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  1. Thread: Flu Shot

    by JeffC
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    I get it because my employer offers it for free...

    I get it because my employer offers it for free at my place of work (large office with hundreds of people) and my coworkers obsess over it and hygiene in general--many of them open all doors with...
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    One other thing to consider is lifestyle factors...

    One other thing to consider is lifestyle factors out of your control. I read that having young kids reduces testosterone--if for no other reason than that it messes with your sleep. Now my kids are...
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    About two years ago I went to an endocrinologist...

    About two years ago I went to an endocrinologist becuase 1) I found it hard to lose weight 2) I felt kind of sluggish 3) during my regular physicals with my GP Doctor I was on the low side for...
  4. I'm just going to be lazy and make it from the...

    I'm just going to be lazy and make it from the Panni mix which does not list flour or any wheat producst as ingredients. The first ingredient is potatos. It's got some other questionable things but...
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    I've done something similar with sweet potatos...

    I've done something similar with sweet potatos and pieces of Cod. In a pinch, I even used Spam as my protein.
  6. Slovak Dumplings for Bryndozve halusky; can it be Primal?

    So I had this dish a few months ago while travelling in Pressburg/Bratislava in Slovakia and it is considered the Slovak National Dish. I was on vacation and had it with a few pints of some tasty...
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    Well I went to UCLA in the early 1990s and I can...

    Well I went to UCLA in the early 1990s and I can guarantee you the food there was nothing like what it is now at least according to what I've read in the alumni magazines.

    For me the worst part...
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    I've had two of my own and both times spent the...

    I've had two of my own and both times spent the first few months sleeping mainly in the spare bedroom (after the first child) and then after the second child on the couch. We did not co sleep. This...
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    Think college towns. I spent a weekend in...

    Think college towns. I spent a weekend in Asheville and loved it. My wife went to VT and I have hence been to Blacksburg several times. It is kind of isolated but very inexpensive and has a lot to...
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    I'm an American lawyer, been practicing since...

    I'm an American lawyer, been practicing since 2001 and enjoy it mostly--guess I'm the only one! The USA does not have the German/Austrian/Swiss system where you take one bar exam, do a Referendariat...
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    I dunno, there are too many variables. I lived...

    I dunno, there are too many variables. I lived for several years in Germany and Austria. While those countries and the US seem to have an equal share of just plain overweight and slightly obese...
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    I use a contraption called a picklemeister, the...

    I use a contraption called a picklemeister, the small sized one, you can find it online. I gave up on shredding my own cabbage. Trader Joes has 10 oz packs of shredded green cabbage which work...
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    I was going to skip weekend drinking this past...

    I was going to skip weekend drinking this past weekend but my wife was craving a G&T and she has had primary care duties for our two kids over a long summer. So over the three nights of the weekend,...
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    I'll give the classic legal answer. It depends. ...

    I'll give the classic legal answer. It depends. Although I was not in the Greek community, and it was (ahem) a long time ago when I would have been, many of my friends and family members were. ...
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    I'm jealous of you guys that can grow beards. I...

    I'm jealous of you guys that can grow beards. I tried for awhile and it just starts itching and I cannot stop scratching. At least with DE safety razors, I get such a close shave that I only do it...
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    I had a not so good weekend, having a few lowered...

    I had a not so good weekend, having a few lowered my inhibitions and I ate more garbage. Then again, it may have just been the stress of too much child car. I think I'm going to skip altogether...
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    The use of herbal bitters to aid digestion goes...

    The use of herbal bitters to aid digestion goes back a long time and is still a part of some countries' culinary landscape. In particular, Campari is popular in Italy, Unicum in Hungary, and...
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    Well I shave with a DE but not a vintage one. I...

    Well I shave with a DE but not a vintage one. I have an Edwin Jagger 89 and a Merkur open comb. Before I used cartridges and touched up with an electric. The electric barely did anything and...
  19. Thread: Job Advice

    by JeffC
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    FWIW, I'm in the tax field so I can relate to the...

    FWIW, I'm in the tax field so I can relate to the boredom (ever read "The Pale King" by DF Wallace?). Anyway, having worked in house and with the consulting/law firms like E&Y, KPMG, etc., I find...
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    Back in the early 1990s when I studied at UCLA,...

    Back in the early 1990s when I studied at UCLA, you could work your way through and expect to graduate with minimal debt. Now wages have stagnated and costs have gone up and even if you worked long...
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    +1, I feel the same way. I'm sure it is easier...

    +1, I feel the same way. I'm sure it is easier to lose weight and sleep a bit better too.
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    I had something every night of a ten day...

    I had something every night of a ten day vacation, usually a couple beers or couple glasses of wine. I gained a few pounds but my sleep was outstanding, thanks in part to lots of relaxing, sun,...
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    I was really good last week, nothing on every...

    I was really good last week, nothing on every week night. I noticed too that I lost more weight than I was expecting even though based on My Fitness Pal my calories were about the same as when I did...
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    I would, if for no other reason that you'll learn...

    I would, if for no other reason that you'll learn if you like the taste. I know one farmer who could do grass fed the entire life of his cows but decides not to because he likes the flavor imparted...
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    I am in, have Monday and Tuesday under my belt! ...

    I am in, have Monday and Tuesday under my belt! I don't feel like I have a problem with alcohol, but it just tweaks my metabolism when I am trying to lose weight and makes it harder even it if is...
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