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Friday Biking Buddy

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Brie @ Brie Fit

    No embarrassment! I figure who cares, I’ll never see these people again.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Agreed! The only time I get self-conscious about it is when I see photos of me in it! That lasts forever…..

  2. Michael

    I did not eat a donut!

  3. Jess

    I think it is so cool that you and Michael share a hobby! My boyfriend and I have next to nothing in common, and he hates anything physical. It makes for hard to plan dates!

    I wear tight pants when I workout. It is important for when I’m weight lifting, so I can see my form easily. And when I am running my pants don’t flap around and annoy me.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      We didn’t really have many hobbies in common when we first met. He hated hiking (I changed that) and I wasn’t a cyclist (he changed that). I bet it is hard for you to plan dates with your honey. Maybe gentle coaxing on activity dates?

      I am with you–I hate running in pants or shorts that bunch up. I like my compression shorts.

  4. Roxie

    Just this very morning, I got caught out wearing spandex. A friend and I went for an early morning ride and then stopped for some coffee at what turned out to be a very popular place. Of course I had to run in to several people that I know. Oh well. It happens.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Of COURSE you ran into people you knew…that’s how it always is! Since I ride my bike to and from work, I have to change into my spandex clothes before I ride home. So all of my coworkers have seen me in my gear. Fun times.

  5. Jill

    I wear the spandex and just say a quick prayer that no one looks too closely. 🙂

  6. Roz@weightingfor50

    I LOVE the idea of breakfast on the bridge. What a wonderful way to meet other healthy people. Hope your weekend has been a good one Lisa.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      My weekend is going well so far. Kind of a mixture of low-key and busy social events. You?

  7. Mary @ Fit and Fed

    Good luck with the knees and the low back. Those are my two problem areas, too. I really have to be careful with both (I think I’m quite a bit older than you). My left knee was really bothering me when I started my skate yesterday, but the pain went away as it warmed up. That doesn’t mean it’s fine, though, I will need to limit my impact activities for a while if it continues. But I like to jump……

    1. Lisa Eirene

      It could be overuse–at least for me. I’m going to try it again this weekend and see if I still have pain afterward. If I do, it might be the seat adjustments.

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