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Tuesday, July 21, 2009      2 comments

It seems all my blogs are down this year. I promise to find more positive fodder for the future....just not this month. We started July with the infamous "Snake Indecent" (see prior blog). The following week saw the death of Emma the ... Read more
One of those days
Friday, July 03, 2009      1 comments

I'd been pondering what to do for rides this weekend, as I have Thursday - Saturday off work. I'd decided that I was going to get some long rides in and in preparation spent Thurs doing bike maintenance. (wrestling with conti's off and on... Read more
OK...I'll stop whinging for the moment.
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      2 comments

I finally felt a bit like my old self on the ride home from work tonight. Without the wind blowing, I managed to zip along nicely (without feeling like I had to cough up a lung) and arrived home out of breath, but feeling OK. The 20+mph h... Read more
Picking Up the Mess
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      2 comments

Well everything has cleared up with the knee (no surgery necessary)(woo hoo), but the time off has taken it's toll. Even though I've shied away from weighing lately, I know I've gained. The good part is that I'm still smaller than I was be... Read more
Monday, February 16, 2009      2 comments

I was heading to a training ride Sunday. I rode up to the Bike Store, racked my bike, started over to talk to some people, and I stepped down off the curb....had my knee buckle with a nice wet "POP". ... Read more
Post Holiday...FEH!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      2 comments usual (I guess) I managed to gain 10 lbs over the holidays. I also got the results of my blood test 2 days ago...and the Doc says my thyroid is shutting down another notch. So...More Syntroid for this guy! Yay? At least, I k... Read more
Just call me Igor....
Monday, November 17, 2008      2 comments

Well I woke up 2 weeks ago to find I'd somehow seriously offended my back, which, in turn, decided to seize up on one side and not release me until I had paid in full for whatever real (or imagined) transgression I'd been so thoughtless to commi... Read more
OMG!!! 4 months gone!
Wednesday, October 15, 2008      1 comments

So...what has happened in the last 4 months? I was logging lots of miles on the bikes, until the heat of Summer in Texas started getting to me. The Tour Paris (Texas) found me doing 35 miles with my cycle computer registering 114 F on the ... Read more
Logistical SNAFU
Wednesday, June 25, 2008      3 comments

Things were going so well..... Now my Daughter is getting involved with competitive Gymnastics again and has chosen to train at the least convenient gym with a schedule that will ensure that all my cycle commuting goes away. ... Read more
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      2 comments

Rode to the gym to weigh in today. 361.5 lbs...Down another 1.5 pounds. I would have probably lost more if I hadn't been eating like a pig since the 35 mile ride on Saturday. I BONKed (completely depleted my energy stores)before the las... Read more
Spectacular Week
Saturday, June 14, 2008      1 comments

Did the Collin Classic ride today (Total of 35 miles...Including the 3.5 miles RT commuting to work). Beautiful weather...there was a little rain in the middle of the ride that cooled the Nasty Texas weather down to 73F. Total cal burned toda... Read more
Finally...About D@mn time!
Tuesday, June 10, 2008      5 comments

After the Exhausting work at a convention with my equipment (Search MakotoDFW on and Several 20 - 30 mile rides over the last Month (averaging over 100 miles a month now)...AND with the Dr. increasing the dosage of my Synthroid...I ... Read more
As I go bouncing merrily along...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008      2 comments

Well here we are again...regained the 4 pounds I lost before. I don't want to count how many times I've lost and gained these same 4 **** pounds...but if I added all the losses together I'd be significantly further toward my goal. ... Read more
Well THAT was a bad Idea
Wednesday, April 30, 2008      2 comments

Went to the gym with my wife last Sunday (we had to drop my daughter off at church, so we went to the gym near there). Sue (my wife), who has been trying to get some endurance built up so she can go on longer bike rides with me, suggested w... Read more
Pits and the Pendulum
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

First...the Pits. My Son and his GF are both studying in Japan (not the same University or same Island) this year. I keep up with any news by reading her blog (he updates his every couple of months). Last night I read that he had drunk so mu... Read more

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