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By dev trash (Sun Mar 21, 2010 at 08:32:41 PM EST) (all tags)
A wrap up of my weekend.


Friday after work, feeling the spring air got me thinking perhaps I should get a 6 pack of something from the Beer Haus.  So I did.  The place was empty which is nice on one hand, and bad on another.  Either way, I peruse the coolers and decide that I'll try the Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA.  It's cold so I drive right home and place it in the fridge.  I also move my big ass mug to the freezer.  Then I venture off to the gym.

I've noticed lately that I seem to do a little better on the weight loss since I've limited the exercising to 35-40 minutes.  So I ride the bike for 35 minutes.

I return home, make a salmon melt and some sweet potato fries in the oven.  I'm not a fan of toasting my bread, it turned out not so bad.

I eat and drink some of the IPA.  It is.  Well it's more in your face than I am used to regarding beers.  I down two of them and think, well it's not terrible, may as well drink the other two.  At some point I open up Chat Roulette.  This gets a few people to stop and laugh or whatnot when I have the big ass mug up to my mouth.

At one point three women pop up and they're smiling and laughing and then they motion for me to not go.  Yeah, okay.  And then a close up of a nipple pops up.  Now I may be a bit drunk but come on ladies, that's not a female nipple.  I type something like 'Oh My' and the camera comes out and there's a dude laughing and they type 'LOL GOT YA LOL'.

I turn off Chat Roulette and finish the beer.  A few minutes later it hits me like a freight train.  Must lay down quickly as the room is spinning.  I turn the lamp on and lay down.

I pass out.  I wake up a few hours later, turn on my fan, turn out the lights and go back to sleep.

Saturday I had planned on going for the first bike ride of the year, at the local railtrail.  I woke up mid morning, not really hung over, but still a bit tired.  I toy around a bit and eat lunch.  This consisted of bacon.  I wait a bit and eat a fiber bar.  About 40 minutes later I feel a headache coming on.  And my stomach is all queasy.  So I drink some water and try not think of the headache.

At 5PM I give in and go find some pain meds.  All I have are Tylenol PM.
So I take two, and lay down.  I wake up at 10PM.  Pissed off because the awesome false spring day has been wasted.

Today I am determined to get out on the trail.  I try getting up at 9, but I'm still very tired, since I went to sleep again after midnight.  I do get up at 11, and make some eggs.  I let that settle for an hour and decide that I'm not getting a headache nor is my tummy upset so I am good to go.  I get the bike all in order. Oiled the chain, air in the tires.  One half of the bike computer is dead.  So I go with the GPS for time and distance.

The trail, and park are FULL of people.  It's a warm spring day and it seems everyone is out and about.  I count at least 15 dogs.  All on leashes  which is quite a shocker.  The trail is in shitty shape, so bad that I'm thinking of driving to the second trail head this summer to avoid this crappy section.  The first section is parallel to an active rail line so it gets a lot of construction traffic.

I ride for about 8.3 miles in 52:45 minutes.  The key metric for me though is I didn't have to stop and rest at the usual spots like last year.  The exercising at the gym has paid off I guess.

As I was driving home an ambulance was heading to the park, I'm sure someone slipped and fell at the falls, or perhaps someone drowned jumping of the rail trestle.

And now I have to go to work for 5 days straight before I can be out on the trail again, and that makes me a sad panda.

I took some video of the raging river too.  It can be viewed at Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtb0mLtiTHU

Says it is not yet processed, so it may not work, but I uploaded it 3 hours before this diary so who knows what is going on

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Sometimes YouTube is just slow. by muchagecko (2.00 / 0) #1 Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 12:47:58 AM EST
Your video is working now. Looks like a nice ride.


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