10-15-2011, 07:25 PM
have not found it yet
Originally Posted by timconradinc
10-15-2011, 07:29 PM
Try duck eggs. My friend with severe allergies including eggs is able to eat duck eggs.
10-16-2011, 04:50 AM
Hi, My first ever post.... here goes
Your location: Yorkshire, UK
Age (If you want): 26
How Primal are you: Try for 100%, right? my grey area is how much dairy to consume. cut out milk completely, but still loving the cheese...
Do you consume dairy: see above! small portions of strong cheddar, cream and full fat greek yogurt. and Butter
Do you drink coffee or tea: 1 coffee in the morning, then, green/herbal tea
Motivator for switching to Primal: lost a shed load of weight, but conventional eating to keep it off was starving me... i want to be strong, lean and healthy, not skinnyfat.
Favorite exercise: weight lifting.
Favorite Primal food: meat!
Best part about being Primal: not having to count every calorie! and worry about having massive meals/skipping meals
Worst part about being Primal: trying to eat out without getting odd looks (no bread, no chips, no pasta etc..)
10-17-2011, 02:20 AM
hello i am newbie here.....
10-17-2011, 05:00 AM
Hello everyone! I can't tell you how excited I am to finally make the decision to start posting and keeping myself accountable to the primal laws in PB. I have been on this site for a while now, close to a year, and my wife and I are committing to a better lifestyle. I know the 30 day challenge just ended, but we are starting our own challenge today. I look forward to meeting you all!!!
A little info, I have always been into working out, but my diet has failed me consistently. I am a perfectionist, so that has made it hard at times. If I missed one part of my workout, or ate something that wasn't good I felt I had to start over. I was looking for short term rewards as opposed to building habits. Well, I hope I can overcome that.
10-17-2011, 05:54 AM
Your location: Chicago, Il
Age (If you want): 43
How Primal are you: Just beginning, pretty much a learner at this point
Do you consume dairy: I have 2 cups of coffee and with that I use 1tbsp of heavy cream other than that I am eliminating dairy
Do you drink coffee or tea: coffee
Motivator for switching to Primal: Get my health under control, I am 43 and having health issues of a 65 year old
Favorite exercise: running
Favorite Primal food: steak
Best part about being Primal: hoping to get off of all these meds and feel better
Worst part about being Primal:
10-17-2011, 05:57 AM
I really like the idea of the questions. Nice way to give out a little pertinent info about ourselves. Here are my answers to questions posed....
Your location: Chicago, IL
Age (If you want): 54
How Primal are you: 95%
Do you consume dairy: No. I am very sensitive to it. W/O dairy my rosacea has completely cleared away.
Do you drink coffee or tea: Yes to both...4-5 times a week
Motivator for switching to Primal: I needed a healthy LIFESTYLE where I could lose weight (already down 35 w/ 90 to go) and maintain it.
Favorite exercise: Walking, biking, dancing & I have become a big fan of Primal Fitness LHT.
Favorite Primal food: Filet mignon and beef jerky
Best part about being Primal: I am not preoccupied thinking about food all day long.
Worst part about being Primal: Living in a "split household" - My husband is not primal.
10-17-2011, 06:21 AM
Hi TeaDub!! I am from Chicag and I too suffer from rosacea and am curious as to if the Primal woe is going to help it. How long have you been off of dairy?
10-17-2011, 07:31 AM
I have been off of dairy for approx 3 months. 6 months ago I gave up cow dairy, but was still consuming sheep's milk products, such as cheese and butter. Once I stopped all milk products I really noticed a difference.
Back in Feb/ Mar of this year I had a blood allergy test done, and the results showed a very high sensitivity to many cheeses, (including cottage cheese), cream, (including sour cream - which I always thought to be the nectar of the gods...), milk, etc. Goat milk products also showed a high sensitivity. But since the test mentioned nothing about sheep's milk my Dr. thought it would be a good alternative. Well it's not. (The test also showed a high sensitivity to gluten, wheat, yeast and some other grains.)
My last hold out was for butter. I had a difficult time parting ways with it. (I do use ghee once in awhile.) But once I eradicated all dairy it took about 3 weeks for me to have my great complexion back. (My husband even commented on it.)
Hope this helps.
10-17-2011, 09:09 AM
OH NO butter??? That will be a tough one. I will let you know how things go, since I am giving up the dairy.
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