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    Hi again, I thought I would update here. ...

    Hi again,

    I thought I would update here.

    Even though I simply haven't found an available appointment with an endo, I'm still trying. I changed doctors, and this new one is AMAZING. He thinks...
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    I'm glad to see you guys agree. It helps me feel...

    I understood, and I agree with your sentiment that someone's doctor telling them to lose weight while pregnant is ridiculous even if the person is already overweight. If it happens just from...
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    Oh, yes, I'm definitely insulin resistant (though...

    Oh, yes, I'm definitely insulin resistant (though I didn't think I was borderline-diabetic!). My plan is to start exercising with "barbie weights" after the 12 weeks, but for now (8 weeks as of...
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    I know I can't control my thyroid issues with...

    I know I can't control my thyroid issues with food alone. My (main) doctor put me on 50 mgs of levothyroxine, which I am indeed taking. I haven't been able to see an endo yet, though (I'm trying!),...
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    Hi again, Today I went to the doctor. He said...

    Hi again,

    Today I went to the doctor. He said I'm already diabetic (gestational) with a fasting glucose of 119. As many CW doctors, he wants me to eat 50% of my calories in carbs = 210 grs of...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. Things work...

    Thanks for the suggestions. Things work differently here, but I'll do my best to see an endo this week!



    This was awesome! I think it's so interesting that fruit was so bad while other carbs...
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    I'm trying to see an endo that is covered by my...

    I'm trying to see an endo that is covered by my health plan. I have an appointment for MAY 9TH!! I'm going to see my doctor next week and ask him to talk to the endo himself so that she'll see me...
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    Thank you everyone. I really appreciate the...

    Thank you everyone. I really appreciate the comments.

    I saw my doctor today. He and my midwife agree I shouldn't gain any weight, and well, I agree as well.
    My doctor has also asked me to go see...
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    Pregnant + medical issues: please help

    Hello everybody,

    I've been about 80% primal for a year and a half (eat non-primal, carby meals around 3 times a week). I've found out I'm 6 weeks pregnant, which is really good news for DH and I....
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    I'm pregnant as well, and these are some good...

    I'm pregnant as well, and these are some good ideas!
  11. I do that with my pumpkin. Cut it down in cubes,...

    I do that with my pumpkin. Cut it down in cubes, then freeze them up. Never had a problem.
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    ITA^ Sorry I can't answer your question...

    ITA^
    Sorry I can't answer your question :confused:



    What you said is true, but testosterone in the OP's case might only determine the pattern in which the fat has accumulated (male pattern vs...
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    I have one whole avocado daily if I have them!...

    I have one whole avocado daily if I have them! Love it so much!
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    Going back to aspirin, its anti inflammatory...

    Going back to aspirin, its anti inflammatory properties might help with the redness and size of the vessels, as well. Anyway, I agree it depends on each person and one has to try different treatments...
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    When I cook veggies or steak, I do it with olive...

    When I cook veggies or steak, I do it with olive oil or butter. Everything else is cooked with canola oil :/ Sadly, they left the ghee for "health reasons" :rolleyes:

    We're so busy with the big...
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    I don't want to go back to SAD. I'm insulin...

    I don't want to go back to SAD. I'm insulin resistant with PCOS. I do not want to have gestational diabetes when I decide to get pregnant and/or end up a diabetic in my 40s.

    My main concern is: is...
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    Decent Paleo vs "Succesful" SAD. Difference?

    Hello everyone,

    So, I've been more or less Paleo in my eating since November 2011. To me, it's about health with the side benefits of losing weight, but I expected more weight loss.

    I've lost...
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    I suspect in my case, the rosacea is worsened by...

    I suspect in my case, the rosacea is worsened by grains and stress. I haven't been very good lately on those areas, and I have a small red patch on my right cheek and a few pustules on my cheeks and...
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    Even though she didn't handle the situation nicely, I think your doctor cares for her patients--which is a lot to say about an MD. I don't like MDs as a race, but when you find individuals that will...
  20. Thread: The Hunger Games

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    My boyfriend said the exact same thing when he...

    My boyfriend said the exact same thing when he read the books.

    It's sooo hard to have completely new ideas, where you can't find any influence by any other thing done before. I doubt it's even...
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    I hope you find information; if you do, please...

    I hope you find information; if you do, please tell us! I love this subject.
  22. Thread: The Hunger Games

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    Good point! I have many books waiting on my...

    Good point!

    I have many books waiting on my list right now, but maybe in the future I'll read more young lit. Who knows, maybe I'll enjoy it more than I think!
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    +1

    +1
  24. Thread: The Hunger Games

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    I hadn't thought of it that way, but I totally...

    I hadn't thought of it that way, but I totally agree! >> It almost felt like Katniss stopped being completely herself because Peeta wanted children. It felt like she wrote, "and so we had children,...
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    Non OT: I haven't been able to make zucchini...

    Non OT: I haven't been able to make zucchini crispy enough to pass for chips... but definitely going to try with cheddar!

    Slightly OT: Avocado is magic with almost anything.

    In Chile, our...
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