STRAPPED_182's SparkPeople Blog STRAPPED_182's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community A firm belief in squishiness So I just got back from riding my bike and I took some pics along the way. I rode for an hour and sweated profusely. The temperature rose almost 10*F in the hour I was out. <BR> <BR> Since it is the 1st... it is a counter clockwise day. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It is interesting to see all of the little things you miss when you are head down and pedaling hard. <BR> This lap was dedicated to finding things worth photographing. <BR> <... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:13:03 EST Do your homework before going outside to play. Today is a double homework day. I have been doing my math homework regularly. Today I am doubling up so I can get outside tomorrow. Its the first of September tomorrow, and I have about 4 months before I will be A.) snowbound B.) baby bound and C.) engulfed in the holiday season. The seasons are starting to change here in Wisconsin, and there really isnt a better time than autumn for outdoor recreation. Back to US Measurements and Conversions. Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:46:13 EST Rain Rain Go Away Today was my first commute to work. As it would turn out... it rained on my way home. I will be rising early to check the weather, as the thunderstorms are supposed to continue through the night. I am currently watching Whale Wars, and would like to say I hope I can encourage my kids to stand up for something they belive in. Fri, 12 Aug 2011 22:27:43 EST Major Changes So, after a while, I have decided to get more active on this site. With a busy life it is easy to lose track to the things that you should be tracking. I've put on a "few" pounds in the last year or so. I am hoping to become a more frequent blogger, like my Twitter friend @fatcyclist . If you don't know "fatty" look him up on and follow him on . His name is Elden and is very real, synical, slightly sexy yet self depreciating. He started his blog maybe 5 or so years ... Thu, 11 Aug 2011 14:57:32 EST I got the 411 So Its been almost a year on SparkPeople. 364 days exactly. Tomorrow is my one year anniversary. What have I accomplished? I lost a lot of weight. I can pretty much tell the calorie content of a plate of food, just by know whats there. I didnt know what to expect really. I was hoping to look differently though. Even though I have lost over 30 pounds, I still look at myself the same way in the mirror. I still see love handles, man boobs that are slightly less jiggly when I brush my teeth, and... Sat, 10 Apr 2010 12:52:32 EST