Happy Thanksgiving ...
In 1621 the Pilgrims and the Indians celebrated the first Thanksgiving. Grateful for their bountiful harvest they feasted for three days. Three days of happy, joyful, culinary satiation. And why shouldn’t they? God had richly blessed them, and besides, William Bradford and the pilgrims didn’t count calories, calculate fat grams, or worry about the glycemic index of carbohydrates. Squanto and the Indians didn’t give a second thought about body fat percentage or power-to-weight ratio.
But we do.
It’s difficult to enjoy Thanksgiving because we stress about over eating. We know the suffering of going up the local climbs and know the consequences of added weight. We know that next season starts now. And we know the other guys will show up at the next ride faster than ever.
Don’t worry about it. The harvest is still bountiful and God continues to bless. Be thankful for what we have – food to strengthen and nourish, family and friends to share it with, and the ability and freedom to ride.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
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