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  1. Where to Buy Sheep's Milk in Northern California?

    Hi, folks ~ I am really interested in trying fresh sheep's milk. Not sheep's milk cheese (love it!), or yogurt, but actual milk and/or cream. I've searched my local natural food co-op (Sacramento),...
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    Congratulations to all of the successes...

    Congratulations to all of the successes (physical, emotional, mental, etc.) out there! And "you can do it!" to those finishing up in the next week or two! :)

    I've been crazy busy this past week...
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    Have you checked out the Eat MOAR fat thread?...

    Have you checked out the Eat MOAR fat thread? I've been finding that helpful.

    http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread65113.html
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    Day 23 -- Wow, just one more week to go! I'm not...

    Day 23 -- Wow, just one more week to go! I'm not sure that I will change much after 30 days, since this is working really well on our super budget and weekly batch cooking. I think I will loosen the...
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    It tastes like YUM :) It is probably my favorite...

    It tastes like YUM :) It is probably my favorite nut/seed butter. Super creamy -- but taste is hard to explain. It must taste just like sunflower seeds, but I haven't had those in a long time. It is...
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    Day 22 - wahoo! The weekend was a *bit* crazy....

    Day 22 - wahoo! The weekend was a *bit* crazy. Yep, it involved a jar of almond butter and a jar of sunflower butter. Well, half of each jar (my husband had the other half). About 1000 calories each...
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    Day 19 and I am sooooo ready for dessert. I've...

    Day 19 and I am sooooo ready for dessert. I've definitely still got that bug in my head that says after dinner there should be a "treat." I've been working to distract myself. Since I'm off fruit and...
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    Day 17 for me. Wow, past the halfway mark! My...

    Day 17 for me. Wow, past the halfway mark! My husband and I are talking about just continuing after 30 days, though...Hmm, we'll see. I haven't been sleeping enough which really affects my hunger...
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    Day 15 for me - going well, so far. Haven't had a...

    Day 15 for me - going well, so far. Haven't had a chance to catch up on the thread since I last checked in on Day 12 (I think). The sheppard/cottage pie we made is amaaaaazing. So yummy. Also loving...
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    On day 12 today -- going well, so far. Last night...

    On day 12 today -- going well, so far. Last night was a bit "interesting." Emotional eating urges hit for the first time since starting the Whole30. Stress and sadness -- I wanted to eat fruit and...
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    Hey, congratulations on the promotion! I am so in...

    Hey, congratulations on the promotion! I am so in the same boat on celebrations/rewards. Out for dinner, "fun" (alcoholic) drinks, ice cream, etc. All past celebrations involved consuming tasty...
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    Yesterday was Day 9 and the sweet cravings and...

    Yesterday was Day 9 and the sweet cravings and caffeine desires are waning. We're making a lot of iced herbal teas for a hint of something non-savory. Teas with Blueberry, Mango, Lemon, Ginger,...
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    Finally figured out how to do the multiple quoted...

    Finally figured out how to do the multiple quoted responses. :p



    I love that challenges are learning experiences and not "failures." That's how I'm retraining my brain in many areas of life. It...
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    I completely get this way, too. I've started to...

    I completely get this way, too. I've started to wonder if it is just not long enough to be off "the juice" for me (yeah, it feels like a drug). Perhaps if someone has been a sugar-fiend for years and...
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    That is awesome!! How fun :) She knows the good...

    That is awesome!! How fun :) She knows the good stuff now. This reminds me of when we had our 6 year old niece over for a slumber party and we made breakfast for dinner. Cheesy scrambled eggs and...
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    Ditto on the ketosis! Do you have any...

    Ditto on the ketosis! Do you have any tips/strategies to up the fat without upping protein -- without using dairy? Butter and heavy whipping cream have been my go-to fats in the past. I would put a...
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    I hear you can mix it with baking soda and...

    I hear you can mix it with baking soda and arrowroot powder (or non-GMO cornstarch) for a super awesome "Man-scent killer" deodorant. Haven't tried it yet, but I plan to see if it works on my...
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    The caffeine withdrawal headaches should be short...

    The caffeine withdrawal headaches should be short lived -- a couple days at the most. At least, that's been my experience when I go from lots of caffeine to zero straight. A couple of ick days, but...
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    Day 2 is going well! No breakfast due to lack of...

    Day 2 is going well! No breakfast due to lack of hunger (late dinner last night -- I'm not doing the "eat within 30 min of waking" thing), then had another bowl of chili for lunch. BAS will be...
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    Awesome! Way to go :) Isn't it satisfying when...

    Awesome! Way to go :) Isn't it satisfying when you get past the initial challenges and get into the fat burning zone?! Right on.
  21. Thread: Primal Preppers?

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    A couple years back Mark did a (somewhat tongue...

    A couple years back Mark did a (somewhat tongue in cheek) post on this topic. It was informative (and funny!), though more of a starting place for serious preppers :)

    Primal Preparations for the...
  22. Thread: Breakfast!

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    Unless it is late after sleeping in on a weekend,...

    Unless it is late after sleeping in on a weekend, I'm not a big breakfast person. My stomach is just not really ready for a full meal at 7:30am. Weekends end up being leftovers of dinner foods, or...
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    Oh, "Fourth Meal"!!! The bane of my mid-twenties....

    Oh, "Fourth Meal"!!! The bane of my mid-twenties. I try not to think about how much my late night feasts added to their bottom line for several years.

    I can't speak personally to the fitness...
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    Okay, I started today instead of waiting. Why...

    Okay, I started today instead of waiting. Why not? We have nothing besides Whole30 approved stuff at home anyway, it was just the office junk I was holding on to. I am stronger than the non-paleo...
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    This is what I make: Strawberry/Raspberry ice...

    This is what I make:

    Strawberry/Raspberry ice cream: 1 can full-fat coconut milk (Chaokoh brand), mash up a bunch of fresh strawberries and raspberries as the flavor/sweetener (nothing else is...
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