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Making up for lost time
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      11 comments

In a small sense I'm making up for lost time because I signed up to go white water kayaking in Costa Rica for a week in January. That will take some of the sting out of losing the entire summer season to rehab my rotator cuff surgery. In a... Read more
Finally! A ride with DDORN. :-)
Sunday, October 09, 2011      15 comments

ge.asp?id=DDOORN Don and I have known each other through SP for 2-3 years and although we live not far from each other and w... Read more
Back where I belong with my butt in a boat.
Sunday, October 02, 2011      14 comments

At the beginning of May the surgeon and PT said, "NO PADDLING IN RIVERS UNTIL OCTOBER." History of all that is here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Rockstars of Maintenance
Friday, September 30, 2011      52 comments

The statistics are disheartening no matter how you define weight maintenance. Here are two extremes: 5% of people manage to stay within about 5 lbs of their goal weight. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.
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Free Will versus Genetics?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      13 comments

Last month there was an article published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association that caused a flurry of response in the world of weight control. It had to do with the idea of reframing obesity as a result of genetic tendencies in... Read more
What I WANTED to eat today vs what I actually DID eat...
Friday, September 16, 2011      8 comments

I'm still using the trick of tracking what I want to eat and choose not to, alongside what I actually DO eat. I got this idea from NELLJONES. More about that here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Can you learn impulse control?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      13 comments

Binging and night eating are tough for me. When I get the urge to eat when I'm alone, it can be extremely difficult to break the chain between the urge and getting up to go to the refrigerator. It appears I have problems with impulse contr... Read more
Back to my regularly scheduled programming...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      4 comments

Now that I've been discharged from PT I'm going to try and resume my original exercise schedule: M - Tae Kardio at lunchtime, Body Pump Class in the evening Tu - XC ski at lunchtime (if there is snow), Spinning in the evening W - Tae ... Read more
Discharged from PT! Finally! After 6 months!
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      11 comments

At the end of March I tore my rotator cuff snowboarding. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=4126192 I started going to PT way back then. After a month and a second surgeon opinio... Read more
Intro kayaking trip
Sunday, September 11, 2011      8 comments

My friend Peter and I led an intro kayaking trip today to the south end of Cayuga Lake for the Cornell Outing Club. We brought three undergrads with us. Here we are, tying the boats onto my car: ... Read more
104 miles biked, 3509 calories burned, $431.85 raised for HIV research and care
Saturday, September 10, 2011      10 comments

The original blog post I'd prepared disappeared (thanks, Chrome.) and I'm not going to write the whole dang thing again. Here is the abbreviated version: I rode in the AIDS Ride for Life century again this year. Here is a map wi... Read more
Shhhhh. Don't tell my PT or my surgeon...
Sunday, September 04, 2011      9 comments

I kayaked in the lake today (which was according to the PT's suggestion). The shoulders felt OK, if a little sore. What I WASN'T supposed to do is roll my boat. But I felt pretty good and I have been wondering all this time if I might... Read more
Tracking what I DON'T eat...
Saturday, September 03, 2011      20 comments

In the ongoing quest for tools to break the link between thought and action in impulsive eating, I've been trying a technique suggested by someone who is a member of the At Goal and Maintaining team. teams.sparkpeople.com/ma
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6.7 miles paddled in support of local hospice
Monday, August 15, 2011      10 comments

Last year I swam in this event. www.womenswimmin.org/ www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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2 rides, 80 miles this weekend
Monday, August 08, 2011      12 comments

Between all kinds of little things going on like a horrendous sunburn a few weeks ago (that peeled and scabbed for 3 weeks), an aborted kayak camping weekend, super hot weather, super rainy weather, weird work schedules, etc. I had somehow manag... Read more

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