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    Jake, how 'bout an update, if you are still out...

    Jake, how 'bout an update, if you are still out there.
  2. "I don't have anyone to talk to and haven't made...

    "I don't have anyone to talk to and haven't made much of an effort to change my ways or seek help."

    Hmmph.
    So, 6+ weeks since you posted originally. Life requires you to make an effort. Nothing...
  3. Thread: Pineapple.

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    Wife and daughter have very occasional gut...

    Wife and daughter have very occasional gut problems, severe cramping. They both swear by pineapple as the absolute best thing to eat to alleviate the problem. they pop open a can, start eating, and...
  4. Thread: Vappid the Noob

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    Love the name "Vappid the Noob!" And welcome....

    Love the name "Vappid the Noob!" And welcome. I'm a bunch older, but physically about the same size, started 5'10", 260 or so. Lost over 50 pounds in first year, now around 200 and pretty stable...
  5. +1 on the fan idea from Kris T. A good "white...

    +1 on the fan idea from Kris T. A good "white noise" machine, and moves the air. I've used 'em forever to drown out random noise from family, fraternity brothers, office distractions, etc.
  6. Thread: Chiro or Massage

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    I'm a huge fan of chiropractic care. Misabi is...

    I'm a huge fan of chiropractic care. Misabi is right, do you referral homework! It's been great for me, but I have (maybe "had" is a better word) significant lower back issues. My chiropractor fixed...
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    I'm retired, but use this one at home. Made from...

    I'm retired, but use this one at home. Made from an old kitchen storage/hutch thing we were going to junk. Had to re-work the shelves to get the right height. Whole thing sits on bed raisers to get...
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    Try this site for general info on cast iron and...

    Try this site for general info on cast iron and seasoning instructions: How To: Cast Iron Skillet Non-Stick and Lasts a Lifetime

    If your cast iron cooking surface isn't pretty smooth when you run...
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    My chiropractor has worked on both me and two...

    My chiropractor has worked on both me and two sons. Great results for all of us and I'm a huge fan. My younger son is working in his office now to watch him in action and learn the office procedures....
  10. From what you've said in your responses, it...

    From what you've said in your responses, it sounds like you are having more than the normal "why am I here and which way do I go" angst typical of young guys. Dal, you really need to get talking with...
  11. Dal, the military MAY be an option for you, but...

    Dal, the military MAY be an option for you, but you must do lots of homework before you opt for that, once you enlist, you are definitely committed. Age wise, I'm Viet Nam era, but never served, I...
  12. You are taking first steps! You have an...

    You are taking first steps! You have an opportunity now to clean up your food and physical well being with the Primal lifestyle. It is a good start and you can do it without your parents, just do...
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    Welcome John! I'm 66, found Primal July 2012....

    Welcome John! I'm 66, found Primal July 2012. Starting body was similar to yours, slightly shorter/lighter. Have dropped about 60 lbs, now seem to be "stable," fluctuating between 200-210 for almost...
  14. Hi Caveman. Saw your post about back problems...

    Hi Caveman.
    Saw your post about back problems - responded and looked at this forum as a result. Looks to me like you are doing OK with Primal, but I would suggest you try to up your walking...
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    I've had some major issues with my lower back....

    I've had some major issues with my lower back. I'm an older guy and my problems started about 15 years back. My chiropractor has done wonders, and he recommended a series of exercises using a large...
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    My first reaction is that you plan to "eat by the...

    My first reaction is that you plan to "eat by the clock" and I really believe that once you go Primal you should not be hungry that frequently. Take your snacks with you, do not eat them on schedule...
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    Jake, I think Primal should work exceedingly well...

    Jake, I think Primal should work exceedingly well for you. I'm many years removed from high school (football was my game). Since discovering Primal, I think back on the food patterns I had in school,...
  18. Walking is the key for me in the primal quest. I...

    Walking is the key for me in the primal quest. I find it relaxing to end the day with a walk, usually about 3 miles, more or less an hour at my normal speed.
    I used mapmyrun.com to lay out various...
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    It is a great tool for prepping large meals, like...

    It is a great tool for prepping large meals, like family stuff at Christmas and Thanksgiving. Great for chopping stuff up, and slicing veggies. Just slice your veggie so it will fit down the chute...
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    The Gibran quote fits like a glove. One and done...

    The Gibran quote fits like a glove.
    One and done for me... 9/26/13 = 43 years married.
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    My loose skin has tightened. I'm male, mid 60's....

    My loose skin has tightened. I'm male, mid 60's. I don't have a good timeline, but I've lost a bunch of weight, lots of inches lost in thighs/waist -- from 44/46 in. pants in July 2012 to 36 today. I...
  22. Thread: Consultants??

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    I did the road warrior consulting thing for a...

    I did the road warrior consulting thing for a number of years, and it is a tough life style to manage effectively. I did it before finding primal and ballooned up to a very unhealthy weight. Sounds...
  23. Thread: New Guy

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    Your starting physique is very close to where I...

    Your starting physique is very close to where I was 13 months ago although I have +40 years on you. I've lost almost 60 lbs since. Be patient with it. Stick with Mark's program as close as you can,...
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    Good stuff!! Love having an MD jump on board. I...

    Good stuff!! Love having an MD jump on board. I hope your personal experience will provide the "fire in the belly" when you provide the nutrition advice to your patients.
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    Plateaus are OK. I've had two since starting July...

    Plateaus are OK. I've had two since starting July 2012, on my way from 257 to now just under 200, my lowest weight since 1965. The first was after about 3 months and lasted about 1 month. The second...
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