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In 2008, I documented my journey to become a triathlete. A couch potato most of my life, I began cycling as a means to weight loss in 2006 and over that year, fell in love with biking, and lost 20 lbs. As my fitness level increased, I began to wonder if I could run, and in 2007, I had run my first... Full Bio
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Test post by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking So I thought I'd try posting from my iPad to see how easy (or difficult) it would be to blog when I'm travelling.  I suspect I will be a little more limited in options, but ... Read on »
April 5, 2015 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Well as of today, I am now officially a member of the 55-59 age group and I even qualify for the 55+ senior discounts.  I don't know if I should be happy or depressed but ... Read on »
December 5, 1975 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Memories of a December Day   It started like any other day, and could have ended in the usual way, and almost did. Except for one incident, warranting n ... Read on »
November 30, 2014 - Best Laid Plans by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking As you know, the motto of my blog is "It's never too late to be what you might have been". I was watching a movie I purchased online this month that follows six people ... Read on »
Twofer - November 22/23, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking So I forgot was too busy lazy to post yesterday.  I was actually too "busy" most of the day and then I finally remembered I hadn't blogged just as I was going to bed, and t ... Read on »
November 21, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking And on the 21st day, she slept. Read on »
November 20, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking It's not about the nail. OK this video has nothing much to do with anything on my blog but I just thought it was so true and so funny, I had to post it. If you've ever ... Read on »
November 19, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking 29 years ago today, I gave birth to my second daughter.  I've always thought that mothers are the ones who should get gifts on the birthdays. I can't believe I have kids th ... Read on »
Sourdough Starter Part 3 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Sunday, Nov. 16, 4 pm -  1 cm rise I'm getting excited about this batch of starter. I have a feeling it's going to work this time. There's lots of bubb ... Read on »
Book Club by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking So last month I joined a book club. I've always been a reader. When I was a kid, I would often devour a novel in a day. I remember riding my bike to piano lessons ea ... Read on »
Sourdough Starter Part 2 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking My new batch of sourdough starter began to bubble on Day 2.  Today is the end of Day 3. Between feedings, I am storing my jar in the oven, with the oven light on, and the d ... Read on »
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking You may have noticed I'm not posting about my workouts.  Um, that's just because I have so many other much more interesting things to tell you.  (I promise I will run tomor ... Read on »
An Adventure in Sourdough Bread by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I've always found great weight-loss success with a paleo-ish diet - that is, cutting out grains and other high glycemic foods like rice and potatoes.  But I don't really li ... Read on »
November 10, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Tomorrow is Remembrance Day so we had a touching assembly at school today. I didn't work out today so instead, I will tell you about my Grandpa. My paternal Grandfat ... Read on »
November 9, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I ran today.  Third time this week.  More yay me.  My back felt ok and I was able to run a steady 3/1 the whole time so my 30 minute mileage has increased from 3.4 km last ... Read on »
November 8, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking So my kind friend Lybbe mentioned me in her blog post today. It seems my attempt to kick start my own good habits has motivated her to do the same. And that, my friends, is ... Read on »
November 7, 2014 by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking It's Friday - 'nuff said. Read on »