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    Newbie hello

    Hello all, I'm a newbie to the forum but not to the primal diet. I was dxed as diabetic in 1984 when I lost part of my pancreas when my appendix ruptured. I was placed on insulin and struggled daily with depression. I was a college athlete at the time on scholarship for basketball and it was a daily mental challenge to just get up in the morning, none the less work out and compete. A doctor put me on an Adkins type diet and within three weeks I was off insulin and feeling amazing.

    I've followed this diet until I went to back to school for my MSW (2009). I took a bunch of nutrition classes and "learned" how horrible this diet was for me. It scared the holy hell out of me! I immediately changed to the low fat diet and even though I was running daily gained 30 pounds in three months. I switched to a starvation diet and my blood sugar went through the roof (285).

    I went to my doctor who wanted to put me back on insulin and I could not find a doctor who could believe me that I felt better on my Adkins’s type diet. I finally found Mark's daily apple, bought his book and am on the primal diet. Feeling pretty well, but I still have about 20 pounds of weight left to lose. It’s funny, I've never been fat in my life until I went on a low fat diet! Oh well, live and learn.

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    Welcome! Glad you joined us.
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    Hey! I am new here too. Hope we will share experiences, information, ideas.

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    Thanks for the welcome! It is nice to meet you as well.

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    Welcome TnK from another Oregonian. Primal is a great way to go, and can be very exhilirating when it comes to how you feel. Rock out with your Grok out!

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