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Forum: MS Fitness 10-07-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,038
Posted By Lucia
Thoughts while on the bike: Did I lock the front...

Thoughts while on the bike:

Did I lock the front door? Concentrate!!! Concentrate!!!!

Dang I should of put on a jacket. It's freakin cold. Better wash some fleece pullovers tonight.

Did I turn...
Forum: General 10-05-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,294
Posted By Lucia
Glad I saw this thread because a similar...

Glad I saw this thread because a similar experience is happening to me.

I just came from New York where you do walk alot on crowded streets and I found my walking awkward at best.

I find I can walk...
Forum: MS Fitness 08-14-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,612
Posted By Lucia
When I was teaching myself how to ride a bike, I...

When I was teaching myself how to ride a bike, I use to go to a nearly empty parking lot near my home.

You could see the parking lot from the street.

While practicing, rather stumbling, around on...
Forum: General 07-23-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,102
Posted By Lucia
i've had cats for most of my life. The last three...

i've had cats for most of my life. The last three were with me for over 17 years plus. They were indeed a treasure. They do cause their own brand of stress - especially when one decides that the...
Forum: MS Fitness 07-10-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,534
Posted By Lucia
I can definitely attest to that too. I think I...

I can definitely attest to that too.

I think I learned to ride my trike in small steps. First I rode around my apartment complex, then in an empty parking lot, then on the sidewalk where I live. ...
Forum: General 07-02-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,722
Posted By Lucia
You know I never liked going to any outdoor event...

You know I never liked going to any outdoor event and this was way before I was dxed with MS. I hated the crowds,the lines to get food and drink, the heat and having to go to those portable toilets....
Forum: MS Fitness 06-29-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,574
Posted By Lucia
You're lucky. I never owned a bike as a kid. I...

You're lucky. I never owned a bike as a kid. I lived most of my life in big cities where you learned to read a train/bus schedule and used the trains and buses to get around.

Nevertheless, I'm...
Forum: General 06-29-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,711
Posted By Lucia
That's funny but when I was choosing a DMD, I...

That's funny but when I was choosing a DMD, I didn't think C or A logical choices - for me.

But, in the end, we can only talk about what is logical for you and not for someone else.

From where I...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-27-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,574
Posted By Lucia
Glad to hear that you're already riding. Also,...

Glad to hear that you're already riding. Also, that you're beginning to have an idea of the type of bike that may be right for you.

They do make hybrids with 26 inch wide types. I've seen them in...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-19-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,574
Posted By Lucia
The reality is that you're going to have to make...

The reality is that you're going to have to make the rounds of the bike shops (2-3 times if you have to) to find the best bike for you.

However, some types you may want to look into are:

Adult...
Forum: MS Fitness 06-15-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,065
Posted By Lucia
Definitely agree with this one. Even reading a...

Definitely agree with this one. Even reading a book or surfing the web is better than watching tv for hours on end.

Mind you, watching tv can be relaxing. It definitely helps me to unwind but...
Forum: General 06-15-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,987
Posted By Lucia
Good grief. I saw the word shrinkage and thought...

Good grief. I saw the word shrinkage and thought of something else and then thought....how can that be a good thing?:confused:

Sorry, long day.

Yes, good news for those who feel that DMD's had to...
Forum: General 06-08-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 146,490
Posted By Lucia
Good for you!!! Having MS hasn't stopped me from...

Good for you!!! Having MS hasn't stopped me from being active either. Infact, I recently added commuting by trike.

Like you, I'm going to continue being active as long as I can. This site is a...
Forum: General 06-04-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,604
Posted By Lucia
Ouch!!!:eek: Sorry to hear about your broken...

Ouch!!!:eek: Sorry to hear about your broken leg. Hope your recovery goes by quickly and you're back to 'questing" soon.
Forum: General 06-04-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,329
Posted By Lucia
Thanks AMF for the thumps up. Wow!!!! I can...

Thanks AMF for the thumps up.

Wow!!!! I can easily see how folks can get addicted to any type of sports or exercise, especially if it suits them.

The rainy season as started in Florida but I'm...
Forum: General 06-04-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,052
Posted By Lucia
Gave myself a 2 except my bribe is McDonalds. ...

Gave myself a 2 except my bribe is McDonalds. I'm there so long I get ravenous and gotta eat before I pass out. Smelling the roasted lemon-pepper chicken doesn help either.
Forum: Gear 06-02-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,292
Posted By Lucia
Thanks pawpaw. Sorry for the late...

Thanks pawpaw. Sorry for the late acknowledgement.
Forum: General 05-31-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,329
Posted By Lucia
Update!!!

Well, I did have another aha moment and this one was a more positive and encouraging one.

In reference to the above updates, I did change the saddle and making it a three speed did make the trike...
Forum: General 05-31-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,574
Posted By Lucia
Hhhhmmmmm......I'm wondering if any major illness...

Hhhhmmmmm......I'm wondering if any major illness would also cause a high divorce rate? Would someone who had a spouse that had RA or diabetes be quicker to divorce than someone whose spouse had...
Forum: General 05-31-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,711
Posted By Lucia
You may want to browse through or post your...

You may want to browse through or post your question on this other site http://www.msworld.org. The above site has some pretty extenstive information besides having a heavier traffic volume. just...
Forum: Gear 05-09-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,027
Posted By Lucia
Dog repeller?

What's a good dog repeller.

I've encountered two dogs on my trips so far. One was on a retractible leash which meant that the dog was practically at my knee cap before the owner yanked him back....
Forum: Gear 04-30-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,292
Posted By Lucia
In MS World they are discussing cooling vests. ...

In MS World they are discussing cooling vests. One poster actually referred them here for more info.

I did go to the Polar site and saw some vestx and was about to get the evaporating kind but some...
Forum: Gear 04-22-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,292
Posted By Lucia
Pawpaw - Have you had a chance to evaluate the...

Pawpaw - Have you had a chance to evaluate the vest? Which one did you try? I went to the Polar website and saw a slew of vests.

I was trying to get a freebie but the saleslady wasn't offering...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 04-19-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,487
Posted By Lucia
I look forward to reading more about your...

I look forward to reading more about your journey. I particularly want to know why you decided to take this route for your MS.
Forum: Gear 04-19-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,416
Posted By Lucia
Yep. A cell phone is a given.

Yep. A cell phone is a given.
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