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    I haven't followed up with a gastroenterologist...

    I haven't followed up with a gastroenterologist or PCP yet, due to the timing - the ER visit was Thursday night, no time to make an appointment. I'm sure I'll get full details on what my diet should...
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    Quick fasting cheat-sheet?

    Hi, to the three people likely to remember me here. :)

    I'm a long-time primal convert and missionary, but I've never really fasted seriously. I've done intermittent fasting every now and then,...
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    Yesterday's cream cheese pancakes worked out...

    Yesterday's cream cheese pancakes worked out pretty well, with one major modification. The "pancakes" come out extremely thin and a bit crepe-like - and they get cold really fast while waiting for...
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    Alas, I've started creeping outward in the middle...

    Alas, I've started creeping outward in the middle (and in the back!) again. :) So I'm re-committing to accountability here to make sure the stuff I eat is stuff I ought to eat.

    For today:
    ...
  5. Woe. I think I'm developing a coconut intolerance.

    Sometime last year, I started getting a weird... tongue thing... at random times. I went to the doctor, and to the dentist, and they called it "geographic tongue" and had no explanation or treatment...
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    I had a similar diet meltdown this summer, though...

    I had a similar diet meltdown this summer, though for far less emotional reasons. For me it was a total kitchen rehab. We were living for three months out of a microwave and a fridge in our living...
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    I find that eating an early high-protein...

    I find that eating an early high-protein breakfast is a huge help to me in combating sugar or carb cravings (which I've been having again lately thanks to a recent collapse of all my high standards)....
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    200g protein a day...and a couple of doses of X....

    200g protein a day...and a couple of doses of X.

    But mostly the protein!

    :cool:
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    A hundred pounds ago, I gave up wheat due to...

    A hundred pounds ago, I gave up wheat due to digestive problems, and lost about 30 lbs in a month. I honestly didn't even notice that I'd lost weight at first - I was that heavy, and I was too...
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    I haven't updated in a while - just checking in...

    I haven't updated in a while - just checking in to say I'm still around, and still keeping an eye on you guys. :)

    I'm in the middle of a massive home renovation - mainly kitchen/dining but also...
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    If the problem is actually believing that eating...

    If the problem is actually believing that eating more fat and less carbs can help you lose weight, just look at it as an experiment.

    You've lost around 13 lbs, and you said some of it was probably...
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    What to eat when you're in a hurry and forgot to...

    What to eat when you're in a hurry and forgot to prep anything the night before:

    Breakfast: 1 piece of cheese, 3 hard boiled eggs
    Lunch: 3 more hard boiled eggs
    Dinner: ... likely to be an...
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    Here's how I do cold turkey, when I feel like...

    Here's how I do cold turkey, when I feel like I've had too much sugar-creep and need a hard reset:

    Day 1: Eat every damn thing I want, as long as what I want is meat, fish, eggs, nuts, or avocado....
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    This is a question near and dear to me now, as I...

    This is a question near and dear to me now, as I am both hungry and broke. :)

    My solution to it has been to move to cheaper cuts of grassfed meat - ground meat, for instance, or a giant chuck...
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    Spaghetti squash is awesome. I was concerned I...

    Spaghetti squash is awesome. I was concerned I was having an adverse reaction to it, but it turned out to be something else. Now my household has spaghetti squash once or twice a week. It's quick...
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    Okay, I can admit it - I've been off the wagon. ...

    Okay, I can admit it - I've been off the wagon. A LOT. Basically, I've been rolling in sugar for a couple of weeks now. This is probably why I haven't been around much - a healthy dose of not...
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    Today I ate: EVERYTHING. 6 pieces of bacon 1...

    Today I ate: EVERYTHING.

    6 pieces of bacon
    1 cup coffee with cream
    1 Orange
    1 uh...bunch...of leftover chicken
    4 slices liverwurst
    1 avocado with lime
    1 granny smith apple, diced and fried...
  18. I don't wash mine anymore at all. I rinse it...

    I don't wash mine anymore at all. I rinse it thoroughly in warm water whenever I shower, and once a week I put some conditioner on it - really only because I have leftover conditioner and I don't...
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    Val, I hear you - I'm a southern transplant, and...

    Val, I hear you - I'm a southern transplant, and I would never have imagined I could bike in weather that cold. But you do adjust after a while! And I'm trying to expose myself to the cold more so...
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    I'm on a low dose of prednisone, and have to...

    I'm on a low dose of prednisone, and have to monitor my BP pretty closely.

    I've also got a tough case of whitecoat syndrome. It's complicated by the fact that I'm almost always either late to my...
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    Reporting in! I made spaghetti squash with...

    Reporting in!

    I made spaghetti squash with meat/tomato sauce Friday night, and ate the leftovers Saturday night. No ill effects whatsoever, thank goodness - I love it, and it's cheap, so I plan...
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    Just a quick check-in to stay honest! :) My...

    Just a quick check-in to stay honest! :)

    My personal January Biking Challenge is going pretty well. I've biked through gorgeous clear days, rainy days, one snowy day, and one day with a -5...
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    I don't know if I should mention this among such...

    I don't know if I should mention this among such a tribe of dedicated trufflehounds, but Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark doesn't have any barley in it. It is, however, apparently about 90% corn product...
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    I wasn't able to test out the squash theory last...

    I wasn't able to test out the squash theory last night - when I got home, my room mate had dinner waiting on the stove! Some sort of .... thing.... she had concocted out of ground beef, diced...
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    I honestly don't stress out about my adherence to...

    I honestly don't stress out about my adherence to the blueprint as a "diet." I stick to primal foods as much as I can, and if I overeat on calories on one day, I figure I'll probably even it out the...
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