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  1. The only fruit I eat is avocado and for...

    The only fruit I eat is avocado and for vegetables i only eat dark leafy greens like kale and baby romaine. Some onion and garlic.
  2. Thanks sjoshua, that's what I needed to hear. A...

    Thanks sjoshua, that's what I needed to hear. A few months of carb abuse (cookies??) takes time to undo I guess. I already feel better just 4-5 days back in keto and IF.
  3. There's so much temptation food in the house...

    There's so much temptation food in the house because I have kids, when I avoid carbs altogether I can totally overlook it - last year I ran a 10k on a ketogenic state and I felt great - but I'm...
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    Oof, I am not used to being sore! It takes a LOT...

    Oof, I am not used to being sore! It takes a LOT of weight lifting at the gym to make me sore but this was just a 7 mile run yesterday in the cold (30deg). I feel so beat today! Joints sore, quads...
  5. Athletes and the ketogenic diet (ie low/no carbs)

    Hello everyone! Quick background; I am formerly morbid obese and have lost and maintained for the most part 115 pound loss. I have been weight lifting and taking very long daily walks for almost four...
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    According to Phil, "The heart rate is directly...

    According to Phil, "The heart rate is directly related to, and a reflection of, the body’s oxygen need." - which right there explains a lot; my asthma has been terrible for months. His plan seems to...
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    I have been following the Autoimmune protocol now...

    I have been following the Autoimmune protocol now for 3 and a half years. I sometimes cook nightshade-heavy foods for my family (they are on a very lax, modified paleo, mostly just "gluten free and...
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    You've gotten a lot of great advice in this...

    You've gotten a lot of great advice in this thread, and I second the recommendations on supplementations - I also read a great book called "Adaptogens" about adaptogenic herbs - totally worth a read!...
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    Heart rate up from last year

    Hey everyone, I need some opinions on heart rate, "maximum heart rate". I have been primal since May 2010, lost 115 pounds and have been working out with weights and walking daily all that time. A...
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    I'm training for a half-marathon, following Hal...

    I'm training for a half-marathon, following Hal Higdon's Intermediate program. I'm just going to do it once, then that's it - just to say I did, lol. My friend talked me into it. I need to figure out...
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    I've got it narrowed down to either One or Force,...

    I've got it narrowed down to either One or Force, I definitely want the sleep and and stairs tracking. I only wish it could measure heart rate because I'm curious
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    I was just looking at it on amazon and I love...

    I was just looking at it on amazon and I love that I can sync all my stuff together and track stairs as well.
    I can see that being very motivating - I just put it on my high priority wish list - I...
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    I was thinking of getting a fitbit, it seems like...

    I was thinking of getting a fitbit, it seems like a step up from what I have been using for the last 3.5 years. My friends uses one of those watches for running but I think the fitbit has more...
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    I didn't do much else for excercize at first...

    I didn't do much else for excercize at first except walking; I take my pedometer very seriously (it's the one from Brookstone) and it has been the final word: I don't go to bed before Ive logged at...
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    I credit the daily walking with a lot of the...

    I credit the daily walking with a lot of the weight loss, and the fact that I do not train to run yet found it relatively easy - I consider walking to be training for running too
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    I ran seven miles today, more than I have ever...

    I ran seven miles today, more than I have ever run! Got lots of October sun too
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    I can't believe I neglected to post this earlier:...

    I can't believe I neglected to post this earlier:

    http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag10/ericasoso/IMG_86351_zps92f0b1a5.jpg

    That's right, former disabled, morbidly obese woman and now I HAS...
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    I know! It is so easy to take for granted...

    I know! It is so easy to take for granted sometimes. I got used to being normal within the first month of going primal and now I'm sensitive to even the slightest change; like a night with too little...
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    I think Leptin problems are widespread, epidemic!...

    I think Leptin problems are widespread, epidemic! The hiding away to eat for me not only meant that no one would know I was eating (because I knew I shouldn't, but Leptin resistance was in control)...
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    Back in the old days, a pound of fudge or a...

    Back in the old days, a pound of fudge or a birthday cake was my drug of choice, after a large Papa Gino's pizza that is :( I don't miss those days! Leptin resistance is basically hell on earth. The...
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    Thyroid testing is very important - get a good...

    Thyroid testing is very important - get a good recommendation for someone in your area who treats patients instead of going by lab values. You can tell it's not the right doctor if they think a TSH...
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    I too nursed, four years each girl - the first...

    I too nursed, four years each girl - the first year I lost the weight, my boobs were incredibly flat like pancakes - it was really horrible. The skin would wrinkle like a brain, just a complete and...
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    I am Yoga teacher in training, I will be all done...

    I am Yoga teacher in training, I will be all done in two months. And yes, I did mean boobs - I lost all the volume and skin tone, when I started out I wore a 46H and now I wear a 34D so you can...
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    It would be between 7 and 8 exactly with a really...

    It would be between 7 and 8 exactly with a really good surgeon, it's the sort of thing that would be nice to have, but I can live without for sure. Plus, I probably won't be willing to forgo exersize...
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    It would probably me cheaper to get it here than...

    It would probably me cheaper to get it here than for me to travel lol. I'm going to give it another year and see how much it improves, or not then decide what to do. I PMd you a very silly picture so...
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