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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-12-2020, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Sittinginthesun
Hit 90 lbs lost this morning and had a doctors...

Hit 90 lbs lost this morning and had a doctors apt this afternoon - he was shocked and very pleased. Reviewed blood work and took me off my low dose statin so I am now medication free. He is having...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-03-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,513
Posted By Sittinginthesun
I've lost 85 lbs and counting doing IF (one meal...

I've lost 85 lbs and counting doing IF (one meal a day) and do feel cold quite a bit but I've lost a lot of insulation and living in a cold climate with a ton of snow right now. A hot bath with my...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-20-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,513
Posted By Sittinginthesun
The goal of IF is to provide long periods of low...

The goal of IF is to provide long periods of low insulin. 2000 calories spread out into 3 meals and a couple of snacks will keep insulin up all day (making fat burning impossible and fat storage...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 01-15-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,225
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Just replaced my 10-year-old Windows 7 desktop...

Just replaced my 10-year-old Windows 7 desktop with the new Asus ZenBook 14 Windows 10 laptop plugged into my 32 inch monitor and wireless keyboard and mouse. Now I’m wondering why I waited so long...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-31-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,773
Posted By Sittinginthesun
https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a30361800/tesla-...

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a30361800/tesla-model-3-long-term-failure-stranded-while-parked/

I've researched Teslas and driven a Model S (fast, great tech but not comfortable and poor...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 12-27-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,319
Posted By Sittinginthesun
My wife laughs at me on the phone with Sirius...

My wife laughs at me on the phone with Sirius every 6 months. Best way to the lowest rate is to tell the first CSR I am calling to cancel due to cost. They put me through to retention department...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-27-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 484,890
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Down 71.8 lbs since the summer on keto...

Down 71.8 lbs since the summer on keto intermittent fasting. Have been disciplined through Christmas never over 20g of carbs a day. Christmas dinner was some homemade crab stuffed mushrooms, ham...
Forum: Other topics 12-04-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,254
Posted By Sittinginthesun
$80k kitchen reno a couple of years ago including...

$80k kitchen reno a couple of years ago including $14k of KitchenAid black stainless appliances. Built in convection microwave is loud and we never use the convection feature. French door fridge...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-28-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 46,921
Posted By Sittinginthesun
23.4% XIRR 93% equities (with several million in...

23.4% XIRR 93% equities (with several million in assets outside of the markets).

Not a bad return for a lazy couch potato indexer.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-07-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 13,165
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Nice going Audrey! I am down 47 lbs in three...

Nice going Audrey! I am down 47 lbs in three months on keto, one meal a day intermittent fasting. Feel fantastic, higher energy and clear thinking, sleeping like a rock, never hungry. I have done...
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-05-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Congrats on kicking cancers ass and having...

Congrats on kicking cancers ass and having amassed an enviable net worth! What kind of boat are you buying?
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-27-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,175
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Use your phone (or use it as a hotspot for your...

Use your phone (or use it as a hotspot for your laptop) the security is much higher than any public wifi.

https://us.norton.com/internetsecurity-wifi-how-safe-is-surfing-on-4g-vs-wi-fi.html
Forum: Other topics 10-22-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By Sittinginthesun
We keep the pool at 86-87 and the hot tub at...

We keep the pool at 86-87 and the hot tub at 99-102 depending on time of year. Kids and I spend HOURS and HOURS every week in both. Pool on all the nice sunny days and hot tub 3-4 nights a week all...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-05-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,129
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Just blew 789,000 points on four long haul...

Just blew 789,000 points on four long haul flights for a coming family vacation. Pods with lay flat seats. Value was about $16k if I had chosen to pay cash. Over the last 20 years weíve taken a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-01-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 46,921
Posted By Sittinginthesun
YTD XIRR 16.5% One year 5.4% which puts that...

YTD XIRR 16.5%
One year 5.4% which puts that 16.5% in perspective.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-19-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,004
Views: 484,890
Posted By Sittinginthesun
I've lost 25 lbs since early August doing keto...

I've lost 25 lbs since early August doing keto OMAD (one meal a day) and exercising more (tennis, long walks). Had blood work done yesterday and my numbers are better than I've ever seen, A1C 5.3...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 08-29-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Sittinginthesun
I buy a lot of computers for my business and just...

I buy a lot of computers for my business and just picked up another Asus Zenbook laptop which is fast, light, beautiful screen and for us they have been problem free. Intel i7, 16gb ram.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-19-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,028
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Thanks for this thread. Motivated me to get back...

Thanks for this thread. Motivated me to get back on track and started LCHF 18:6 IF a week ago and feeling better already. A few physical symptoms like mild headache and lack of energy but I am...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-21-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Sittinginthesun
My grandfather drank hot black tea several times...

My grandfather drank hot black tea several times a day for his entire adult life and died in his mid 90’s (and was still living on his own, doing his own shopping, cooking, etc). When not at home he...
Forum: Travel Information 03-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Thanks we have been looking at a few villas in...

Thanks we have been looking at a few villas in this area and it looks great.
Forum: Travel Information 03-12-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Thanks, itís booked the week we have our flights...

Thanks, itís booked the week we have our flights arranged but looks nice.
Forum: Travel Information 03-11-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By Sittinginthesun
Costa Rica help

Just booked flights into San Jose airport and looking for advice on villa rental for a week in May. Looking for ideas on location. Trying to find an upscale private house with pool, privacy, safe,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-13-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,215
Posted By Sittinginthesun
I’m on my fourth Mercedes, a GLE. Fabulous car,...

I’m on my fourth Mercedes, a GLE. Fabulous car, love it. Very comfortable, quiet, amazing tech and super safe (on the list of vehicles with zero fatalities). I do a lot of driving on remote...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-03-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,442
Posted By Sittinginthesun
I spent $8,000 on apple devices for Christmas...

I spent $8,000 on apple devices for Christmas presents this year. Just doing my part to help shareholders! Love the XS Max, great screen, battery life, face recognition works flawlessly for me,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-24-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 85,546
Posted By Sittinginthesun
-6.8 XIRR with a 95/5 portfolio.

-6.8 XIRR with a 95/5 portfolio.
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