I've been clawing my way out of an exercise funk that started around the first of the year. It's been a terrible fight so far, and full of speed bumps. About eight weeks ago I started getting back to the YMCA for basketball. About six weeks ago I twisted my ankle while playing. The worst sprain in a long time. For the record, these injuries usually need a minimum of six … [Read more...] about Diversifying Exercise (and a Larry Bird)
I had the pleasure of talking with Christopher Snider, from "A Consequence of Hypoglycemia" a couple of weeks ago. He does a weekly podcast called "Just Talking", with a wide variety of guests, and it is a fun way to spend an hour. Chris also recently completed his first Tour de Cure bike ride (go Chris!), so naturally we talked a bit about my new addiction to biking, and … [Read more...] about Just Talking – When the Snow Hits the Fan
I am riding in my first ADA Tour de Cure tomorrow, and I have to admit that I'm pretty excited. I can't say enough about how thankful I am to Auntly H for spearheading this, and for getting me back on my bike after 10+ years. I have had so much fun riding so far, and am really looking forward to the ride tomorrow. But the riding does not stop tomorrow, and for that I owe … [Read more...] about You Are Why We Ride
The thoughts were nagging at me all morning. What do I do about my blood sugar? What adjustments should I make to my insulin? How should I manage my meal bolus? I was scheduled to meet up with some members of The Pancremaniacs this afternoon for our last team ride before the Tour de Cure (which is next Saturday). I've done three of these team practice rides so far, and … [Read more...] about The Effect Of My Miscalculation? Major Suckage and a Day Wasted.