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    I am still alive. First off, Congrats V!!! He...

    I am still alive.

    First off, Congrats V!!! He is a cutie with an impressive amount of hair. (I was a bald baby for over 6 months apparently.) I'd also be nervous about doing ADF while nursing, but...
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    Welcome sug98765! I frequently combine IF & ADF...

    Welcome sug98765! I frequently combine IF & ADF on fast days and will sometimes do both on feast days (assuming I am not doing a social brunch or something similar). I rarely eat breakfast anymore...
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    I have been fasting somewhat regularly, took a...

    I have been fasting somewhat regularly, took a couple days off because I wanted to have full brain function for some job interviews (good choice, since I got a job offer) and some social festivities...
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    Sabine - I had not heard of the Virgin Diet. I...

    Sabine - I had not heard of the Virgin Diet. I will have to read up on that. I have Varady's book on my wishlist.

    I have found I prefer one late afternoon mini-meal on DDs. I can't snack...
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    Sabine - Oh wow, 3 weeks without eggs would be...

    Sabine - Oh wow, 3 weeks without eggs would be upsetting for me too. I feel like I rely on those and nuts on DDs. Are you feeling okay/having an allergic reaction or just curious?
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    Just checking in. I am nearly caught up with my...

    Just checking in. I am nearly caught up with my numbers. I have gotten very lazy with calorie counting and am thinking about scrapping it on UDs all together.

    I am up 3 pounds from last week, I...
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    Happy New Year everyone! I had been at my in-laws...

    Happy New Year everyone! I had been at my in-laws house for the holidays and just had a minor surgery yesterday so I haven't been checking the forum. I was pretty bad over the holidays drinking a...
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    Another pound down (-36 lbs since April) and I'm...

    Another pound down (-36 lbs since April) and I'm now below what I was before the Thanksgiving holiday. I had planned to fast today but ended up having a couple cups of chai tea in the morning that...
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    labgirl - Prednisone is known to cause rapid...

    labgirl - Prednisone is known to cause rapid weight gain, it also ups your blood sugar levels which also signals to your body to retain weight. I had a similar reaction when put on Cipro, an...
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    Woo hoo! You can do it Sabine! I am always...

    Woo hoo! You can do it Sabine!

    I am always cold now. I have heard it can take some time before the body's temperature regulation catches up with weight loss too. I find myself with 4-5 layers on...
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    Congrats

    labgirl - That's wonderful that you hit your goal and are getting to buy some new clothes as a reward. :)

    Went in for a surgery consultation today (non-fasting related skin thing) and explained...
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    Welcome 5islands. It sounds like you have a ton...

    Welcome 5islands. It sounds like you have a ton of willpower with having been vegan and doing a 10-day fast.

    My only advice is to listen to the signs your body is giving you when you are trying...
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    I am such a numbers freak. :P

    I am such a numbers freak. :P
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    Good to hear from you Veronica! I was wondering...

    Good to hear from you Veronica! I was wondering how you and your baby were doing. Is this your first pregnancy while eating primal? My mother is a pediatrician and has always told me that basically...
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    Now that my hormones are back in check, I dropped...

    Now that my hormones are back in check, I dropped those pesky 2 lbs! This is surprising after this weekend when I broke down and ate pizza and breadsticks. I am officially no longer overweight in the...
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    I totally agree Sabine. I personally think a big...

    I totally agree Sabine. I personally think a big part of why fasting is a successful eating pattern to lose weight is it forces you to learn what hunger feels like and not to just eat when one is...
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    Finally wrote a new blog post...

    Finally wrote a new blog post. I included a line graph (super fancy, I know) of my weight loss progress over the last 32 weeks that might be of interest (including some weight gain setbacks). Still...
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    Another pound down. I am now 2 lbs away from...

    Another pound down. I am now 2 lbs away from being in the normal BMI range. Some serious motivation to keep on truckin' despite the delicious smell of sandwiches in my office today.
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    Congrats labgirl! What a great milestone. I know...

    Congrats labgirl! What a great milestone. I know how amazing that feels. :) I also lost the feet pains when I started losing the weight.
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    Fast day today. I was relieved to see that after...

    Fast day today. I was relieved to see that after our office pre-Halloween potluck (full of lots of non-primal foods, although at least I brought Paleo meatballs) that I haven't gained any weight...
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    Welcome labgirl. I had headaches when I start...

    Welcome labgirl. I had headaches when I start started ADF and did a bunch of research on it and wrote about it on my blog:

    Lauren Tries Out Alternate Day Fasting: ADF Side Effect - Headache

    It...
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    I hit the 30 loss milestone today and am feeling...

    I hit the 30 loss milestone today and am feeling pretty awesome. This means I am also below the 150s (I started at 179 when I first started ADF and my high weight was 183)! I am feeling pretty proud...
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    Welcome joyfulsong! Do you think you are getting...

    Welcome joyfulsong! Do you think you are getting enough or too much fiber perhaps since starting ADF? I had not eaten very primal prior to doing ADF for awhile and found that I was eating a lot more...
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    I'm still plugging along with ADF. I have been...

    I'm still plugging along with ADF. I have been naughty and taking extra feast days for social outings though. This hasn't seemed to slow my weight loss progress too much though. I've managed to lose...
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    It's very cool that you are doing this, Sabine! I...

    It's very cool that you are doing this, Sabine! I find it incredibly challenging to eat well on so little money. And to think many politicians want to defund the food stamp program. :(
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