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Last Warm Day

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Today will be the last warm day before the bottom drops out. But I'm not putting my bike away for the winter; last winter, I found a few opportunities to get out on decent days, so I'm holding out hope that it will happen again this winter! Also, I am better at dressing for cold-weather rides, so I'm optimistic that I will still get a few rides in.

I hate talking about winter, but like it or not, it's coming, and I have to be ready. My options will be walks or runs (depending on my foot), indoor exercise at the gym, and snowshoeing. Dan got me a pair of snowshoes last Christmas, and then it only snowed 2x all winter! So yeah, I'm hoping for a lot more snow! Sorry to those of you who drive cars. ;) But seriously, I love snowshoeing. It is so fun, I could do it for hours and hours. And yet you burn calories! So I'm looking forward to that. There is a small hiking trail right behind my kids' school. If I go on a long excursion, I will have to go to a bigger place, and there is one a few miles north of here. I've been dreading winter ever since the water park closed, but now I'm getting kind of excited to go snowshoeing.

Yesterday was a bad day of eating. I rode 8 miles on my bike, but I had way too many cookies in the evening. There are still some cookies on the counter this morning, and I just want them to GO AWAY! I hope my kids wake up soon so I can feed them cookies for b-fast. I'm a terrible mother. :/
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TRICIAE2 10/4/2012 2:52PM

    I, too, am dreading winter weather. I need to figure out a plan of attack for my workouts! I hate being cold!!

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DLDROST 10/4/2012 8:35AM

  Just try snowshoeing and skiing or just outside hiking

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JOHNMARTINMILES 10/4/2012 8:33AM

    Be thankful you have the option of winter sports. All we have is the opportunity to go out in the forty degree misting rain!

Make Today a Great Day!

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MABTE52 10/4/2012 8:33AM

    Enjoy the snow. I really need to learn how to bike

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