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    I think I'm going to try this after Easter. I did...

    I think I'm going to try this after Easter. I did the juddd diet yars ago with not much joy but, of course, using CW foods. I've lost 50lbs on Primal and a Primal /juddd diet may just help me to lose...
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    I do a 16/8 plan most of the time and this week...

    I do a 16/8 plan most of the time and this week I've started having 2 fast days a week too. I was going to eat the 500 or so calories but I was not hungry at all so just had some cofee with heavy...
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    I'm trying to get back to "simple" again too....

    I'm trying to get back to "simple" again too. After just about a year Primal now I'm still keeping a food log, but not weighing everything. It just keeps me honest! I weigh myself about once a...
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    Zach, you are now the expert it seems! So now we...

    Zach, you are now the expert it seems! So now we all get to question your logic and wisdom.:p

    If you put your head above the parapet you get shot at!
  5. I like the simplicity of PB too. I must admit I...

    I like the simplicity of PB too. I must admit I weighed food a lot to start off and did the Paleotrack thing to death for a few weeks but now I know what I can eat and how much and I know what...
  6. This sort of hijacked argumentative thread...

    This sort of hijacked argumentative thread acheives nothing, confuses newbies and annoys the F**K out of me.
    I'm off to the Active Low Carber Forum for a while!
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    Wow! Although I know I'll never be that good,...

    Wow!
    Although I know I'll never be that good, you really inspire me to "have a go".

    Thanks Al.
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    Congratulations Paul! Hope you two have many more...

    Congratulations Paul! Hope you two have many more happy, Primal years together.:D
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    Here on the Isle of Lewis it's a local...

    Here on the Isle of Lewis it's a local speciality. The local butchers all make their own recipe and it's probably the only bit of grain that I regularly eat. It's great with a cooked breakfast and...
  10. We moved to the Isle of Lewis 7 years ago for...

    We moved to the Isle of Lewis 7 years ago for pretty much the reasons you're all mentioning. We can't escape totally but we have 5 acres and a good house. We provide Bed & Breakfast in Summer, I do...
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    Real wake-up call for me! On Boxing Day last...

    Real wake-up call for me!

    On Boxing Day last year I woke up at 6am with terrible indigestion, sweating, nausea. I felt like S**T!
    Anyway, it turns out I was having a heart attack and was rushed...
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    :rolleyes:

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  13. I think you just have to find, through your own...

    I think you just have to find, through your own research, something that you believe in, that makes you feel good, and follow it.
    I trust no-one, especially my doctor, and verify everything through...
  14. BestBetter So nice to see someone on here for...

    BestBetter
    So nice to see someone on here for whom Primal was not the answer, and yet still supports it as a valid lifestyle. Sounds like some extra research on your part has paid dividends!
    I have...
  15. Thread: Feeling Sexy

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    If only he'd try it. My stepdaughter has given up...

    If only he'd try it. My stepdaughter has given up bread, still eats legumes, oatmeal and chocolate, but has lost 10 lbs!
  16. People want Instant gratification! I have 2...

    People want Instant gratification! I have 2 friend who decided to try Primal. Both, after only 2 or 3 days, said " Oh, your diet (My diet!) is making me feel sick, it's obviously not for me".
    They...
  17. Thread: Feeling Sexy

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    Pebbles I didn't think I'd get my Wife onto...

    Pebbles
    I didn't think I'd get my Wife onto Primal either, as she had no weight to lose, but she read a success story where someone got releif from Arthritis on giving up grains. She said she would...
  18. I kind of did it the other way around! We bought...

    I kind of did it the other way around! We bought our Croft (Small Farm) 7 years ago, and set out to do all the things you talk of Knifegill. We grow our own meat and eggs, milk goats, make cheese,...
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    Gosh! This thread has run and run. I'm still...

    Gosh! This thread has run and run.

    I'm still kind of struggling with the looks I'm getting from others now I've lost 50 lbs. Some of it must be because I do look good, some is because they're...
  20. Showering daily is a very recent thing. When I...

    Showering daily is a very recent thing. When I was a child (I'm 53) we bathed once a week on a sunday night and washed our face and hands each morning and evening (and when dirty obviously).
    I don't...
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    I've found that the sweet tooth has diminished...

    I've found that the sweet tooth has diminished over the months. I snack on cheese, cold meat, nuts (not too many) and veggies (Carrot sticks, celery etc.) and 1 or 2 pieces of fruit a day. I have...
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    Hi Clara I know it's hard getting your head...

    Hi Clara
    I know it's hard getting your head round the massive change in diet but please believe me, it's worth it! I started on the low carb idea in January this year and gradually gave up the high...
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    John Yudkin's book

    Hi all

    Just noticed that Penguin are reprinting John Yudkin's 1972 book "Pure White and Deadly". I think it was titled "Sweet and Dangerous" in the US.
    This has been out of print for many years...
  24. Thread: Any advice?

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    Ok. To answer the comments, yes I have been...

    Ok. To answer the comments, yes I have been lifting heavy things but no, I haven't been sprinting. I've read Mark's article (thanks Bob) and I'm now pretty sure I'm looking at a layer of residual...
  25. Thread: Any advice?

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    I'm not obsessing about it or anything, just...

    I'm not obsessing about it or anything, just wondered. I'm very happy to be the shape I am now and the scales just give me an idea how I'm doing. Some weeks I gain, but it's usually when I get time...
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