I know there are similar posts about this, but I wanted to toss out my own story on the forums and see what advice I could get (First post, btw! Yay me!).
I switched Primal about a year ago, but I feel like I haven't quite got ON the wagon. Last year was senior year of college, so damned if I could get into a regular gym schedule. Eating was good though, seeing as the cafeteria was a great help. When I moved back home it was the opposite. Gym right down the street, but now I was living with my family and all their carb-heavy, CW-laden mindset. On top of it all, on the few food items that I actually eat, they never buy organic. Obviously, it's more expensive to feed a family of 4 on organic, free range meat, unprocessed dairy, and vegetables that aren't potatoes.
Cutting to the chase, I have started to take fish oil daily, but I still feel like I'm only getting 'half' the benefit of the PB. I'm halfway through P90X (which i'm doing mainly because I started a new job and didn't feel like thinking of a real workout plan), but now I'm eating the same 5 things every day.
Onto the title. I'm just a bit nervous about eating the amount of (normal, cage-fed) eggs and (normal, grain-fed) steak and (normal, hormone'd) chicken that I want to on the PB, especially wanting to gain some muscle. I'm not one to take chances with my health, and it took a lot to break my CW mind. Now that I have, I want to jump into it full-force, but I wonder if simply dealing with it and just eating MORE of the everyday foods is going to be detrimental to my health because of the hormones, grain-fed, yadda yadda.
On another note, all of my great-grandparents lived into their 90s and my grandparents are still alive. I'm thinking I've got good genes on my side. I just need a bit of encouragement from people who don't turn around every other day and tell me that "your body can't survive on so little carbs." and "you should get your cholesterol tested." Which I should. I want to get a blood test just to see where I stand.
Any thoughts from the community?