Paleomedic reacted to angincanada in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...
...when your wonderful free range chickens give you 13 eggs a day and you have no extras to sell. Lol. People are shocked at how many eggs we eat Between meals for the four of us and my husbands obsession with pickled eggs.
Paleomedic reacted to Betsie_n in The crazy things people say
After I had been Paleo for several months, my friend asked, "Are you still watching your weight?"
I'm 5'6", female and my starting weight was 222lbs a year ago and I've lost 45lbs prior to starting my W30. Same friend has twice reminded me that it's possible to lose too much weight. The first time she said it I was 191lbs (dangerously skinny!) and then again when I was 179lbs (really dangerously skinny!). She's about 5'4", weighs maybe 110 (maybe!) and says she's been at the same weight since she was 14 yrs old, except while pregnant.
Would it be appropriate for me to say, "Shut the F up, you skinny biotch?" LOL - seriously, I would never ever say such a thing and she really is a dear friend, but SERIOUSLY??? Cluelessness....
Paleomedic reacted to GLC1968 in The crazy things people say
Yeah, when I was paleo before I'd heard of the Whole30 (for those that don't know, the paleo diet has been around for more than 10 years - it's only been mainstream since the crossfit world got a hold of it!) I used to get really annoyed when people would make the assumption that just because I was paleo, I was into the caveman thing and that I ate paleo pancakes every morning. The true paleo diet, the way it was meant to be, is almost identical to Whole30. Of course, Melissa and Dallas have a MUCH better way of presenting and explaining it. I never gave anyone a copy of Loren Cordain's Paleo Diet or Ray Audette's Neaderthin, but I did give away two copies of ISWF over the holidays this year.
But, just because you can google a paleo dessert doesn't mean that's indicative of the actual diet. To really understand any particular way of eating, you have to go to the source and unlike Whole30, there is no clear source for paleo. It's a mess, for sure. M&D own 'Whole30' so they can define it and control it. No one owns the word 'paleo' so it's a free-for-all. Honestly, I can't tell you how many times I'd wished there was a clear cut definition of what I thought paleo should be that I could just point to when people asked me. Of course, now there is with Whole30. If anyone asks what the paleo diet is, I just tell them to come here. All other definitions pale in my mind.
So that's a long-winded answer to why I thought my friend's comment was so odd!
Paleomedic reacted to SugarfreeLife in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...
they are on farmers market at Saturday morning instead of sleeping
they are able to buy and carry 20 pounds of organic beef on their own back across whole city
they spend whole Sunday cooking, preparing and freezing
they are only people who never touch free sweets at work
they are angry if they see paleo pancakes labeled as "Whole30 approved" on Pinterest
Paleomedic reacted to LindaLee in You know someone is doing a Whole30 when...
You see them in the sausage aisle saying, "Are you kidding me? Seriously? Who puts sugar in that?" and stamping their foot like a two-year old.
They have a freezer FULL of Applegate organic hot dogs.
Every single day, they're hard boiling eggs.
They go into ecstasy over a little coconut butter.
They have ten kinds of tea in their cabinet.
Paleomedic reacted to Melissa Hartwig in Forum Rules
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