Day 8 of the 1,000 mile challenge
290.9 miles down, 709.1 to go!!
My original plan for today's ride was to meet a girlfriend for a ride. Well, she cancelled out on me, so I was on my own. This actually worked out well because I had a million things on my agenda.
I di... Read more
Day 7 of the 1,000 mile challenge
259.8 miles down, 740.2 to go!!
Today, when I got out of bed, my right knee was letting me know that it needed a break. It didn't hurt, but it was very weak. It's a good thing that I had a nice, easy ride planned for the day.
Every T... Read more
Day 6 of the 1,000 mile challenge
236.3 miles down, 763.7 to go!!
What a glorious day to ride! It was a cool morning, with blue skies and good company.
I met a friend in Apison, TN this morning. We were just going to make our ride up as we went along. When I got the... Read more
Day 5 of the 1,000 mile challenge
195.3 miles down, 804.7 to go!
Today was a shorter ride. I decided to do an evening club ride called the Tuesday Night Fun Ride. It usually lives up to it's name, too.
We met at the Lighthouse Church, which we affectionately call the... Read more
Day 4 of the 1,000 mile challenge
173.2 miles down, 826.8 to go!
Last night, I looked at the weather forecast and saw that there was a storm coming in late today and the winds would increase as the day went on. So, I got myself out there early as to not suffer so much! It... Read more
Day 3 of the 1,000 mile challenge
142.1 miles down, 857.9 to go!
Today, I rode from my house to Apison, TN to meet some friends. They were doing a club ride and I decided to tag along for a while.
It was a beautiful morning to ride. There were blue skies and flowers ... Read more
Day 2 of the 1,000 mile challenge
91.8 miles down, 908.2 to go!
Today, I participated in a charity ride for Habitat for Humanity. A group of us rode 61.3 miles. It was the first year doing this ride. The scenery was fabulous, but it's always fabulous around here! We wer... Read more
Day one of the 1,000 mile challenge
30.5 miles down, 969.5 to go!
I started the challenge off by riding from my house in the country. I did a loop down into northern Georgia, passing through the town/intersection called Cohutta, then heading north toward, but not into, Cleve... Read more
Ok, This is it....My Big Challenge!!
I love to bicycle. Every year I put more miles on than in the previous year. Last year, I logged over 5,000 miles. So needless to say, my goals get bigger and bigger every year.
Well, in January, when I was setting my goal for 2011, I de... Read more
It doesn't happen very often, but a cold finally caught me.
I felt a scratchy throat coming on last Wednesday night. Here's how my mind works: When I worked full-time, I never missed work....no matter how sick I was. So, now that I don... Read more
"Hey, Baby! Woo Hoo!"
Yesterday, while running errands, I had something fun happen.
I was getting into my car, after stopping someplace, when a truck full of guys drove past and yelled, "Hey, Baby! Woo Hoo!"
Now, my first thought was, "They must not realize how ... Read more
Enough is enouh, Peg!!
Okay, first of all, as a follow up to my last blog, I still haven't heard from my eldest son. I did, however, hear from my youngest. He told me they eldest has a new girlfriend. He also told me not to "go all mom about it." A little facebook... Read more
I found what DOESN'T work!
I haven't blogged in a while. I didn't have much to say lately. I reached my goal, have been watching my calorie range to maintain and life has been moving right along. But....
Well, yesterday was a bad one. The weather was cold and wind... Read more
Sparkpeople Virus Issues
Somehow, I'm being plagued by a virus on Sparkpeople. I'll be on it and some kind of pop-up takes over. The only way out is control/alt/delete.
Is anyone else having this problem? Any suggestions? It's not having any problems with any othe... Read more
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Okay, enough sitting around feeding the pain.
I got on the scale today and was up 3.8 pounds since Thursday, when I cut off the tip of my thumb. I've been turning to comfort food too much, as if that would ease the pain.
I normally do... Read more