Back On The Road
Monday, July 22, 2013 10 comments
Well I have to admit to allowing the heat to beat me off the streets last week...WHEW what a week! So yesterday was such WELCOME relief when we were blessed by a cool front from Canada wringing the air out and bringing the temps down. Our ... Read more
The Secret to Beating the Heat on One's Bike
Monday, July 15, 2013 14 comments
Go FAST! Don't STOP! :-) Seriously, I'd forgotten the benefit of wind resistance when cycling in the heat. How I forget the smart stuff when I lose my mojo, which I reclaimed a bit today...! Keep it Sparkin' Everyone! ... Read more
National Ride Your Bike To Work Day!
Friday, May 17, 2013 14 comments
How is a body with bicycle wheels thrumming through his soul NOT going to ride his bike to work on National Ride Your Bike To Work Day? Which ALSO happens to be the last day of National Ride Your Bike To Work Week? Which ALSO falls within May, w... Read more
Celebrating the Possible!
Sunday, May 05, 2013 21 comments
Returning to the Scene of The Joy
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 13 comments
Portable Joy: Preserve Your Memories...
Sunday, April 28, 2013 11 comments
Functional Workouts: Love 'em!
Saturday, April 27, 2013 13 comments
My idea of a "functional workout" is one where I'm accomplishing something beyond working my body. You know, stuff like shoveling snow, mowing the lawn, moving a couple tons of 40# wood pellet bags, etc. One addition to the list in the past has ... Read more
Hunger & Self Awareness
Thursday, April 18, 2013 13 comments
Too long no blog! In responding to someone else's blog I had some thoughts on hunger: Hunger is such a tricky thing...I can set myself up with BUSHELS of veggies for snacking and later still find myself "hungry" for calorie-dense foods of s... Read more
Whomped & Stomped!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 9 comments
...but it's a good-feeling fatigue! It was back to the fitness center today for my full cardio / ST routine. After being away for 3 weeks I knew I would have to scale back and I did...12 instead of 15 reps for each set and during my 30 mins... Read more
1st 5K of the Season
Monday, March 11, 2013 13 comments
Well, at least sorta... :-) I worked late tonight so I wouldn't have to take off time for my quickie update appt w my PCP tomorrow morning. But this was the last of our "spring preview" days of mild temps and I wasn't going to be denied one... Read more
Friday, March 08, 2013 16 comments
Update time! Saw the cardiologist nurse practitioner earlier this week. And the news? Frustratingly less than conclusive. But in many ways it is pretty positive...even if it DID send me into a bit of a funk this week, struggling to see the ... Read more
Not Out Of The Woods...
Monday, February 18, 2013 16 comments
Well, I have certainly fared better than I feared and am back home, but there are some "kickers" I didn't know when I wrote my last blog which have been hard to deal with: Having to give myself belly injections of (forget what it's called) ... Read more
Ain't Wastin' Time No More!
Friday, February 15, 2013 21 comments
It all began last Friday with my decision that I've been a wuss long enough about needles and it was time for me to get over it and donate blood at our employer's blood drive. Well...? I flunked! Couldn't donate blood! Why? My pulse was onl... Read more
Never Not Too Late
Friday, February 08, 2013 11 comments
WAY long time no blog! And as usual, no news is rarely good news when it comes to me. Been back-pedaling badly on the food / tracking front. The lose/regain/lose/regain cycle isn't always very predictable. Thoughts like "oh, I've lost this ... Read more
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