Monthly Archives: June 2009

Busy Weekend

I intended to complete two things on Saturday.  #1 Go for a 35-mile solo ride.  #2 Mow the lawn.  I started out a nice ride, and ran across three young (and friendly) dogs.  I had to stop to avoid hitting them.  They … Continue reading

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Rode Three Days…

I really did intend to ride to work all five days this week.  I didn’t make it.  I only rode Monday through Wednesday.  The ride home on Wednesday was brutal. I’m getting up early tomorrow (Saturday) for quick 16-miler.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Didn’t Ride to Work Today

Just minutes before I should have left, I made the decision to drive.  I’m cranky, sore, and sleepy.  I’ll give it another try tomorrow.

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Gym Membership in My Future?

I visited a local gym with my daughter the other day.  I’m not ready to commit to a membership yet.  I used to own an elliptical, and I found it horribly boring. However, I’m now seeing a personal trainer for … Continue reading

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Pushing Hard – Under 200 Again

Today is the third day in a row that I rode to work.  It’s getting harder every day.  I’m still trying to make it until the end of the week. I haven’t started my truck since Sunday.  I haven’t paid … Continue reading

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Bike Commute Everyday This Week?

I’m attempting to ride my bike to work everyday this week. This morning there was light rain on the way in, but I found it pleasant.  I took a slightly longer route that took me along the river in Jeffersonville. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Ride and Wildlife

My 17-year-old daughter is spending the summer with me.  She’s ridden her bike very little this year, but she decided that she’d like to ride at the state park with me for Father’s Day. We loaded the bikes into my … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for June 20, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 6/20/2009: 203.7 lbs Down from last week: 0.5 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 92.7 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 4.65 lbs Weight until goal: 28.7 lbs The … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Ride

I got an email from Tim asking if I was interested in a 40-miler early this morning.  Of course I was! We started just after 7:00 a.m.  When Tim has a route, I just follow him.  I rarely know the … Continue reading

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Not Enough Riding

I only rode to work one day this week.  33 miles for the week so far.  That’s not good. My daughter is visiting from Michigan, and I want to spend time with her, so I’m not sure how much time … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.8

I upgraded this blog to WordPress 2.8 the other day, and it totally broke my daily weigh-in page.  I finally found it was necessary to delete the page, and re-create it.  Now it’s working again.

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Mid-Week Stuff

After my long ride on Sunday, I stayed off the bike until today.  I seemed to have damaged Nermal’s rear wheel slightly, so I rode Oria to work today.  There was a chance of rain, but it was sunny out … Continue reading

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70 Miles With the RCCS

Tim put together a great ride for the RCCS.  At 70 miles, it’s my longest ride to date, and I rode Nermal.  I would have normally chosen my ‘bent for a long ride, but I enjoy switching it up sometimes. … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for June 13, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 6/13/2009: 204.2 lbs Up from last week: 4.5 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 92.2 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 4.68 lbs Weight until goal: 29.2 lbs Getting … Continue reading

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Adjusting My Diet

While doing my weight training today, my trainer suggested that I increase my protein intake.  Apparently I’m not building muscle fast enough. I later thought about my recent struggles with losing additonal weight, and how my diet has changed. I … Continue reading

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More Weight Gain

My weight was below 200 lbs for eight days in a row, then started climbing again.  I weighed 206.8 this morning.  I really feel like I have less control over it now.  It’s getting a lot harder to lose weight. … Continue reading

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Kentucky Wander

I had an errand to run in Danville KY today, so I drove there, but brought the bike along. I managed to squeeze in a 30-mile solo ride, on unfamiliar roads.  Amazingly, I didn’t even make a wrong turn. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Average Weight for June 6, 2009

My average weight for the week ending 6/6/2009: 199.7 lbs Down from last week: 1.8 lbs Down since I started on 10/31/2007: 96.7 lbs My average loss per 30 days since 10/31/2007: 4.97 lbs Weight until goal: 24.7 lbs I … Continue reading

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Things Along Side the Road, and Giving Blood

I spotted an iPhone laying on the side of the road on my way into work yesterday morning.  I stopped, went back, and grabbed it.  It was undamaged and functional.  I called someone in the contact list who got me … Continue reading

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