Some days you just have to get off the bike and go home...

Today is day 3 of Qsymia.  So far I am just on the initial 14 day transition dose to the full dose.  I'm not sure if I've noticed a difference yet.  I did manage to go the whole afternoon without much snacking, which might have contributed to my eventual meltdown in spin class.  First off, let me just say that I love spin class.  Once I get into the routine, I forget that I'm fat and I just ride my bike.  I used to belong to a boutique kind of gym that specialzed in only spin and yoga.  I loved that gym and got into a great routine of spin class tw...more

Zombie Spinning

It sounded like a good idea at the time.  Hubby had been doing it for months and suggested I join him at an early morning spin class at the gym.  With class starting before the sun came up, I thought I could get my exercise for the day with plenty of time to get ready for work.  Sounded like a plan to me....more

Canadian Cycle Class: it's like American class but with different-coloured bikes

When I was back in Canada last month, my sister, known to all just you guys as GymSis, could not wait to take me to her gym....more
@victorias_view Hehe, it's always a challenge trying to coordinate my limbs into cohesive ...more

I'm trying to love spin class...really.

Send the Men in the White Coats.  And tell them to bring their pint-sized butterfly nets....more

That seems to be the consensus: love or hate! (or love/never want to try it!) I feel like it ...more

Stuck In The Mud

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Trying Not to Vomit at the Spin Class

I have a friend who is a hard-core athlete. In her spare time she likes to teach fitness classes at a gym. She asked me to go to her spin class the other night. I said "sure," never having gone to a spin class, but thinking it would be a good workout. Like I said, she is hard-core and very competitive. I should have known that she would teach a class that would not be for sissies. ...more

The pre-dawn spin class seems to be very popular...I don't know that I can drag myself to the ...more