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    I've heard quite a few people say on here that...

    I've heard quite a few people say on here that dairy makes them break out - I know you have not had a problem in the past but it might be worth a try. I didn't google your condition but is there a...
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    I think you've got it there, Lisa - the ambiguity...

    I think you've got it there, Lisa - the ambiguity of the term 'moderation'. Looking at the kids lunches at school 'moderation' seems to mean 'something sweet/processed/junky' everyday (just in a cute...
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    Too true MIT! There was a thread on this at...

    Too true MIT!

    There was a thread on this at another forum I used to visit and one old timer really caned them all for their short sightedness.

    He said his strategy was to store knowledge,...
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    Wow! You sure have been thru hell with this. ...

    Wow! You sure have been thru hell with this. I'm so glad you are taking charge and wish you every success in regaining your health. Very interesting about the TSH test - my nurse friend told me...
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    Hi Buzz, Just saw your awesome challenge! It...

    Hi Buzz,

    Just saw your awesome challenge! It made me wonder about our walk to school and I worked out (being conservative) that I am doing 1000kms! Makes me feel better about sitting on my butt...
  6. Well I finally got out there in the garage and...

    Well I finally got out there in the garage and down to the playground with the kids. I can manage a few decent negative chins but can only hang and lift an inch or so in the pull up position. Was...
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    Oh wow! So inspirational - I saw a woman with the...

    Oh wow! So inspirational - I saw a woman with the same body as me (thin but no muscle) and the way she looked after brought tears to my eyes! There is hope for me to have a butt and some shoulders!!...
  8. Fantastic! Count me in! I haven't managed a...

    Fantastic! Count me in! I haven't managed a chin up/pull up in 20 years - and i could only ever do 1!

    Just need to clear the junk away from under the bar in the garage and I'm good to go.
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  9. Hi Buzz, I mostly get my supps thru a...

    Hi Buzz,

    I mostly get my supps thru a naturopath - that way I am taking exactly what I need and often getting a higher dosage too.

    I take Medi Herb Everday B Multi alternating with Eagle...
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    Good to hear Nic! Here's to a Happy (and...

    Good to hear Nic! Here's to a Happy (and using-cow free) New Year!

    A little surprised no on has given you a link to Athol Kay's blog here. He has some excellent advice for men without resorting...
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    Hey OP, You're doing a great thing, but it's...

    Hey OP,

    You're doing a great thing, but it's tough - we struggle with one of ours in particular. I think having 5 kiddos would multiply the frustration at waste of time and effort enormously.
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    Great read Patch, I'm probably not petite at...

    Great read Patch,

    I'm probably not petite at 5'7" but I hear ya! I have this annoying layer of fat that arrived after my 40th b'day (early last year) and made its home on my hips! I've been...
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    Wise words. And also agree on the fat count - try...

    Wise words. And also agree on the fat count - try eating a little more animal fat and see what happens. Also chocolate has a goodly amount of magnesium - make sure you're eating plenty of dark leafy...
  14. TBH I wouldn't. Argue that is. I've had this...

    TBH I wouldn't. Argue that is. I've had this many times (homebirth, attachment parenting, cosleeping, full-term, cue breastfeeding - you wouldn't believe how many people really object to things...
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    Have to agree w Karma, just completely unfounded....

    Have to agree w Karma, just completely unfounded. Wish I'd thought of it though - how many books have been sold!!

    For interest try reading about blood typing on Wiki. The blood types we are...
  16. Thread: To much fat???

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    I felt the same and am still struggling mentally...

    I felt the same and am still struggling mentally (not to mention the looks from my DH at what I'm eating). Try plugging your food intake into fitday or similar to check what % of your calories are...
  17. Hi there Ladies! Great idea for a thread. I've...

    Hi there Ladies!

    Great idea for a thread. I've only joined up recently but have been reading and learning for quite a while now and have been feeling a little disengaged from much of the...
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    Hi, sorry to hear you are struggling. As a start,...

    Hi, sorry to hear you are struggling. As a start, try some magnesium - supplements to get you going and plenty of dark, leafy greens. Magnesium is indicated by the muscle spasms/twitching. This may...
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    Haha! My DH was very happy when I decided to eat...

    Haha! My DH was very happy when I decided to eat meat too! I agree it's probably a good idea to ease into it. Soup or stock made with bones is a good idea, chicken or fish soup is not too heavy. ...
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    LOL huckie! That's what my DH called it too! ...

    LOL huckie! That's what my DH called it too! haha! And my brother was given a jar by one of his mates - to keep his boys in!

    Despite his week long misery face afterwards, DH seems to have...
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    Does your definition of meat include chicken and...

    Does your definition of meat include chicken and fish? What sort of reaction do you have? I'm not sure you can meet your protein needs without some sort of animal products. I was vego for nearly 2...
  22. Thread: Snacks

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    I was a huge snacker but after almost a month...

    I was a huge snacker but after almost a month have gone 7hrs between meals. Completely foreign to me - I 'normally' eat every 2hrs. Maybe a spoon of coconut oil or I eat an umeboshi (Japanese salty...
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    I too have chronic tension in my neck and...

    I too have chronic tension in my neck and shoulders (stress) so I kinda like my massage to hurt a little so I know it's working. I can recommend myotherapy and agree that your therapist should be...
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    ITA sapphire!! The worst thing about charting is...

    ITA sapphire!! The worst thing about charting is avoiding sex just when your body is gearing up for it! Did it for 4 yrs (2 for contraception and 2 for conception). I know when I'm ovulating but...
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    This is my first real post (after my intro) but I...

    This is my first real post (after my intro) but I thought I would pop in on this thread and add a few places I know of in Melbourne that haven't been mentioned. It seems there are not many of us...
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