Bike Forums

Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/forum.php)
-   Road Cycling (https://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=41)
-   -   Addiction 2022.3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=1254494)

Mojo31 08-26-22 12:23 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 22624721)
and cheesecake, apparently

Only in the thighs.

big john 08-26-22 12:26 PM


Originally Posted by datlas (Post 22624800)
Too many variables including genetic and behavioral and environmental and psychological to say.

Mrs datlas and I are lucky in this regard. We both weigh roughly the same as when we were in college even though we are both 57.

I'm about 50 pounds lighter than I was in high school. I've shriveled.

genejockey 08-26-22 12:29 PM


Originally Posted by datlas (Post 22624800)
Too many variables including genetic and behavioral and environmental and psychological to say.

Mrs datlas and I are lucky in this regard. We both weigh roughly the same as when we were in college even though we are both 57.

The girl I mentioned - her husband (who died last year) was at least 400 lbs. When I met him at 30, he was probably 250-275. So I suspect their weight gains may have been a function of them being together. It makes me wonder what would have happened if she and I had ended up together - would she be thinner? Or would I be fatter? Or somewhere in between.

Bah Humbug 08-26-22 12:30 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 22624822)
I'm about 50 pounds lighter than I was in high school. I've shriveled.

I’m down… let’s call it 22-ish.

Mojo31 08-26-22 12:30 PM


Originally Posted by datlas (Post 22624800)
Too many variables including genetic and behavioral and environmental and psychological to say.

Mrs datlas and I are lucky in this regard. We both weigh roughly the same as when we were in college even though we are both 57.

My wife stays within about 10 of her wedding weight. 😁. Me, not so much. 😔

Seems the waning of T levels does not help.

LesterOfPuppets 08-26-22 12:34 PM

Oooh, they got some fresh slush up on Pikes Peak.

https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...pA&oe=630DEACF

big john 08-26-22 12:35 PM


Originally Posted by Mojo31 (Post 22624833)
My wife stays within about 10 of her wedding weight. 😁. Me, not so much. 😔

Seems the waning of T levels does not help.

After 65 I lost some weight, like 10 pounds. I was surprised because I thought I would gain without the 45 hours per week of running around that place.
Probably lost a little muscle but mostly less stress eating. I don't stress out nearly as much anymore.

genejockey 08-26-22 12:37 PM

I'm about 25 lbs heavier than I was in High School. And I'm about 35 lbs lighter than my maximum weight.

Mojo31 08-26-22 12:41 PM

Finally got out on the bike since the drive train changeout. Love, love, love it!

Auto synchro, auto trim, and click to change computer pages are wonderful features.

Will take a little time to acclimate to the 12-speed as there are some different ratios.

Mojo31 08-26-22 12:42 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 22624838)
After 65 I lost some weight, like 10 pounds. I was surprised because I thought I would gain without the 45 hours per week of running around that place.
Probably lost a little muscle but mostly less stress eating. I don't stress out nearly as much anymore.

Id like the same result please.

big john 08-26-22 12:46 PM


Originally Posted by Mojo31 (Post 22624850)
Id like the same result please.

Do you stress eat at the job? Your probably not retiring anytime soon, anyway. I forgot to mention that, the retiring at 65 part.

MoAlpha 08-26-22 12:48 PM

I weigh about 10 lbs over what I weighed when I was running X-C in college. I started on hydroxymethylbutyrate a week ago to try and put some weight and strength back on and I think it might be working.

In less encouraging news, I got my lactate testing results back and—no surprise—they're pretty puny. At least, I now have reliable targets and perhaps can slow the losses a bit.

Mojo31 08-26-22 12:50 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 22624858)
Do you stress eat at the job? Your probably not retiring anytime soon, anyway. I forgot to mention that, the retiring at 65 part.

I have a glass of juice and light breakfast (usually a granola bar or hard boiled egg), and then lunch. That's it until dinner. I don't keep food in the office other than some mints on the reception desk.

I think if I retired, I'd nibble more throughout the day.

Mojo31 08-26-22 12:52 PM

Another fan of the Trek Blendr fittings.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...8a1701dd2e.jpg

#keepinitclean

big john 08-26-22 12:54 PM

All this talk of food and I am hungry. Haven't been able to gorge as usual with the hole in my mouth. Bumped it and got it bleeding again this morning. I've chugged some Ensure. It helps but it's not a ham and cheese sandwich with tortilla chips.

big john 08-26-22 12:56 PM


Originally Posted by Mojo31 (Post 22624864)

I think if I retired, I'd nibble more throughout the day.

I thought the same, that I would eat more, but I don't. We had those damned vending machines at work and I would hear their siren song throughout the day.

genejockey 08-26-22 01:16 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 22624869)
I thought the same, that I would eat more, but I don't. We had those damned vending machines at work and I would hear their siren song throughout the day.

Any place I worked where there was food available was a problem. Here, we have free sodas, but that's it. Sometimes vendors bring treats, but since we're an outpost with only 25 people, we don't get a lot of their attention. There used to be a sales rep for one of the larger supply houses. She was Middle Eastern. She knew a place on the Peninsula that made great baklava, and she'd always have it made with pistachios instead of walnuts, and would bring us a big tray of it. I could eat that till I explode.

EDIT: I imagine you're riding a hell of a lot more than when you were working, too, right?

big john 08-26-22 01:30 PM


Originally Posted by genejockey (Post 22624893)
Any place I worked where there was food available was a problem. Here, we have free sodas, but that's it. Sometimes vendors bring treats, but since we're an outpost with only 25 people, we don't get a lot of their attention. There used to be a sales rep for one of the larger supply houses. She was Middle Eastern. She knew a place on the Peninsula that made great baklava, and she'd always have it made with pistachios instead of walnuts, and would bring us a big tray of it. I could eat that till I explode.

EDIT: I imagine you're riding a hell of a lot more than when you were working, too, right?

Love baklava and lots of Middle Eastern foods.

Riding more since retiring but not as much as I always thought I would. Stupid irregular heartbeat and COPD are messing with me. Still, doing about 150 miles per week. I really miss the epic rides of the past. Lucky for me some of my friends are having physical issues, too, and we have formed a small sub group.

Mojo31 08-26-22 01:33 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 22624914)
Love baklava and lots of Middle Eastern foods.

Riding more since retiring but not as much as I always thought I would. Stupid irregular heartbeat and COPD are messing with me. Still, doing about 150 miles per week. I really miss the epic rides of the past. Lucky for me some of my friends are having physical issues, too, and we have formed a small sub group.

Time for Bridge or Cannasta?

genejockey 08-26-22 01:38 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 22624914)
Love baklava and lots of Middle Eastern foods.

Riding more since retiring but not as much as I always thought I would. Stupid irregular heartbeat and COPD are messing with me. Still, doing about 150 miles per week. I really miss the epic rides of the past. Lucky for me some of my friends are having physical issues, too, and we have formed a small sub group.

For some reason this reminds me of the Twilight Zone episode with Burgess Meridith as a very bookish sort, with really thick glasses, who survives the Nuclear Holocaust, and finds a library. He builds stacks of the books and says, "I'll read these this year, and those next year, and those the year after! Finally, enough time to read!"

Then he trips and breaks his glasses.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...ba8abbc2fc.jpg

genejockey 08-26-22 01:39 PM


Originally Posted by Mojo31 (Post 22624918)
Time for Bridge or Cannasta?

I don't know if she wants to play, but you Cannasta.

Bah Humbug 08-26-22 01:53 PM


Originally Posted by genejockey (Post 22624924)
For some reason this reminds me of the Twilight Zone episode with Burgess Meridith as a very bookish sort, with really thick glasses, who survives the Nuclear Holocaust, and finds a library. He builds stacks of the books and says, "I'll read these this year, and those next year, and those the year after! Finally, enough time to read!"

Then he trips and breaks his glasses.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...ba8abbc2fc.jpg

That was very early.

Also, it was fascinating to see his boss talking about his reading in the same manner as television internet phones.

genejockey 08-26-22 02:28 PM


Originally Posted by Bah Humbug (Post 22624946)
That was very early.

Also, it was fascinating to see his boss talking about his reading in the same manner as television internet phones.

I subscribed to the CBS All Access channel for the Star Trek content, and I found that I could watch all the Twilight Zone episodes in order, by season, anytime I want.

There are A LOT of episodes. Back then you'd do 22-26 episodes a season, and there were 5 seasons. 156 episodes! Of course there's some dreck, but by and large they remain remarkably good watching. It still amazes me that the show ever got made in the first place, in the era of "Leave It To Beaver" and such.

Mojo31 08-26-22 02:37 PM

Thinking back to the MegaMillions dreams.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...1bda1b711.jpeg

seedsbelize2 08-26-22 02:50 PM

Max speed 824.1 Kph
Average speed 21 Kph
I had a little burst there.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:11 PM.


Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.