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Sunday Measurements
Sunday, September 23, 2012     

I weigh 194 lbs I did not do so good on Friday and Saturday so I only lost 1 pound from last week.... Read more
Sunday Measurments
Sunday, September 16, 2012     

I lost 3 pounds from last week I now weigh 195.2 lbs. I'm up to 2322 miles so far this year.... Read more
My first Century
Saturday, September 15, 2012     

I rode in the Surry County Century I was going to ride only 75 miles but with some arm twisting from Bernard Robins and Crystal Jessie Carter I rode 100 miles. I was also traveling with Bob Anderson and Karen Kovac. There is not much in Surry be... Read more
Long Tough Day
Thursday, September 13, 2012     

I wasn't able to work out today because I had to stay at work for three additional hours and tomorrow it will be an additional four hours. No rest for the wicked I guess. Its days like this that I would go get fast food because its quick and eas... Read more
Ride Inside
Wednesday, September 12, 2012     

I went 10 miles on my stationary bike taken it easy because my thighs are still sore and I have a 75 mile ride on Saturday.... Read more
Eating Out
Tuesday, September 11, 2012     

I went out to eat and keeping my goals in mind I looked at the menu online before going to the restaurant. With my plan in place I went and stuck to my guns and ordered good choices. I did not feel guilty upon leaving the restaurant or feel that... Read more
Monday Night Group Ride
Monday, September 10, 2012     

I rode for 32 miles tonight and my thighs were burning on the last hill because I was using them more than usual to catch up to the A group (I'm a B group rider). I spent most of my time between both groups and now my thighs are burning and not ... Read more
Sunday Measurments
Sunday, September 09, 2012     

Every Sunday I plan on putting my measurements I know last week I weighed 200 lbs. Weight: 198.2 lbs I'm looking at losing 2 pounds a week and get my body fat index down to 6 to 10 percent. Looking at weighing 170 to 175 lbs by the end... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Saturday, September 08, 2012     

It’s time to get back on track to eating and exercising I’ve been slacking as it shows around my midsection. I will once again track my food intake; plan my meals, set goals, and workout. I went for a nice 30 miles bike ride today the weather wa... Read more
Perfect day for a ride
Wednesday, May 16, 2012     

I was going for a short ride today but it was so nice and cool I ended up riding 30 miles instead. I had to work off the fish and chips I had at lunch with the girls at Applebee's anyway.... Read more
1012 miles
Saturday, May 12, 2012     

Just finished Cap2Cap I was supposed to do just 50 miles but I got lost so now I earned 11 bonus miles. Keep quiet though I may have to pay for them. It was a good time despite nearly wrecking while drafting another rider who quickly hit his br... Read more
I chased a dog and I liked it.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012     

I went for a 15 mile ride yesterday and when I turned around at the dead end in the road there stood a dog barking at me. I decided to head towards the dog and he took off so I actually chased a dog for a change. ... Read more
Almost hit by a car
Tuesday, May 08, 2012     

I went for a 27 mile ride with the Gloucester Cycling Club (B Pace) today and a car (traveling on our side of the road) almost hit the six of us as we went around the corner. Were supposed to be more visible in a pack the driver was probably tex... Read more
Ware Neck Triatha-FUN
Sunday, May 06, 2012     

Team Ragin Swine (Jamie Boerner, Charles Johnson and myself) came in 5th place out of six teams in the Ware Neck Triatha-FUN. The good news is that we completed our goal of not coming in last place in our individual events and as a team. Way to ... Read more
3rd Place
Wednesday, May 02, 2012     

I went 15 miles today for a total of 35 miles for a grand total of 75 points in the national bike challenge I’m third for points in my community standings but 664 out of over 16000 riders. Just finished Lance Armstrong’s It’s Not About the Bike ... Read more

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