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Exquisite and cuisine are not words generally associated with grilling and paleo. After reading this post and even better after trying this 'recipe', I think you will agree.

Exquisite Paleo Grilling Cuisine







There is a nagging question that needs to be answered…. and I am going to take care of this once and for all. First… some background I am not going to bore you with my story (click here for the short version, click here for the long version). In short, […]

Nagging Question … a new challenge


Did you read the latest headlines Yesterday? According to this article, “The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) is streamlining litigation for all federal cases alleging injury caused by the diabetes drug ACTOS®.” and… “Plaintiffs allege that individuals who use Actos face an increased risk of developing bladder cancer. Plaintiffs […]

Diabetes Drug Actos: Linked to Cancer



This post is going to be highlighting a major contributor to ‘who I am’.   Her online name is, “Dr. BG”. She authors a very informative blog, “Animal Pharm“.  I originally found her through Mark’s Sisson’s blog roll… a huge debt I owe Mark in and of itself. IF YOU […]

The Honor is ALL mine… Dr. BG


I had to drive my son back to Wilmington, NC and yesterday was my first full day. I wanted to give you an idea of my ‘day’ so you would see that at 50 years old, as a former diabetic and formerly obese  person… I am TRULY THRIVING!!! … not […]

Thriving in Wilmington, NC



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This post will discuss a study/article showing two diabetes drugs are linked to cancer. Did you know that some diabetes drugs are linked to cancer? If you didn’t, you need to find a new diabetes educator … although admittedly it may be difficult to find a good one, there are […]

Diabetes Drugs & Pancreas Cancer linked


“Primal Girl in a Paleo World” ~Joy Young My good friend Joy Young tweeted that phrase the other day… and it immediately hit me in a profound way. Background Joy and I have been friends for over two years…  it seems as if it was a decade ago!  I was […]

Primal Girl in a Paleo World



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Today’s post is a  Paleo Success story from Mark Mealey… a Type 1 Diabetic. Please read this man’s story … he found Dr. Bernstein and adheres to his diabetes treatment philosophy.   Just so you know, Mark is a very knowledgeable guy and freely offers advice to those in need. […]

On Your Mark, Get Set … Paleo!


   Fats … AND Red Meat Linked to Type 2 Diabetes?? Two studies have been released recently..implicating fats and meats with Type 2 Diabetes.  Before we discuss them specifically I want to explain how I look at new nutritional information. I want you to learn how to evaluate studies and […]

Fats and Red Meat Linked to … DIABETES???



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This is the last post of three dealing with an online discussion I’ve had with Dr. Dean Jenkins, unless new, original points are made. If you missed the first two posts, here are the links : First, Dissecting an MDs ADA Minion Argument Second,  Dissecting an MD’s Argument Part II […]

MD’s Argument … Part 3


Nope…  my streak ending is not on the same level as …. Cal Ripken’s 2,632 consecutive games played nor Byron Nelson’s 11 consecutive PGA tour wins… Background For breakfast yesterday, I ate nothing as I normally do, those in the primal/paleo community generally call this intermittent fasting, click here for more […]

A Streak Ends! … say it ain’t so Joe!



Two days ago I discovered that the high school had left me a couple of toys to play with … I had never noticed these before… I was ELATED!  both are in the picture above! NO! Not my wife Tammy!! … the toys are (1) the sled and (2) the […]

Primal X and Mini-update on lowER fat experiment.




US News and World Report recently published an article titled, “Best and Worst Diets”. Normally I would not even bother with reading an article from this ‘news rag’ …. and especially an article with the title concerning diets.  But… I’ve set up Google News “Alerts” to send emails anytime ‘diabetes’ […]

Best & Worst Diets… Diabetes, ARGH!


As a newly diagnosed diabetic in 2009, below is a pictorial path I took to a low carb, low inflammation, paleo lifestyle... avoiding the diabetic minefield.

Diabetic Minefield



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On May 19th another experiment as well as another challenge was undertaken. Here is an introduction post about the ‘why’ … “Primal Failures” and this is my “Plan of Attack“. To sum them up, I am experimenting and challenging myself to: a) Develop 6 pack abs in 21 days. b) […]

Day 7 Update – Plan of Attack


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Introduction Do YOU follow a low carb, primal or paleo style meal plan? If so, you know the positive affect it can have on your life. Fact: Everyone I know who has adhered to a paleo / primal lifestyle has reduced drugs…EVERYONE. Should you doubt me read these posts … […]

Taking a Stand… Do SOMETHING!