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Like a Flea Market…..(sort of)

Wading through the days moments to select Today’s Perfect Moment is sometimes like visiting a flea market that has seen better days. You really don’t know what you’re going to find.  You might come across something odd.  You might find … Continue reading

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The Card Has Arrived

Today’s Perfect Moment was an easy one because it felt so good to open that envelope.  My membership card for my cycling club finally came in the mail today.  That alone is reason to celebrate.  Couple that with a vast … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

I wish I could write that I have completely overhauled my diet. I wish I could honestly tell you that I have given up junk food, stopped snacking between meals and that my love affair with pizza (who loves me … Continue reading

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Today’s Ride and a Question

Today’s ride was a little shorter than average, but made much more difficult by a strong headwind and some especially long hills.  The good news is that I felt strong climbing some of the hills and loved hitting 60kph on … Continue reading

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Shopping Irony

Life is funny. I stopped off at the grocery store yesterday because I thought Cliff Bars were on sale.  It turns out I was completely wrong and only discovered that after scouring the store looking for them.  While I resisted … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Cycling

This photo is from a couple of weeks ago–the ride in which I learned what bonking really means.  Since then, I have been more conscious of better hydration and nutrition–though, walking into any store to hear about that is sometimes … Continue reading

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August 7, 2014: The Coconut Water Effect

In an effort to improve my health, and make some serious changes in my life, I have embraced a new, less treat laden diet.  While this doesn’t mean I am going really hardcore at this, it does mean I am … Continue reading

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