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Day 8

Ever since I started the bike my body is looking better and better, and although I've got a long way to go, figuratively and literally, I'm beginning to look and feel better about my progress. The only problem is, the last time I wrote was Monday and it is now Saturday and now I'm going to have to write furiously to keep up to the weight I lost. When I first began this diet, it was the other way around: I wrote a lot to help distract me from feeling hungry, and now I slacked off with that (bad writer, no cookie!) and have a lot of catching up to do. 
I did 10 miles on the bike yesterday so so far I've ridden 30 miles in three days. That really doesn't seem very far at all. The destination I've picked is San Francisco. It's about 8 hours or so from here. Carson City/Reno is about 5 hours, and I remember when we went to Lake Tahoe (first time for both of us) and Zepher's Cove at sunset it was near the beginning of our relationship and we walked on the beach and it was beautiful and peaceful. Of course I was thinking of different B-movies from the 50's that have been shot there, like "The Creeping Terror". I'm such a romantic! And speaking of romantic, I'll be writing on "Heiress of Shadows" today and hopefully be making some progress. I rotate projects on different days of the week because I have so many ideas, but "Heiress" is one of my favorites. 

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