Monthly Archives: March 2012

Of Curries and Fridge Clean-outs

Whenever I have a bunch of different kinds of vegetables left over in the fridge and I need to clean it out, I make some kind of curry. That is the great thing about curry–it doesn’t matter very much what … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Challenge Wrap-up

The Dairy-free challenge ended a week ago. I was 90% dairy free for the past month, and though I was expecting big results, I unfortunately have noticed no change. I thought that I might notice some discomfort once I reintroduced … Continue reading

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Primal Success Story: Russ Roberts

I know a lot of folks here at The Primal Challenge are in libertarian circles, so I thought I’d report something cool. I was reading Cafe Hayek today, and I noticed that Russ Roberts of GMU, EconTalk, The Invisible Heart, … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Challenge: Chuck’s Week 3 Update

First off, I have to admit that I have only been about 90% dairy free for the past three weeks. The first week, I was 100%, but I fell prey to stress and convenience the past two weeks. (Bridget’s last … Continue reading

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Recap: Irvington Penguin Plunge

A week and a half ago, 90 people ran into the 35 degree Hudson River for the first Irvington Penguin Plunge. How was it? Cold but bearable. It was not as bad as I suspected. Though, I must say that I … Continue reading

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(99%) Dairy Free, Week 3, and Mindful eating

I have a small confession to make: In the three weeks since starting the dairy-free challenge, I cheated. Just once, though. In a moment of weakness, I ordered coffee with cream from Dunkin’ Donuts. Ahhhhh! DD cream is much less … Continue reading

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Simple living

I recently eliminated a large stressor from my life. Faced with an urgent and unexpected move, I used the opportunity to evaluate some other things in life that caused me stress, and ended up eliminating those also. Although moving can … Continue reading

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5 so-called health foods you should avoid

A great read from the WaPo. By Katherine Tallmadge Eating healthy can be harder than you think, thanks to an enterprising food industry that wants us to consume more than we need. That’s because our country’s agricultural system produces twice … Continue reading

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