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Shall We Dance?
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      16 comments

I have always wanted to dance. Even as a teenage wallflower. Perhaps ESPECIALLY as a teenage wallflower! But I've always been too self-conscious to ever tackle dancing in any serious way. Just the "dance-like-no-one-is-lookin
g-bec... Read more
Another Dose of Autumn on Two Wheels!
Sunday, November 06, 2011      12 comments

You know those beetles that swarm like crazy in your home when it warms up? That was our bike club today: we had 35 members joining the fun today in what felt like the "last hurrah" of autumn! *Perhaps* we'll get another weekend with some decent... Read more
Chilly Hot!
Friday, November 04, 2011      9 comments

I've been getting back into the habit of walking / jogging from my daytime office to my evening private practice office and back to my car afterward as a way of working in some activity on Thurs. / Fri. I figure it's a great way to keep up at le... Read more
Back to RIVERWALK!
Monday, October 31, 2011      8 comments

The Riverwalk Athletic Center www.riverwalkac.com/ is BACK in business. They had their grand re-opening today and while it's still a bit rough around the edges it's great to have at all their strength training and cardio equipmen... Read more
Blowing Through my Clock-Watching
Sunday, October 23, 2011      9 comments

I admit since returning to the treadmill I've been babying myself with only 35 mins. at a time on the treadmill. I excuse it as I'm usually on the treadmill before going to work and I can't drag my sorry behind onto the 'mill any earlier. BUT: o... Read more
Blowing Through my Clock-Watching
Sunday, October 23, 2011      2 comments

I admit since returning to the treadmill I've been babying myself with only 35 mins. at a time on the treadmill. I excuse it as I'm usually on the treadmill before going to work and I can't drag my sorry behind onto the 'mill any earlier. BUT: o... Read more
Return to Butternut Valley
Sunday, October 16, 2011      14 comments

Eleven of us bike club members cut loose today after being denied our Skaneateles Lake ride yesterday due to the weather. Today was questionable too, although you wouldn't know it by the beautiful blue skies when we set sail at 10 a.m.! I d... Read more
Travels with Willie: Willie Weir, Adventure Cyclist
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      7 comments

Just had to share my latest "find"...One of the recent issues of Adventure Cycling www.adventurecycling.org
/mag/ featured an article by Willie Weir titled "Uncomfortable." It was very inspirational in sharing the message th... Read more
Awesome Autumn Ride w/ SP & Bike Club Friends!
Monday, October 10, 2011      14 comments

Well we pulled it off! 4-A-HEALTHY-BMI and I nailed 60 miles with a ride that had FOUR big climbs for a total climb of 3,500 feet (if you go by my map: ridewithgps.com/routes/7
50935 ) or over 7,000 feet (WOW!) (if you go by 4... Read more
Messages from My MP3 Player: Weight Loss vs. Maintenance
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      12 comments

I know the drill. Been there, done that WAY too many times. Got it down to a science. Been back to basics and doing what I know *WORKS* for me this past week: Daily Cardio: minimum of 35 mins. on treadmill every day (throw more on the fire ... Read more
Dream Ride
Sunday, October 02, 2011      10 comments

I rarely remember my dreams. I'm sure I still dream...but it's only once a year or so that I remember my dreams. Today I didn't have much time for my ride as it was late in the day and I knew it would be a race against the sunset. To make ... Read more
Back to the Future: Re-Committing, Re-Thawing
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      15 comments

Yep: Back on track, re-committing to myself and dusting off all the stuff I know that works for me as I have written before. I'm coming to appreciate more & more the value of blogging and building a reservoir of one's trials and tribulations and... Read more
Attack of the Deathly Stupids
Monday, September 26, 2011      13 comments

Amnesia has struck again! I call it the fog…not the misty, dreamy, rolling type through which the geese were honking and flying southward, bringing to mind Sandy Denny’s “Who Knows Where The Time Goes?” ( www.youtube.com/watch?v=
... Read more
Another Bite of the Big Apple: NYC Century!
Monday, September 19, 2011      23 comments

This ride was NOT supposed to happen. My cycling buddy and I had spoken about doing the NYC Century quite a while back when someone in our cycling club mentioned it. www.nyccentury.org But life went on and there was no fur... Read more
A Few Years Ago...
Monday, September 12, 2011      19 comments

...if somebody would have told me that when I get back to cycling I would feel best sitting on one of those skinny little seats all bent over those drop down handlebars I would have called them a liar...! But you know, it dawned on me while... Read more

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