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Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By UtahSkier
I have the core m3 4gb Ram version. No keyboard...

I have the core m3 4gb Ram version. No keyboard as I only use it as a reader. It runs pleasantly warm... no hot spots.

I have had it since released... November I think. The OS has been a bit...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 765
Posted By UtahSkier
United Health tried to do just that. But the...

United Health tried to do just that. But the state regulator turned down their 20% rate increase request. The reason given was because of certain revenue sharing activities that didn't happen when...
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By UtahSkier
A review of retirement calculators

My Favorite Retirement Calculators
My Favorite Retirement Calculators - Can I Retire Yet? (http://www.caniretireyet.com/my-favorite-retirement-calculators/#more-7235)

I have not used any of these...
Forum: Other topics 02-09-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,590
Posted By UtahSkier
My dad had 4 wives and many girlfriends after my...

My dad had 4 wives and many girlfriends after my mother (first wife) died young. I learned to not get particularly attached to the new women as I never knew how long they would be around.

Keep in...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-09-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By UtahSkier
Skiing is my favorite HIIT activity. A...

Skiing is my favorite HIIT activity. A challenging ski run is perhaps 6 minutes long and I will take 1 or 2 breaks along the way (I enjoy the mountain scenery while my wife catches up:))

Get on...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 02-09-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,065
Posted By UtahSkier
Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner! When...

Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!

When the government is the payer, this is no upper limit to the price.
Government subsidizes medical payments and healthcare prices rise.
Government...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-04-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,227
Posted By UtahSkier
This study correlates well with my experience and...

This study correlates well with my experience and the diet/fitness advice I gave earlier.

A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle

For most of us, losing weight and keeping it...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-29-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,227
Posted By UtahSkier
Yes, those are good targets. I'm in favor of...

Yes, those are good targets.

I'm in favor of these vanity numbers as motivation tools.
My vanity number is my belly circumference as measured first thing in the morning as that will be my best...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 01-27-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By UtahSkier
Good point. As MichaelB pointed out, we have...

Good point. As MichaelB pointed out, we have been discussing that around here for years. This was the first main stream article I've come across discussing these "gaming" strategies...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-27-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,227
Posted By UtahSkier
The next part is your weight lifting. When...

The next part is your weight lifting. When running a calorie deficit, the body will prevent starvation by consuming both fat and muscle. You need to tell your body the muscles are still needed and...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-27-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,227
Posted By UtahSkier
I like the mix of activity and deficit. But, here...

I like the mix of activity and deficit. But, here is what will happen. The first 10 lbs lost will be mostly water. After that, the weight loss will be a mix (50-50) of fat and muscle lost.
...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-27-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,227
Posted By UtahSkier
RetireAge50 Certainly want to keep you and...

RetireAge50

Certainly want to keep you and your thread positive, but you should be prepared for reality to disagree with your chart.

While I haven't seen your specific dieting and exercising...
Forum: FIRE Related Political Topics 01-27-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By UtahSkier
They're millionaires, and they get Obamacare subsidies

Not much new here... but applies to many of us

I have yet to abandon my grandfathered plan, but I am making plans for that day.


This one weird trick can help even rich people buy Obamacare at...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-26-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,801
Posted By UtahSkier
tmm99 - I used to play sand court volleyball - 2...

tmm99 - I used to play sand court volleyball - 2 man, 3-man, and play nearly 4 hours a day on the weekends... all year long. What worked for me was a protein and glucose mix of about 1:1. I would...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-26-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,227
Posted By UtahSkier
Fitness goals...same as always; Perform exercises...

Fitness goals...same as always; Perform exercises to promote recovery from injury, gain muscle and lose fat!

Current Weight is 160 (up 7 lbs from 12/1/2015) with a bf percent around 16.5 ( as...
Forum: Other topics 01-14-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By UtahSkier
I have been having this problem for a few days...

I have been having this problem for a few days and am having it right now. It annoys me.

I'm a computer guy and have used windows since 1990. I decided to poke around on this problem and try a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-18-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By UtahSkier
The page you linked to is the estimated...

The page you linked to is the estimated distribution. You should be happier by using the actual distribution.

When I did the numbers, I saw the fund price increase by 0.24 (or so) the day of...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-06-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,327
Posted By UtahSkier
skier? did someone call my name? I ski 50+...

skier? did someone call my name?

I ski 50+ days a year... oh wait. I mentally ski that much, but my knees only let me ski 20 to 30 days each year.... and that was while I was still working!
...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-27-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,152
Posted By UtahSkier
Just a follow up for anyone interested in...

Just a follow up for anyone interested in learning stuff. I tried some of the college Organic chemistry courses that are online. Bottom line, I was not ready.

I did find a real good advanced high...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-27-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 37,703
Posted By UtahSkier
Well, scratch me off the list as I have been...

Well, scratch me off the list as I have been promoted to the class of 15. My consulting project completed and I was not assigned anything new. So, that means I am done!


[-]1. Willers -...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-30-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 8,236
Posted By UtahSkier
I had elective cataract surgery done 2 years ago...

I had elective cataract surgery done 2 years ago at age 52. Not wrong with my lens. I just couldn't wear contacts any more. It was an expensive procedure, but well worth it. I also chose the far...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-30-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,024
Posted By UtahSkier
I mentioned the boutique olive oil shops... there...

I mentioned the boutique olive oil shops... there appears to be 2 kinds.


I get my premium oil from a shop like this;
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (http://www.oliveoilarizona.com/olive-oils.html)

...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-29-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,024
Posted By UtahSkier
I also recommend the boutique Olive Oil shops. I...

I also recommend the boutique Olive Oil shops. I taste test their pure olive oils, but generally buy the ones with the highest polyphenol counts. I use that oil with their 18 year aged balsamic...
Forum: Other topics 09-15-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,857
Posted By UtahSkier
For The past 10 years, I have had 3 cars for 2...

For The past 10 years, I have had 3 cars for 2 houses. 1 car at each home and 1 that travels between the homes.

I just sold my 2000 corvette convertible with 70,000 miles. It was well maintained...
Forum: Travel Information 09-08-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 28,713
Posted By UtahSkier
Learning to Motorhome!

or how I spent my summer.

DW and I have taken a 3 or 4 night trip each month and have 2 more trips planned.

I have actually experienced a bit of stress worrying about the reliability and...
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