Friday, September 14, 2007

I made it!!!

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College is about 4 miles from my house. Thats not very far: it takes maybe 20 minutes in the car: longer during rush hour. To cycle it on one level (literally) seems easy. But college is 4 miles away and uphill virtually all the way!

So today at 1025hrs I got on my little silver MTB and I peddled. And then I pushed. And then I peddled a bit more. And then I pushed for quite a long time.. And then I peddled: and 45 minutes later I made it into college. I was very red. You could have cooked vegetables in the sweat from my back (I am a lady, I am a lady!). But I made it!!!

I can't begin to tell you how chuffed I was. Endorphins rushed round my body and made me feel all alive! Very exciting!!!

And oh my is getting home easier!! Watch this space for progress (including if I can sit down tomorrow!)

2 comments:

Michael said...

Just wait 'til winter. You have the uniquely Downsian experience of horizontal rain to look forward to!
Heh heh!
Well done on the ride in!

Karen said...

Well done!!!