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DDOORN's Blogs

1st Cycling Commute!
Friday, April 15, 2011      25 comments

FINALLY! A day when I'm not working late and it isn't raining! Chilly 30 degree morning, but cycling always keeps me warm. Sunny blue skies keeping me company...woo hoo! I was a bit too intent in scrutinizing the road for flat-making ... Read more
Sun Shower
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      14 comments

The other day after working out at RiverWalk, Mother Nature dished up some most peculiar weather as there was the most striking sunset with the skies clearing all the while... Read more
Don't Give Up!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      16 comments

I was SO disappointed recently when I went to catch up with a fellow Sparker as I had an e-mail notice of her latest blog and... POOF! She was gone without a trace! No SparkPage, no recognition of her in the SparkSearch...just dropped ... Read more
Row Row Row Your Boat...!
Monday, April 04, 2011      11 comments

So today I mixed it up at Riverwalk by putting in a half hour on the rowing machine. Tried it before but for only 15 mins. After bumping up the time today I could see how this offers quite the workout! I had fun bumping up the resistance numbers... Read more
Mr. "No-Walk" 5K! :-)
Sunday, April 03, 2011      23 comments

Got up and at 'em this morning, cycled down to Otsiningo, changed out of my sweats into shorts & T-shirt and nailed my first 5K! Took it nice & easy...wrapped up in a blistering 40 But you know, this has been a goal of mine sinc... Read more
What's a Wog?
Saturday, April 02, 2011      20 comments

On today's bike trip to Marathon we rode through the village of Killawog. My mental lint of the day was: How in the world did they come up with that name? Wikipedia to... Read more
Sparkin' @ the Health Fair!
Thursday, March 24, 2011      14 comments

Our agency hosted a health fair which was held at one of our church halls with a number of health-related services presenting. I set up a table with some SparkPeople flyers and a copy of The Spark and answered folk's questions as they came by. ... Read more
Christmas In March!
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      10 comments

Our bike club just posted their ride schedule for April and May...21 rides planned...woo hoo! I'm like a kid looking through the catalog for stuff I want for Christmas...only WAY BETTER! :-) Here's a link to our latest newsletter and even i... Read more
And STILL No Bike Ride Yet...!
Monday, March 21, 2011      16 comments

I was going to ride my bike to our bike repair workshop yesterday...would've been a 50 mile round trip to Hallstead, PA on a gloriously sunshiney day... BUT: 1st bike emergency of the year (at least it happened at no pump for my... Read more
Up & At 'Em!
Thursday, March 17, 2011      13 comments

Well I had a little help from nature which lulled me out of bed to the bathroom @ 4:30 this morning. I had been stewing over how I was going to work in a workout today as I knew once my day got going there was little chance for a workout till la... Read more
I Really Wasn't Sharp Enough To Plan It This Way...
Monday, March 14, 2011      19 comments

One of the perks of my job is to get out and have fun with my clients 1-2 times a month on Thurs. night. And the perks keep coming as I can then flex that time and take it off some other time. Since I'm having a tough time finding time to get in... Read more
Saturdays: My Super Spinnin' Sparkin' Spa-Ahh...Day!
Saturday, March 12, 2011      11 comments

I'm still trying to get a rhythm to my workouts. Mornings just aren't doing it for me...just can't seem to drag my sorry behind outta bed on a regular basis. I experimented this week and managed to slip over to the fitness center (less than a mi... Read more
Spring Ain't Here...!
Monday, March 07, 2011      19 comments

This is NOT what one wants to wake up to on March 7th! Sometimes jazz musicians pick head-scratching titles to their songs and Pat Metheny's "Spring Ain't Here" has al... Read more
Great Morning at the RiverWalk Athletic Center!
Sunday, February 27, 2011      14 comments

Yesterday was the grand opening for the Riverwalk Athletic Center so there was no spinning class. The mayor and media and lots of hoopla was scheduled:
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First Fitness Center Morning!
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      12 comments

Finally made it to the fitness center this morning! Only had enough time for 30 minutes on the Cybex Arc Trainer, but am hoping to expand a bit so that I can either add another 30 mins. on another piece of cardio equipment (so MANY to choose fro... Read more

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