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progressing slowly

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

My progress has slowed and I need to get back on track. I am down 13 pounds since Christmas, but very little of that has occurred in the past month. The good news is after waiting 4 weeks, I got a new triathlon bike, and my weight is on my ischial tuberosities (aka "sit bones") as it should be. The bad news is I am not used to weight there and it hurts! I know it takes some getting used to, but it's a pain to not be able to just hop on and ride as much as I want. 8 weeks until my first tri for this year, twice the distance I did last year. I have the run and swim down, I just need to get used to the new bike so I can work up to 20 miles.
I know I can do this, I just need to put it in writing to remind myself.
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POSITIVEFLOW 4/8/2013 12:09AM

    Congrats on working towards a triathalon! That is so exciting!! emoticon

I've always wanted to get into biking but I find myself discouraged when a chain comes off or a tire pops and I can't even handle the most minor maintenance. I'm actually looking for beginners' bike maintenance classes in my city so I can get into it-- I'm sure you're a pro already! Congrats on your progress!!

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SUNSHINEYOURWAY 3/12/2013 7:48AM

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WOW! Triathlon! You can do this. Sounds like you have plenty of time to get use to the new bike. Sending Positive Karma and Energy Your Way!

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CASEYSAUER 3/12/2013 7:42AM

    Congrats on the new bike! I know that is exciting because my DH is a duathlete! You can do it!

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