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  1. I was recovering recently from a high fever and...

    I was recovering recently from a high fever and found that once it broke, some of the carb and sugar cravings I hadn't had for months had returned. Sometimes your body does need a refeed, when it's...
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    It was the cough medicine. Yup. All the cough...

    It was the cough medicine. Yup. All the cough medicine, that's what did it. **nods sagaciously** ;)
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    Thank you for the much needed validation, Fiji -...

    Thank you for the much needed validation, Fiji - I completely agree that our bodies are definitely smarter than we are when it comes to sickness. Time to break out the sweet potato noodles and...
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    Aw @lex, hope you feel better soon. Get yourself...

    Aw @lex, hope you feel better soon. Get yourself some bone or chicken broth, that at least has SOME calories in it. Hope you feel better soon.
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    Carb cravings after a fever

    This is my first time being sick since I began PB almost four months ago, and during the season change from winter to spring that's kind of a record for me. However, yesterday and today I got...
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    To the bra argument: I'm a big fan of Moving...

    To the bra argument:

    I'm a big fan of Moving Comfort, since they come in larger sizes and seam to really have a woman's body in mind. Yeah they tend to be pricey, but damn if they don't take a...
  7. Thread: What gives?

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    I definitely get the whole "where does my workout...

    I definitely get the whole "where does my workout fit into my crazy life" insanity. Don't stress - just find time whenever you can, and remember that it adds up - you don't have to do an hour long...
  8. Thread: What gives?

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    There are a few things to think about: 1)...

    There are a few things to think about:

    1) Yeah, cheap scale... check that. ;)
    2) Make sure you're also cutting out SUGARS as well. If ketosis is what you want, be careful of the sugars found in...
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    Thirty pounds down: BOOYAH!!! People keep...

    Thirty pounds down: BOOYAH!!!

    People keep saying "you look smaller", "you shrank", "you are very slim" (that last is one of my Korean coteachers, who surprised me with that bit of vocabulary). It...
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    Modern Grok wears what still fits, after losing...

    Modern Grok wears what still fits, after losing thirty pounds!

    On that note, Grokettes would probably wear a wrap or cargo skirt and a tank top, barefooting shoe or shoeless as per personal...
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    Having to explain to my Korean colleagues that...

    Having to explain to my Korean colleagues that not eating rice is actually an option in life is constantly amusing. Yesterday in the cafeteria they're serving a dish that has a big heaping bowl of...
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    South Korea!

    South Korea!
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    New one: I feel so good (like so, SO GOOD) after...

    New one: I feel so good (like so, SO GOOD) after I come back from a sprinting session that I spend a half hour or more dancing around my apartment and admiring myself semi/naked. I'm wasting so much...
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    This is pretty much what I've resorted to. ...

    This is pretty much what I've resorted to. Trying to explain to my psuedo-english-speaking Korean coteachers why rice for breakfast/lunch/dinner is a bad idea for me has just gotten to be too much...
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    Amen, friend. People keep telling me "you look...

    Amen, friend. People keep telling me "you look smaller, are you eating alright?" and all I can think is "yes! I'm eating better than you or I or pretty much anyone ever has!" It's infuriating.
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  16. Dude, then you're set. And if those brownies...

    Dude, then you're set. And if those brownies ever show their faces again, think about those delicious orange slices dipped in dark chocolate. One of my favorite paleo snacks, a small serving of...
  17. Wait, so you ate the brownies, or you just at the...

    Wait, so you ate the brownies, or you just at the orange, or both?? :rolleyes:

    Personally, I find giving in like that to be healthy every now and then - it just reaffirms my commitment to eating...
  18. Thread: Feeling Sexy

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    In the immortal words of LMFAO "I'm sexy and I...

    In the immortal words of LMFAO "I'm sexy and I know it!"

    I am noticing that I enjoy wandering around my apartment doing every day tasks wearing less and less clothing. Cleaning windows and...
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    Seconded in a big way. I had to shrink my bra...

    Seconded in a big way. I had to shrink my bra bands up because they were WAY too loose (in the bands, not the cups, which I'm really excited about!), and living in Korea there was no way I was going...
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    Totally seconded. Slice them up thin, and after...

    Totally seconded. Slice them up thin, and after boiling to soften them a bit pan fry with olive oil or tasty butter, a little salt and pepper and tah-dah! Delicious.

    Parsnip and carrot fries are...
  21. Same here, I've noticed my cup size stay pretty...

    Same here, I've noticed my cup size stay pretty much the same and my band size shrink. Sadly, living abroad, I can't find my size here anyway, so I had to learn to tailor the bands down myself. ...
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    It's taken a bit of adjusting time, but this...

    It's taken a bit of adjusting time, but this isn't my first dog and pony show in another country. Though I admit, usually I settle into a place in about a month (Ecuador, Spain, Germany were all...
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    Macadamia nuts are a must. I need at least 1/2 -...

    Macadamia nuts are a must. I need at least 1/2 - 3/4c. of walnuts or almonds to feel sated, but I can eat half the volume of macas and feel just fine. They're also way tastier in my opinion, with...
  24. Sisters in arms! I have Hashi's as well, and am...

    Sisters in arms! I have Hashi's as well, and am starting to truly go primal at the moment too. I will let you know how things go and/or if I discover anything new, but what I'm reading right now is...
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    Going primal on foreign soil

    Hello (finally!) to the rest of the primal community. Finally gotten up the the commitment to shout out here and learn more about the people eating and living and playing like they should all over...
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