Learning how to live with diabetes AKA the kick in the butt I needed.
Sunday, July 03, 2016      1 comments

This past week, i was diagnosed with diabetes. I think this diagnosis explains some of these terrible "episodes" i have had on my bike. You would think as a nurse, I would recognize it. Shaking (muscle fatigue), shortness of breath and tachyc... Read more
The importance of water
Sunday, May 04, 2014      3 comments

I am back trying so hard to get back into shape. It has really been challenging for me to keep at it. I skip too many days and I know that in order for me to be successful, I have to move every day. Did I hear me?? EVERY DAY! So Yesterday,... Read more
the slowest weight loss ever...
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      4 comments

It is really hard not to be disappointed at 14 pounds in 4 months. Really? I have been exercising 4 -5 times a week, drinking water, and eating well. I have to admit that I stopped recording my calories but i was always within my allotment a... Read more
My shortened weekend ride...pretty funny!
Sunday, September 12, 2010      6 comments

I took my bicycle on my girls' weekend and rode my bike from the youth hostel where we stayed to Nockamixon state park - about 1.5 miles. There is a nice bike trail at the park. I didn't realize how steep some of the hills were on the way and I... Read more
What a day!
Sunday, September 05, 2010      1 comments

The census at work was low so I got a surprise Sunday off! Love that! So, at 7:30, I started my bike ride. It was 56 degrees out and just a glorious day. My ride was about 14 miles. I felt great aches or pains and energized.... Read more
Not a great weekend for my new lifestyle.
Sunday, August 01, 2010      0 comments

okay...I can't be a success every day but I can start again. This weekend, DH and I took our bicycles to ride at the park. As soon as we got started, I noticed that my brake was stuck. So, we went right to our LBS and it is getting repaired. ... Read more
A lesson learned
Saturday, July 24, 2010      2 comments

Today, we went to a wedding. I was pretty proud of myself for staying on the program. I ate pretty sensibly and kept my portions small. On the way home, it was so hot and I asked my husband to stop for DQ. I got large Blizzard. I always th... Read more
A slow start
Monday, July 19, 2010      0 comments

I am going to get weighed tomorrow. As of yesterday, I lost 6 pounds in the last 4 weeks. Rather disappointing because I have been working pretty hard. Also, in the past, I lost a good bit the first week or two. I am hoping tomorrow will sho... Read more
Still at it!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      1 comments weight has been all over the place. I know what I have to do. Honestly, I think my starting weight was heavier than I recorded. I weighed myself about 2 days after surgery. I think my starting weight was more like 248. Today, I am... Read more