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  1. Hmm...I just started a fast. Now I'm thinking of...

    Hmm...I just started a fast. Now I'm thinking of how it will end.

    When IF'ed before, my fast breaker was always eggs with butter and sometimes bacon. Yum.
  2. So I started my fast today. I started the...

    So I started my fast today.

    I started the morning by drinking a 32oz bottle of water.

    Then I drank about 20 oz of cantaloupe juice before heading to the farmer's market, where I bought $14...
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    Well, I went primal the first time, I had my two...

    Well, I went primal the first time, I had my two nephews living with me. Oldest was 7 and a total fast food loving carboholic. The youngest was 13 months and very small for his age. He would eat just...
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    Oh I love Hint!! Watermelon and pear are my...

    Oh I love Hint!! Watermelon and pear are my faves. You can reuse the bottles for awhile before they start to lose flavor too, which is nice.

    Nowadays, I drink lots of water. I also drink...
  5. If you're going to buy bread, try buying it from...

    If you're going to buy bread, try buying it from the bakery at a local grocery store. Some bakeries make fabulous bread that doesn't have 18 bajillion chemical ingredients in it. When I was taking...
  6. I'm just going to post my pre-fasting food...

    I'm just going to post my pre-fasting food routines and meals here, mostly for my own references. Not a shining example of a Primal-ite, I know. Normally, I'd be heavier on protein and fat and not...
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    I really like the Amish made butter I can...

    I really like the Amish made butter I can *sometimes* get at my local farmer's market.

    I've used Kerrygold and Organic Valley before but don't really care for either.

    I don't use butter for...
  8. Right after I started eating meat again, I had...

    Right after I started eating meat again, I had bouts of severe constipation. It lasted for a few days after each time I ate read meat that was cooked "well". I don't eat read meat or pink flesh...
  9. The Auntie Thesis (Like The China Study, Only Better?)

    If life is love, then hatred is death. If hatred is death, then self-hatred is suicide. I'm done hating myself.

    That's my motto. The new me....*cue angels singing*

    Now onward to the juicy...
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    Well, I took some of the suggestions here. ...

    Well, I took some of the suggestions here.

    -told her to add some rice and sweet potatoes to their diets to get some carbs
    -told her to try making some protein shakes or drink some full fat milk...
  11. I transitioned from strict vegetarian to...

    I transitioned from strict vegetarian to pescetarian to primal with no ill effects.

    What kind of fish are you eating? If you are eating shrimp and white, flaky fishes, then your body may have...
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    I second the lettuce leaf tortilla substitute as...

    I second the lettuce leaf tortilla substitute as well. I use Romaine lettuce leaves instead of tortillas.

    Pork rinds or crispy bacon strips make mean tortilla chip substitutes as well.
  13. The most annoying thing: When my Ninja blender...

    The most annoying thing: When my Ninja blender refuses to chop things fine enough.
    Ideal meal prep: I'd be able to afford top notch ingredients. I'd have awesome cookware. I'd have an iPad or...
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    Using the 80/20 to Gain Weight?

    So I have a friend who is underweight and suffering from lots of issues. Insomnia, mood swings, painful time of month, low energy levels. She has been working her ass off for the past few months,...
  15. Well, I can say tell you that my 8 year nephew...

    Well, I can say tell you that my 8 year nephew (who is on the autism spectrum) is a severely picky eater. He is very tall for his age (90th percentile) but only 30th-40th percentile in weight. He...
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    I'd suggest using full fat greek yogurt or an...

    I'd suggest using full fat greek yogurt or an avocado to your shake for the fat satiation effect if you're looking to replace a meal. I also agree with the other posters that almond butter would be a...
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    Someone upthread mentioned the movie "Sick, Fat,...

    Someone upthread mentioned the movie "Sick, Fat, and Nearly Dead"...which I watched on Thursday. My friend who suggested the juice fast was in a similar situation to Phil from the movie. He was...
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    I don't plan on consuming much fruit juice, if...

    I don't plan on consuming much fruit juice, if any. I know that I can't handle 4-5 sugar bombs a day. It is just something that I have been tossing around in my mind for a few weeks now. I have a...
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    Juice Feasting/Fasting

    So I'm thinking about going on a 30-40 day juice feast. I've fallen way off the Primal wagon this past month or so and I need to do something radical to get myself back to a healthy place. I'm unsure...
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    Anyone raising primal toddlers? I have a 22 month...

    Anyone raising primal toddlers? I have a 22 month old nephew that I care for 2-3 days a week, sometimes more. Does that count?

    What are their favorite primal foods? T loves eggs (cooked any way),...
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    Sticky: I'd like to see a response to those raw vegans...

    I'd like to see a response to those raw vegans out there. Raw veganism is so extreme and I've often wondered if there is any real, verifiable, legitimate evidence that raw veganism is actually a...
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    Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels ...

    Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWJPa0bvWnM
  23. Re: the dude bros of paleo/primal land. ...

    Re:
    the dude bros of paleo/primal land.
    (Sarcasm shall be noted! I'm not knocking the effort and dedication of the He-Groks at all. Just venting here in the ladies thread. :) )

    Those guys who...
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    Agreed, kap. We're all located in the KC area and...

    Agreed, kap. We're all located in the KC area and the closest place my friend found is a good 30-40 miles away. That's another deciding factor for them, actually. They don't know if they want to...
  25. My suggestions: Get a good Primal-friendly...

    My suggestions:

    Get a good Primal-friendly cookbook. Someone upthread mentioned "Everyday Paleo" and I've heard positive things about "Paleo Comfort Foods" as well. Although any healthy whole...
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