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Ride Ryan Ride!!!

 

Hi friends and family!

The Burlington, Vermont bike ride for JDRF on July 14th will be my first long ride since becomming a mom to my twin boys who turned 1 on May 3rd.

The pregnancy and ensuing year were full of challenges. There were days where I couldn't imagine ever participating in a long distance bike ride again. Somehow, here I am! Ready to ride again!

Being a mom has also made me aware of what millions of families go through with a diagnosis of diabetes. Having a child with a life long obligation of testing blood sugar and taking insulin shots is exhausting and scary.

As always, I ride in honor of my dear friends who I watch conquer diabetes everyday. Blake, who is expecting his second child in July and Jen, who will participate in her second Ironman competition this year! 

JDRF is an amazing organization and they fight passionately against Type 1 Diabetes. Please join me and them in this cause.

Love,

Ryan


 

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3 weeks and counting...
I feel like I just got shot out of a tornado. In the last month, I've had my mom visit for one week and my dad visit for two. It was great having them here, but it made time go by very quickly. All of a sudden, Vermont is less than 3 weeks out! I need to ride and fundraise like crazy.
If you haven't sent in your donation yet, please do so.
Alex, the boys and I are off to visit Alex's family in sunny San Diego next weekend. We've rented bikes so we can keep training while we're away. Next update will be from Cali!
Ryan

by Ryan Goldberg on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 12:54 PM

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