He was right.
I'm still trying to get back into the shape I was prior to being diagnosed with cancer. I'm riding my bike, but not riding like I used to. The primary reason for this is because treatment started menopause from a dead stop to full throttle, and the medication I take exacerbates hot flashes.
I've always been most comfortable when it's about 68 degrees. Now, when it gets above 70, I truly suffer and so do the people around me. So, on those days I throw my bike on a bus and avoid the one big hill on my ride home.
Yesterday, I rode all the way home and was unhappy I'd made that choice. Imagine my delight when I saw this: