So, I had a surgery last year in September (I think) and I gained a ton of weight during recovery. I literally couldn't even stand for probably two weeks and even when I could it would hurt something awful. I wasn't able to walk really well for about a month and even after that I was still in a good bit of pain. I'd say it was three months before I was really able to start working out again. Now I'm trying to lose all that weight again. My wife finally admitted that she needed to start dieting herself, which is great, so we don't have many unhealthy foods in the house. All she cooks is healthy stuff now which is a huge help for me. Target was having a huge sale on Magna bicycles and despite my low income situation, me and my wife picked up one for each of us. My reasoning was that my truck has had some issues in the past and I'd rather call my employer and tell them I'm going to be 30 minutes late then to say I can't come it at all. That and cycling is something I can do for exercise and enjoy. I did 4.5 miles yesterday and I probably did 2 or 3 miles today. It's been pretty nice so far. The area I live in is pretty nice for cycling. I'm hoping to finally be my ideal weight using the bike and watching my portions. So far I've lost about 18 pounds and I'm one pound away from the weight I was before my surgery. Does anyone else ride a bike for exercise or have any advice on losing weight?