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  1. anyway, back to the original question: As I...

    anyway, back to the original question:

    As I understand it, there are (at least) two types (or locations) of insulin monitoring, the liver and the fat cell. When the liver detects low insulin,...
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    I also have very low bp, although not fast heart...

    I also have very low bp, although not fast heart rate. The key is obviously to keep fluids up - we tend to dehydrate easily and fall over like trees because we don't have much margin. Salt may or...
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    I'm going to give a completely different answer:...

    I'm going to give a completely different answer: I get sugar cravings when I'm tired - you've been out late, go to sleep! If you really can't sleep because your mind is whirling around "sugar sugar...
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    Partly I'm asking, cause it's cicada year here in...

    Partly I'm asking, cause it's cicada year here in the NE USA, and every time I move a rock in the garden, all those critters are just sitting there, waiting to hatch. On the other side, what kinda...
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    I agree with MagicMerl - no one wants to be...

    I agree with MagicMerl - no one wants to be lectured by a zealot, be it diet, religion, or all those loooong talks I got from my parents on how I was throwing myself away on an engineering degree. ...
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    From these pictures I would think you're focused...

    From these pictures I would think you're focused on losing about 4kg of mud?
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    OK, did anyone else come to this thread because...

    OK, did anyone else come to this thread because they thought the title was "homemade larvabars" and wondered how you sweeten larva?
  8. You can eat those things now - but they're not...

    You can eat those things now - but they're not good for you.
    You can eat those things when you're at your goal weight - but they still won't be good for you.

    As for cravings and foodie thoughts,...
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    There was a Ziggy cartoon about a hundred years...

    There was a Ziggy cartoon about a hundred years ago: Ziggy is asleep in bed, there's a spaceship on the windowsill, and two aliens are standing over his sock drawer holding up pairs of socks. The...
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    So glad I could help! I have "strands" as my...

    So glad I could help! I have "strands" as my dressies - I see they come in champagne which might fit your color scheme. But mostly, have a great time at the wedding!
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    LIFESTRIDE!!!!! I wear them all the time, when...

    LIFESTRIDE!!!!!

    I wear them all the time, when I'm not barefoot, they're great on my "slightly wide" feet and "i hate heels" ankles. online or dsw, tons of styles, prices are quite manageable,...
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    What was the name of that dish where you mixed...

    What was the name of that dish where you mixed canned fruit cocktail (heavy syrup) with mini marshmallows and a tub of cool whip? I know my friend's mom used to make this for "special" occasions.
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    OK, here's my submission: anything at all in...

    OK, here's my submission: anything at all in James Lilek's Gallery of Regrettable Foods.
    LILEKS (James) Gallery of Regrettable Food

    My favorite is The Unbearable Sadness of Vegetables, but it's...
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    Been there - hope some of my failures will help...

    Been there - hope some of my failures will help you avoid them. There are two parts to this problem: how to turn your back on yummy treats, and what to say to other people. For the second part, I'm...
  15. I like to give back, as the spirit moves me, by...

    I like to give back, as the spirit moves me, by doing good things randomly rather than focused on one effort I can point to, and I'm trying to raise my sons to do the same. Some of the things I do...
  16. apparently the egg yolk treatment doesn't work...

    apparently the egg yolk treatment doesn't work for everyone! I went cold turkey and just stopped using shampoo - water rinses with conditioner until the static settled down in about a week. After...
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    The plastic liner under the chicken - bwah hah...

    The plastic liner under the chicken - bwah hah hah! Thanks - tough day at work and I needed the laugh, everyone is now looking at me cause I'm supposed to be reading a whitepaper ....

    Here's my...
  18. that crepey skin is pretty creepy. But...

    that crepey skin is pretty creepy. But seriously, I've found moisturizing to be crucial. No soap, wash with plain water and maybe a splash of lemon juice, then while your skin is still damp,...
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    This is from last Christmas, but I just saw this...

    This is from last Christmas, but I just saw this thread pop up - spent the last half hour laughing!

    You know you're primal when you're watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas with your children,...
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    I'm not the expert by any means, but if you're...

    I'm not the expert by any means, but if you're 6'. large boned and active (male?) your protein might be a little low. 30g carbs is incredibly low unless you're trying to lose weight (you don't...
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    I'm in the "hot drink plus" camp. I usually...

    I'm in the "hot drink plus" camp. I usually drink coffee (black), but when I'm craving sugar, a cup of tea with a bit of milk and a half teaspoon of honey completely satisfies.
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    If the dizziness happens when you stand up fast,...

    If the dizziness happens when you stand up fast, and if you've been eating clean for a while, sounds more like low blood pressure leading to dehydration than sugar crash to me. (note that I say this...
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    Wow - this was an eye opener! I've noticed that...

    Wow - this was an eye opener! I've noticed that my roots are not as obvious, even a couple months after my last coloring - I thought my hair had started growing more slowly and was trying to...
  24. It also depends on why the cookies are calling to...

    It also depends on why the cookies are calling to you. If they're just lying around and you're being "cued" to eat them, get rid of them, or remind yourself that "junk food" is food in exactly the...
  25. I actually think you're completely on track - I...

    I actually think you're completely on track - I read somewhere that you can expect to lose 10% of your target loss in the the first 4 - 6 weeks, while the liver glucose, etc and various endocrine...
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