Tag Archives: fitness

What I Have Learned So Far….

When I started this blog I weighed 365 pounds. Please, let that sink in. That is the size of three of the people I normally see running on treadmills when I go to the gym. I bought all of my … Continue reading

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Creature of Habit

My animals are creatures of habit. Sunday we managed to run out of food for the cat and treats for the dog. My wife left for the grocery store and I stayed home with my son to play with some … Continue reading

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The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul

“In the end, it was the Sunday afternoons he couldn’t cope with, and that terrible listlessness that starts to set in about 2:55, when you know you’ve taken all the baths that you can usefully take that day, that however … Continue reading

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Fitness Freak: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Attempting a Healthy Living

Today is the first guest post by Julia from ILoveYouMoreThanIceCream. She is a friend and fellow blogger who is sharing some of her thoughts on her personal journey to and through fitness. She is a remarkable mom and writer who … Continue reading

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The Sufferfest Review

I have a complicated relationship with my indoor cycle trainer, as do most cyclists. I love it because I can get a training ride in no matter what the weather is doing outside. It doesn’t matter if it is cold, … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need a Ride

I haven’t been on the bike much after my last ride on Martha’s Vineyard. I could, and will, make some excuses, but I just didn’t feel like riding for a week. I rode my metric century (100 kilometers) on a … Continue reading

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Further Lessons from the Edge

It’s been a weird few weeks. As I posted last week, I completely failed a ride. That is the first time I have ever failed or given up on the bike. I had to bail out of a 62 mile … Continue reading

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