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Old 07-13-07, 01:26 PM
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laughably bad commute! Maybe too much info for some

Thursday. So, I got about zero sleep. Missed my 7:30 am class because I wasn't quite done writing my paper. I definitely had enough time to commute, and I thought this will wake me up, it's so nice out. It actually felt brisk for a summer morning. Later, I realized the briskness was the wind, I had a headwind mostly going north, but west some too. It was really bad. Even my 13 year old said he felt like he was going nowhere on the way to his baseball game.

Then I realized, cycling might not be the thing to do on no sleep- I was so fatigued. And my bike is very sluggish-Giant Cypress.

Then I decided to take the new route I'd been wanting to try. It actually felt longer (I don't have my computer hooked up yet). Cars went a bit faster, and on the main section of my commute there is cement thingy about 5 inches high on the side of the road, no shoulder.

Then a truck with a WIDE trailer just had to pass me on a part where it's one lane with a median, and he couldn't move over. So I had no leeway. This is about a 50 foot long median. WHY couldn't he wait for 5 seconds behind me?

I was 8 minutes late for class. On a day with a paper due. Tacky. Then my prof was giving away books. Tons of books. I took enough to pack my pannier (made me wish I used both, because it was really heavy on one side.

Ready to leave class--TOO MUCH INFO warning-- and all of a sudden I'm constipated. It doesn't happen to me too often, but oh man. No way I could ride. So I just laid on a bench and waited to be able to go, or for the feeling to go away. So i just started feeling a little better, but no BM, and took off. This is the "laughably" bad part of my story.

Took my usual route home, no headwind, took my time. The books weren't as much of a problem as I thought. But my a-hole hurt most of the way home!
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Old 07-13-07, 01:44 PM
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Omg Tmi Wtf Lol!
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Your digestive system may be reminding you that you should eat better.
I had horrible issues with both diarrhea and constipation.
After several years of tweaking things with my doctor I have learned that I have an intolerance to lactose, GERD, a problem with excessively fatty food, and needed more fiber. Plus, I had a bacteria problem that caused a severely temperamental stomach.
Hot drinks are also a wonderful thing to make you go when need be. I drink hot tea in the morning to get it over with before starting my commute. Nothing ruins a commute like needing to take a dump in the middle of a city very early in the morning.

Sorry, it takes more than your post to actually disgust me.

God I am bored today.
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I LOL'd in this thread 5 times and it's only 5 posts long.
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I need to hang out in the commuting forum as much as I used to. This is great stuff
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