Showing posts from August, 2006

Please don't rain on my parade

So yesterday it rained, so I couldn't jump on the bike...well today it rained too. And I am not talking small dribble I am talking white-out, painful pelting of rain that NO ONE would want to ride in.
I must admit, after my ride the other night my butt was oh so thankful for that rain! Today I looked at a web page that had pictures from the ride though, talk about motivation. I am amazed that every picture has someone smiling! The entire ride!! They actualy look like they are enjoying themselves.
I am getting excited to start my fundraising..won't be long and I can register and have my rider # begins

Well today it all begins..the long but well worthwhile adventure of blood,sweat and I am sure some tears. My goal, taking part in the Act 5 ride for Aids. I have just under 1 year to prepare for this event that will "be long, it will be hard. It will be fun. And, it may very well be the best days of your life."
I suppose I should also some up with some crafty words of why I am choosing to do this, or what propells me on my mission but frankly, I just want to. I just want to be a part of something bigger than myself.
So, here is where I will put it all down, here is where I will journal my feelings, my fears (wow there are so many!)
Things I know right now...I am scared to death about how this will work...300-350 miles??!! in 4 days??!! And how in the world will I come up with the minnimum amount of money I am supposed to raise? I suppose here is where I must have faith, trust, and hope in people. People that can give to someone else for a worthy cause...
So, here w…