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Sunday Morn Bike Ride 9-30-12

Sunday, September 30, 2012      13 comments

Really good 25 mile bike ride today. We started at 7:30am instead of 8am, so had plenty of time. In addition to the five women pictured, there were 2 husbands, a very congenial group. Read more

Someone Who Cares

Saturday, September 29, 2012      22 comments

My 27 year old nephew just got out of the hospital yesterday after 6 days, most of it in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit. His blood sugar was over 620 when he was admitted which I read here online can be life threatening. How scary! He didn't kno... Read more

Better Maintenance Method

Thursday, September 27, 2012      19 comments

Until I came to SparkPeople I had never tried to figure out my calorie range for maintenance. I had never tracked calories in order to maintain. And I had never tried to maximize my nutrition. One maintenance technique I had tried was to w... Read more

The BIG Maintenance Advantage

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      66 comments

I look in the mirror and smile. I take a size 4 outfit out of the closet and put it on. I read my now normal lab reports. I run miles and don't even get winded. I look at old pictures and wince then current pictures and don't. I look at the gra... Read more

Maintenance Expectations Continued

Monday, September 24, 2012      15 comments

A couple days ago I wrote a blog about whether maintaining a weight loss is hard. My point was that if you have reasonable expectations about how you are going to eat and exercise once you achieve your goal weight, that maintenance won't be as h... Read more

Bike Ride Pix of the Week

Sunday, September 23, 2012      18 comments

We had a great ride today, my longest ever. I enjoyed all 23.5 miles of it. The most special part was riding on the dirt and gravel paths through the Circle Bar B Nature Preserve. Although I have walked back in there, this was my first time to g... Read more

How Hard is Maintenance?

Saturday, September 22, 2012      25 comments

Some people say it is harder to maintain than it is to lose weight. I think that depends -- depends on what your expectations of maintenance are. If you think you'll go back to eating just about the way you did before you started losing wei... Read more

Bike Ride 9-16-12 Picture

Monday, September 17, 2012      22 comments

With my usual Sunday morning group, I rode right at 20 miles yesterday in about 2 hours. We took this picture after the ride: There were actually 7 of us. One rider l... Read more

How to Thank Chris Downie???

Sunday, September 16, 2012      20 comments

Thanks, everyone, who read and liked my "How I Found My Inner Jock" blog. This eve there are 84 comments on it. And can you guess who made the 83rd comment? SparkGuy, Chris Downie, no less! Isn't that awesome? Here he gives us this incredib... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How I Found My Inner Jock

Saturday, September 15, 2012      187 comments

Eleven mile run done! Or more precisely an eleven mile run-walk-run. I loved it. I ended up feeling great and knowing that I could run more and run faster. And I soon will. Looking forward to it. How did I go from living a sedentary existence... Read more

Cycling for Transportation

Friday, September 14, 2012      14 comments

I tried riding my bike to my daughter's house on Sunday as I was going to keep both kids at their house. The ride over was enjoyable. At one time I worried about the heavy traffic on a major highway I must cross, but I've gotten braver. The ride... Read more

Amaze Myself

Thursday, September 13, 2012      18 comments

I went 6.2 miles on the treadmill this morning. I didn't really have a distance goal today, I just wanted to do running intervals for an hour, plus 5 minutes warm up and 5 cool down. I didn't feel like I needed an extended warm up this morn, bec... Read more

More Obnoxious Bragging

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      28 comments

Today I checked out the "Secrets of Success" section of SP because I was following the "Insider" tip of the day. Was I surprised!! When I looked under the Most Popular Secrets of all times, there was mine, number two! In case you haven't re... Read more

Cycling Pix 9-9-12

Sunday, September 09, 2012      16 comments

I rode over from my house and met Feathers at the trail: We had to cut our ride short because of the gathering storm, but it was still a hoot!!... Read more

Unusual Sunday Bike Ride

Sunday, September 09, 2012      15 comments

Last Sunday I wrote of our usual Sunday bike ride; well, today's was different. Officially the group ride was cancelled due to weather, but when I got there the sun was shining. Feathers was there and raring to go. Her real name is Wendy - she i... Read more

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