Category Archives: Fat ass

6 miles of hurt

I hate the Holidays.  Specifically the Holidays in November, December and January.  My little episode with shingles put the kibosh on cycling, so I sat around getting flimsy.  Then Thanksgiving rolled around and I ate.  A lot.  We must have … Continue reading

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4 weeks on

It’s been 4 weeks.  It still sucks.  Yesterday, I went out for groceries, and as I was leaving the supermarket a bunch of employees were coming in from their smoke break.  And they smelled really, really bad, which made me … Continue reading

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Quitter

The Pedal Pusher has been my LBS of choice for almost 2 years.  I haven’t kept track of the exact figures, but its probably safe to say that I could have bought a new bike or two by now if … Continue reading

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Christmas-y trees and those things on the roof

So we’re going out of town just after the great unwrapping and decided that a real tree is a bad idea this year.  (For the record, I think a real tree is a bad idea every year.)  We went to … Continue reading

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8 weeks of pure blech

Today I started an 8 week “beginners” training program for cycle touring.  Not that I’m going on a tour mid-December.  I’m just tired of being fat and out of breath.  6 miles today at about 12mph with some serious climbing.  … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, and the very, very lazy

So I finished January with daily rides. Here’s the stats: January 29: 2.6 January 30: 1.4 January 31: 2.6 Annual miles: 125.7 Miles to go: 4874.3 February has been a bust. I’m tired of the cold, taking 15 minutes to … Continue reading

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Mileage report

January 23rd: 5.4 January 22nd: 1.7 January 21st: 2.9 Annual Mileage: 105 (Woohoo!  I broke 100 miles!) Miles to go: 4895 I weighed myself the other day.  Looks like I’ve lost about 5 pounds this month.  Another woohoo!

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Odds and ends

Cleaning out the mental attic here. Lots of crap, cruft and other boring stuff. I’ll start with mileage. January 20th: 2.6 miles (15F, feels like 2!) January 19th: 20 miles! w00t! January 18th: 1.4 January 17th: 4 January 16th: 2.6 … Continue reading

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Cravings

Tonight I rolled over to the supermarket (where they know me by name) to get some junk food. I had been craving something bad for me all day. Christie brought me a quarter pounder with cheese and fries, but it … Continue reading

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New Year’s Revolutions

Yep, reVolutions. But only because it’s kitschy and most of my resolutions are bike-related. The past decade has been devoid of those insane promises to do stuff I have no intention of doing. And I’m not about to resolve to … Continue reading

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