trails by our house on Saturday. What I didn't know was my hubby was taking me Saturday morning to get a bike for me!!!
By husband and daughter both ended up with BMX bikes, that is what they seem to like. I have a 21 speed mountain bike. I'm sooo excited!
We went for a nice 45 minute ride Saturday afternoon on the trails by our house.
Sunday we got up, went to a local mountain range and did a 60 minute hike... we conquered one of the smaller mountains, it was so wonderful!!
Sunday afternoon we went on another 60 minute bike ride on the trails again...
Today I rode around the neighborhood for about 10 minutes. I decided to take a break... My legs are actually doing really well, but my butt is killing me from the seat of the bike!! I hope I get used to that part really soon because aside from that we are having a blast!!
It feel great to get out and be active!!
I don't know if any of my old buddies here will see this, but i wanted to share for anybody willing to help me with support!! I've been complaining that nobody seems to care about these things I'm so excited about as I try to get back to a healthy lifestyle. I need support. I need encouragement and I need kind words, none of which I seem to find much of in person recently. Then I thought how silly of me to feel down when I have SPARK PEOPLE to help me!!!
Hope to hear more from each of you!!!
P.S. If any of you are good on a bike, I could use advice on when to shift and what gears on my 21 speed... I haven't ridden in about 15+ years :)