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    Thanks

    Knew I'd get lots of good feedback here...
    OK, so do the rehab (and do some strenghtening in advance if I can). Find cardio I can do (walk, spin). Be patient. Stock freezer. Volunteer/support...
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    fully torn rotator cuff

    Great. Home with the flu and ortho doc calls to tell me, based on the MRI done last week, my right rotator cuff is fully torn and that means surgery on April 5, followed by 6 weeks in a sling, 3...
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    is this the seat...

    that came with the bike? Others may disagree, but I have found that "original" seats are not top-quality. Or maybe they are for some, but they don't suit everyone. If you like your old saddle, change...
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    Girl, stop showing these people that stuff. They...

    Girl, stop showing these people that stuff. They won't come down here. We can protect them. :D

    Everybody else, we're not ALL that way. Our regular Tuesday night social ride ends at a place with...
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    We should do it. How perfectly stupid this is...

    We should do it. How perfectly stupid this is...
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    Yay!!! More great advice. TE forum rocks! I will...

    Yay!!! More great advice. TE forum rocks! I will check for the Garneau insoles. And you are so right...saddle, shoes, shorts, it's all about making riding fun and as pain-free as possible. thanks...
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    Well what do you know? I went to the orthopedic...

    Well what do you know? I went to the orthopedic foot doc today and that's exactly what I have, the Morton thingy! Bless you! I will now seek out a larger toe box, get thin sox and maybe a gel insert....
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    hey lo123

    Thanks! I am going to check out northwave. Sure wish I could try some on, but maybe I can order them and send them back if they don't feel good...

    I think one approach might be to get orthotics...
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    Ha!

    I get that a lot.:D Sorta did it on purpose for fun. Thanks for the welcome back! Your posts are always good!
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    OH my achin' dogs

    Hi y'all,

    It's been a while since I posted, but always get the very best info here!

    I've searched the forum, let me say that first, and have gathered some info, but want to specifically ask you...
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    ouch

    There have been times I'd have sworn my shorts were on fire, riding in the July heat. Friction: It ain't your friend. Thank goodness for chamois butter.:o
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    Happy Birthday to Meeeee!

    Well, I didn't get to ride today, as I'm recovering from a hysterectomy (2 weeks ago today) but I'm cheerful anyway as I did get a birthday in. ;)

    The weather here was gorgeous this weekend but...
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    uhhh

    podrunner? pedalradio? Somebody clue me in. I haven't tried to find a podcast like this yet, but it sounds like a good way to avoid boredom from the same ole playlists...
    Thanks,
    SWB
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    Hysterectomy recovery--update

    Hi ladies!

    Lots of you offered well wishes, which I was grateful for, so I wanted to update you. Surgery was Monday a week ago. Took a bit longer than usual because Doc was determined to stay with...
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    Thanks everyone

    Lots of good advice and encouragement here.

    A couple wondered if this decision was made with due regard. Well, here's the deal. I had an abnormal pap smear in early November followed by 2 biopsies...
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    Thanks, all, for both the cautions and the...

    Thanks, all, for both the cautions and the encouragement. Sounds like this is what I expected in terms of taking it slowly, listening to the doc and paying attention to my body.

    As you all know,...
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    Hysterectomy

    Happy New Year, everybody!

    I have just learned that I will need a total H, now scheduled mid-Feb. They will try laproscopic but may need to open, just depending. Doc says 4-6 weeks off work. Down...
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    what I always say is...

    hey, you gotta look good doing it. Can't have too many jerseys/matching socks!:)

    And somebody on here got me going on a cashmere zip-up hooded jacket from Patagonia that I just LOVE!
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    Look now

    Your LBS is already discounting 07 bikes. The 08 bikes are already posted on all the major manufacturers' web sites. See my "bike lust" post on this topic; I just got a new '07 bike 30% off! You are...
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    Thanks, y'all!

    Birmingham. You probably know better, but folks who've never been to north central Ala tend to think it's flat, but it's not--we're in the Appalachian foothills, so we do some climbing. So yes, we...
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    Agreed

    I could not resist this bike once I rode it yesterday. And the price was right--30% off, and just my size! (53 cm). It is a perfect fit, and there was no looking back.

    My new baby. Look at those...
  22. Yay, Jayjay!

    You will find plenty of encouragement and good info here among the sistahs of TE.

    I can't imagine where I'd be today (mentally or physically) if I had not gotten on the bike in Feb of '05. My...
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    bike lust ;)

    Hi all, I haven't posted in awhile; good to chat again.

    I've been riding about 2.5 years, mostly group/club rides and a few touring trips, couple of centuries, the MS 150, that sort of thing. I...
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    Yikes! Hadn't thought about all that. OK, I'll...

    Yikes! Hadn't thought about all that. OK, I'll get a diva and practice some, but mayabe stick with super tampons for the ride. Thanks, Emily. And yeah, if this keeps up I will talk to doc about...
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    Sort of all of the above:cramps, heavy flow (like...

    Sort of all of the above:cramps, heavy flow (like changing a super tampon and pad every hour, sometimes more) and thus I haven't been on the bike, so I'm losing strength as well as iron, I imagine...
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