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Over43



Joined: 22 Jan 2008
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Location: The Mountains

PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, the last few days have been an exercise "in futility".

But this morning, out of bed and strength training.

Breakfast: corn beef and hash, topped with fried eggs.

Let us see how the rest of the day fares?
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

August 4, 2017

Success


Yesterday was the best day I have had in months.

Breakfast: eggs sausage and toast

Lunch: steak and dumpling soup, crackers, almonds

Dinner: spaghetti and a cucumber/tomato salad

Exercise: Soloflex

See you tomorrow.
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

August 5, 2017

Well, another Success yesterday, Two days in a row.

Breakfast: 4 egg ham and cheese omlette, pickle, slice of toast

Lunch: One Taco Time taco, 4-5 stuffed Mexi-Fries

Dinner: 2 left over Taco Time tacos, 4-5 stuffed Mexi-Fries, yogurt

Exercise: Day off

Today will be an S Day

I have cut way back on the gabepentin and I think that is what is slowing down my appetite.

Today: Soloflex.

See you Monday?
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good Morning.

Saturday and Sunday were S Days. Heading down to breakfast now.

Used the Soloflex this morning so my workout is already in.

See you tomorrow.
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

August 16, 2017

Still struggling, but yesterday I made it good.

Breakfast: Breakfast burrito from Gator Jack's
Lunch: a bowl of beef noodles
Dinner: a hot dog and fries at the Idaho Falls Chukars game.

I am back to work today, let us see what this brings.

My soloflex workouts are starting to beat me up. I might return to my Bullworker wotrkouts for awhile.
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



Joined: 22 Jan 2008
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

10.11.17

I have been in disaster mode. Breakfast to lunch has been a challenge. Then After dinner.

This morning for breakfast: 5 eggs scrambled, a piece of toast, and a yogurt. Lunch is a mystery right now. But, I am upping my breakfast to get me to lunch with minimal damage.

I have been strength training since March. Mostly using my Soloflex, but at times just using my isometric bar. An occassional Airdyne ride is thrown in.

I am still doing pain management for my back: 15 mg of hydrocodone a day (morning, noon, bedtime 5 mg each), and 1600-2400 mg of Gabopentin for my neuropathy. The plan is, if I start hitting 30 mg a day, then the fusions are on tap. A ten hour surgery scares the poo out of me, so as long as I can keep the pain and my functioning good with this, the doc and I are good to go.

See you all later.
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

October 31, 2017

20 minute swim this moring with a Bullworker workout post swim.

Breakfast = Breakfast sandwich: two eggs, two sausage links, two slices of bread, slice of cheese. One vitamin. Laughing

See you all tomorrow, hopefully.
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

November 5, 2017

I swam three days last week. I am not a thing of beauty in the water, but along with being able to swim with minimal back pain, I find comfort being in the pool. I guess runners feel the same thing being on the road. I get the same "comfort" when I am home alone with no distractions, using the Soloflex. It must be where I reach my mindfulness.

My problem area, right now, is the AM. Apparently I need to increase my calories at breakfast to fight the 9:30 AM Skittles urge. An urge I fail to fight the good fight against.

Well today, being an S Day means I will see you tomorrow, hopefully reporting a successful N Day.
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I swam three days last week. I am not a thing of beauty in the water, but along with being able to swim with minimal back pain, I find comfort being in the pool. I guess runners feel the same thing being on the road. I get the same "comfort" when I am home alone with no distractions, using the Soloflex. It must be where I reach my mindfulness.

It's a beautiful thing when physical exertion brings inner peace. Enjoy!
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Over43



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

11.07.2017

Success

30 minute swim
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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Over43



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

November 11, 2017

Wednesday was a fail of epic proportions.

Thursday was good.

I have used the Bullworker Thursday-Friday, swim tomorrow.
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79


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Over43



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

November 12, 2017

Friday was a scrub due to a bag of Skittles.

Saturday was a lot of food. I did swim for 1/2 an hour.

Today I am resting. Laughing
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April 4, 2016 197

Bacon is the gateway meat. - Anthony Bourdain
You pale in comparison to Fox Mulder. - The Smoking Man

I made myself be hungry, then I would get hungrier. - Frank Zane Mr. Olympia '77, '78, '79
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