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Best comeback for people who mock paleo

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created February 16, 2012 at 5:26 PM

So, what's your best comeback for those that mock you for eating paleo?

I'm just waiting for the moment someone catches me eating spinach and steak salad for breakfast.

A5045829eed6734649c9676279a52e3f

on July 16, 2012
at 06:23 PM

Just being overly earthy.

7eba3d743671649c1e06cacce0ba4e77

(1423)

on July 15, 2012
at 10:39 PM

Lol..............

7eba3d743671649c1e06cacce0ba4e77

(1423)

on July 15, 2012
at 10:36 PM

What do you mean by "I no longer trim my toenails"?

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 15, 2012
at 05:34 PM

@ricechek....too bad not enough people got your joke. I upvoted it

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 14, 2012
at 04:11 AM

That's hot! lol

510bdda8988ed0d4b0ec0b738b4edb73

(20888)

on February 20, 2012
at 05:05 PM

Well, I've learned a while ago that you can't teach your parents anything. They always think they know more then you do since they spent so much of their life teaching you stuff. However, both sets of grandparents know that they will NEVER see their grandson again if they feed him anything I don't approve of. I've been very clear about expectations and that they have no legal right to see him and that their visits will be cut off if they feed him cookies or crackers or anything not on the approved list. It hasn't been a problem because they know I'm serious.

5e36f73c3f95eb4ea13a009f4936449f

(8280)

on February 20, 2012
at 03:52 PM

Adding in a few lip licks and calling them Cherise around the steak would probably be a bad thing.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on February 20, 2012
at 12:48 PM

But yes I want some.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on February 20, 2012
at 12:47 PM

NEVER! NOBODY TOUCHES MY DELICIOUS FOOD!

Dc0b6400ec0a34615510f4e01cedab28

(385)

on February 20, 2012
at 07:34 AM

This is great for friends and co-workers, but what about for family. It's really difficult to sit down at a family dinner with your obese parents who start criticizing your dietary choices constantly. Then, start feeding your 2 year old goldfish crackers behind your back. Sorry, this one's a bit close to home for me! Lol!

C0fcb48d7da4f76fac17318efd2cd6b8

(4069)

on February 20, 2012
at 05:32 AM

Plus more if I could.

Efc949694a31043bfce9ec86e8235cd7

(970)

on February 17, 2012
at 07:21 PM

There's gotta be a mitochondrial DNA joke in there, somewhere. hehe

Ff551acca848e7f98f34c4b8638bb9fc

(168)

on February 17, 2012
at 04:52 PM

Well, I am fat so I can get by with it. I'm also very sarcastic. I think people mocking others is rude. It was meant to be a silly post.

6b8d12fc3e43179f9ae1765a4d1a9dc2

(5914)

on February 17, 2012
at 11:44 AM

Lols...........

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f

(20378)

on February 17, 2012
at 07:25 AM

Nice Answer Dave!!!

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on February 17, 2012
at 04:49 AM

Yes, please, don't say allergic in a restaurant unless you are ALLERGIC. The rest of us don't need you desensitizing the staff to legit, epi-pen level allergies. You might be sensitive, you might be intolerant, whatever, but your airway is safe. Other folks aren't so lucky.

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on February 17, 2012
at 04:48 AM

Oh, come on, can't we skip the fat jokes? It's not a measure of anyone's character and it's just rude.

C4f1a0c70c4e0dea507c2e346c036bbd

on February 17, 2012
at 04:18 AM

Food sensitivity is close enough.

0382fa263de4c83328dc34a56e25437f

(4238)

on February 17, 2012
at 01:58 AM

Ah, I wish people wouldn't play the allergy card if they're not actually allergic.

Af3e3615beba642bcafd0f21d64d74f7

on February 17, 2012
at 12:18 AM

+1000 lol for real!

Ec39179d4c06199471827a706adb2896

(242)

on February 16, 2012
at 10:40 PM

I love that most of the responses are strictly positive and about the individual! What an awesome community paleohacks is!

Ce7e28769d92d5de5533e775b1de966e

on February 16, 2012
at 10:27 PM

Naw, I don't get mocked as I go Ninja style and keep my shiz pretty much on the DL. I'm not eating much differently than I did before, so nobody really noticed. Not their bizzyness. And truth? Kinda don't care as I feel and look good :)

A6e2b231f69366ce825476c5a6dcfff6

(1967)

on February 16, 2012
at 10:17 PM

Look down. I win. (90% effective)

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on February 16, 2012
at 10:01 PM

I've only been mocked by my brother. I figure that's his job in general, so I ignore him, the brat!

9adcb94646e19ebafce76084e6cc2e2a

(140)

on February 16, 2012
at 09:42 PM

get in line... ;)

3aea514b680d01bfd7573d74517946a7

(11996)

on February 16, 2012
at 09:00 PM

Don't say a word. Just die old and leave a good-looking corpse.

510bdda8988ed0d4b0ec0b738b4edb73

(20888)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:58 PM

...and that I'll mock you for :)

61b801de5dc345b557cd4623d4a4f26b

(2682)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:44 PM

What a great idea! From now on, I will drop the "Grains are bad for you!" and simply say how I function so much better when I eat my so-called "weird" diet! 8)

Fc891327db916c10347b008acde0daca

(1022)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:26 PM

I do that, too, especially in restaurants with people I don´t know well. It´s just way more easy..

Fc891327db916c10347b008acde0daca

(1022)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:26 PM

I do that, too, especially in restaurants with people I don´t know well. It´s just was easier...

403a53c045ac5cda63f5b576d44e9710

on February 16, 2012
at 08:13 PM

Agree. Some people can be very hostile about people that behave outside their view of 'normal'.

403a53c045ac5cda63f5b576d44e9710

on February 16, 2012
at 08:12 PM

Great mind set! I'm so impressed with the paleo community.

Medium avatar

(8239)

on February 16, 2012
at 07:51 PM

I really agree with this. Kind of like: time spent defending, justifying, explaining, rationalizing behavioral choices, is time not well spent, in my view. I think I once cared more about persuading people to agree with, act like me. Looking back, I suspect I lacked confidence in my decisions. At this point, I can't say I "know" all my choices are "right," but I do know they are working for me.

D8f58eba263277ec6119293137b85b02

(1071)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:46 PM

That's exactly the route I go. People are less obnoxious and more understanding if I say that something is bad for ME specifically rather than that it's bad for everyone. "I don't feel well on grains," goes over so much better with people than, "Grains are bad for you."

C2ad96801ec1e22d2bf62475b6e52751

(1416)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:36 PM

This question will produce a civilized thread full of not snobbish generalizations.

E58d839e75d4a9a2ceaf40392ba6cfd7

(20)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:22 PM

I have tilapia or mahi mahi topped with sliced tomato and onion and a fried egg for breakfast routinely. Is it normal? not really. but who cares!

F92e4ca55291c3f3096a3d4d3d854986

(11698)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:05 PM

I like something along these lines, like "yeah, meat and vegs....CRAZY."

Medium avatar

(10611)

on February 16, 2012
at 05:54 PM

I agree but I just can't keep from thinking how good baby cows taste.

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Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106

(19150)

on February 16, 2012
at 05:56 PM

My comeback is usually something like ...

"I didn't realize my eating of fresh veggies, meat, and fish would upset you so much."

People like to have a chip on their shoulders, aching for you to snap at them. Turn it around.

403a53c045ac5cda63f5b576d44e9710

on February 16, 2012
at 08:13 PM

Agree. Some people can be very hostile about people that behave outside their view of 'normal'.

F92e4ca55291c3f3096a3d4d3d854986

(11698)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:05 PM

I like something along these lines, like "yeah, meat and vegs....CRAZY."

27
6371f0ae0c075ded1b8cd30aafd4bf16

on February 16, 2012
at 10:41 PM

Classic come back in the 90's would be "Your Mom." In this case it would be "Your mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom's, mom."

Af3e3615beba642bcafd0f21d64d74f7

on February 17, 2012
at 12:18 AM

+1000 lol for real!

Efc949694a31043bfce9ec86e8235cd7

(970)

on February 17, 2012
at 07:21 PM

There's gotta be a mitochondrial DNA joke in there, somewhere. hehe

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 15, 2012
at 05:34 PM

@ricechek....too bad not enough people got your joke. I upvoted it

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1a0976c846702f549ee4df0d811098be

(972)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:34 PM

When people seem put off by what I'm eating, or ask why I'm doing it, I give them the simplest version of the truth "I feel better when I eat this way." Pretty hard to argue with. If they follow up with something about me eating too much cholesterol/fat or not enough grains, I respond with "There is a lot of science that supports this kind of eating." I've never had someone push farther than that, and usually people ask genuinely interested questions at that point.

61b801de5dc345b557cd4623d4a4f26b

(2682)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:44 PM

What a great idea! From now on, I will drop the "Grains are bad for you!" and simply say how I function so much better when I eat my so-called "weird" diet! 8)

D8f58eba263277ec6119293137b85b02

(1071)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:46 PM

That's exactly the route I go. People are less obnoxious and more understanding if I say that something is bad for ME specifically rather than that it's bad for everyone. "I don't feel well on grains," goes over so much better with people than, "Grains are bad for you."

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510bdda8988ed0d4b0ec0b738b4edb73

(20888)

on February 16, 2012
at 05:34 PM

Don't worry about it. There's be a lot of questions like this (plus the world domination question earlier this week). If you start getting snarky or preachy then you're no better than the vegans who say we're killing the planet by eating meat. Just know that you're doing the right thing for your body and don't try to be a smart ass towards those who aren't. They'll either come around when they see you be healthy or they won't. Either way, it doesn't affect your health. When asked about what you eat, just be positive - focus on what you can eat, how good it makes you feel, etc, rather than listing what you don't eat. No need to be holier than thou about paleo, because it's just the same as the holier than thou vegans.

403a53c045ac5cda63f5b576d44e9710

on February 16, 2012
at 08:12 PM

Great mind set! I'm so impressed with the paleo community.

Medium avatar

(8239)

on February 16, 2012
at 07:51 PM

I really agree with this. Kind of like: time spent defending, justifying, explaining, rationalizing behavioral choices, is time not well spent, in my view. I think I once cared more about persuading people to agree with, act like me. Looking back, I suspect I lacked confidence in my decisions. At this point, I can't say I "know" all my choices are "right," but I do know they are working for me.

Medium avatar

(10611)

on February 16, 2012
at 05:54 PM

I agree but I just can't keep from thinking how good baby cows taste.

510bdda8988ed0d4b0ec0b738b4edb73

(20888)

on February 20, 2012
at 05:05 PM

Well, I've learned a while ago that you can't teach your parents anything. They always think they know more then you do since they spent so much of their life teaching you stuff. However, both sets of grandparents know that they will NEVER see their grandson again if they feed him anything I don't approve of. I've been very clear about expectations and that they have no legal right to see him and that their visits will be cut off if they feed him cookies or crackers or anything not on the approved list. It hasn't been a problem because they know I'm serious.

Dc0b6400ec0a34615510f4e01cedab28

(385)

on February 20, 2012
at 07:34 AM

This is great for friends and co-workers, but what about for family. It's really difficult to sit down at a family dinner with your obese parents who start criticizing your dietary choices constantly. Then, start feeding your 2 year old goldfish crackers behind your back. Sorry, this one's a bit close to home for me! Lol!

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7e36094a0f7a2fbad24290225405220b

(2064)

on February 17, 2012
at 09:06 AM

My friends have decided that I must have gluten issues.

I am the only one in the group who does not take regular medication/ does not have arthritis/ does not have weight problems. (We are all pensioners)

They feel sorry for me because I 'can't' eat cake. I feel sorry for them because they do!

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Medium avatar

(2301)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:18 PM

Ask them how their diet is working out for them.

14
028e70a250f38bd61fa81b0e0789bb6e

on February 17, 2012
at 12:11 AM

"You see, I have really lucky genes--I am lactose intolerant, gluten sensitive, and allergic to soy."

Wait, I totally made that up, and that's terrible.

Well, if it's a she, and she's kind of attractive, go caveman on her. Wait, I don't want you going to jail for that.

I guess a simple "you are fat" should do for most people.

C0fcb48d7da4f76fac17318efd2cd6b8

(4069)

on February 20, 2012
at 05:32 AM

Plus more if I could.

14
9adcb94646e19ebafce76084e6cc2e2a

(140)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:53 PM

They're typically too distracted by my Vibrams to notice what I'm eating...

510bdda8988ed0d4b0ec0b738b4edb73

(20888)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:58 PM

...and that I'll mock you for :)

9adcb94646e19ebafce76084e6cc2e2a

(140)

on February 16, 2012
at 09:42 PM

get in line... ;)

13
3528fee9072be7e980dc99554b8f29e0

(130)

on February 17, 2012
at 03:02 AM

Just stare at them while chewing slowly. They'll eventually go away.

6b8d12fc3e43179f9ae1765a4d1a9dc2

(5914)

on February 17, 2012
at 11:44 AM

Lols...........

5e36f73c3f95eb4ea13a009f4936449f

(8280)

on February 20, 2012
at 03:52 PM

Adding in a few lip licks and calling them Cherise around the steak would probably be a bad thing.

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Ca1150430b1904659742ce2cad621c7d

(12540)

on February 16, 2012
at 05:54 PM

I actually haven't had anyone ever "mock" me for my interesting meals (including sliced liver or a salad for breakfast). Some folks may be curious, and I'm happy to talk about what I'm doing, and what ancestrally-minded eating and living have done for me. If they truly -did- mock me, I don't think I'd come back at them at all -- after all, I wouldn't want to waste breath on someone who was that rude, and if you "feed" the rude boors, since folk of that nature tend to be basically emotional scavengers, they'll come looking for more handouts.

8
A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on February 16, 2012
at 11:42 PM

I laugh and say: "Yes, I am living in opposite world!" There is nothing quite so disarming as completely agreeing with your opponent. You may find that you can completely turn them around.

I never state anything unequivocally. It's always "it maybe" or "it might be" or "it's possible that...". Because, frankly, I don't really know anything for sure, and it lets other people hear what I have to say without being threatened.

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f

(20378)

on February 17, 2012
at 07:25 AM

Nice Answer Dave!!!

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5af4bc9d2c390b0bcad9524f149c1b4f

(1101)

on February 16, 2012
at 10:29 PM

Well, I ran out of squirrels to roast so I used what I had in the freezer.

8
24e3eaa9e03b424b4a3dd3575162d10a

on February 16, 2012
at 07:40 PM

I have lots of general food quality, feel great responses but my personal favorite is "I like being a size 4 and being thinner at 42 than I was in High School. That's my bitchy response anyway.

7
7764b47cef998b2b6c138c0449485079

on February 16, 2012
at 07:29 PM

It's delicious! Want some?

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on February 20, 2012
at 12:48 PM

But yes I want some.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on February 20, 2012
at 12:47 PM

NEVER! NOBODY TOUCHES MY DELICIOUS FOOD!

5
13aba0120ffb554a62e718aabfad7652

on February 16, 2012
at 06:45 PM

I just mutter darkly about c-reactive proteins. While I've never lost my taste for amazing paleo food, I have got a bit tired of proselytizing. It's not my problem what others eat.

4
D3f3b91d1dd9ce60865654faeb2ec809

on February 20, 2012
at 05:24 AM

Adopt threatening body language (aggressive eye contact, shoulders back, bared teeth), gradually come nearer and nearer, and issue low, glottal warning growls, gradually increasing in volume until they flee. Bellow a triumphant roar and resume devouring your delicious grassfed prey in peace.

7eba3d743671649c1e06cacce0ba4e77

(1423)

on July 15, 2012
at 10:39 PM

Lol..............

4
2fd93e91bb14e641a2bac9c6033e84e2

(1614)

on February 17, 2012
at 12:54 AM

Pull up your shirt to show them your flat stomach. If they keep talking, knock out a quick dozen pushups. That usually shuts 'em up.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 14, 2012
at 04:11 AM

That's hot! lol

4
5e5ff249c9161b8cd96d7eff6043bc3a

(4713)

on February 16, 2012
at 05:39 PM

It would be impossible for me to care less about what people think, especially in regards to life choices that have produced such great benefits. When people make fun of me, I shrug, and keep on.

3
7c9f81d68c78de1a31eab9c91c17b4b8

on February 17, 2012
at 02:07 PM

My favorite thing to do...When my husband and I are watching t.v. for every commercial on prescription meds or tummy meds I yell out..."Wheat! Wheat!" That is my same answer to every friend or family member who is having an ailment. They know the long and short version lecture from me by now.

3
48be620e58d0ecf8725c0892a8a95d67

(30)

on February 16, 2012
at 10:37 PM

I'd just carry on chewing my steak, and growl at them, the caveman I am..;)

3
Cf89b6767687599fbbd8733757b5f215

(120)

on February 16, 2012
at 09:46 PM

I seem to always get these kind of questions, but I always try to be as honest and humble as possible when responding. Usually just keep it simple like

"well i choose to eat this way because i really care about my health, everyone is entitled to freedom to eat what they want and this is how i live my life"

The question following this will usually run.....

"My God! How does your partner put up with your fussy eating?" To which usually comes...

"Well actually she eats like me too, as do some of my friends and weve been eating this way for a long time"

I can actually picture these scenarios now in my head, im sure this is a common thing for us radicalists :)

3
Ff551acca848e7f98f34c4b8638bb9fc

(168)

on February 16, 2012
at 06:27 PM

Just smile, eat your breakfast and tell them a joke. Then, you can smile even bigger seeing all their fat jiggle as they gobble their donut.

Ff551acca848e7f98f34c4b8638bb9fc

(168)

on February 17, 2012
at 04:52 PM

Well, I am fat so I can get by with it. I'm also very sarcastic. I think people mocking others is rude. It was meant to be a silly post.

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on February 17, 2012
at 04:48 AM

Oh, come on, can't we skip the fat jokes? It's not a measure of anyone's character and it's just rude.

2
5e63e3fa78e998736106a4a5b9aef58c

on July 14, 2012
at 05:15 PM

I usually tell them that I'm pre-diabetic, don't want to end up with full-blown diabetes, and that eating this way keeps my blood sugar stable and prevents further damage. Which is true. And that tends to shut down rude people right away. It's s also led to a couple of good conversations with people who are either in the same position, or know someone who is.

The very few rude people who persist get asked, "Why are my eating habits of so much concern to you? Why do you feel the need to ridicule me for taking care of my health? I don't get it; explain that to me." I push it back on them, turning tables and forcing them to defend themselves. It's funny to watch them end up as the uncomfortable and defensive ones, when, in their minds, that was my role. And I don't raise my voice or show any anger; I just act like I'm completely baffled by their stupidity.

2
19acef0aed67ef8dc1118d8e74edb349

(2954)

on July 14, 2012
at 04:06 AM

Make slow, sensual sounds after every few bites.

If you get raised eyebrows, say: "Oh, I'm soooooorry, it's just soooooo goooooood!!!"

2
Bd142c32b4055224d3191461f1f57520

on February 20, 2012
at 07:35 AM

Start singing "I'm Sexy And I Know It" while mimicking the dance moves.

2
778b36f4f699f202de135ef176fe9ab7

on February 17, 2012
at 05:12 PM

I continously have people complain about my diet, as I apparently eat a lot of "smelly" food now (what?). I work with a large group of guys, and they hate it when I eat fried cabbage for breakfast or something equally as odiferous. I just tell them that they don't have to eat it, saunter my skinny, shapely behind back to my office and close the door :)

2
94e89cc96d5a58b71f36b369b8082999

on February 16, 2012
at 06:30 PM

Lose weight, be healthier. Once that happens, they'll have no response.

1
A5045829eed6734649c9676279a52e3f

on July 15, 2012
at 05:27 PM

I'm not saying that any of these are conclusively proven or even scientific for that matter, but depending on the way the question or comment is delivered, I might be tempted to reply with one of the following (my own "top ten")...

.10. It's great feeling like I'm 21 again.

.9. I educated myself about food and so-called health care.

.8. My body odor is gone, I don't use shampoo, and I no longer trim my toenails!

.7. Ever heard of statistics?

.6. It's better than being in a hospital.

.5. I can poop in 15 seconds. How about you?

.4. Did you know cancer thrives on sugar?

.3. You mean I shouldn't choose what goes in my mouth?

.2. We no longer have a problem with stray animals in my neighborhood.

.1. Thanks for the advice, but I don't want to look like you.

A5045829eed6734649c9676279a52e3f

on July 16, 2012
at 06:23 PM

Just being overly earthy.

7eba3d743671649c1e06cacce0ba4e77

(1423)

on July 15, 2012
at 10:36 PM

What do you mean by "I no longer trim my toenails"?

1
C8f74d79f56eb5a52a05807bca92090f

on July 14, 2012
at 06:46 AM

I just tell them that I've lost 20 pounds and feel better than I have in years. It usually shuts them up.

1
0266737ea1782946902fd3f8e60fa0b9

(2504)

on February 20, 2012
at 06:29 AM

Add my voice to the chorus. Maybe it's just because I'm a shrink, but I've never believed that my way is the only way. So they can do what they want to do, and if it works for them, good on them. If they want to be nasty to me about my choices, I'll likely spend very little time with them, not because of what I eat, but because I like to hang out with nice people, regardless of what they eat.

1
1d1738cf2e03d99b2aaeec2813c4669f

(204)

on February 16, 2012
at 07:50 PM

Mostly I tell them I'm allergic. Which I guess isn't technically true, I'm sensitive to grains and processed vegetable oils. They legit make me incredible sick when I eat them. I can't even eat eggs fried on a grill with vegetable oils. I'll have head aches/stomach aches for the next few days and generally feel like crap.

Fc891327db916c10347b008acde0daca

(1022)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:26 PM

I do that, too, especially in restaurants with people I don´t know well. It´s just way more easy..

0382fa263de4c83328dc34a56e25437f

(4238)

on February 17, 2012
at 01:58 AM

Ah, I wish people wouldn't play the allergy card if they're not actually allergic.

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on February 17, 2012
at 04:49 AM

Yes, please, don't say allergic in a restaurant unless you are ALLERGIC. The rest of us don't need you desensitizing the staff to legit, epi-pen level allergies. You might be sensitive, you might be intolerant, whatever, but your airway is safe. Other folks aren't so lucky.

Fc891327db916c10347b008acde0daca

(1022)

on February 16, 2012
at 08:26 PM

I do that, too, especially in restaurants with people I don´t know well. It´s just was easier...

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on February 17, 2012
at 04:18 AM

Food sensitivity is close enough.

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on July 15, 2012
at 07:53 PM

I've decided I might start wearing a loincloth and carrying a club. Then maybe they'll leave me alone...

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on July 15, 2012
at 07:05 PM

Just remember, cro-mags and neanderthals had larger brain cases than modern homo sapien sapiens. So if someone calls you a neanderthal, or caveman, thank them.

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(10611)

on July 15, 2012
at 06:14 PM

Mockery usually leaves you flat-footed. Keep some stock one-liners ready such as

Don't go away mad. Just go away.

Let's take it outside.

Tell me a story I haven't heard.

Once you realize that the mock hasn't knocked you out you can start counterpunching. It's like debate, or politics, from then on. No clear winners, just a back-and-forth jibjab.

If you have any sense you'll know that no one wins at this and you'll walk away. It's a good way to kill time and that's about it.

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on July 15, 2012
at 05:48 PM

I've responded with variants that include some or all of this list:

I've lost 35 lbs with zero exercise My GERD stopped and I'm off the medication for it My headaches stopped and I haven't taken medication for it in 18 months. My snoring stopped I have energy that lasts all day I can skip meals and not be hungry, when I eat I'm not hungry in a couple hours Mental fog is gone and memory seems sharper I'm not strict about it either.

So. All in all, nights of pasta, pizza, beer, pastries, soda, etc aren't worth it if I end up getting all that back.

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on July 14, 2012
at 05:27 AM

You know, I don't even think I would dignify it with an answer. Instead, I would inform the person in question that it is extremely rude behavior to watch and comment on what someone else is eating. After all, they are not eating it, why is it any of their business and why do they care?

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on February 20, 2012
at 07:31 AM

"Yo momma eat wheat."

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