Garmin Edge Power Cadence and Speed Dropouts

Garmin Edge Power Cadence and Speed Dropouts

I finally found out why I was getting intermittent dropouts while using Zwift. Around 13 minutes into my ride, I snapped a picture using the Zwift mobile (Android) app. A few seconds after, I lost speed, cadence and power metrics. I tested the theory 3 more times on my ride: at 13, 30 and 40 … Read more…

Paleo Diet Weight Loss Day 52

Paleo Diet Weight Loss Day 52

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any kind of weight loss progress. That’s because progress these past couple of weeks has been fairly slow. Today is day 52 eating paleo and I’m at 188-189 lbs, down about 18 lbs. Aside from the scale, my clothes are very loose. These jeans are 34 waist, 2 … Read more…

MAF Test 30 Day Results

MAF Test 30 Day Results

It’s been a little over 30 days since I started Dr. Phil Maffetone’s Heart Rate training method. Here’s a link to last months’ post, along with links and a small spreadsheet. In case you don’t know how all this works, It’s really simple. Here’s what to do: First, follow the 180 Formula to get your … Read more…

Paleo Mayo FAIL!

Paleo Mayo FAIL!

First time making homemade paleo mayo, FAIL! Honestly though, it was my fault for not following the easy recipe! Did I mention the recipe is simple? Like, really REALLY simple?! It’s from the book, Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat (great book, BTW). So this is how the story goes (and I’m sticking … Read more…

How Coke Affects Your Body

How Coke Affects Your Body

Wow, just wow! Is it any wonder that obesity is a nationwide epidemic? Six years ago, I was right there, guzzling soft drinks and eating fast food. Oh, I was over 250 lbs too. This is America, where you’re free to eat and drink whatever you’d like (within the law). You’re also responsible for your … Read more…

Zucchini Noodles Aglio et Olio Recipe

Zucchini Noodles Aglio et Olio Recipe

Dinner is done and it was delicious! Here’s my previous post showing the spiral slicer I used as well as the recipe. Two things to note right off the bat: The directions specifically tell you to pat dry the noodles with paper towels. Mel (the author) goes so far as to say, “You may be … Read more…

Spiral Slicer To Make Zucchini Spaghetti

Spiral Slicer To Make Zucchini Spaghetti

Just a really quick update on a purchase we made the other day. We bought the book, Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat (thanks to our Facebook friend Jen for the recommendation). It’s a really good book! We’re trying the zucchini noodles aglio et olio recipe (page 133 of book) and we … Read more…

Paleo Diet Weight Loss Day 33

Paleo Diet Weight Loss Day 33

Bam! Day 33 of my paleo diet and I’ve lost over 15 lbs! At the end of June I was weighing 205 to 206 lbs consistently and my clothes were way too tight for my comfort. You might be thinking that I’m starving myself. I can assure you that is not the case. Also, there … Read more…

Kale Chips Recipe

Kale Chips Recipe

I was in HEB the other day and spotted kale chips on sale for $4.49. No way! Such a tiny bag and so expensive! We used to buy a kale bunch but we just found this big bag at HEB: Yes, it’s a bit more expensive than a bunch but having it pre-cut and pre-washed … Read more…