ChocoTaco, you're 26?! WTF, you're hardly any older than Justin Bieber! I could have given birth to you! Still, I find your take on macros and calories to be very sensible, probably because it's consistent with my experience.
I'm 50. I had a hysterectomy at 42 for giant fibroids - just my uterus, still have ovaries and cervix. I had random cycles my whole life before that, multiple miscarriages, probably something just short of PCOS, though I did manage to have 2 kids. I lost 60 lbs last year after 20 years of being obese. The first 30 lbs were prior to being primal. The next 30 were slower, but also easier, I think because the nutrient density of my food was steadily climbing.
I guess its not very primal, but I count calories religiously and hop on the scale every single day. I am terrible about exercising beyond the PB slow movement component. I sort of shoot for 40/40/20 f/c/p, but often end up at 35/45/20. I tried pushing higher fat and didn't find it all that helpful in term of satiety. Now at what theoretically ought to be maintenance calories for 130 lbs, I am continuing to lose weight at about 2 lbs/month. I am a big cheater with alcohol, especially beer. I rarely eat nuts or chocolate. I feel much worse about my lack of strength training than anything that goes in my mouth. I'd say primal foods are working great for me. PB as recommended by Mark Sisson is something I don't really have experience with.
CW-125, part calorie counting, part transition to primal
GW- Goals are no longer weight-related