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    Did nobody pick up on the message that we should...

    Did nobody pick up on the message that we should still be eating low fat, and much lower protein though? Particularly in relation to reducing igf1 and thus reducing risk of cancer and heart disease.
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    I personally have to really cut fruit to almost...

    I personally have to really cut fruit to almost nothing if I am trying to lose weight. Fruit just seems to make me plateau even at the level of a handful of strawberries and an apple a day. This...
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    That's brilliant we'll done! I hope I can join...

    That's brilliant we'll done!

    I hope I can join you in the 100 club one day. I think I've got about 16lbs to go...l
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    Nigel I waited until my readings were seriously...

    Nigel I waited until my readings were seriously low and then dropped the meds one at a time. By seriously low, I mean around 90/50. It took a bit of time to drop them because I didn't want any kind...
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    Thanks everyone :D as pleased as I am about my...

    Thanks everyone :D as pleased as I am about my own blood pressure, naturally it is my daughters success that delights me the most. I so didn't want her to follow me and her dad into obesity so I had...
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    This is why I love Primal!

    First of all, I have gone from being on the maximum dose of not one, but Two blood pressure medications to now being on no blood pressure meds at all. my blood pressure control appears to be...
  7. I'm an RN working in cardiology. I get to dole...

    I'm an RN working in cardiology. I get to dole out massive doses of statins to people who may or may not benefit from them. I can't promote Primal because of course I have to follow the party line,...
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    I'm much better today. This was no stomach bug,...

    I'm much better today. This was no stomach bug, it didnt resemble a stomach bug. It was just too much wrong food. I enjoyed it a lot at the time but it wasn't something to try again anytime soon.
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  9. It's not the cramps that hold me back though,...

    It's not the cramps that hold me back though, it's the severity of the flow...I don't want to bleed out all over the gym. Nobody wants me to do that!
  10. I've just blogged a little bit on this subject, I...

    I've just blogged a little bit on this subject, I concluded that everyone should do what works best for them, but my food shopping looks the best :p
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    Rice, potato salad, pastry based fish dish,...

    Rice, potato salad, pastry based fish dish, breadcrumb covered chicken dish (lots of wonderful spices), cake, chocolate, chocolate cake.......

    I know I could have eaten the fish and left the...
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    Big mistake!

    I have been eating Primal since the end of April, no cheats. Yesterday there was a big family dinner in honour of our neice and her new baby visiting from New Zealand, and the food was not primal. It...
  13. Mostly yes. There is just a day or 2 when I...

    Mostly yes. There is just a day or 2 when I should be at home sitting on old towels and going to the bathroom every 30 minutes, when I feel like I might be actually bleeding to death! The rest of...
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    I can't take NSAIDS regularly, the odd time is ok...

    I can't take NSAIDS regularly, the odd time is ok but if I try to take them regularly I get terrible gastric pain. It's a shame because I do prefer them for pain relief, I find them the most...
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    Thanks :cool:

    Thanks :cool:
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    Sorry I've been gone ages! Work and stuff getting...

    Sorry I've been gone ages! Work and stuff getting in the way of my forum habit ;)

    The pain is at the top of my arm, just below the shoulder joint itself (although there's an ache going down the...
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    I feel lost! My arm is still slightly sore at...

    I feel lost! My arm is still slightly sore at rest, and hurts properly if I try to lift (think bag of groceries, this is how I know!) so I can't go and do my usual workout, which consists mainly of...
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    Congratulations :cool:

    Congratulations :cool:
  19. Have a long soak in a warm bath, go to your...

    Have a long soak in a warm bath, go to your bedroom and lie down with some lovely music playing. After a few minutes relaxing, still lying down, check your BP. While its doing it's thing. Go to your...
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    I used to get a sensation like the lump in your...

    I used to get a sensation like the lump in your throat you get when you are going to cry? I put it down to anxiety (even though I don't suffer with anxiety lol!) but it actually turned out to be a...
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    :like:

    :like:
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    Clearly I am doing it all wrong. Goddam it, where...

    Clearly I am doing it all wrong. Goddam it, where is my sex!
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    Gosh I don't think I dislocated anything, that...

    Gosh I don't think I dislocated anything, that would surely be much more painful than this! Thanks for the advice, rest it is then. I can move it through the full range, just with some pain....
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    Ouch!

    I've only gone and hurt my deltoid muscle at the gym today. I did chest presses with 12kg in each hand, completed my sets, no pain. Then the very next thing I tried to do, I got a pain in my left...
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    UK Newbie

    Hi, I am a 45 woman in the UK, and I am about 6 weeks into my primal journey.

    Since last August I have lost a lot of weight on a CW diet, but I had come to a grinding halt, losing nothing at all...
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