Glad to find this thread - not too concerned about the guys who poo-pooed its presence in the first place. Although I do think the mindset that women's needs are in no way different from men's ironically reflects the CW thinking in healthcare and research - you know, the fact that the majority of drug R&D tests are performed on male subjects because researchers get too thrown off by the hormonal fluctuations in female subjects. The result being that pretty much every drug on the market is tailored to male body chemistry.
Welcome to our world!
I for one have had a messed up reproductive system practically all my life - terrible cramps from the outset, then terrible cramps during ovulation due to my ovaries eing encased in endometrial tissue, then migraines at ovulation and when my period started, not to mention one or two additional migraines thrown in per month for good measure.
Guys don't have to deal with these issues. So, yeah guys, we are different and have different needs. Like my body's need to carry extra fat on my thighs, even when I was at 12% body fat.
I'm experiencing real improvement with going primal and at the moment am focusing on feeling good. Just the reduction in headaches and abdominal tenderness has me over the moon!
So keep it going, ladies! I'm right there beside you : )
And sorry for any typos. iPads have their drawbacks!
Last edited by Aliophile; 03-12-2012 at 02:49 PM.
|| 2/28/12 || 5'6" || 144 lbs ||
My goals: 125 lbs, 27" waist, fat-free, shapely, muscular legs
AND to be able to do my very first pull up!