My New Adventure

For the past year, I would often think about getting back into motorcycling. but didn't know if I wanted to invest in another one or not.   I grew up riding my cousins dirt bike a little bit, but mostly sat on the back.  My mom would never let me buy a motorcycle, but she did... Continue Reading →

Never Too Old

I am so excited about today's ride!  I finally rode the hardest trail for the first time this year.  I rode it a few times last year, but wanted to get stronger in my legs before trying it again this year, because it starts off on steep climb that feels like it goes on forever!  I believe... Continue Reading →

First Time Riding Alone

I finally went mountain biking all by myself!  Usually my husband goes with me, but he had to work late and the weather was perfect...so I took a chance and went.  I had such an awesome time!  I went at my own pace, and just truly enjoyed myself.  The only downside to my ride was... Continue Reading →

The Fog Is Lifting

To say that this past month  has been difficult would be an understatement because not only has it been hard physically, it has been even harder emotionally. I've never been a person to stay in the dumps very long or always feel defeated, but that is exactly how I have felt lately.  I have been... Continue Reading →

No Motivation

I am still stuck in a rut.  I have absolutely no motivation to do anything. Last month I had lower back problems and had to stop working out for 3 weeks as I recovered.  I've only been back to the gym a few times, even though my doctor gave me full release over a week... Continue Reading →

Is This What Youth Looks Like?

My mother said something on Mother’s Day while we were taking pictures that keeps resonating within me.  It resonates because I felt it deep down.  It was one of those things that you know will stay with you forever because it “struck a chord” on the inside of you. We were taking selfies together being... Continue Reading →

It’s Never Too Late

When I was in my thirties and first started out on my weight loss journey, I lived in Florida.   There was a paved bicycle trail that went from one city to another, and a friend and I would ride it a few times a week for some exercise.  My favorite part of the ride was... Continue Reading →

It Was Only Yesterday

This is me all day, every day!  I swear it was only yesterday that I was riding down the road with my Mom and I wondered what I would be like at her age, and now...well now... I'm past that age!  I think I was around 15 when that happened, so that would make her... Continue Reading →

Is This a Losing Battle?

I have always heard people make a remark that they are “fighting a losing battle.”  Today, I think I understand this statement more then I want to.   Trying to lose weight has been the hardest thing I’ve ever done, and as I get older it has become even harder.    I work out with a trainer... Continue Reading →

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