When I stepped onto the scale this morning, just a couple days after the end of the holiday season, I dreaded what would appear on the display. Imagine my delight when the number was much lower than I expected! You see, last year on Jan. 2, 2017, I weighed four pounds more and that was after consistently participating in a month-long holiday fitness challenge in December … [Read more...] about Weight Loss: The Number on the Scale Could be Misleading
Discover how much fun it is to bike with other women on roads and mountain trails winding past vineyards and beachs, through forests and deserts, and offering panoramic vistas. After the ride, relax and relive the ride with new gal pals while enjoying local cuisine, sightseeing, and more. Make it a getaway of vacation to remember! The women's-only bicycle rides and events … [Read more...] about 2018 Women’s Only Bike Rides, Tours & Events in the U.S.
I'm about 10 days away from the Nevada Senior Games' 5K cycling time trial and less than 14 days away from the Huntsman World Senior Games' 5K cycling hill climb and 20K cycling time trial. My 1500 meter and 5K race walks happen the following week. You know where my head is? I hope so, because I don't! Well, actually, I do. My head is not in the game and neither is my … [Read more...] about What are You Saying to Yourself?
Am I ready for my cycling and race walking races coming up in October? Uh, no. I always feel that way in the weeks and days leading up to events. My biking and walking training hasn't gone the way I would like but it never does. It's not a perfect world. What I am happy about is my improve eating habits. More home cooking, less eating out. Far less sugary things (yep, … [Read more...] about Countdown to Fall Races
Well, I finally got off the fence...though I'm not sure whether to cheer or say "Yikes!" Today I signed up for the Division IV (novice) 5K hill climb and the 20K time trial cycling events at the Huntsman World Senior Games, set for Oct. 10 and Oct. 11, respectively. I can feel those pre-race butterflies starting to flutter. They're going to spark a range of thoughts from "What … [Read more...] about It’s Official: Time for Jitters, Can-do Thinking