No Change But That Is Good

I have been dealing with dental surgery and being sick.
This has really put a crimp into getting into the gym.

I finally got back in this week.
Weighed myself.
I am not too worried about it, just use it as a general guide.
I was the same as before my time off so hope that is a good thing.

Monday on the treadmill I found out that the ring on my hydration bladder wasn't all the way down.
Not something I knew to check.
It then leaked G2 into my pack while on the treadmill.

Got to the gym again on Wednesday but I was slow to get up so only got in a 30 min walk in.

Changed up my alarm to start getting up a bit earlier.
I tend to have a better day if I can take a little bit of time to wake up.
If I can wake up a bit slower I tend to be a bit more relaxed.

So I have 2 walks coming up.
Oct 22, looks like Operation 23 To Zero is doing an event.
Still looking for details on it.

Then November 12 Operation 23 To Zero is going the 3 Legion Ruck.
Last year we tried to go from Fairbault to Waseca.
We stopped at Morristown for lunch but only made it about 15 miles when we ran out of daylight for safety.
This year, they are starting 1 group from Fairbault and the other from Waseca with both meeting in Morristown.
Lunch and speakers at the VFW.
Let me know if you want to join us.


Real Plans Recipe - Hearty Crab Salad

Elsolel and I enjoy this hearty crab salad.
It uses cabbage to bulk it out and make it more filling.

Hearty Crab Salad

Servings:  4
Active Time:  10 m
Total Time:  10 m
Fixed Servings:  No

8 ounces shredded cabbages
1 can albacore tuna
1 can Crab, chopped
1 package lump crabmeat
1/2 cup mayo
sea salt
Old Bay Seasoning
ground pepper
Ground garlic

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Diet Type: Traditional, Paleo, Primal
Course: Entree/Main Course
Main Ingredient: Shellfish
Cuisine: American
Dish Type: Make Ahead

How To Prepare
2 Chop the crab legs into small chunks
3 Drain tuna and crab
5 Place shredded cabbage, tuna, crab legs, chopped crab, and mayo into bowl and stir.
6 Add salt, Old Bay Seasoning, pepper, and garlic to taste.

Notes : 
I use the packaged imitation legs versus the chunk since it cuts up easier.
You might use more mayo, I never truly measure, just mix until I like it.

Url : http://onefatguysjourneytohealth.blogspot.com/2016/09/real-plans-recipe-hearty-crab-salad.html



Elsolel and I are signed up to do the Warrior 196 5k event next weekend.
Next weekend is also the annual Carry the Fallen White Bear Lake ruck.
The CTF ruck is the one that kicked my butt last year.

So my conundrum is that I want to do both but they happen at the same time.

I want revenge on that course that beat me last year.
Please understand, I did ok, especially considering the training I had done.
But I didn't finish the entire thing on my own.
I had to get help with a ride between stops.

I want to go back and beat it.
I want to finish with my pack.
I want to stand tall and finish on my own.

But if I do that, then Elsolel can't do it with me.
Also, I paid to participate in the Warrior 196 and endorse what they are doing.

Have to keep thinking about that.

Also, for those that haven't seen me posting this before, I am doing the AFSP walk on Sept 18 with Elsolel.
Trying to raise money for that.

Real Plans Recipe - Thick Chili

My favorite recipe for thick chili.

Servings:  4
Active Time:  10 m
Total Time:  8 h 30 m
Fixed Servings:  No

2 pounds ground beef, 93%
1 pound bacon, (ends and pieces or cut slices)
1 pound andouille sausage
1 bag frozen stir fry peppers
2 cans tomatoes, with diced green chiles
1 can tomato, with garlic and onion
1 can tomato paste, (small)
1 onion
sea salt
ground pepper
4 tablespoons ground cumin, (I use a LOT in mine)
chipotle pepper, smoked ground
smoked paprika


Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Diet Type: Traditional, Paleo, Primal
Course: Entree/Main Course
Main Ingredient: Beef
Tags: Food Processor, Slow Cooker/Crock Pot
Cuisine: American
Dish Type: Big Cook Day

How To Prepare

2 Dice onion small
3 Chop peppers (I use a quick blast in food processor)
5 In a large fry pan cook the bacon
6 In a 6 QT crock pot
7 Cook ground beef and andouille sausage with cumin and paprika
8 Add diced onion and peppers
9 Add bacon
10 Cook for a bit and then add all the tomatoes
11 Lower heat and let cook on low for 6-8 hours
12    Add spices to taste

Notes :
You can do this on stove top if you want.
You just have to cook it long enough to cook the tomatoes enough to get rid of the canned taste.
You will literally be able to stand your spoon up in this chili.

Url : http://onefatguysjourneytohealth.blogspot.com/2016/09/real-plans-recipe-thick-chili.html

Real Plans Recipe - Jalapeno Sausage Chix Thighs Sweet Potato and Kale Soup

Using up some of the Bare Naked Chicken Thighs I got a Mazopiya.

Servings:  4
Active Time:  10 m
Total Time:  25 m
Fixed Servings:  No

1 pound Sausage , (JalapeƱo)
1 package chicken thigh, (I use Bare Naked Boneless Skinless)
2 sweet potatoes
2 cups chopped kale
1 onion
1 quart water
2 teaspoons chickens, bullion
sea salt, to taste
ground pepper, to taste
garlic, to taste

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Diet Type: Traditional, Paleo, Primal
Course: Soup
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Cuisine: American
Dish Type: Soup/Salad

How To Prepare
2 Cut sausage into small pieces (remove skin if you can)
3 Cut chicken thighs into bite size pieces
4 Cube sweet potato
5 Chop kale if not already chopped
6 Rough dice onion

7 In a 5 qt pot cook the onion, chicken and sausage.
8 Once complete add water, bullion, sweet potatoes.
9 Cook for 10 min.
10 Add chopped kale.
11 Cook for 5 min.
12 Spice with salt, pepper, and garlic to taste.

Url : http://onefatguysjourneytohealth.blogspot.com/2016/09/real-plans-recipe-jalapeno-sausage-chix.html