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Tiring Triathlon

Sunday, September 11, 2011      1 comments

I rolled out at 5:40 this morning, and made it to Nelson's by 6:10. We set up and made pancakes and sausage until 11:30, then cleaned up. I brought a bunch of stuff home and washed it, and now it's nearly 4 PM, so I've sort of wasted a Sunday.... Read more

No Exercise

Saturday, September 10, 2011      1 comments

I taught safe driving Tuesday and Wednesday and did paperwork after class, then went to a three hour Kiwanis session Wednesday night. Thursday I rolled out and got up to New Port Richey, on the north side, by 8:30, and then spent 8 1/2 hours th... Read more

Really Good Salad Dressing

Sunday, September 04, 2011      6 comments

When I lost my right kidney because of kidney cancer the one left (the left one) couldn't quite handle the load, and was somewhat out of specification, which got my internist excited. After reading some, I ate vegan for a couple of years becaus... Read more

Easy Day

Friday, September 02, 2011      2 comments

The computer is still getting well - when I turned it on today the processor was at 100 per cent activity for at least ten minutes, installing updates. There was no indication how many, but my impression was that a lot got changed. Then, when ... Read more

Going Along

Thursday, September 01, 2011      4 comments

The computer continued to get better today - it wanted to update with Service Pack 3 as soon as I turned it on today, and there were several more updates. It's still a world faster than it used to be, but it has slowed up a little. I looked at... Read more

More Computer Work

Wednesday, August 31, 2011      3 comments

Today I walked 3.5 miles by myself, then took the dogs for another mile walk, had breakfast, and played with the computer some more. The desktop now has the version 8 of Internet Explorer (the latest version that will run on XP), no longer has ... Read more

I'm Back (sort of).

Tuesday, August 30, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I had a series of problems with this computer, and finally ended up with it not only failing to start, but also not responding to a boot disk. I was confused, and was going to try pulling the hard drive and, if that didn't fix the pro... Read more

Big Pot of Soup (Stew?)

Saturday, August 27, 2011      4 comments

Thursday I spent six hours up in New Port Richey with the overflow doctor, having one skin cancer off my scalp. When I was done, the nurse told me they would rather I didn't shave my head, so I think I'll just have two weeks worth of stubble wh... Read more

That's Why

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      4 comments

A few years ago I had small plaques in both carotid arteries. Two or three years later I had no plaques in either artery. At that time I was riding my Aerdyne at more than 400 calories per hour for an hour at least five times per week, and not... Read more

New Book - New (Old) Diet

Monday, August 22, 2011      4 comments

A couple of weeks ago, the local PBS station was having fund raising pitches, so the BW wanted to watch Netflix instead of her favorite mystery or Masterpiece Mystery. I saw another program that came on after the regular show, at 11 PM. It las... Read more

Bad Day at Black Rock

Thursday, August 18, 2011      6 comments

I had been having a good week or so - would have been out of leeway on the low side if I were going to the TOPS meetings - but today has been an out of control eating day. It started out fine, with just oatmeal and a plumb for breakfast, but th... Read more

Frozen Strawberry Dessert

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      4 comments

Today the BW wondered if we had any ice cream left in the freezer, and we didn't. To satisfy her I took a sorbet recipe and changed it for quick response. The original recipe is for three cups of mixed berries, two cups of water, and 1 1/2 cup... Read more

Unusual Sight

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      5 comments

I saw something yesterday that I haven't seen in a long time. Because the BW was a little dopey from the pain medicine, I drove her to an appointment, took along a book, and waited for her in the waiting room. While I was waiting an old man (... Read more

Nothing Much

Sunday, August 14, 2011      4 comments

I cut the grass and did my laundry today, then make a batch of fat free bran muffins. I also read Nathan Pritikin's original book again and Roy M. Wolford's book too. I don't know what to do different, but I think I'm going back to no fat agai... Read more

Progress - And Time To Relax

Friday, August 12, 2011      3 comments

I don't know whether I passed or flunked the angiogram test, but the artery is completely blocked, which is different from the results from one ultrasound and three sequential CAT scans with contrast. I guess Dr. Barry (the surgeon) has a bette... Read more


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