Friday, June 29, 2012

Friday Inspiration

This is a great story from VeloNews. A must read.

Two years ago, Ernest Gagnon weighed 570 pounds. The 30-year-old lived in self-imposed exile in his Massachusetts apartment, leaving only to go to work and to the grocery store. He was depressed, lonely and suffering from crippling anxiety.
Then the doctors gave him the news and two choices: Gagnon had type 2 diabetes; he could undergo gastric bypass surgery or die. 
Gagnon chose a third option — cycling.

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This story (like most stories) makes me want to grab my bike and make a break for it; even today when this is happening:


2 comments:

Shryke said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UVmMAYq1Hok

m e l i g r o s a said...

whether weight, depression and many other issues, a bike could help but it takes a big shove - sometimes initiated by oneself.

we humans are sensitive beings
thanks for sharing this,xxom