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    I only get to see cousins, aunts & uncles at...

    I only get to see cousins, aunts & uncles at weddings and funerals and due to my age, usually funerals.
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    Sorry to hear of your loss and understand how you...

    Sorry to hear of your loss and understand how you must feel as I lost my Dad 30 years ago.

    However, I couldn't resist a bit of dry wit.

    I'm researching Spalding Grammar School old boys who...
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    I haven't had a migraine in over two years and I...

    I haven't had a migraine in over two years and I put it down to not eating wheat, rye, barley & oats.
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    Well done! Great effort mate.

    Well done! Great effort mate.
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    I've read :- The Primal Blueprint ...

    I've read :-
    The Primal Blueprint By Mark Sisson
    The Primal Connection By Mark Sisson
    Perfect Health Diet By Paul & Shou Chi Jaminet
    Your Personal Paleo...
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    Not at present as the bloody Sciatica is back...

    Not at present as the bloody Sciatica is back again. At least I am managing to keep off painkillers by doing the stretches I learned when it was full blown a few months ago. Now I'm not sure what's...
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    I bought some Cacao Exo (www.exo.co) bars when...

    I bought some Cacao Exo bars when they were offered on the Kickstarter site. They're made with Cricket protein and very tasty. Just hope I can keep my hands off them until I go and assess Duke of...
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    Thanks John. Feeling better but still eating the...

    Thanks John. Feeling better but still eating the occasional Jakemans. FYI, Jakemans are made in Boston (the real one, not the renamed Trimountaine you have in the USA). They are called "chest and...
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    No illnesses for two years since giving up wheat,...

    No illnesses for two years since giving up wheat, rye, barley and oats. Now, two colds in a month. Looking on the bright side, I have been examination invigilating in a school so able to share my...
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    I bought a box of Cacao Nut flavoured bars from...

    I bought a box of Cacao Nut flavoured bars from these people:- Exo | Made With Cricket Flour

    Very tasty. Now I've got to see if I can stop eating them until I go to the Peak District assessing D...
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    I really don't think so, I believe it was the...

    I really don't think so, I believe it was the three months of inaction. I am working out three times a week and it is obvious that I am gaining my fitness back quite rapidly. I'll be back to where I...
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    Saw the NHS physiotherapist last Tuesday about my...

    Saw the NHS physiotherapist last Tuesday about my Sciatica. She has signed me off saying that I am close to 100% again and that I do not need to see her any more. Good news but I still can't do...
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    Finding press ups etc a bit painful at present...

    Finding press ups etc a bit painful at present but I am improving slowly but surely. I can touch my toes again but still can't get my palms on the floor. I am seeing a physiotherapist every two weeks...
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    I used to be CW fit when younger as I was in the...

    I used to be CW fit when younger as I was in the Army and latterly on a police firearms team. Then I retired, got heavy and unfit.

    Just under two years ago at 5' 11" I was 240lbs and decided to...
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    Haven't been in for a while. I got Sciatica at...

    Haven't been in for a while. I got Sciatica at the beginning of last month. It is a pain the bum and has taken a toll. I still can't do much in the way of a workout as press ups, sit ups/plank or...
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    I like Al Kavadlo (http://www.alkavadlo.com/)'s...

    I like Al Kavadlo's ideas. His basic bodyweight exercises with no equipment are Push Ups, Squats and Inversions but he does state that one needs a Pull Up bar to get all muscle groups. He does...
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    I got Sciatica at the beginning of last month....

    I got Sciatica at the beginning of last month. After four days I reached for the shower door and it suddenly went. Three days later I was on the floor in agony. Older daughter's mother in law is a...
  18. I read about sourdough bread yesterday. Bought a...

    I read about sourdough bread yesterday. Bought a "sourdough" loaf in a supermarket today and it doesn't taste sour so I suspect they've hybridised it using ordinary yeast. My wife has a breadmaker...
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    After getting her degree, younger daughter went...

    After getting her degree, younger daughter went walkabout for a bit over a year and a quarter, visiting Australia (over a year), New Zealand, Rarotonga, Hawaii and Los Angeles. She preferred New...
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    The shopping outlet and one supermarket is a bit...

    The shopping outlet and one supermarket is a bit over a mile but easily walkable for me. I carry a rucksack the mile or so to town Monday to Friday and do any shopping we need. When the weather's...
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    Not me. Christmas is when I have a blowout....

    Not me. Christmas is when I have a blowout. Stuffing, Yorkshire Pudding, Christmas pudding, trifle, Christmas cake and I'll even have a mince pie. This one off did not harm me last year so I will...
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    I started with a rowing machine in the garage...

    I started with a rowing machine in the garage doing HIT exercise three days a week at a minute a day. Moved on to captive weights in a gym doing Body by Science. Took nearly ten minutes a week plus...
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    London's a big place and we only visit my...

    London's a big place and we only visit my daughter near Kingston upon Thames every now and again. I'd certainly like to try it though.
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    On the mend. When I opened the shower door this...

    On the mend. When I opened the shower door this morning I suddenly felt better. Left leg started to twinge again a few hours later but as long as I stretch I am keeping the pain at bay. If I am able...
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    Not at the minute. Woke up in the middle of...

    Not at the minute. Woke up in the middle of Tuesday night with excruciating pain down the back of my left leg from bum to calf. Came on the interweb Wednesday morning and it's classic symptoms of...
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