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    What I'm reading is that it's normal for babies...

    What I'm reading is that it's normal for babies to waken in the night, and that they're not supposed to sleep through the night until they reach a certain age. If the baby is sleeping with the...
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    Today the fiancée and I picked our sperm donor. ...

    Today the fiancée and I picked our sperm donor. In a couple of weeks, we'll start tracking my ovulation, and when the test comes back positive, we're headed to the sperm bank for attempt #1. The...
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    Wow, fascinating! Though I think that fear of...

    Wow, fascinating! Though I think that fear of the dark is a more primal thing than that. All sorts of dangerous creatures are active at night, and it makes evolutionary sense to be scared of the...
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    Wow! That's wonderful. I feel a bit like a...

    Wow! That's wonderful.

    I feel a bit like a healthiness hipster - I was doing all this stuff before it was cool. I first tried out the Paleo diet in 2006, long before anyone knew what it was. ...
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    I'm at a cafe not cheating on my diet. I've...

    I'm at a cafe not cheating on my diet. I've found my office-away-from-home, I think. They have hardboiled eggs, bananas, and apples. And good tea, wi-fi, and comfy chairs. I'm in the middle of a...
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    People that loves their diagnosis too much

    As do you. One kinda wonders why. Isn't it enough to enjoy your good health? Must you also pick on the less fortunate?

    And in reference to my latest comment, do you actually think that...
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    Also keep jn mind that once some health...

    Also keep jn mind that once some health conditions set in, they may very well be irreversible. Once you've got cancer, you'll always be a cancer patient. Going Paleo won't cure you at that point. ...
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    Personally, I'm too superstitious to brag about...

    Personally, I'm too superstitious to brag about my good health like that - especially if I'm at an age when things start to get a bit wonky.


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    What "reality" are we referring to, exactly? The...

    What "reality" are we referring to, exactly? The "reality" that obesity is a moral failing that is caused by a failure of willpower and cured by eating less? Or the "reality" that every chronic...
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    It's the fiancee's birthday today. We went out...

    It's the fiancee's birthday today. We went out for a birthday brunch (at which she ordered only Primal-approved things), and now she's off getting her hair and nails done.

    She got a great...
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    Look up the Environmental Working Group's...

    Look up the Environmental Working Group's Cosmetic Safety Database. There's all sorts of nasty ingredients in shampoo that can act as endocrine disruptors and that can affect your body in other ways...
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    The real issue is that most of the participants...

    The real issue is that most of the participants on this forum are young. Young people don't get what it's like to have a middle-aged body with all sorts of chronic ick in it. Young people also have...
  13. My partner and I are really getting into this,...

    My partner and I are really getting into this, since I want to try getting pregnant this year. Here's some of what we are doing:

    No plastics contacting any of our food. No plastic containers and...
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    The OP and all of those people are assuming that...

    The OP and all of those people are assuming that thin = healthy. Boy, will they get a nasty surprise later on in life.

    The hot-and-sour soup turned out great, btw. As good as what you'd get at...
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    So when you get prostate cancer caused by too...

    So when you get prostate cancer caused by too much light-at-night exposure (which raises your risk by something like 30%), we should point fingers and laugh at you? Got it.


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    Yup yup yup. So you're posting this from a...

    Yup yup yup. So you're posting this from a standing desk, right? And you've got a good social support network of friends and family close by? And you get enough sunshine and vitamin D? And you...
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    It's both back-patting and judging. Moreover,...

    It's both back-patting and judging. Moreover, the back-patting seems to be unaffected by actual health practices, but mostly appears to be affected by youth and by lack of empathy. A young person...
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    Your lack of responsibility with regards to your...

    Your lack of responsibility with regards to your own health, however, is definitely material. You're damaging your health by working in BigLaw. So stop lecturing the rest of us proles on...
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    Yeah, it makes me very happy. I want her to...

    Yeah, it makes me very happy. I want her to stick around for a long long time. :)

    Thinking about "responsibility" and taking responsibility for one's health, in particular. A lot of the MDA...
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    Things that are more important than food: -...

    Things that are more important than food:
    - sleep
    - stress
    - movement (not just "exercise")

    If you have the choice between cooking for an hour and sleeping for 6 hours, and buying a premade...
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    See how un-fun it is when someone judges you for...

    See how un-fun it is when someone judges you for your lifestyle and for the health conditions that result from that lifestyle? See how long your justification is for the choices you feel you have to...
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    That's exactly the point I was addressing. All...

    That's exactly the point I was addressing. All of the people I know who now have chronic illnesses as a result of overwork thought exactly like this. I've seen this viewpoint a lot when I was in...
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    TQP - watch out for chronic conditions relating...

    TQP - watch out for chronic conditions relating to stress, btw. You're still in law school, right? Wait till you've been in BigLaw for a few years. I've known a few people who totally ruined their...
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    The issue is that soap kills bacteria on your...

    The issue is that soap kills bacteria on your skin, including some bacteria that is good for your skin. The skin, just like the gut, has its own bacterial flora that it's evolved to live with. ...
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    In fact, it's kinda nice to see just how...

    In fact, it's kinda nice to see just how completely my fiancee has embraced the whole idea of the Primal Blueprint. She's more into it than I am, and more serious about it than I ever was. She...
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