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Archive for the ‘ Success Stories ’ Category

1 Jul

When Eating Healthy is Making You Fat!

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

24 Jun

Don’t You Just Love Making Doctors Speechless

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

17 Jun

It’s Not a Matter of If, It’s a Matter of When

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading! […]

10 Jun

Quitting Chronic Cardio

I hope the publication of this particular success story doesn’t come across as too self-serving. Reader Brett expresses at length his appreciation for what I do, and for that I’m very grateful. My goal is to touch millions of lives with the Primal Blueprint message, and it’s emails from readers like Brett that motivate me […]

27 May

3 More Primal Blueprint Success Stories

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means more Primal Blueprint Real Life Stories. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep coming in. Thanks for reading! Hey […]

20 May

Rebound After Head Injury

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep coming in. Thanks for reading! I […]

13 May

Rejecting the Status Quo: Saying “No” to a Common Life

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story. Today, Mark’s Daily Apple reader J.P. shares an all too familiar tale: Boy is young, fit and active. Boy goes to college and parties hard. Boy gets a desk job and becomes sedentary. This is usually where the story takes a turn for […]

6 May

I Am Tired of This Hamster Wheel

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another dose of Primal Blueprint inspiration. Today, Michelle Ford, a PrimalCon 2011 attendee, shares a story that many of you can probably relate to – one of sugar dependence and Chronic Cardio. Ultimately, Michelle was able to break out of this vicious cycle. Learn from her real life story, […]

29 Apr

It Was Time to Make a Change

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another dose of Primal Blueprint inspiration. Many thanks to Hank for taking the time to share how he lost nearly 100 lbs in just 6 months, and turned his life around in the process. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me […]

22 Apr

I Can Only Show You the Door

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint success story. Many thanks to Ronald for sharing how he stepped through the threshold and lost 70 pounds in the process. If you have your own success story you would like to share with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll […]

8 Apr

I Decided to Do Something About It

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint success story. Many thanks to Albert for sharing his inspirational account of how he grabbed control of his health and lost nearly 100 pounds at an early age. If you have your own success story you would like to share with me and the Mark’s Daily […]

25 Mar

Never in a Million Years Did I Think…

For anyone that’s had the thought, “Never in a million years could I…”, these stories are for you. For any athlete looking to go Primal and improve performance, these stories are for you. For anyone that thinks the Primal Blueprint is best suited for men, these stories are for you. These two female fighters are […]

18 Mar

The Rise of Lazarus

Does a Primal lifestyle help with type 1 diabetes? Today it is my pleasure to share with you the sixteen year journey of Dr. Lazarus. If you have your own Primal Blueprint success story and you’d like to share it with me and the MDA community please feel free to contact me here. Have a […]

11 Mar

Four Christmases

In 2007 Paul weighed 300 pounds. Today… well you’ll just have to read his story. If you have your own Primal Blueprint success story and you’d like to share it with me and the MDA community please feel free to contact me here. Have a wonderful Friday, everyone, and thanks for reading! – Mark, I […]

4 Mar

What 5 Weeks of Living Primal Looks Like

It’s Friday, which means success story time. Today it is my pleasure to share Dorene’s story. She went Primal on January 1st, not long ago, but as you’ll see from her pictures, sometimes five weeks is all that’s needed to see change. If you have your own Primal Blueprint success story and you’d like to […]

4 Feb

The Unconquerable Dave

Dave first emailed me about a year ago. He had just bought the Primal Blueprint Cookbook and was seeing some real results. Occasionally I’ll get an update from him. One can really get a sense of Dave’s energy and excitement for life from his emails (often written in all caps), which I’ve reprinted below. Read […]

28 Jan

97 “Bonus” Changes After Six Months of Living a Primal Lifestyle

Taking control of your health can have profound, far-reaching effects on your life. With newfound energy and well-being it can change your outlook entirely. This was Matt’s experience. I received this email from Matt a few months ago and it floored me. Peruse and enjoy his opus, and feel free to chime in on the […]

21 Jan

A Cereal Addict Goes Primal

Many of you may relate to the story of Derek and his wife. It’s not a tale of dramatic weight loss, but a story of discovering an ideal body hiding within the body you’ve grown accustomed to. If you have your own Primal Blueprint success story and you’d like to share it with me and […]

14 Jan

There Are No Limits, There Are Only Plateaus

Steven is almost forty, and his story can be traced all the way back to high school. It is my pleasure to share with you Steven’s long road to Primal living and the incredible result that followed. If you have your own Primal Blueprint success story and you’d like to share it with me and […]

7 Jan

By Switching to Primal You Can Save on Your…

“Going Primal is so expensive!” Is it? Randy Oveson begs to differ. Randy emailed me in early December, just before a medical evaluation to determine his insurance rates. Read his story below, and keep up with him over at The Primordial Man. If you have your own Primal Blueprint success story and you’d like to […]

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