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    I don't like my food salty either, plus I'm a...

    I don't like my food salty either, plus I'm a heavy sweater, and it took me literally DECADES to figure out why I would get sick for days at a time, unable to eat much or drink almost any water, to...
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    My experience is that in humid weather, extra...

    My experience is that in humid weather, extra layers only make you hotter, no matter how "technical" they may be.

    Even a single layer of technical cooling fabric isn't any cooler than bare skin...
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    +1. Call the cops. He needs to be reported...

    +1. Call the cops. He needs to be reported whether or not they "do anything." He may do it again, and you want *them* to have recourse.

    And take care of yourself. (((((Colorisnt)))))
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    Anyway, Lara bars are nut-based, and off-limits...

    Anyway, Lara bars are nut-based, and off-limits to the OP ...
  5. Thread: Bad sizing!!!

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    Neither does posting here. There's space for...

    Neither does posting here. There's space for customer reviews on the page where you bought the item, specifically including sizing.

    But first, check the label. Garments sometimes get mis-packed....
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    For me, when I'm ravenous for days after a long...

    For me, when I'm ravenous for days after a long effort, it means I didn't eat enough *after*, not during. Remember that your window to replenish glycogen starts closing half an hour after you stop,...
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    Yay for you! What parts did you take off your...

    Yay for you!

    What parts did you take off your bike? Maybe we can help ...
  8. Thread: April Rides

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    We tried out Columbus' bikeshare last night!...

    We tried out Columbus' bikeshare last night! Kinda cool, but also kinda fail. We drove into town to hear a band and decided to park near the club and ride the bikes to dinner a couple of miles away....
  9. Thread: sports drinks?

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    Regular Nuun has sorbitol. Nuun U Naturals...

    Regular Nuun has sorbitol. Nuun U Naturals doesn't - just enough dextrose for flavor.

    I'm pretty much okay with sugar alcohols, but that's a big reason a lot of people choose the U Naturals line,...
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    A sweat-friendly haircut can make a huge...

    A sweat-friendly haircut can make a huge difference - a wash-and-go style that you can just run your fingers through at your destination and let it dry.

    I sweat pretty heavily too, and it's...
  11. Thread: sports drinks?

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    I'm assuming that by "energy boost" you mean...

    I'm assuming that by "energy boost" you mean caffeine? The calories in all sports drinks boost your energy ...

    Gu Roctane energy drink has caffeine, but I've never tried it so I can't comment. I...
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    To beat my favorite still-dead horse, how much...

    To beat my favorite still-dead horse, how much work has your PT been doing on your foot strength and flexibility? Knees have nothing to support and align them except for what's above and below them...
  13. Yayyy! What a happy story. Enjoy!

    Yayyy! What a happy story. Enjoy!
  14. Thread: Dogs........

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    Heh, that's a good one. Maybe one of the dog...

    Heh, that's a good one.

    Maybe one of the dog trainers here can contribute ... but I wonder if it's just that no matter how hard you try, the meaning of your words comes through in the tone of your...
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    +1 on RideWithGPS. Besides the total distance,...

    +1 on RideWithGPS. Besides the total distance, you can zoom in on the aerial images to get an idea of the condition of the roads and the general traffic level. I've got a paid subscription, which you...
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    Well, Coach swears this was my last hard run...

    Well, Coach swears this was my last hard run before race day. I nailed the pace, hills and all - pretty close to the same elevation gain for today's 10 miles at race pace as the entire Marathon has -...
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    Which of course brings up this article...

    Which of course brings up this article that's gotten so much play in the last few days.

    I'd always been skeptical of Leonard Shlain's scholarship in The Alphabet vs. the Goddess - as appealing to...
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    Well, I wasn't talking about an iPad as a...

    Well, I wasn't talking about an iPad as a complete computing solution. Only for something to take out of the home/office.

    Now, granted I've been doing this since it was an infrared connection...
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    No, though it covers a lot of the same ground. I...

    No, though it covers a lot of the same ground. I see now the link was censored. :rolleyes: The domain name is "books-l-u-t.com" without the dashes ...
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    If you're interested, it was this interview...

    If you're interested, it was this interview with Karen Joy Fowler that originally led me to that book.
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    I have an older Kindle, but I've wound up doing...

    I have an older Kindle, but I've wound up doing all my reading on my iPad. It's so much more versatile. Yeah, the Kindle is lighter and easier to hold, but when I'm away from home I only want to be...
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    What it says is that it's okay to use ice on and...

    What it says is that it's okay to use ice on and off for a few minutes immediately after an acute injury for pain control only, and that once six hours has passed after the injury, no ice should be...
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    +100 !!!! I think I was pretty clear that I...

    +100 !!!!

    I think I was pretty clear that I read a whole lot of noise in proportion to actual signal. :D I mentioned Seanan McGuire because she's some of the more entertaining trash I've read...
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    Rethinking R.I.C.E.

    I've had several practitioners tell me they're not fans of ice. I'll use it sparingly, on occasion, but I wonder if even that's too much.
    ...
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    Interesting article:...

    Interesting article: http://www.alternet.org/education/learning-while-black-school-prison-pipeline-and-what-we-can-do-about-it?page=0%2C1&paging=off&current_page=1

    V., I'm just posting this out of...
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