I’m through week three, and I’m feeling downright fabulous. Lots of energy, clearer skin, clothes are getting baggy, it’s rad. Although I’m starting to fantasize about a glass of wine. Amazing how when you don’t shove your face full of…

Well, by the end of the day, I will have made it one week (or a quarter of the way) through this journey. Like I mentioned before, my biggest challenge so far has been giving up coffee. However, by day…

Well, I’m made it three whole days. On morning four, I can tell you a few things about this experience so far. I thought my biggest issue would be with sugar, and on stressful days, alcohol. Whenever I quit sugar…

You may be thinking to yourself: I’ve been refreshing this blog daily, anxiously awaiting a new post, where the heck has that girl been? Well, here’s a little non-secret: when I’m not really training much or not feeling that great…

GPET #2 - Hood River Double Cross, a Comedy of Errors

I don’t even know where to begin with this race. First, the result: I got 3rd. I lost 2nd by ONE SECOND. The race started out really well. As in, I was in the lead, which is pretty good. But…

Well, it finally happened. I wasn’t physically or mentally prepared, but I did it, I raced cyclocross on Saturday. The day before I couldn’t stand up straight, my lower back hurt so bad. Every time I tried to stand up…

After my last post about how I need to post more to motivate myself, I actually went out and rode 55 miles by myself in 90 degree heat. Not sure how smart that was, but I did it. I rode….

I can hardly believe that short track is over, since that means two things: summer is past the hump and heading toward fall, and cross is just around the corner (and it seems that everyone instantly started training for cross…

I was going to write up a post about how I did absolutely nothing for a week after McKenzie crashfest, but I’m not really sure what to say about that, other then what I just said. So instead, I’m sitting…

McKenzie River Trail

Well, I had a good run. I didn’t have a bad crash on my mountain bike in a long time. I’ve had a few times when I stumbled and put a foot down, but nothing I would call a “crash”…