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    Thank you, Radialhead, for that article. I may...

    Thank you, Radialhead, for that article. I may take that with me to my next appointment with the VA where they are undoubtedly going to try to push me to take blood pressure medication.
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    I just did some reading either last night or this...

    I just did some reading either last night or this morning (can't remember which) related to severe pain and how it can (for obvious reasons) cause an increase in cortisol and adrenaline in they body...
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    On a normal basis, I do spend a lot of time...

    On a normal basis, I do spend a lot of time sitting. I have a desk job and sit in a chair that's very "ergonomically correct" in that it offers good support in all the right places and is adjustable...
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    I have 2 herniated discs and degenerative disc...

    I have 2 herniated discs and degenerative disc disease. I have been through all kinds of physical therapy, aqua therapy, TENS, interferential, traction, chiropractic care, AIRROSTI (kind of like...
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    Well, both sets of comments from Dave Mayo and...

    Well, both sets of comments from Dave Mayo and quelsen have made me feel a little better. I don't really know if it counts as a baseline since it's a year ago...but it'll have to do...just shy of a...
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    Thanks, quelson. I'll take that with me to my...

    Thanks, quelson. I'll take that with me to my follow up with my doctor and see what he thinks. Could any medications be influencing these numbers? Because of the flare-up, I've been mostly bed-ridden...
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    Oh...and I've been doing PB since January...and I...

    Oh...and I've been doing PB since January...and I have lost over 30 lbs since then...have about 55 lbs to go until I reach my first goal!
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    I'm also curious about what might be going on...

    I'm also curious about what might be going on with me. I just got a call from my doctor where I had blood panels done last week. My numbers were as follows:

    Total Cholesterol:397 (highest ever!)...
  9. One of the things recommended in the Primal...

    One of the things recommended in the Primal Blueprint is that if you can't afford to buy grass-fed beef, the next best thing is to buy the beef you'd normally buy, trim off the fat, and then cook it...
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    And therein lies the original reason for this...

    And therein lies the original reason for this thread...trying to figure out what "excess" is for me.

    Oh well, I maintain my response I said before...I'll stick to the "eat when hungry and don't...
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    I would nearly swear that I read somewhere on the...

    I would nearly swear that I read somewhere on the MDA site that "Protein is not fuel" or something of the like, but I'm having a hard time finding it now. But the premise, as I recall reading it, is...
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    I know it's been a few days...how's it going for...

    I know it's been a few days...how's it going for you so far?

    And, although what I posted seemed contradictory to what thehallowprince said, I have to agree with what he said and thought about that...
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    Yeah, I've experienced the same. Although until...

    Yeah, I've experienced the same. Although until recently, I've probably put more emphasis on protein than I should have. I always *knew* this, but for some reason it never really clicked...protein...
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    I have a few days to catch up on! Here we go! ...

    I have a few days to catch up on! Here we go!

    Day 3:
    B: 4 Boiled Eggs, plain bulgarian yogurt with berries and coconut oil added

    L: Ribeye steak with green beans

    S: Almost (mixture of raw...
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    It sounds high to me, too, but if I do the BMR...

    It sounds high to me, too, but if I do the BMR calculations, that's what I get. Now, granted, I'm overweight...by about 75 lbs. So there could be some "skew" there. Additionally, that BMR calculation...
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    Day 2: B: 4 Boiled Eggs, plain bulgarian yogurt...

    Day 2:
    B: 4 Boiled Eggs, plain bulgarian yogurt with berries and coconut oil added

    L: Pot Roast, carrots/onions, 1 serving of hard cheese

    S: Almost (mixture of raw and roasted/salted) and 1...
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    I appreciate the feedback, everyone. Don't get me...

    I appreciate the feedback, everyone. Don't get me wrong...I'm not really new to this. I've been eating "real" since the second week in January. I just never actually figured up what my ratios should...
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    Another typical calorie question

    Alright, I've done some due diligence here...and maybe it's in the book I'm still reading and havn't reached that part yet (Primal Bluprint), but I have a question regarding caloric intake.

    I've...
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    May as well log yesterday's activity, right? ...

    May as well log yesterday's activity, right?

    Day 1:

    B: 4 Boiled Eggs, plain bulgarian yogurt with berries and cocunut oil added

    L: Local fast food burger with no bun, two patties, 3 slices...
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    Primal Journal (drh7900)

    Hey all! This is actually a duplicate post from the meet and greet board, but it was suggested I post it here to start my journal, so here it is:

    My name is Dustin, I'm 32, 6' tall, and at my...
  21. Thanks, Patrick! Yeah, I know the scales can mess...

    Thanks, Patrick! Yeah, I know the scales can mess with you...I try to keep that perspective, but I'm very analytical, so weighing frequently has almost become compulsory. A pound or so of fluctuatoin...
  22. I was going to ask your starting stats, but see...

    I was going to ask your starting stats, but see that you posted them in your signature. That's awesome! I'm really hoping that I can manage to hit my goal weight before Thanksgiving this year. I was...
  23. Thanks! I'm looking forward to getting involved...

    Thanks! I'm looking forward to getting involved in the community here. It's one thing to talk about Primal with my wife (who does understand and supports my decision to go primal), and some of my...
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    I would say that organic/grass fed meat is...

    I would say that organic/grass fed meat is important. Not only is it better for you (higher omega 3 content in the fat), but anything the animal eats, you eat (including the grains). The chemicals...
  25. Relatively new to the tribe...and here's my story!

    Hey all!

    I just signed up for the forum yesterday, so I thought I'd introduce myself (a little more formally than the "Obligatory Introduce yourself thread") and tell a little bit about my fitness...
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