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  1. My baby is now 8 months old and my weight is back...

    My baby is now 8 months old and my weight is back where it was pre primal (62kg I'm 152cm). So is my body fat. I was 55kg just before I got pregnant.

    I've not been eating wrong things but I've...
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    Eggs were one of my baby's first foods. Advice in...

    Eggs were one of my baby's first foods. Advice in the uk is that you can give them after six months but watch for allergies as you first introduce them. If you're worried just serve the yolks as it...
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    I made a farmhouse pate yesterday with pork...

    I made a farmhouse pate yesterday with pork liver, pork belly, beef mince, and bacon. Delicious!

    Daddy weighed himself yesterday. He's now at 74kg with 15% body fat and a visceral fat index of 2...
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    Thanks kmarie! I don't know what happened on...

    Thanks kmarie! I don't know what happened on Monday probably a combination of hormones from trying to make extra milk and stress about leaving Baby with grandparents and going to work. She was fine...
  5. Subbing because I'm in this position too, though...

    Subbing because I'm in this position too, though only about 10kg over where I'd like to be.


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    She's not really EC but she does get a lot of...

    She's not really EC but she does get a lot of nappy-free time and I do point out to her when she's peed or pooed (and praise her for doing so without her nappy on). I've dropped her breakfast banana...
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    Really, Blippety? That's shocking! It reminds...

    Really, Blippety? That's shocking!

    It reminds me of the (possibly apocryphal) story of the Second World War evacuees who found a pile of discarded milk bottles in the corner of a field and...
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    If fat is so satiating, why am I so hungry?

    And now we're full of the cold again. I thought the Primal lifestyle was supposed to strengthen the immune system?

    That beef fat rendered down into four jars of lovely fat and three meals' worth...
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    Butcher today. Only a few quid left in our budget...

    Butcher today. Only a few quid left in our budget to the end of the credit card period, so I was secretly slightly relieved the butcher had forgotten to order in the pig liver. The homemade pate will...
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    Feeling much better today. Took Baby for her...

    Feeling much better today. Took Baby for her swimming lesson this morning, which she thoroughly enjoyed and had loads of energy for. Lunch (some of yesterday's roast chicken stir fried with leeks and...
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    Daddy is also tired and headachy today, though he...

    Daddy is also tired and headachy today, though he of course thinks he must be coming down with another bug. I'm biting my tongue hard. He's more likely to believe it if he figures it out for himself....
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    Urgh. Definitely ODed on the gluten. Belly ache...

    Urgh. Definitely ODed on the gluten. Belly ache all evening and today I'm headachy and groggy. (Maybe the glass and a quarter of red wine didn't help. After so many years of not drinking much for...
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    She loves avocado! It was in the lunchtime salad...

    She loves avocado! It was in the lunchtime salad today. Today's afternoon snack was red pepper with almond butter as a dip. I'd like to have more avocados, but they're more expensive than pears.
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    Thanks kmarie! Farmers' market today! Only...

    Thanks kmarie!

    Farmers' market today! Only once a month, so it's a treat. We're unfortunately short of money this week though so only a chicken and some dressed crab. Dressed is more expensive...
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    Things I have learnt in the past couple of days:...

    Things I have learnt in the past couple of days:

    It really is necessary to render suet to dripping, or it goes off.
    Nasty brine-canned sardines can be partially redeemed by frying in bacon fat.
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    Oh yes, I forgot magnesium. I found I slept much...

    Oh yes, I forgot magnesium. I found I slept much better and didn't have leg cramps when I took it morning and evening.

    I ate seaweed on occasion to keep my iodine up. Most women of childbearing...
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    I took folic acid. Spina bifida is very nasty and...

    I took folic acid. Spina bifida is very nasty and perfectly preventable; on our sort of diet there shouldn't be any problem getting enough but there's no risk of overdose so better safe than sorry....
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    Journal of a Primal(ish) Family

    So I've been here a long while but just fancied starting a journal to put down random thoughts and reports on being Primal. I have a personal blog but don't really want to put off the friends and...
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    I saw that Flora ad too. 'Full of natural...

    I saw that Flora ad too. 'Full of natural goodness' they say, and then the little footnote about omega 3 being good for you and sunflower oil naturally containing omega 6



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    I've seen Chaokoh in Tesco once or twice. ...

    I've seen Chaokoh in Tesco once or twice.


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    Then you're not frying it with enough fat. It...

    Then you're not frying it with enough fat. It needs to swim. And you need to fry it pretty hot too.
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    Of course whatever we're eating. :) I'm just not...

    Of course whatever we're eating. :) I'm just not prepared to do that yet when it's something processed like bacon or smoked fish. Maybe in a few months.


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    Thanks everyone for your suggestions! I...

    Thanks everyone for your suggestions!



    I know they are, but I was struggling with ideas for a carrier for the nut butter. Leida's idea of celery sticks (or presumably other crudities) is a good...
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    Baby finger food breakfast ideas

    So the little one is now six months old and has started solids. With blue steak, natch. She loved it.

    We're doing baby-led weaning, so no purees here, just chunks of food for her to gnaw on. Her...
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    Not so much funny as sad: on another forum...

    Not so much funny as sad: on another forum someone was saying that a Finnish friend of hers was horrified that UK advice is to feed children full fat dairy. Apparently in Finland they are told to...
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