One of the things I wanted to do after losing 180 lbs was to ride a century again. The one I selected is the AIDS Ride for Life. It'll be held next month and circumnavigates Cayuga Lake.
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GEE-KNEE asked how I'm doing and commented that it seems like all the "big weight losers" have had a rough time lately. I wrote an answer in mail, and then thought it might be worth posting my reply as a blog entry. So here it is.
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I find it hard sometimes being altogether too human while sustaining a nearly superhuman weight loss. Yes, I did it. Yes, I'm trying to balance keeping the weight off while exploring my world as a smaller, fitter person. No, it isn't easy.
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This was originally written as a response to one of GEE-KNEE's blog posts
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TIREDOFWORKING posted pictures of his workout room at home.
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DANSTOUT did too.
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A friend remarked this weekend that I've improved ridiculously fast in my kayaking skills since the last time he'd seen me practice my rolling in a pool in early March. He said it was due to spending so much time in the boat(s).
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I've been paddling a lot lately, both flat and white water.
But yesterday I got to try something new - qajaasaarneq - Inuit rope gymnastics designed to keep kayak hunters in shape during the off season. These exercises are supposed to be t... Read more
Back in September I took a whitewater kayaking class so I could learn how to roll for my lake boating.
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