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The Cutest Pics EVER

I might be a little biased, but I can't stop smiling at the pics that Karel took while I was away in Denver. By the way, it's GREAT to be home!!!












In Denver!

I'm currently in the Mile High City and getting as many red blood cells as I possibly can, before I return to Jax on Fri night.
I am attending the American Dietetic Association Adult Weight Management certification course which is a valuable certification in my future field of dietetics. It is only the first day and my mind is soaked with information and I'm trying to process it all. I'm learning some new info with new research but a lot of the info is material that I learned in my dietetic program.
Unfortunately, this course will not provide me with tips and advice for all you multisport athletes out there. If you are over 400 lbs and looking for behavior modification tips, exercise guidelines and VLCD (very low calorie diet) suggestions, I can tell you all about that.
In all honesty, this certification course is very important for me as a future RD (registered dietitian) who holds a MS (master of science). As most of you know, from reading my blog, I love educating other…

For the mountain bikers

This post is once again about Karel. It seems as though my life is pretty routine lately so I am enjoying living off the excitement that Karel brings into my life.
Sat morning was the Fixed Gear World Championships. 7 miles. Up and down the Nocatee bridge (twice). All for fun but Karel really went to extremes to make sure he was representing the fixies out there. Although fixed gear riding isn't as popular here in Florida as it is in other states like California, there was a good turn out at the beach for the fixed gear race.




As for me, I joined the beach ride once again and sure did suffer out there. I just couldn't stay on a wheel. The wind was blowing crazy hard and with the cooler temps (around 60-65 degrees while we were riding) I was having a hard time finding my rhythm. But, as usual, I love being on my bike, I love being outdoors, I love suffering and I love staying active. After the ride I decided to go for a run. My first brick after IMKY but it didn't really f…