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Biking to work

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

I biked to work today, which made for a really warm, windy ride home. The ride TO work is downhill, in the cool of the morning. The ride HOME is uphill in heat and crosswinds. It felt good to push against the wind and up the hills. There are times when physical effort battles the anxiety of waiting and watching.

Got good news off facebook about my great niece's mom... they put a temporary pacemaker in and it has her heart beating at 80 beats a minute. That's a bit fast, but it's beating! Now there's still a whole lot I do NOT know about her condition and the whys and the whats. But I have to feel this is a hopeful sign.

So with that good news, and praising God for it, I shall toddle off to clean my teeth and head to bed. Love you all, my Spark friends. LIFE is good. Spark on!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
WATERMELLEN 6/12/2013 9:56PM

    Exercise -- fierce battle format -- helps. Uphill, into the wind: yeah! Hope that the good news continues . . .

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MSLZZY 6/12/2013 7:53AM

    Great workout on the bike. Lots of good exercise!
Praying Kelsey continues to recover. HUGS!

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ROXYZMOM 6/12/2013 7:19AM

    Your bike ride sounded wonderful, even with the wind! Nice work out!
Sounds like your great niece's mom is a fighter. She did catch a wicked illness.
I am keeping her in my prayers.

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LEANJEAN6 6/12/2013 7:15AM

    I hope she is OK too!--- Eat what's in the bag Barb!!----and enjoy the day!----Hugs---Lynda emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 6/12/2013 12:29AM

    I will cont to pray.

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KARIDIAN1 6/11/2013 11:17PM

    Lucky you that the ride to work is downhill and in the cool of the AM.

Hope all goes well for your Great Niece's mom.

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MIRAGE727 6/11/2013 10:48PM

    I've got to use my raod bike more than my car. You're inspiring me to do just that, Barb!

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LESLIELENORE 6/11/2013 10:04PM

    THe biking sounds therapeutic!

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DALID414 6/11/2013 9:52PM

Nighty night

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SPINNINGJW 6/11/2013 9:50PM

    Update from today on Kelsey: The doctors are cautiously optimistic (my words) and expect recovery to be slow. Her heart is still very weak, but they were pleased that it was responding to the electrical stimulation.

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OPTIMIST1948 6/11/2013 9:37PM

    burn BURN those work stresses away!

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COOKWITHME65 6/11/2013 9:09PM

    You are so inspiring! emoticon

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DLDMIL 6/11/2013 9:07PM

    emoticon on your bike ride. Good news regarding the pacemaker. Prayers for all.

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KA_JUN 6/11/2013 9:06PM

    Awesome, great job on your bike commute! Always better to have to work hard on the way home, that way you can hammer the end of the day away! Ride on!

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1CRAZYDOG 6/11/2013 8:54PM

    Sooooo glad that your DD had a pacemaker put in. That will make a difference. Hugs and prayers continue.

glad for the update. That's so major. HUGS!

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EBEAMS 6/11/2013 8:50PM

    You are so incredibly inspiring! I wouldn't even attempt to bike to work, much less home. You go!!!

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