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2/1/12...Vacation Coming Up
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      5 comments

I'm taking a day of vacation Friday. There's a little get together my cycling team is having at one of our LBS's (and a team sponsor). There, I should get to meet the poor soul who agreed to have me be their teammate in the upcoming Sub 9 Death ... Read more
1/31/12-- Reality Bites
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

I saw a message written on the rear window of an SUV this morning that pretty well summed up my feelings. Hmmm...rereading that, it appears the SUV summed up my feelings. Not so. It was the message. I should probably go back and rewrite that, bu... Read more
1/30/12--A Scary Day Part 2
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      6 comments

So I get shin splints. Yippee Skippy. Everybody gets them . I wasn't very surprised. my shoes were a bit long in the tooth and I planned on replacing them this coming weekend. Instead, I ran up to Kohls to get a new pair tonight and that's when ... Read more
1/30/12--A Scary Day Part 1 (I got to the bottom and couldn't add any more)
Monday, January 30, 2012      0 comments

I'm really digging having Monday's off. I get my 40 hours in Tuesday through Friday, get some O.T. in on Saturday, then have 2 days off. suddenly, Monday has become a nice, relaxed day. Yesterday, I went for a run. It was my scheduled long... Read more
Sunday, January 29, 2012      3 comments

Today has the makings to be a day most interesting. First off, I aim to move on to Stage 2 of the Great Quinoa Experiment. Stage 1 consisted of making some quinoa and mixing it with some sauted veggies ('shrooms, zucchini, green pepper, oni... Read more
1/27/12--Finishing My Coffee.
Friday, January 27, 2012      4 comments

I took a day of vacation yesterday so I could take my daughter to an open house at a vocational school. She was talking about getting in the LPN program, but once there she saw some other programs to check out as well. The LPN program looks... Read more
1/25/12--Welcome To Bizaro-world...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      3 comments

I had a good plan for today. It didn't pan out, but it was a good day indeed. My daughter is thinking about going to vocational school next year to study to be an LPN. Tomorrow is a parents night that she wants me to go to. This morning, at 5 am... Read more
1/24/12--Breaking The Bonds Of Inertia
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      4 comments

Last week, for various reasons, I hit a rough patch. I couldn't get out. Not to run, not to ride. I think it started with my change in work hours. Getting home 2 hours later than I used to, but still going in at the same time has put pressure on... Read more
1/23/12---Lovely...Just Freaking Lovely....
Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

So Sunday I went up to my girlfriend's house to make use of her wifi while she worked. I needed to leave around midnight and proceeded to lock my cell phone and keys in her house. Fortunately, my car was unlocked, so I have shelter from the thun... Read more
1/22/12--Now What?
Sunday, January 22, 2012      1 comments

So I went grocery shopping today. No biggie. Normally, it wouldn't wouldn't warrant a mention. Just one of those routine chores that everybody does. Everybody, but me. I live in a crappy, crowded, 1 bedroom apartment in a semi-sleazy comple... Read more
1/21/12 Cycling Fashion And Psycho Rednecks (Coop, This Is For You)
Saturday, January 21, 2012      11 comments

Where I live is not very bicycle friendly. Sure, we have some nice trails, but venture on to the road and you're going to be dodging spit, chucked beer bottles, epithets, and pick ups. Not to mention hearing, "Get on the effing sidewalk!!!!" on ... Read more
1/20/12--I Almost Got Out...
Friday, January 20, 2012      1 comments

Okay, 3 days without running or biking. I'm getting twitchy and just a tad crabby. I can barely utter or type a coherent sentence. It's to the point that I'm considering blowing off working o.t. tomorrow to get in a little of each. Almost. My c... Read more
1/19/12--Ruh Ro...
Thursday, January 19, 2012      2 comments

For the most part, I like working 4 10 hour shifts per week. The nights seem more relaxed and I get an extra day off. But there are drawbacks.... For sleep, I need a routine. I can deviate from the routine every now and then, but not often.... Read more
1/18/12--Oh, Well...There Are Days Like This....
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      3 comments

The plans I had for today.... I had planned on a three mile run. Instead, no cardio at all. I had planned on getting in some strength training. Nope. I had planned on a breakfast of cereal. My girlfriend invited me to go out to a... Read more
1/16/12--I Treated Myself...(Part II)
Monday, January 16, 2012      1 comments

Let me explain something. I had planned on taking my laptop down to Starbucks to write this. Instead, I'm using my smartphone and it is doing odd things that are causing this blog to be done in parts. It's also causing me to periodically test it... Read more

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