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    I think tomorrow I'm going to be making pork ribs...

    I think tomorrow I'm going to be making pork ribs with dry rub (so it's paleo). Going to put the rest of the beef stew into freezer packs because I'm getting a bit tired of leftovers (I'm in a...
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    Thanks, Rig. Mom is doing better...I told her...

    Thanks, Rig.

    Mom is doing better...I told her today about a blog that I found (Paleo Paparazzi) where the writer credits the "anti-inflammatory" nature of paleo with helping her husband deal with...
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    I have had luck with digestive enzymes--either...

    I have had luck with digestive enzymes--either the Solaray brand or the Whole Foods brand. I prefer Solaray. YMMV, but it works for me. BTW, I tend to need it on those rare occasions I eat bread.
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    Update on Mom--she's back in the hospital--in a...

    Update on Mom--she's back in the hospital--in a rehab center that is actually pretty good. OTOH, the food....


    Dinner tonight: leftover steak (and then I unearthed the chicken! Oh, well, it'll...
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    You remember the line from the old song,...

    You remember the line from the old song, "parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme"? All those go well with beef.
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    Hi, Rig! I used to do a lot of walking, but it's...

    Hi, Rig! I used to do a lot of walking, but it's a challenge with the cane. (See above) However...yeah, I'm going to have to start back. My sis came down and one of the things she brought was my hand...
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    Hi, BftW! Just checking in, since I see you...

    Hi, BftW! Just checking in, since I see you checked in on me :) Yeah--so I need to start doing some research, too, see what's causing mom's strokes--she eats mostly primal, so I need to see what's...
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    Gaagh!! Yesterday was a complete..well, I was...

    Gaagh!! Yesterday was a complete..well, I was busy, so I can't say it was a complete waste of time. I got up early and made an egg casserole for the next three or four days' breakfast. Had a...
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    So here's the scoop if anyone wants to hear it....

    So here's the scoop if anyone wants to hear it. Last February (Feb 2015) I had a bout of vertigo. In the process, I fell, hit my head, etc. I was living by myself, which made getting over said bout...
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    Hi BFTW! Good to "meet" you. Thanks for the...

    Hi BFTW! Good to "meet" you. Thanks for the accountability!
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    So I've been MIA for nearly a year. Trying again....

    So I've been MIA for nearly a year. Trying again. I did lose some weight last year, so that's good. But the circumstances of my life were....crazy. So I'm trying to get things straightened out,...
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    Breakfast went well (eggs, veggies including...

    Breakfast went well (eggs, veggies including fresh greens). Lunch and dinner, not so well. I think tomorrow I'll try to get up earlier instead of sleeping to the last minute. That'll give me more...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Okay, so I did okay most of the day--followed the...

    Okay, so I did okay most of the day--followed the above to a tee...dinner is makeshift--I forgot to start up the crockpot this morning, so I'm cooking the "stew" tonight, minus a handful of beef,...
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    And of course I forgot the bacon....:rolleyes: ...

    And of course I forgot the bacon....:rolleyes:

    Dinner is cooking: carnitas (yummmmmm) and a mélange of cooked veggies in butter (Kerrygold): onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and kale. It'll be done in...
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    I'm mad at myself, disgusted with myself, etc etc...

    I'm mad at myself, disgusted with myself, etc etc etc.

    Went to the doctor today. Got prescriptions for three new meds, including stronger meds for blood pressure, stronger meds for blood sugar,...
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    Oh, one thing I want to mention in order to...

    Oh, one thing I want to mention in order to "save" it here...two weeks ago (October 11) I marked the first anniversary (since October 11, 2013) of my giving up soda completely.

    I knew I couldn't...
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    Ugh. Time to do something different

    You know, what I can't figure out is how I managed to lose 50 pounds several years ago by staying off grains and sugar, without even knowing about MDA or paleo/primal in general, and today? Ha.
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    Breakfast: 2 eggs, bacon. Really not in a veggie...

    Breakfast: 2 eggs, bacon. Really not in a veggie mood, although I suppose that ought to change.

    Lunch: World's Best Chicken....and asparagus leftovers. Funny, I can't bring myself to eat salads...
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    Thanks! It is a bit of a challenge, balancing the...

    Thanks! It is a bit of a challenge, balancing the macros--carb/fat/protein. I worry that I'm getting too much protein and not enough fat, but...
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    Almost a year later. 20 pounds down. Staying...

    Almost a year later. 20 pounds down. Staying about 80% primal--but the wrong 80%. Or I need more than 80%. So this year's goal: exercise more, eat more in alignment with macro needs (I suspect I'm...
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    Weekly update

    Ugh. Went back to work this week and promptly remember why I suck at keeping up with journals and blogs.

    This has been a poor week for primal, due to said work week, although until Thursday I at...
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    Dailies, including challenge update

    Where'd yesterday go? Oh, right, my computer....(sigh) It's tough being primal in a modern world when the toys don't play nicely. I suppose I should be glad we're not reimagining it all in a...
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    My first actual real challenge

    Side note: after seeing the titles of some other journals, I wonder if mine is considered sacreligious....(and I'm pretty sure I spelled that wrong....where IS the dictionary?)

    Okay, back to topic...
  25. Jenn, this is kind of OT (and off the wall,...

    Jenn, this is kind of OT (and off the wall, perhaps), but how long have you guys lived in this house? Is it possible that something environmental is affecting the kids' sleep patterns (and...
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