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Tuesday, December 06, 2011      2 comments

The cold weather has made it to South Texas. The 2 hour bike ride yesterday had temperatures in the high 30's with high winds. Certainly made it interesting. Today is supposed to be even colder. What to do?? Hang tough and keep on biking. HOOAAA... Read more
Sunday, December 04, 2011      0 comments

The stage was set. Last organized ride of the year, a 54-miler, with rain and wind to make it memorable. And we're off. I'm at the front along with about 15 other riders. The pace gets a bit unreal and I back off and let the young heroes take th... Read more
Saturday, December 03, 2011      4 comments

Well, here I sit at the computer while the rain is falling outside. In 15 minutes I head out for a 58-mile organized ride. It'll be a bit wet, but that's what I truly enjoy. Doing something that others think not doable. The bike will be filthy, ... Read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      3 comments

Did some of those dreaded speed intervals yesterday. Unfortunately, I had a strong headwind for all 10 intervals. So, it was not fun, but we hung tough and completed them. I just never look forward to intervals. They just beat me up. On the brig... Read more
Sunday, November 27, 2011      5 comments

A truly challenging ride yesterday. Four hours and 15 minutes on the bike with constant wind gusts to really test your fortitude. I wanted to quit so bad, but the day's goal was for 60 miles and the result was, would you believe 59.99 miles? I'l... Read more
Saturday, November 26, 2011      0 comments

To summarize, it was a good week. Had a great biking time a pretty good on the nutrition, until Thanksgiving Day. It was not good. I ate everything in site. But, I ended up weighing the same as last week. I consider that a major victory. HOOAAA!... Read more
Friday, November 25, 2011      0 comments

The cold is gone. I feel so much better. So, Turkey Day started off very challenging. Had scheduled to do 10 speed intervals of one minute all-out and 2 minute recoveries. I was dying on the 10th, but decided to really die and do an extra. After... Read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      2 comments

Been down for the count since yesterday. Went and biked nice and easy today. HOPEFULLY, IT'LL GET BETTER BY TOMORROW. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Monday, November 21, 2011      3 comments

Had a nice weekend. Drove 5.5 hours to North Texas University. Our son is interested in engineering and we were checking the school out for possible enrollment. He has already been accepted so, it's a matter of deciding. We even took in a footba... Read more
Friday, November 18, 2011      1 comments

Sock it to me Baby!! Four days of sticking to the nutritional plan. For me, that's a major accomplishment. Yesterday I did a 20 minute all-out threshold workout. Boy, that is draining. Afterwards, I licked my wounds and finished the ride, proud ... Read more
Thursday, November 17, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday was another successful day. The recovery bike ride was nice and the weather has been cooperating (in the high 70's). On the nutritional side, I have been very disciplined and sticking to my plan. Have had calorie deficits for the past ... Read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      1 comments

Tough interval training workout yesterday. Those are so tough, but super good for you. My nutrition went super!! I'm on a roll so, get out of my way cause I'm coming through. HOOAAA!! (2)... Read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      1 comments

Began my personal Holiday Challenge yesterday. Ate very carefully and stuck to the day's program. Had a nice bike ride and felt good. On my way to an eight pound loss. Gonna have to really focus on being good and consistent. HOOAAA!! (1)... Read more
Thursday, November 10, 2011      2 comments

It's back to the grind. I've always enjoyed good, clean challenges. So, it's gonna be my goal to lose some weight, in spit of the Holidays. My goal will be to drop 8 lbs between now and 12/31. While some take a break from exercise and nutrition ... Read more
Monday, November 07, 2011      3 comments

It was a tough week. My honey was gone on a business trip and I was Mom, Dad, and Zookeeper. Since I don't enjoy cooking, most of what we had was quick and easy. Not a very healthy option. Thank God for the cycling or else I would have been in b... Read more

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