Monthly Archives: May 2010

A New Month

A new month begins tomorrow.  I’ll start weighing myself again, after not doing it for two months.  I’m also going to start tracking everything I eat in a “food diary” again.  I’m not going to track calories this time, but … Continue reading

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After my post on Thursday, my mood lifted dramatically.  I had ridden to work, then rode home later.  I rode a partial commute on Friday.  I managed to get over 40 miles in on Saturday also. I talked to Michael … Continue reading

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Maybe this is my issue… You’ve got a lot of choices.  If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. ~Steven D. Woodhull I did manage to … Continue reading

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I’m Still Around

I want to thank everyone for the positive comments on the last post.  Things have been rough, but it’s possible my depression is due to a medication I take.  I’ll be talking to my doctor about it soon. Motivation to … Continue reading

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More Depression

I hate writing negative posts, but I figured I write this one rather than write nothing at all. I’ve been suffering from a bout of depression for several months.  It’s been a recurring problem in my life, but I thought … Continue reading

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Heading Home

I’m at my gate at Dulles Airport.  I’ll be home this afternoon. I’ve made a concerted effort for most of my trip to keep my eating under control.  That didn’t stop me from enjoying some great food, but I tried … Continue reading

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DC Update

I’m still in DC.  I’ll be headed back tomorrow. I did visit a bike shop on Saturday, but I was just looking around.  I have done some walking.  “Playing pedestrian” is a nice change of pace. Kristy and I drove … Continue reading

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Quick Trip – Quick Post

I’m waiting to board a plane.  I’m flying to Washington DC for a long weekend.  I love planes, but I’m not crazy about airports. Since I’m flying, I’m not bringing a bike, and probably won’t be riding. I’m also horrible … Continue reading

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On Weight

Weight is just a number.  The number means something different to everyone. I’ve been fixated on two numbers.  200 and 175.  175 lbs is my goal weight. 200 is the barrier that I’ve been trying hard to get below and … Continue reading

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Funeral for a Friend

Nermal, my Giant Cypress hybrid bike is no more.  This is the bike that got me riding as an adult.  This is the $225 bike that I spent well over $1000 on in upgrades, accessories, and mistakes along the way. … Continue reading

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Saturday Picnic Breakfast

My daughter and I took a short ride this morning to have a “picnic breakfast”.  The food consisted of peanut butter sandwiches and bananas.  I drank coffee, she had tea. At eight miles and a leisurely pace, we didn’t burn … Continue reading

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