Why We Ride

Here Goes Nothing!

A couple years ago, I got a great roadbike for Christmas, but I haven’t been riding it as much as it deserves, so one of my New Year’s resolutions for 2016 was to find more bike rides to do. In my search for local bike rides, I was so excited when I came across the Tour de Cure. Not only was it a bike ride, but it benefits the American Diabetes Association, which now means more to me as of late.

Since learning that I was pre-diabetic last year, I tried to make the necessary changes in my health to ensure it doesn’t develop into diabetes. After seeing no improvements in my blood sugar levels at my annual physical earlier this year, I knew I had to really commit to a change. I can’t tip-toe around that fact that I could very well develop type 2 diabetes, so without hesitation I signed up for Tour de Cure.

I’ve set my fundraising goal at $1,000 because…

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