Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)
Reload this Page >

The perils of healthy eating

Notices
Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

The perils of healthy eating

Old 06-23-10, 07:42 PM
  #1  
ziggydcat
Plays well with others
Thread Starter
 
ziggydcat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Fort Gratiot, MI
Posts: 92

Bikes: Specialized CRUX

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
The perils of healthy eating

I made cheeseburgers for the family tonight. It sucks being the cook in the house and having to make those 1/2 pound, juicy, medium rare, seasoned just right, charcoal flame licked to perfection burgers...OK I had one too. The Doc said you cant deny yourself all the time! Just going to make up for it in the morning with a slightly longer ride.

Now for the perilous part. Since I am the only one having a salad on top of my burger, I have to cut all of my veggies. No prep help from the spouse . With 4 burgers left on the grill, ready to be cheesed, I was slicing very ripe tomato's and literally sliced 90% of the way through the tip of my left ring finger. OOOOWWWWWWW!!! Damn you healthy living! I was paying to much attention to the Tigers game and "snick". Thank God the tomato was very red.

So, whats your worst "healthy living" injury?

BTW...the Tigers lost...
ziggydcat is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 10:22 AM
  #2  
cohophysh
fishologist
 
cohophysh's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 1,199

Bikes: Diamondback MTB; Leader 736R

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Bison meat is very low in fat and tastes pretty darn good if you want a beef substitute...Fred Meyers or their affiliates carries bison from time to time!

Oh, and sorry about the finger...just throw what you lopped off on the bbq and have it for a snack
__________________
We cannot solve problems with the same level of consciousness that created them. A.E.

1990 Diamond Back MTB
2007 Leader 736R
www.cohocyclist.blogspot.com
https://www.loopd.com/members/cohocyclist/Default.aspx


cohophysh is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 12:53 PM
  #3  
Daspydyr 
Pedals, Paddles and Poles
 
Daspydyr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Vegas Valley, NV
Posts: 5,495

Bikes: Santa Cruz Tallboy, Ridley Noah, Scott Spark 20

Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1233 Post(s)
Liked 69 Times in 58 Posts
I used to be able to eat half a dozen donuts at a sitting. Since being on this forum I have been eating much better. The other day after a really good morning ride I thought I would pick up a couple donuts to reward myself. I had some honey do's to do and Dunkin was on the way to Home Depot. I was halfway through my first "double chocolate cake donut" I started feeling sick all over. I can't eat sugary crap any more. What a huge disappointment. I was king of donut consumption. It hurt. But its better being this way. Sick after half a donut. I would have never imagined! Yup, I tossed the second donut out for the birds.
__________________
I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.
Daspydyr is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 02:58 PM
  #4  
ziggydcat
Plays well with others
Thread Starter
 
ziggydcat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Fort Gratiot, MI
Posts: 92

Bikes: Specialized CRUX

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I used to make excuses to go to Home Depot just so I could get a Hot Dog from the vendor at the exit. Sugary foods make me sick any more as well. I actually enjoy eating this way. Now that my body has pretty much detoxed its self I feel great.

The wife wanted me to go to the ER for stitches in my finger, it wouldn't stop bleeding last night until I superglued it together. Even kept it waterproof during this mornings downpour.
ziggydcat is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 07:05 PM
  #5  
zoste
VoodooChile
 
zoste's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: AZ
Posts: 1,048

Bikes: Salsa Casseroll

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Cyanoacrylate (superglue) makes a great substitute for sutures, and has all but replaced the old "butterfly" bandages in the first aid kit in my trunk bag.
zoste is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 07:50 PM
  #6  
dscheidt
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 1,427
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 31 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 11 Posts
Originally Posted by zoste View Post
Cyanoacrylate (superglue) makes a great substitute for sutures, and has all but replaced the old "butterfly" bandages in the first aid kit in my trunk bag.
Great stuff. Bonds skin instantly is not a defect.
dscheidt is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 07:52 PM
  #7  
RedWhiteandRed
Bikesman
 
RedWhiteandRed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Northern Clime
Posts: 364

Bikes: Giant Seek 1 IGH; Specialized Roubaix On Order

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
If you were cooking for your family why would you not make as healthy a meal as you know how to make? If you are trying to nourish yourself properly why deprive your wife and children of that benefit?
RedWhiteandRed is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 09:13 PM
  #8  
ziggydcat
Plays well with others
Thread Starter
 
ziggydcat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Fort Gratiot, MI
Posts: 92

Bikes: Specialized CRUX

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Because the wife is stubborn and wont eat it and the kids are kids and were promised burgers...
ziggydcat is offline  
Old 06-24-10, 09:28 PM
  #9  
wxduff
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: State College, PA
Posts: 316

Bikes: 08 Cannondale CAAD 9 upgraded to ultegra

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Cut my finger to the bone cutting an apple for work one day, lost an hour of work going to the Urgent Care for superglue, I wanted stitches but they said it wasn't big enough.

I'm an EMT. I see bone. I want the d*** thing stitched. You think being an EMT would make you appreciate doctors, but this isn't usually the case.

Also had some bad bowel moving experiences from eating healthy, painful but eventually passed. I don't think I'll eat that much salad in a week ever again. Not fun.
wxduff is offline  
Old 06-25-10, 06:12 AM
  #10  
Wogster
Senior Member
 
Wogster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Toronto (again) Ontario, Canada
Posts: 6,935

Bikes: Norco Bushpilot (out of commission), Raleigh Delta

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Originally Posted by wxduff View Post
Cut my finger to the bone cutting an apple for work one day, lost an hour of work going to the Urgent Care for superglue, I wanted stitches but they said it wasn't big enough.

I'm an EMT. I see bone. I want the d*** thing stitched. You think being an EMT would make you appreciate doctors, but this isn't usually the case.

Also had some bad bowel moving experiences from eating healthy, painful but eventually passed. I don't think I'll eat that much salad in a week ever again. Not fun.
MY wife once made this cleansing soup which was mostly vegetarian, guess who had to go to the ER because his guts were exploding ....
Wogster is offline  
Old 06-25-10, 06:20 AM
  #11  
Neil_B
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
Originally Posted by wxduff View Post
Also had some bad bowel moving experiences from eating healthy, painful but eventually passed.
Pun noted.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
VCSL2015
Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)
21
10-24-15 04:27 AM
chefisaac
Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)
42
12-28-12 10:03 AM
Juan Foote
Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)
14
09-17-12 11:20 AM
flippin_bikes
Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg)
16
11-15-11 07:38 AM
damnable
Training & Nutrition
12
01-16-10 01:00 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.