Falling off the Orange Bike

Well, last week was not a good week for the Girl on the Orange Bike. I’m not going to pretend otherwise. Like most new commitments to health, I took a fork in the road. Yes, I fell off the Orange Bike.

Ok, not literally fell off (although it still hurt). No, More like I fell off the wagon. I didn’t ride. (As the crowd begins to say “Oh nooooo”). Yep, for whatever list of excuses I could toss out, I didn’t do my stair stepping (darn and I had just got to the 300 step mark before passing out too). And I didn’t ride. But on the positive side, no matter how much I am still craving my Coke, I haven’t caved on that. (So I’m still batting .333% which would be great in baseball)

Sure, I could blame the company we had at the house (didn’t want to make all that noise on the stepper). Or I could say I ran late to work each day so I didn’t get to ride before opening. I’m sure I could list off hundreds, no thousands of excuses, I mean reasons. But I wont. Bottom line is, I lost focus.

Howeverrrrrrrrrrrrrr, the good news is, I hopped on that stepper today determined to get back on track. I was certain I would have fallen back to the 100 steps, I began with. But after pushing through the 3 minutes of boredom I was able to get back to my 300. Yahoo, no set back just a stall. I was then determined to ride today but excuse #1485 came into play and I missed that one. But I will prevail and ride tomorrow!

I will not be a statistic. I will not be part of the 95% that stop in February. It was just a coincidence I tell you!

So tomorrow I’ll dust off the seat bike from the week of dust it has collected (Cuz if I don’t, my butt will have dust all over it and how embarrassing would that be?)

If all goes well, in two weeks when it is time for my update, I will be proud to say I’m still off the Coke (the drink not the other stuff silly), stepping 400 steps and back to twirling around the subdivision again.

As a side note, my fingers are getting a great work out each day from the Post a Day in 2012. They are like super human fingers.    😀

~~~till we laugh again~~~

 

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0 thoughts on “Falling off the Orange Bike

      1. photosfromtheloonybin

        It’s too bad we live so far apart because I could have provided very humorous photos for your blog this morning. Yesterday, a master of torture gave us an exercise class on the evil wiggle machines, and I kinda overdid it. This morning, when I woke up, I could hardly walk. Because this horrific pain resulted mostly from doing squats you can imagine what I looked like today every time I tried to sit in a chair or on the toilet and then get back up again. It was priceless to others but incredibly painful to me. And my lovely male household kept poking my thighs and laughing when I screamed!!! Nice eh?

        1. tadams4u

          Ok, now I’m laughing at you… I mean with you…. See, you should start a segment called Don’t Laugh at the Woman on the Wiggle MachineWatch her wiggle, watch her jiggle, watch her squat to pee…. See it even has a built in jingle to go with it.. LOL 😀

  1. photosfromtheloonybin

    See, I knew you would like it! But you didn’t tell me what tune the jingle should be sung to! I’ll tell you something – I really wished I was a man today when I had to pee. OMG, what am I saying?!? Of course, I don’t want to be a man. Ewwwww!!! LMAO

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