Monthly Archives: May 2009

Monthly Update – May 2009

Weight My average monthly weight was 203.3 lbs, or a loss of 3.3 lbs from April.  I’ve made up for April’s gain, and then some.  My daily weight has dropped below 200 lbs for three days in a row. Mileage … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for May 30, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 5/30/2009: 201.5 lbs Down from last week: 2.0 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 94.9 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 4.93 lbs Weight until goal: 26.5 lbs My … Continue reading

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200 – Just a Number

The scale read 200.0 this morning.  That’s the lowest yet, but I’m only a few pounds lighter than I was in February. I’ve been waiting for the day that my weight is under 200 lbs, and it’s not quite here … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Ride and a New Project

I had initially planned to participate in the Memorial Day Hike and Bike in Louisville.  Then I changed my plans to go fishing with Kris.  When I woke this morning it was raining, and I changed my plan again to … Continue reading

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Useless Sunday

After yesterday’s blah-a-thon due to pain medication, I figured today would be more productive, but with more pain.  I was half-right.  I am in more pain, but I wasn’t productive.  I did eat better though. I need to clean my … Continue reading

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Pain Medication

My doctor prescribed pain medication due to my shoulder issue.  I resisted it at first, but after waking up this morning with intense pain, I took a pill.  I’ve taken two more since.  I’ve spent the day being lazy, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for May 23, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 5/23/2009: 203.5 lbs Down from last week: 1.5 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 92.9 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 4.89 lbs Weight until goal: 28.5 lbs

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Extra Riding and Eating Well

After last week’s 186 miles (all on the ‘bent), I took a break on Monday, and didn’t ride.  I rode a partial commute on Nermal on Tuesday, and convinced a co-worker to take a quick lunch ride. Today, Wednesday, I … Continue reading

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Weekly Bike Mileage Record

I set a new personal record for miles ridden in one week.  I ended the week today with 186.1 miles.  That tops my previous record of 176.8 miles back in August of last year. I did the miles in four … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for May 16, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 5/16/2009: 205.0 lbs Up from last week: 1.3 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 91.4 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 4.87 lbs Weight until goal: 30.0 lbs My … Continue reading

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Tour de Cure

I rode the 60-mile Tour de Cure today to benefit the American Diabetes Association.  This is the first charity ride I’ve ever done. I finished the ride despite not having the use of my smallest chainring.  Apparently I had lost … Continue reading

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Bike to Work Day

I had planned to ride most, if not all, of the workdays this week.  That didn’t happen.  I did ride the full commute on Monday, and the full commute and then some today. The city of Louisville was hosting the … Continue reading

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Overeating and Laziness

I rode about 15 miles last week.  It should have been ten times that.  I’ve been eating too much, and drinking Coke occasionally.  This has made it very difficult to get below 200 lbs. It’s now 8:15 a.m. on Monday … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for May 9, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 5/9/2009: 203.7 lbs Down from last week: 0.0 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 92.7 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 5.00 lbs Weight until goal: 28.7 lbs This … Continue reading

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Upper Body Exercises – Ordered by the Doctor

I’ve had shoulder pain for a while now, and it has gotten much worse over the last couple of months.  It doesn’t seem to be affected by bicycle riding, so I’ve got that going for me. I finally brought it … Continue reading

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Bike Commuting with the Boss

My boss, Kris, has some interest in bicycling, but has shown reluctance to ride in traffic.  He has a bike, but it doesn’t fit him properly.  It does work for tooling around the neighborhood with his children. I convinced him … Continue reading

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The Knobs

Tim invited me to ride with him today.  He suggested a route leaving from New Albany, so I met him there.  The route was about 35 miles, and went through some beautiful yet demanding terrain. Tim was on his Bleriot, … Continue reading

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Charity Bike Rides

I am participating in two charity rides this year.  Both are for great causes, and I need help raising more money. Tour de Cure – Please donate here. I’m riding the Tour de Cure for diabetes research.  Diabetes runs in … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for May 2, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 5/2/2009: 203.7 lbs Down from last week: 1.4 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 92.7 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 5.07 lbs Weight until goal: 28.7 lbs Even … Continue reading

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Monthly Update – April 2009

Weight My average monthly weight was 206.6 lbs, or a gain of 2.0 lbs from March.  I had been gaining in late March and early April.  I’m fairly confident that May will show some more loss.  I haven’t weighed under … Continue reading

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