"Negativity is my worst enemy!" You might wonder why I would say such a thing, well I will tell you. Last night my wife and I went for a usual Saturday might dinner, and as usual I indulged in loads of bread and butter my favorite. I didn't get a restful sleep as my Acid Reflex was in full bloom and I was very uncomfortable. This morning I got up freshened up and weighed myself and found I had gained two pounds. That was strike two on the negativity meter. I said to myself "don't worry you will ride it off", well I had all intentions of trying my best to do just that. I got dressed in my long cycling tights and a long sleeve whcking shirt and I was ready. I had a breakfast of Special K High Protein, and I headed out. I added air to my tires and headed down the road. First thing I noticed was that the wind was stronger and colder that the last few weeks and I didn't consider this as a negative, just a little more incentive. I rode a few more miles and heard a dropping sound, I looked around my trike and noticed nothing until I was about a quarter mile farther down the road, then I noticed my GPS was missing. I turned around and headed back, and again I was lucky and found the GPS intact in a location that under normal traffic would have been disastrous. So I decided this was again not a negative. I continued on hoping to complete the ride with nothing else to report. But no it wasn't going to be that way. As I continued on the wind got stronger and I was at the bottom of a hill and I could barely make it to the top. I got to the top and found the road was closed and that meant I would have to detour up two more hills into the wind, then I became totally NEGATIVE. The time I reached home I was tired and wet as a sponge. OK enough of the negative talk. My ride report is below. By the way I decided not to take the two hills and I went my usual route through the detour.