No to Go: My Continuing Journey Back from Injury

The author on the eve of a metric century ride in support of breast cancer organizations

The author on the eve of a metric century ride in support of breast cancer organizations

This past June 30, I experienced a life-changing split second. In the blink of an eye, I was transformed from a distance cyclist in training, enjoying a downhill coast, to an invalid, facedown on the pavement, looking at my misshapen wrist and asking passersby to call 911 and my partner, Roy. A driver turned left into me (the driver is liable for damages), and I went flying. Though the impact gave me a concussion, chipped my left knee, ripped my left meniscus and knee cartilage, bruised my left shin bone, and broke my right wrist, I was lucid enough to ask the paramedics to make sure my ActiveLink made it into the ambulance with me. I suspected I was not going to be using it for a while, but I hoped I’d be back before too long. Continue reading

On the Web: 12 Ways to Lose Weight for Good (These May Be Familiar)

I’m always looking for good stuff about healthy living on the web. Some things are, well, lame. You know they don’t work, but people keep touting a mesmerizing panoply of get-skinny-quick schemes that may require an investment in materials, days of sub-par mental and physical function, and have an astounding boomerang effect: The weight you lose comes back just as quickly, and then some.

Some good advice from the blog Defying Lupus

Some good advice from the blog Defying Lupus

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