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    Sea salt. Whenever I feel sick to my stomach,...

    Sea salt. Whenever I feel sick to my stomach, nauseated, stomach cramps, etc. I pour some sea salt on my hand and like it off, take a second dose, and I've not had it fail yet. Old remedy. I've used...
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    +1 to Issabeau, ie Dwight. OP, you are both...

    +1 to Issabeau, ie Dwight.

    OP, you are both right, but you're agruing fact againts feelings. Her self-worth is tied up in pleasing you. Wanting to care for you is healthy, but that caring for you...
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    Grains or dairy.... I'd say, if you are using...

    Grains or dairy.... I'd say, if you are using dried beans and grains, get a copy of Nourishing Traditions and learn how to soak the grains/beans to make them less reactive. Try that for a bit. If it...
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    I just got my 5 pounds of raw, unsalted mac nuts...

    I just got my 5 pounds of raw, unsalted mac nuts for $66 including shipping from bayside candy on ebay. This is the second time this year I have ordered from them. The last order was 3lbs for $32...
  5. Mark Sisson, you must be doing something right.

    I've noticed a lot of 'haters' on here lately, so I just thought I'd spread some love around. Mark, you must be doing something right to have all of this hateful attention. Keep on keepin' on.
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    Oh, I forgot to add that most of the cleaning do...

    Oh, I forgot to add that most of the cleaning do is with baking soda, vinegar, peroxide, etc. I try to run things like the washer late at night when electricity is cheaper. I make my own laundry...
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    We are a family of 4, with 2 adults, a 2 year...

    We are a family of 4, with 2 adults, a 2 year old, and a 6 month old. For every thing (food, toiletries, DH's pop, DH's bottled water, DH's CW food) we are only able to spend $40-$80 a week. We're...
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    It was just under $16 dollars. After shipping it...

    It was just under $16 dollars. After shipping it was just over $21...for 7 pounds. I didn't do the extra-virgin because my DH doesn't like the taste of coconut. Now that I think about it, he doesn't...
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    No. I didn't complain. I just picked out...

    No. I didn't complain. I just picked out thepieces as I ran across them, silently cursed, and found a different supplier.
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    SoapersChoice....Took the plunge

    Well, I ordered 7lbs of coconut oil from SC today. I figure it can't be worse than the Tropical Traditions batch I got with flecks of green and white plastic in it.

    I'll let you know how it goes.
  11. Ivan, I'll speak English with you all the time....

    Ivan, I'll speak English with you all the time....
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    Well, I'm a mom, so my perspective is a little...

    Well, I'm a mom, so my perspective is a little different. I have a 2 year old and a 5 month old.

    ASfar as working out goes, the lack of sleep stresses your body. Working out stresses your body....
  13. My daughter eats what I eat. However, a couple of...

    My daughter eats what I eat. However, a couple of days a week she's at both her grandparents houses, where sweets, pastas, chips, etc are all given to her. I notice she is much more whiney when she...
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    Everything is going to be okay. My first, now 2,...

    Everything is going to be okay. My first, now 2, wasn't thriving according to the peditrician, so I had to supplement with Nutramigen due to dairy, soy, gluten sensitivities. Read supplement as...
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    Hmmm.... The dehydrator, blendtec blender, and...

    Hmmm.... The dehydrator, blendtec blender, and ice cream maker (for treats) on the food end.

    Vibram Five Fingers.

    Primal play with my kiddos and asking my husband to teach me Crossfit...
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    True that it wouldn't kill you, but it wouldn't...

    True that it wouldn't kill you, but it wouldn't help you either. It's not something that really seems worth it. Then again, I live in NW Ohio, and there are corn fields (GMO and non-GMO) everywhere....
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    I have a two year old and a 3 month old. I...

    I have a two year old and a 3 month old. I supplement with Vitamin D3 and Fish Oil, and we live in NW Ohio. Everything else I feel we can adequately obtain from foods. My Carlson's Infant D3...
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    I agree about the responses I get from people if I say I have an allergy to gluten/dairy, that my nursing son gets rashes if I eat said things, that my daughter gets rashes. People are compassionate...
  19. The biggest push-back I get is from my husband....

    The biggest push-back I get is from my husband. Since I'm nursing our 3 month old, most people are okay with me having a 'restrictive' diet. However, my husband and I also have a 2 year old. My...
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    From a non-primal related standpoint (because I'm...

    From a non-primal related standpoint (because I'm no Mark Sisson when it comes to the science behind eating corn), corn is wind-pollinated, which means that even if you eat organic-labeled corn, you...
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    Hmmmmm.....maybe I'll just claim superior...

    Hmmmmm.....maybe I'll just claim superior genetics to everyone around.... :D
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    I went primalish after having my first 2 years...

    I went primalish after having my first 2 years ago, and just had my second 3 months ago. My just-turned-2 year old has been speaking in full sentences since 18 months and using things she hears in...
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    NewSAHM here. Lost my job over the summer due to...

    NewSAHM here. Lost my job over the summer due to pregnancy issues. I have a 23 month old and a 4 week old. I went primal when I was 4 weeks preg with my second. I did real food with my 23 month old,...
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    I've been soapless since July. My hair has always...

    I've been soapless since July. My hair has always been wavy and frizzy. Since the switch I have awesome curls. I waited 4months after stopping the soap to get a haircut. Typically, the longer I let...
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    I agree and have the same struggles ...mostly...

    I agree and have the same struggles ...mostly with my ILs. Remember that they are viewing your decision as commentary on their own lives and food choices. You saying you don't want your children to...
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