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  • 151st Weekend Fasting Cycle - New Cast Iron Pan

    8/2/2021 11:36:01 AM, by SKATER787

    The 48-hour fast from Fri dinner to Sun dinner went without a hitch. Cooking project this weekend with a new 20" cast iron pan. I have bought many pans in the past and always thought that they were the best. Well, I was wrong, the humongous 20" pan tops them all. This is the best for my deep fr... Read more

  • 195.3 2 days of misses Mary's birthday 86 one day of AF

    7/27/2021 4:49:14 PM, by JOE14250

    Went to my sister's birthday party. drove out of state. little opportunity for exercise or movement. Monday a lazy day, period!... Read more

  • 150th Weekend Fasting Cycle - Mini Milestone Reached

    7/26/2021 4:11:53 PM, by SKATER787

    The 48-hour fast from Fri dinner to Sun dinner went without a hitch. This marks a minor milestone of 150 toward 200. Cooking project this weekend is to process 15 lbs of potatoes into French fries. Sun dinner (no pic) was fried hamburger patties, 2 fried eggs, mussels, oyster and french f... Read more

  • 191.9 Monacacy Hill hike. AF Saturday Sunday Party and 3 IPAs

    7/26/2021 9:15:45 AM, by JOE14250

    Did a five mile walk with the hiking club up a small "mountain" with the BCHC people. I enjoy hiking with that group. We had a nutritionist and an astronomy teacher walking with us that day. Interesting and various folks show up. Sunday traveled out of state to a birthday party for my si... Read more

  • 193.6 Walked to WaWa with Tom G. .....................AF

    7/23/2021 11:57:33 PM, by JOE14250

    did 17750+ steps walked to Wa Wa with Tom , surprised little pain from shoulder injury Injury is the enemy! did balance board 6:24. Shoulder still good, Knee hurts but no enough to interfere with walk. Thumb on Right hand black and blue from base of thumb to my wrist. Still i... Read more

  • 196. 6 Thursday Bike accident 14 miles. ..................AF

    7/23/2021 11:34:47 PM, by JOE14250

    Ephrata Lititz trail had a long muddy patch and I hit it fast. Went down and luck my friends could avoid my fall. bounced off the paved trail. Knee, Shoulder and thumb too the impact. My shoulder is the worst and I iced it over lunch with the group. I started Physical Therapy that aftern... Read more

  • 198 Wed. Day 2 two classes ......... 3 AF

    7/21/2021 11:20:59 PM, by JOE14250

    Did 2 classes one was a good class and good work out I also did a second Wu Chi Chi Gong , this one focused on Tai Chi type balance and breathing exercises. Also; . Did 10 minutes on the hand cycle. 5 minutes on the balance board. Yesterday too much Italian restaurant food. I made my ... Read more

  • 196.1 Day 1 Tuesday 16550+ 2 AF

    7/21/2021 11:14:39 PM, by JOE14250

    Walked with my buddy Vaughn. He was disappointed that the trip didn't roll,but understood and we will go later. We walked the Montrose trail with good shade and an easy walk. I got 16550 + Did 5 minutes on the balance board. ... Read more

  • 196.1 Trip postponed my wife is sick 1 IPA Sunday

    7/20/2021 2:59:35 PM, by JOE14250

    I postponed my biking of the Erie Canal with Vaughn. He was disappointed but understood. My wife got what I had the week prior. I believe in sharing Anyway we will bike the canal in the late summer and into fall in several parts. It will be better then anyway.... Read more

  • 149th Weekend Fasting Cycle - Parking Lot Kitchen

    7/19/2021 2:07:55 PM, by SKATER787

    The 48-hour fast from Fri dinner to Sun dinner went without a hitch. I enjoy this 48-hour fast much more than the 60-hour fast. Cooking projects this weekend: 12 jars of oysters 3 lbs of ground beef Some cooking bananas Parking lot kitchen: Fried oysters: Fried bat... Read more

  • 195.4 still resting and doing little physically ...... AF

    7/18/2021 11:09:16 AM, by JOE14250

    I am planning to go to NY to bike the canal, should be an easy ride and will take it slow. Tuesday will be the first ride in all likelihood. My check on my buddy before I go.... Read more

  • 196.0 still sick went to doc got z- pack .....AF

    7/16/2021 9:21:06 PM, by JOE14250

    still no booze... I am still laying around sleeping and laying low. Did see the doc. He prescribed a zpack which is basically five days of on pill a day. A quick shot to kill bacterial infections if they are there. i am hoping to recover enough to go on a biking trip along parts of the Erie C... Read more

  • 195.2 I have had a cold but no Covid...... still AF

    7/15/2021 11:51:00 PM, by JOE14250

    In the past i would have pushed a lot of fluids including beer. I have not done that this time. i was able to break those old habits. Not alcoholism as such but certainly a comfortability with drinking that is not good for my long teem health, and opening the door for many unwanted calories with... Read more

  • 148th Weekend Fasting Cycle - Cooking Projects

    7/12/2021 11:58:39 AM, by SKATER787

    The 48-hour fasting is much better than the 60-hour. Before I know it, it's time to eat Sun dinner. To break the fast, I had fried salmon, French fries, fried plantain and onion rings. Natto and lemonade. Cooking project this weekend: French fries and fried plantain. ... Read more

  • 196.6 Day 19 Sat hiked with BCHC Conrad Weiser .......... 9AF

    7/11/2021 9:54:36 AM, by JOE14250

    Double Personalbests Barefoot balance on R: 4:50 and L : 2;43 Hiked the area in Western Berks near the Conrad Weiser homestead. It is near the little town of Wolmelsdorf. Pace was too slow and mostly on road surface. Left hip was hurting half way through the hike at about 6K st... Read more

  • 197 Day 18 BZ class,

    7/9/2021 3:38:14 PM, by JOE14250

    Good class with BZ with Edwena Did a lot of newer stuff on a mat and also with discs. My hip began to hurt later in the day? Showed my wife the disc exercises I had not done before. ... Read more

  • 193.8 Day 16 cardio Walked Blue Marsh hill /BZ class .................AF

    7/8/2021 5:45:37 AM, by JOE14250

    Walked Blue Marsh hill after taking my friend for spine shots. Had time between drop off and pick up. Walked the hill in under 30 minutes. Took 45 when I began doing that hill solo. Then I went to my gym and did an exercise class with Edwina. Later in the afternoon. Edwina is not the dan... Read more

  • 194.5 Walked at night to get in the cardio !0+ and double PB for balancing AF

    7/6/2021 8:40:35 AM, by JOE14250

    Three straight days of Personal Bests for balancing each foot. I stand in a window with my phone at eye level and stare at a dot on my setting for a stop watch function. yesterday I hit a PB of 4:17 for my right leg and 2:25 for my left one. Both of these were new highs for me. and three strai... Read more

  • 194.8 Biked to Sheetz and back Lincoln Circle ........3 IPAs

    7/5/2021 7:14:22 AM, by JOE14250

    Did come up with an incentive to stick with the balancing. I will give myself credit for completion of an entire day of exercises both cardio and balance, if I am able to achieve two PB s for both feet balancing standing on one foot at a time. This is to incentivize me to do balancing early and ... Read more

  • 147th Weekend Fasting Cycle - New Fasting Protocol

    7/4/2021 6:42:14 PM, by SKATER787

    After 146 fasting cycles which I tried to keep a two day period of no eating resulting in a 60-hour fast, I have switched to a 48 hour fasting. That means the fast starts after Fri dinner and I break it with a Sun dinner. The 48 hour is much better than the 60-hour. I was being greedy and stayed wit... Read more