16 March 2015

cardio | bike commute | hernia update

The big news is that I got a call from my doctor and after he spoke with the Radiologist I do have a hernia. I guess my hearing was somewhat selective during the ultrasound and it's actually fairly clear.

"On the Symptomatic right side, there is a broad bulging of tissue with Valsalva maneuver, including bowel anterior and inferiorly at the level of the epigastric vessel origins, which is constant with a small hernia."

The next step is to consult with a surgeon to see if this warrants fixing. Oh yeah, my PT said if I have a hernia I can't run. I guess this seals that deal. Crap.

I cheered myself up by taking pictures of bicycles on the UW campus. This gem had a frame with track dropouts (and no eyelets), a touring fork (with double eyelets), was set up as a single speed, had carbon fiber Easton handlebars and desert camouflage paint. Awesome.

I also took a new route home. It was awesome! I took my current favorite which includes Discovery Park and added Georgetown and Beacon Hill to the mix. I love it!

Sleep 7
Waking HR 4:30 AM - 46
Body Weight 6:00 AM - 187 lb.
Body Fat  
Nutrition cardio - water
ride - water
Time of Day cardio - 5:20 AM
Workout Type  
Course elliptical trainer
incline - 13
resistance - 13
Time elliptical trainer - 30 min
Distance elliptical trainer - 3.6 miles (my watch was just using its built-in accelerometer)
Pace elliptical trainer
cadence - upper 140s
Equipment ride - Raleigh Mojave 8.0

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