My knee is not fully better, but i just couldn't sit at home and let RAGBRAI happen, and not be there, so i did the last 2 days. I was pretty happy with how well my knee held up.
I was really happy with the amount of good food i found this year. There are certainly vendors happy to sell you all sorts of junk food, just like anywhere else, but i also happened to find a lot of vendors selling good stuff. I bought some fresh made watermelon juice after the ride from a guy who…Continue
Still recovering from the accident. I had no idea how bad it was injured at first. I still have daily pain in my knee, and in the spot that hit the ground, which was my shoulder.
I have started riding my bike to and from work, a few days a week. It will probably be another few months until i am completely healed, but the doctor doesn't think there will be permanent issues from my knee injury, and hopefully there is nothing permanent in the shoulder. I still can't jog. I did…Continue
I was on my way home from work the other day when a lady didn't look before pulling away from a stop sign, putting her car directly in my bicycle's path. My bike "T-boned" her car, which stopped the bike, but i kept going. My knee took the entire force of the impact on her rear door, then i flipped over the car, and hit the ground, very hard.
So, now i can't jog or ride my bike, and i can only walk a little bit. I am so bored!!! I'm able to walk more now than in the…Continue
I ran the Naperville, IL Turkey Trot this morning. This was the first time i have run more than 2 miles without stopping in 15 YEARS!!! Not since i was 16 years old!!!
I didn't run the whole 3.2 miles, but i ran until i puked, and then started running again. I made it about 2.75 miles without stopping. I ran it in 36 minutes flat, which is not good for many runners, but i couldn't be happier about it. I now have the opportunity to beat this time on future…Continue