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Monthly Archives: September 2010

The mind is willing but the knees are weak

September 27, 2010 | 12:42 pm

Curesam.com is mainly about diabetes and cycling, but other things get in the way from time to time. Some good, some not so. I got into road cycling last summer and, as a result, have done less running this year … Continue reading


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What the dentist said

September 26, 2010 | 7:44 pm

This is something I didn’t expect to learn at the dentist. I was being the conscientious dad when we all went to the dentist on Thursday night. It was the first time Samuel had gone since he was diagnosed, so … Continue reading


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Sunday morning ride

September 26, 2010 | 6:08 pm

Did two hours this morning. Details below. It was one of those mornings when I spend ages thinking about how many layers to wear. It didn’t look like rain and it stayed dry. But autumn is definately coming and so … Continue reading


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First ride since Paris

September 23, 2010 | 6:10 pm

Now this is more like it! I was home from work early this evening, so took the chance to go for a ride, hoping to dodge the showers. No such luck – I got soaked but I don’t care. I … Continue reading


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That’s the way to do it!

September 23, 2010 | 12:31 pm

I came across this video via Twitter. What a great shop. I work in retail, we sell video games, but if we were selling bikes, I reckon I would do it just like these guys!!! Definately makes me want to … Continue reading


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Depressed!!!

September 23, 2010 | 6:09 am

I am not getting out on my bike! I haven’t been able to get a ride in since we got back from London to Paris. Thats 10 days ago!!! Life just keeps getting in the way…. I was all set … Continue reading


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Fund raising

September 21, 2010 | 7:19 am

This week my mind turns to fund raising. And not just for Diabetes UK. I have been fund raising quite regularly over the last five or six years with a small team of other like minded parents from my children’s … Continue reading


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The next challenge…?

September 19, 2010 | 7:12 pm

How about this for the next challenge? 171 miles from coast to coast cycling in some beautiful countryside, presumably a lot of it on traffic free routes…? Look’s great and its brand new!!


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London to Paris Cycle Challenge 2010 video

September 19, 2010 | 6:42 pm


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Fast forward 10 years from now

September 19, 2010 | 12:41 pm

One of the first things that struck me when Samuel was diagnosed was how basic, almost backwards, his treatment and care seemed to be. Essentially, we count the amount of carbs he eats and balance it with insulin. I remember … Continue reading


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