Category Archives: Commute

A tale of two days.

A Tale of Two Days. I know I’m preaching to the choir for other diabetics and we all have crazy diabetes days.  I had such a rough Monday, Tuesday was better but not great. I am guilty of not prioritizing … Continue reading

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Making the most of a bad situation and my fun new bike!

I planned for this Saturday as I have every other Saturday this month to go out and hit the trails on my new green machine/commuter/cross bike.  It is a no-name brand steel framed cross bike which I bought on a … Continue reading

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Feeling alive at five!!!!!

I spend most of my days indoors in an office.  The office has a nice view but its indoors and well its boring most of the time.  As I left my office today, Friday, it started to rain.  No, let … Continue reading

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Weed Farm

As I rode my bike to work today, I passed the location where I learned how to swim.  I think of it as the birthplace of Gillian the triathlete.  It was at the New City YMCA at the corner of … Continue reading

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More bang for my exercise buck?

Yesterday my workout plan included a long(er) swim.  So I packed up my wetsuit and swim gear and loaded them up in the panniers and went to work.  During the day it came to my attention that their were rip … Continue reading

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The Last Drop on Earth

We all know that when you are training and working or working and doing whatever else takes up your time that you end up sometimes doing things that others may think of as absurd or gross or whatever.  Like for … Continue reading

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The dreaded track, a chicago gem and don’t ground me mr. dentist

First things first, I made it to the track again this morning! Yay me! 🙂  two weeks in a row.  I still had to talk myself into it, which took way too long in the morning which made me late … Continue reading

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