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    @gopintos - AMEN! I'm looking at this as more...

    @gopintos - AMEN!

    I'm looking at this as more of a detox and a simple way to get back in the groove. It was easier for me to go cold turkey off refined carbs and sugars and now I will be able to...
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    Day four almost complete. Down another pound this...

    Day four almost complete. Down another pound this morning for 5 lbs. in 3 days. Planning on going a few more days. I made potato soup tonight. Boiled a couple of russets, skin on, in chicken stock...
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    Keeks333 and SophieScreams - Welcome! I think...

    Keeks333 and SophieScreams - Welcome! I think you'll be pleasantly surprised by how easy this is and how full you feel. I did take some measurements, but it's only been two days for me so I'll wait...
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    Day two went well. Down another 1.5 this a.m....

    Day two went well. Down another 1.5 this a.m. That's 4 lbs. in 2 days. Excellent! I had dinner last night at a Mexican place and opted for a double side of rice and some back beans. Ate all the rice,...
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    Day one complete. Eating my hash brown breakfast...

    Day one complete. Eating my hash brown breakfast now. I kept it very simple yesterday, coffee with Truvia, lots of water, potatoes, vinegars and spices. Down 2.5 lbs this a.m. I felt fairly full most...
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    Read the entire thread yesterday and stopped to...

    Read the entire thread yesterday and stopped to pick up some taters. Started this morning with hash browns and brought what I didn't finish with me to work along with a bag of Baby Dutch Yellows, a...
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    Oh nans, I hear you! Christmas was a bust as far...

    Oh nans, I hear you! Christmas was a bust as far as my food. I had decided to make "goodies" for family gifts rather than buy gifts they didn't need. Did ok during the making process, barely tasted...
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    Hi all, posted earlier and it wouldn't go...

    Hi all, posted earlier and it wouldn't go through. Couple of rough days because the dr. wanted me to switch my nexium for Zantac. NOT a good idea. Anyhow, back on nexium now and doing better. My...
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    Been a crazy week here too. Had the grandkids, 3...

    Been a crazy week here too. Had the grandkids, 3 and 15 weeks, three days this week. Today was spent on the job sites and research. Food has been okay, but too heavy on the carbs to be losing. Didn't...
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    I've been telling myself that I am a primal...

    I've been telling myself that I am a primal advocate, not purist. But I realize that I am not taking it quite far enough. I'm not beating myself up, just realizing that I could be doing better. There...
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    Up and down day. Turned out okay in the end I...

    Up and down day. Turned out okay in the end I guess. I was dealing with COBRA and found out I have to change insurance plans for a month. I'll have to change again at the end of the month because I...
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    You know - posts don't show up when you don't hit...

    You know - posts don't show up when you don't hit send...LOL. I go back and forth between a laptop and ipad2 and apparently closed the laptop day before yesterday without hitting send.

    Doing...
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    Hi everyone! Turkey dinner again to tonight! I...

    Hi everyone! Turkey dinner again to tonight! I love leftovers. Making cream of turkey soup tomorrow. Busy day decorating the church for Christmas. Worked on getting a binding on a quilt so I can do...
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    Good Thanksgiving here too. Didn't think I took...

    Good Thanksgiving here too. Didn't think I took that much food, but I didn't finish what was on my plate. The dog was thrilled! Tried to primalize some of the dishes and it worked out fairly well....
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    I'm actually doing fairly well, though I get mad...

    I'm actually doing fairly well, though I get mad and teary eyed now and then. I applied for unemployment yesterday, sent my resume to a few folks, did a little research on insurance and cleaned my...
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    So I lost my job today. The company was sold and...

    So I lost my job today. The company was sold and I was very excited about the possibilities. Little did I know that my position would be considered a duplication of efforts. Here I am, 58 and...
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    Trying hard to stay focused. I've managed to stay...

    Trying hard to stay focused. I've managed to stay primal, but have given in to a few snacks. No bingeing though, so I'm feeling blessed. My weight loss is stalling, but I can live with that...
  18. Thread: Chia Seeds

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    I put a tablespoon of Chia seeds and a tablespoon...

    I put a tablespoon of Chia seeds and a tablespoon of roasted Flax seeds, along with different veggies in my scrambled eggs every morning. They do tend to get stuck my my teeth however and then they...
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    Decent weekend here. Lots of running around. We...

    Decent weekend here. Lots of running around. We have Bible study at our house every other Sunday night and everyone always brings a snack to share. I always make some real food in case very one else...
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    Anybody shop at Earth Fare? There's one opening...

    Anybody shop at Earth Fare? There's one opening here in a few weeks. Can't wait to check it out. I have Trader Joe's nearby, but Whole Foods is 45 minutes away. Heading down to the Westside Market in...
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    YEAH for the jeans! They are the best indicator....

    YEAH for the jeans! They are the best indicator. Mine are falling down, but I can't quite get in the smaller size. Can't really afford to buy all new jeans right now anyhow. Good thing I can sew....
  22. I get in my 50gr of protein without stuffing...

    I get in my 50gr of protein without stuffing myself. I usually add red, pepper, onion, mushroom, cilantro and sometimes avocado.

    Breakfast ...
  23. I feel outnumbered - I love salmon. We grill it...

    I feel outnumbered - I love salmon. We grill it on a cedar plank that has been soaking for about 4 hours. Just add some mixed seasoning and cook. Easy peasy. Picks up the smoked flavor of the...
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    I just checked out the White Lion site. WOW!...

    I just checked out the White Lion site. WOW! Sounds delish. A little pricey for my budget right now, but it encourages me to look for recipes and do some experimental baking myself.

    Pretty good...
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    Back after a couple of decent days traveling and...

    Back after a couple of decent days traveling and a not as good day at home yesterday. Went to a great Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston and ordered a crab cake and chipotle salmon - YUM! Only ate a few...
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