Category Archives: 30 Day Challenge

Have you kicked your Coke habit yet?

I’m not talking about cocaine, but that tasty soft drink which used to contain it. Back in October, Daily Health Post shared what happens to your body when you drink a Coke. Here is what they reported: In the first … Continue reading

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Wedding Prep

I’m getting married two months from today. I’ve been a little lax with my primal lifestyle, so it is time to get my body in shape. Here is what I am doing: I cleared out my pantry, 100%. No non-primal foods … Continue reading

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30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge: Halfway There

Many of us are at least halfway through the 30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge, and it’s great to hear of everyone’s successes so far. My only slip-up came over the weekend when consuming a lethal amount of cheese at a work party. … Continue reading

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Restoring Balance to the Primal Universe

Happy New Year, everyone! There’s nothing like the New Year to get motivated for another year of Primal bliss. So get back on the wagon (or is it off the wagon?) and join us. Getting started is the hardest part. … Continue reading

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Preparation

Next week starts week 2 of the 30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge. This week, in addition to everything we did last week, we will cut out refined sugar entirely and put away our bottles of cognac. Depending on how long you’ve been off … Continue reading

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Cravings and Coping

Today is day 4 of the 30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge. The cravings hit me this morning. I was fine Monday-Wednesday, but not today. I want to eat every piece of bread and candy I can find. But I won’t. I’m being … Continue reading

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30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge

Hello! It has been a while, modern-day cavefriends! The last 4 months have taken a toll on me. I haven’t stayed primal and I can tell. My indigestion is back, I don’t have as much energy as I did when … Continue reading

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August Whole30 Challenge

Whole30 is putting on a challenge beginning today, August 1, to follow their program for 30 days. For those looking to get back on the straight and narrow, now is a great time. Read the rules and give it a … Continue reading

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Coffee Free Challenge Update

It’s been over a month since I posted the 30-Day Coffee-free Challenge, so it’s time for an update. Long story short, I failed miserably at my original goal of eliminating regular coffee altogether. I did not realize the extent of my … Continue reading

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30-Day Coffee-free Challenge

In the spirit of treating your body as a temple, it’s time for a 30-day Coffee-free Challenge! But wait a minute, isn’t coffee perfectly acceptable for primal living? It can be, in moderation. But it also causes a host of … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Challenge: Final thoughts from Paleo Joe

The 30-day Dairy-Free challenge has ended. Here are some final thoughts: Much like Chuck, I did not notice any benefits to going dairy-free. I have reintroduced dairy to a much larger extent than I was consuming pre-challenge, and I am … 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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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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(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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Another dairy-free update

It is time for my update on the 30-day dairy-free challenge. As my primal eating has evolved, I have transitioned to a more minimalist diet, preparing simple meals with very few ingredients. This has become especially true over the winter months, … Continue reading

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