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Choices vs. Sacrifices
Sunday, November 06, 2011      1 comments

“We make choices. I hate to say 'sacrifices.' When I speak to younger groups, to colleges and other younger athletes, I say 'we don't make sacrifices. If we truly love this sport and we have these goals and dreams in the sport, the classroom, or... Read more
September ST Challenge: Before Measurements + Pics
Monday, September 05, 2011      11 comments

Getting a head start on preparing for the Pimp my (P)Ride Strength Training Challenge for the 8 weeks before Halloween. I took my before pictures, before measurements and got some new supplies: a Pilates ball, 1 10 pound hand weight, calend... Read more
Race Resume
Thursday, August 18, 2011      7 comments

I got this book called the Ironplanner to help me prepare for the 70.3 I'm competing in next June. I choose to say competing because I want to solidify in my own mind that my goals for this race, after over two and a half years of building my e... Read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      24 comments

I rode my bike downtown yesterday to get WiFi so I could post a blog update with pictures, since the hotspot I am paying for on my phone is less than awesome in terms of connectivity. But that didn't work so I tried the library. No dice. Then... Read more
The Proof is in the Pudding... Or Progress Pics
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      50 comments

Per the request of NEWYORKORCHIDS, here are some follow up pictures of what the last couple months did to my body. ... Read more
Anti-Violence, Cycling, Grad School and More Pix from B&B!
Monday, August 08, 2011      8 comments

Updatessss. - Peaced out of Connecticut last week immediately following a crazy violent domestic episode that I don't really want to go into detail about here, but just to say that it flipped me upside down enough that I'm still dealing wit... Read more
Next Endeavors
Monday, August 01, 2011      15 comments

It's one AM EST right now and I should be sleeping because I'm heading up to Vermont tomorrow to look at an apartment/ hopefully sign the lease if i'm lucky. But instead, I'm feverishly surfing the net, listening to Coeur de Pirate and text mes... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I Cycled Over 3,500 Miles Across the United States!: A Blog About Location
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      192 comments

WELL WELL WELL!!! I AM BAAAACK!!!!! What an effing summer! Our trip across the United States is complete, and I am going to try to share as much as I can without drowning on forever. Because really, I could go on forever. I don't even know how... Read more
Survey Fun From YOOVIE
Thursday, April 28, 2011      2 comments

1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Lady Ashley from Dynasty 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Monday 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? it has gone down hill in the past couple years, but i like it because it's particular, i'm a... Read more
Why It Matters to Go After the Defining Moments in Your Life
Thursday, April 28, 2011      5 comments

Someone I love a lot said to me recently something about how great it’s going to be to ride my bike across the country in a few weeks and I’ll probably feel like that will be one of my biggest accomplishments, more so than the two marathons I ra... Read more
For the AB Teamsters
Friday, April 22, 2011      12 comments

hahaha this should make your day... http://www.youtube.com/w
atch?v=Dgoj8GZe4r0 ... Read more
Heartbeats, Bike Seats, Epic Fundraiser Raffle Deets and AB Meets. Also *PICS!*
Thursday, April 21, 2011      12 comments

Had to go to the doctor's last week because we all need to get the physical clearance to do Bike and Build before taking off. I had to get a physical, and haven't been to the doctor since fall of 2008. It was then that I had been weighed at my... Read more
experience. self determination. hcg. community. not personal. but always personal.
Saturday, April 02, 2011      26 comments

Thanks to RUSSELORAMA, I realized something. Being in this weight - loss journey, the best part of it is The Experience. What do I mean by The Experience? I mean the process by which something occurs. Everyone on Spark is having an experienc... Read more
update of your dreams! haha just kidding. update though.
Thursday, March 31, 2011      7 comments

Haven't updated in a while so this will just be a random hodge podge of sludge. Sorry this is likely going to be a mess. ON THE EXERCISE FRONT Took myself to Bikram Yoga this afternoon for a drop in class because I was hoping to clea... Read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      14 comments

i have a doofy request for a favor. I'm trying to do some creative fundraising here for mah bike trip (www.bikeandbuild.org/rider/49
26) and so i'm trying to collect some post cards from around the country to use in a fundraising project. I'm... Read more

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