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    Thanks chronyx, Condolences on your loss. I'm...

    Thanks chronyx,

    Condolences on your loss. I'm sure you have good memories of your Nan.

    I saw my father a few days ago and, as usual, he didn't know who I was. I took down some photos from his...
  2. MaceyUK, I just wish to congratulate you on the...

    MaceyUK, I just wish to congratulate you on the milestone number of posts you've reached (666) ... though it may not be advantageous in your current attempts to communicate with deities ... ;)
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    I understand the carb thing. If I eat more than...

    I understand the carb thing. If I eat more than green veggies and carrots, especially fruit, I can end up on a total binge that starts with fruit and rapidly moves to chocolate and veggie crisps. But...
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    Just to update, I've now joined up and this week...

    Just to update, I've now joined up and this week was my first week of 2 full sessions. Yesterday I was the only person signed onto the session I chose so got 1-to-1 training from the coach. The...
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    Weekend success

    This is a minor success that I'm very proud of. This last weekend I went to the World Science Fiction convention at the Excel Centre in London. I've been 95%+ paleo for 18 months now and for most of...
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    Favourite book? Crystal Singer by Anne McCaffrey....

    Favourite book? Crystal Singer by Anne McCaffrey. Favourite Author, Robert Heinlein, so anything by him, but especially Stranger in a Strange Land and Starship Troopers. 3rd favourite author (Anne...
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    Slagathor, thanks for posting this. I did watch...

    Slagathor, thanks for posting this. I did watch the video, very interesting, learned a lot. I'd forgotten how enjoyable a good lecture is. :)
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    I haven't given for a year as the last time I had...

    I haven't given for a year as the last time I had low iron, but I have an appointment for the next time they're in town - end of August. 45 donations so far, so another 5 will get me a...
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    And if, as we suspect, a SAD/CW diet increases...

    And if, as we suspect, a SAD/CW diet increases inflammation, then over-use/-loading issues may be different depending on your present diet or nutrition history, with low work/high inflammation...
  10. When I was looking after my father, I spent most...

    When I was looking after my father, I spent most of my day in socks or wearing watersports slipper-type shoes. I didn't go out in them other than round the garden (the soft rubber soles wore through...
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    On the other hand ... my father never lifted...

    On the other hand ... my father never lifted weights. He was a cyclist in his youth, (but his knees are fine) and did lots of walking in his retirement. He needed a hip replacement in his mid-70s and...
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    Welcome, mazziek. I'm mostly a tea/coffee man,...

    Welcome, mazziek. I'm mostly a tea/coffee man, but have been drinking a lot more water since I discovered a local spring. When I need something with a bit more taste, I find sparkling water does the...
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    Yes, that's what I'm hoping, since I have no...

    Yes, that's what I'm hoping, since I have no interest in learning to do things badly. :)
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    Crossfit in the UK?

    So, I've signed up for an intro session at my local box next tuesday. I've read a fair bit about crossfit and seen plenty of the stuff on YouTube and I'm attracted by the general ethos and principles...
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    I've just signed up for an intro at my local box...

    I've just signed up for an intro at my local box here, starting next week. But their rates are far more reasonable at 40/month for 2 sessions a week or 65 for unlimited. I'll be going for the 2...
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    You might try googling cancer and the ketogenic...

    You might try googling cancer and the ketogenic diet. There's plenty of information out there about it. It's the principle that cancer cells need glucose to survive and if deprived of carbohydrates...
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    Congratulations on turning primal. Sounds like...

    Congratulations on turning primal. Sounds like you've got it figured out. :)
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    I'm assuming this is some variety of dogfish? We...

    I'm assuming this is some variety of dogfish? We eat all sorts of dogfish flesh as 'Rock Salmon' and Huss, but I can't find much on offal. More general Guardian article from last year on general fish...
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    When I'm coming off a carb binge where I've been...

    When I'm coming off a carb binge where I've been snacking far too much, I try to keep cold meat around for snacking on. Usually this means frying up some belly pork or liver in coconut oil, cutting...
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    I've never had any problems with low carb, but...

    I've never had any problems with low carb, but then I've never had any problems missing meals either. Even when eating total junk, if I was physically and mentally busy, I wouldn't have a problem...
  21. Interesting thought about the depression being...

    Interesting thought about the depression being linked to auto-immune. I will have to ask my brother if he's noticed a difference since going wheat-free. Since I know how significant wheat has been in...
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    Thanks, gdot. As I've said a few times, I feel...

    Thanks, gdot. As I've said a few times, I feel it's important to talk about Alzheimer's/Dementia because it's becoming so common and so many of my friends have relatives with problems. I think it's...
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    I saw a big improvement pre-primal by doing eye...

    I saw a big improvement pre-primal by doing eye exercises. Not just random, but a specific routine for 30 mins a day for a month. I think it was gains of around .5 in one eye and .75 in the other....
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    Basically, if it's working for you, keep going....

    Basically, if it's working for you, keep going. I've never bothered about missing meals if I'm busy during the day, but if I'm not very active I can be tempted to nibble. I've done a few periods of...
  25. I'm sorry to hear your diagnosis, but impressed...

    I'm sorry to hear your diagnosis, but impressed that you've taken ownership of your health so strongly. I really hope you see good results from the new protocol. I cut out dairy soon after going...
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