So I ordered my new urban assault vehicle and it arrives tomorrow. Saved $150 by having it sent as a kit rather than fully assembled, which left some cash left for extra stuff like mirrors, lights, and a rear rack. Also ordered pannier bags, clipless pedals. Just like a boat, a good bike needs a name and I've decided on Greta Garbo. Not directly named after the actress but after the Van Morrison song from his Magic Times album. Assembling Greta shouldn't be too difficult but a busy week might delay things until next weekend.
So after nine months of steady effort, I have reached my goal of losing 45 pounds. nine months of commuting by bike and eating slightly smaller portions at mealtime I am now an almost svelte 200 pounds....yea me!