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Bike Commuting, Murphy's Law, and the weather
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I did my typical bike commute. My morning ride was accompanied by some light showers, but it wasn't too cold, so it was pretty bearable. Notice that the rain ... Read more
Funny bike commuting experience
Monday, May 10, 2010      5 comments

On Friday I did my typical bike commute - 6 miles to the Layton, UT commuter rail station, then 4 miles from the Salt Lake City train station to work. It was a balmy 32 degrees F outside, so I was wearing two pairs of gloves, a wool jersey, two... Read more
Goobye, Grandma
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      1 comments

I guess this blog is in some ways a follow up to my last blog. In my last entry, I listed all of my family members that had been touched by cancer. I had mentioned that my grandma was in a memory care facility. On April 27th she passed away. ... Read more
What have I signed myself up for?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      2 comments

I have been following the fatcyclist blog ( www.fatcyclist.com ) for a couple of years now. The name of the website appealed to me - I am fat, and I ride a bike. "Fatty" is much more fit than me, but I like his style of humor. ... Read more
Monday Morning Progress Report
Monday, March 22, 2010      0 comments

Well, it's Monday again. It has been a while since I last posted. I'm excited to report that my wife has joined me on SparkPeople this month. We have both been tracking our food intake, and we have both done much better with what we have been... Read more
My Beautiful, Beautiful Boy
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      3 comments

Disclaimer up front - this blog entry has nothing to do with weight loss or fitness. Also, this will be long because I just need to type some things just for me - just to get them out. Today my wife is taking our kindergarten-age son to se... Read more
Stress and Hunger
Friday, February 26, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday was the first day since I have been tracking my calories (January) that I have gone over my daily calorie goal. And I biffed it in a big way. As I have been thinking about it, I can trace this back to stress. My wife and I have ... Read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      4 comments

The last couple of years I have been yo-yo dieting. In May 2008, I weighed in at 260 lbs and decided to do something about it. I started bike commuting and eating a little better. By the time the weather got cold, I weighed in at 230 lbs. Un... Read more