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My New Water System - Hydroblu Versa Flow Filter

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Base Weight

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whats the weather where you are?

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  • IMScotty -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread Base Weight.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “Funny thing about weight loss... I stayed on the same number for 5 days(?) despite eating healthy and keeping my calorie count low(ish). Yesterday was so stressful that I didn’t care what I ate, had chicken nuggets, half a…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Base Weight.

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    Funny thing about weight loss... I stayed on the same number for 5 days(?) despite eating healthy and keeping my calorie count low(ish). Yesterday was so stressful that I didn’t care what I ate, had chicken nuggets, half a sandwich, and a small bag…
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    Replied to the thread Hiking & Biking.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from LIhikers: “I rode my bicycle to work yesterday for the first time in a month. I had hurt my leg at work and had to wait for it to heal, so I wasn't riding. It was 36 degrees when I left the house but I was spot on with…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Hiking & Biking.

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    I haven’t been on my bike in a month and I’m having withdrawal. Practicing for the Scots Irish festival took all my free time. I’ve been going to spin class but it’s not the same.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Astro’s post in the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    Got a nice break with temps back up to the 70s today, so I took a break and walked a few miles. :thumbup: Tomorrow night supposed to get down to 33. :thumbdown:
  • odd man out -

    Replied to the thread My New Water System - Hydroblu Versa Flow Filter.

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    One thing I've never figured out is why disaster relief agencies invest tremendous resources to ship and distribute truck/plane loads of water bottles instead of a box of water filters.
  • odd man out -

    Replied to the thread Base Weight.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “Funny thing about weight loss... I stayed on the same number for 5 days(?) despite eating healthy and keeping my calorie count low(ish). Yesterday was so stressful that I didn’t care what I ate, had chicken nuggets, half a…
  • Astro -

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    Once again learning things at the Cafe that I never even thought about before. :)
  • Traffic Jam -

    Replied to the thread Base Weight.

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    A very interesting thing, (at least it is to me)...yesterday, I asked a lactation consultant what are the minimum amount of calories required for breast-feeding moms. The answer is that there isn’t a minimum amount. Even in famine-stricken…
  • Traffic Jam -

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from Traffic Jam: “Funny thing about weight loss... I stayed on the same number for 5 days(?) despite eating healthy and keeping my calorie count low(ish). Yesterday was so stressful that I didn’t care what I ate, had…

News

  • Six Moon Designs Deschutes Plus
    Weight - 16 ounces
    Weight w/Pegs - 18.125 ounces
    Material - 30D Silnylon
    Features - A no-frills tarp with a no-see-um skirt perimeter. Uses a single trekking pole set anywhere between 40" (100cm) to hug the ground or 49" (125cm) to provide great ventilation.
    Pros - Weight, Ventilation
    Cons - The setup is slightly confusing. There are 6 points to attach with pegs. Two of those point must be pegged first and are very difficult specify in dark and/or windy…
  • Winter Linville Gorge

    On February 27th, 28th and 29th I did a two night out and back trip from Wolf Pit Road trail-head to Table Rock mountain and back. In typical cafe fashion I planned this trip while driving 80 mph east on I-40 heading back from the Smokies. I stopped at a McDonald's to borrow some free Wifi to get a picture of a the trails and away I went. Going up Wolf Pit road in my 2002 Honda Accord was risky with the amount of ice and snow on the road. The final hill going down to the…
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park

    On February 25th and 26th I did a nice loop in the Smokies from Big Creek Ranger Station parking lot to Deep Gap along the AT south of Mt. Cammerer fire tower. There was about 6 to 8 inches of snow while going up. I stealth camped due to the amount of snow coming in and the next day went down the Big Creek trail. Overnight there was another 6 to 8 inches of snow and freezing fog.

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  • Chicken Jambalaya

    5 grams - Freeze Dried Chicken
    7 grams - Dehydrated Chopped Onion
    5 grams - Dehydrated Leeks
    2 grams - Freeze Dried Celery
    5 grams - Freeze Dried Bell Pepper
    56 grams - Rice (Real or Instant)
    2 grams - Dehydrated Green Onion
    7 grams - Creole Seasoning
    7 grams - Dehydrated Diced Tomato
    7 grams - Tomato Powder
    7 grams - Chicken Stock Powder
    1 gram - Black Pepper
    1 gram - Salt
    28 grams - Dried Chorizo Sausage
    14 grams - Olive Oil
    8 ounces - Water

    Calories - 680
    Dry Weight -…
  • Nestle Nido and Breakfast Essential Based Milkshakes

    Nestle Nido is a full fat powdered milk which when combined with water makes a high calorie milk. I add Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials to add flavor and additional calories.

    Chocolate Latte

    1/2 Cup - Nestle Nido
    2 Packets - Chocolate Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials
    2 Packets - Folgers Instant Coffee Singles
    16 Ounces - Water

    Calories 580
    Weight 4.5 ounces

    1) Combine dry ingredients in zip lock bag
    2) Mix with water and…