12-17-2012, 06:16 PM
Good Luck, Valmason01! Let us know what happens...............
12-17-2012, 06:48 PM
same 'problem', my solution
I could go for a long time without, husband not so much, so I devised a plan. We printed numbers 1-7 on paper- each number on its own piece of paper- dropped them in a jar and he got to chose a number (no peeking). Whatever that number is, that is our schedule for a month. 5= every five days, etc.
Originally Posted by tomi
At the beginning of every month we alternate who picks the number; if he picks a seven he can't blame it on me not being 'interested'- it just is what it is- luck o' the draw, so to speak. We call it the honey-do-(me) jar..(I know- the name just doesn't get any tackier than that!)
Of course, if choosing the number one, which equals every day for that month is too much a couple could chose what the most comfortable minimum is for them...
This way we both know what to expect and when- no muss, no fuss!
Last edited by notthepapa; 12-17-2012 at 08:08 PM.
12-17-2012, 09:09 PM
that sorta takes the sponteneity and romance out of it though............ I think the name is perfect!
MACA so far isn't doing me any help. When its gone I won't be buying more. Seems the best option for us is a night of rum and diet coke! And with my son moving out in the next month - we will have free reign of the house! Close the curtains and turn up the fire!
12-18-2012, 09:07 AM
i hear ya!
12-18-2012, 03:19 PM
12-22-2012, 03:36 PM
I'm 47, no kids, hypertension is the only current health issue. New here and liking this thread. Trying to take off 50 lbs and reduce BP which currently runs 155/89. Wondering how well paleo will work for me as I enter peri-menopause. I recently experimented with a vegetarian diet v. paleo: two weeks eating nothing but veggies/fruits, no sugar v. paleo (no nuts/seeds, very little fruit). On vegetarian-lost 1 lb in two weeks. On paleo, 2.5 lbs in 4 days. This stuff works!! Probably could have lost more had I made it to the gym more than once, but there it is.
Cannot wait to get back into shape on paleo!
12-22-2012, 03:41 PM
Don't just think about counseling -- go and get it. It's worth it, I promise.
12-22-2012, 06:45 PM
Yes it does work! Welcome and good luck!
Originally Posted by Joeysdoll
12-25-2012, 12:39 PM
I am new here as well. 39 yo, no kids, in a LTR with a great guy. I'm 5'5" and I had undiagnosed Hashimotos thyroid disease for 9 years which resulted in a 90 lb weight gain. My high was 225. I am 179 now. Goal weight is 130-135 area although I think I could go as low as 125 and still look good without looking overly thin. I tend to carry a lot of muscle and have very muscular legs, shoulders and arms. When I'm carrying very little body fat, it looks good, though. I just began primal one month ago and have lost 10 lbs so far. I expect I may go up a little as I've been at my parents for a week now and they don't understand the concept of no grain at all. I'm also in a very rural area and access to the good primal types of foods are almost non-existent at the local stores which seem to carry only conventionally grown foods. But once I'm home again I plan to re-commit to being fully primal as I truly believe that this lifestyle is sustainable and I believe in the theory and science behind it.
12-25-2012, 10:44 PM
some of you may appreciate this Aug 2010, scored a bad bout of whooping cough (coughed my guts up all day, every day till November. Such fun!) Add to this the fact that I've had 4 children and as you can imagine, my pelvic floor was shot. I tried the old 'pull up' exercises but it did very little to improve the situation.
Well, on Christmas Eve, I was able to stop a wee!!! First time since the disease. So happy I finally have some control back. (lots of squatting plus kettlebells)
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