I can’t wait to come back!! Just last weekend, I was traveling & stressing about putting what kind of damage my bike might have suffered in the flight over … and then I struggled on the first ride … but by the end of the week- I’ve started to get the swing of things.… Read More Cycling in Hawaii
Spring is here and I’m in love. This last weekend, the husband and I traveled up to Solvang. Central California coast wine country and a weekend away for the Solvang ride… ahhhh….. ❤ Actually, the prep for the ride was a bit of a sh*t show: no bra, no socks, no water bottles, no food,… Read More Riding Solvang
I’m starting to realize a little trick when riding…especially when currently riding w my husband. See, he’s a little behind on his training and isn’t exactly as zippy as me. But I still want to ride with him, because it’s fun and helps keep him motivated. But waiting at the top of each hill gets… Read More Thanksgiving sessions…
Checkmarks & dopamine hits. I love them. My rap name would be Mama GSD = Get Sh*t Done. But last night I skipped the check mark and turned my bike around. I didn’t “complete” my intended workout. I’m still having mixed emotions over it. I was having a tough day: work travel this week, along… Read More Knowing when to turn around
Necessary evils: contracts, taxes, taking out the trash (imagine the stink!), paying your bills and…lifting weights to avoid injuries. I loath the gym. It’s how I paid my bills when I was in college; I remember many mornings in Oregon, taking my dog for a walk at 4am in the snow so that I could… Read More (Not-So) Heavy Lifting
Today’s ride was interesting, I met two ladies that I would want to ride with again. 🙂 I have my small band of guys that usually ride with… and since mountain bike group rides never seem to work in my schedule – I don’t get to met a lot of other riders unless someone actually… Read More Unexpected New Friends
As recovery is coming along slowly, I’m finding that I need other things besides riding to bring a smile to my face. I finally purchased something that I should have bought years ago: prescription sunglasses. I’ll admit, I don’t always wear my contacts (they don’t seem to get along with hours on the computer)… and… Read More Do these glasses make me look fast?