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Do you need motivation or will power to eat a paleo diet?

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created October 20, 2011 at 9:53 PM

I know that eating paleo was hard at first for me but after a couple of months I know it is the right thing to do for my health.

So what happens when I am confronted by my old favorite unhealthy foods like pizza, donuts, kolaches, M&M with peanuts, etc. I am tempted to eat this stuff??? No, not really, because of one driving force, FEAR. Yes, fear. Fear of age related diseases.

If you want some motivation to eat a better diet, just spend 1 or 2 hours sitting in the pharmacy dept at your local drug/grocery store on a weekday morning.

When I see retirees one by one picking up their prescriptions, and many look sickly, so watching all of them pick up their meds puts some major fear into me. Especially the ones pulling an oxygen tank behind them. Many of them are picking up several bottles of pills. I don't want to be like them because that is not what I call living.

"Fear" makes it easy to say "NO" to candy, ice cream, and pizza. But "motivation" for better health is the real reason I eat a paleo diet.

After a year and a half it gets easier to say no to junk food, at least for me.

I just wanted to share that with you all in case you needed some motivation to eat better.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on April 05, 2013
at 03:31 AM

+1 Even though you are a real downer sometimes Jenny. :-P

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on May 12, 2012
at 10:24 PM

Haha I love this.

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on February 14, 2012
at 03:02 AM

Yay Pixiedyke! So glad you found something that works for you!

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on February 14, 2012
at 02:11 AM

Every time I eat something I shouldn't I feel like crap the next day. Great motivator right there.

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on February 14, 2012
at 01:57 AM

Agree, fear might be what initially "lights the fire under you" so to speak, but if it's all that keeps you going...that isn't a very happy existence in my opinion..

Bdf98e5a57befa6f0877f978ba09871c

on January 27, 2012
at 02:59 AM

@syrahna -- it is interesting how bodies change on paleo. Seriously, on that front I can't complain, for me or my mate. Though some people find it odd what I am attracted to. Not the conventional American definition of beauty, for sure.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on January 27, 2012
at 02:59 AM

I feel the same way cavedweller. Good to hear paleo is working for you.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on January 27, 2012
at 02:57 AM

JuBa, how are those 4 friends doing that you were guiding back in October? Are they sticking with paleo?

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on January 27, 2012
at 02:54 AM

That's great to hear Caleb!

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on January 27, 2012
at 02:50 AM

Yeah...I had pretty much reconciled myself to being the fat girl. Dude, I have a waist! It just sort of happened! Makes it easier to just accept that my cookie binging days are over, no matter how fantastic those cookies were.

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on January 27, 2012
at 02:48 AM

So glad I'm not the only one who dreamed of gluten. But when I figured out the celiac thing, I had NIGHTMARES about eating wheat! Seriously! And for someone who made her own sourdough and umpteen kinds of pastry, that was really bizarre. Somehow my body really wanted me to stop the poisoning.

Bdf98e5a57befa6f0877f978ba09871c

on January 27, 2012
at 02:35 AM

admittedly not all of it, but still. ;-)

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on October 22, 2011
at 12:16 AM

Phazo, I think you're reading too much into my last statement. Many people here have said something along those lines as well; their bodies are now used to eating natural raw foods that going back to processed foods is just unthinkable. There's a difference between orthorexia and Paleo. And if tell me I'm orthorexic, then most everyone on here should be orthorexic as well if they adhere to strict Paleo such as I do.

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on October 21, 2011
at 07:30 PM

I sometimes even crave vegetables :). Can't stop thinking about Brussels sprouts right now.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

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on October 21, 2011
at 07:29 PM

I just don't get why I would enjoy those snacks for 10 minutes and suffer for a whole day.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 21, 2011
at 06:36 PM

Blue -the Thrifty Mom, I agree. Most of the pkg food items I see in "the middle" of the grocery store I no longer consider them as food any more. I only venture into "the middle" of the store to get some sea salt or other spices.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 21, 2011
at 06:31 PM

It's a sure bet that most restaurants use some kind of vegetable oil to cook with.

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(19469)

on October 21, 2011
at 06:31 PM

I completely agree. Eating plenty of good meat is much more satisfying than pounding chips, bread, candy, etc.

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on October 21, 2011
at 03:59 PM

THIS! After almost 5 years Paleo, I can honestly say that I'd rather have a nice fatty ribeye than ... well, ANY sweet thing. I just don't see sweets, chips, or that nasty "comfort food" like mac and cheese, pizza, etc as food at all any more.

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on October 21, 2011
at 02:52 PM

Great post, I really like reading things like this as it gives me even more insight into what others are going through. I'm currently guiding 4 friends through their 30 day and 1 through a 60 day. The Paleo lifestyle is not too far off from how I was eating/living before, a few simple shifts and that was pretty much it for me.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 21, 2011
at 02:50 PM

Yes Travis, I too spend a lot more time looking around the meat dept these days when I am in the store.

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(2682)

on October 21, 2011
at 02:22 PM

I agree. I had a lot of changes to make. I did a gradual diet/lifestyle change and so avoided a "shock to the system." If I had gone cold turkey, I probably would have failed.

61b801de5dc345b557cd4623d4a4f26b

(2682)

on October 21, 2011
at 02:20 PM

Yum, root beer! It took me forever to cut the diet pepsi habit. It was doubly hard b/c my husband still drinks it, so it's still in the house. After several months of trying and failing, I resorted to sparkling water. It doesn't taste nearly as good, but still has the "bubble" factor. A couple months in, I had a diet coke and the taste was horrible. I think I'm cured. 8)

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on October 21, 2011
at 09:34 AM

i like cinnamon with butter

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on October 21, 2011
at 09:32 AM

the resulting discomfort is a scary prospect for many. i no longer eat in restaurants out of fear of eating something hidden unintentionally.

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on October 21, 2011
at 01:05 AM

Your last sentence sounds like a symptom of "orthorexia"... one piece of "unnatural" food like pizza or cake WILL NOT kill you. We as human beings are incredibly resilient... but it is of course ideal to keep these slip ups to a minimum. Just take it easy; it's not all or nothing!

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 20, 2011
at 11:53 PM

Stay the course April. I know it's hard flying solo in a house with non-paleo eaters.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 20, 2011
at 10:59 PM

Thanks Jack. I enjoy reading your answers and posts.

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on October 20, 2011
at 10:52 PM

Rich - just as I said in my answer here: http://paleohacks.com/questions/71698/what-is-your-initial-reaction-when-you-see-someone-holding-a-bag-of-mcdonalds-fo/71723#71723 fear is the #1 motivator for change.

D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

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on October 20, 2011
at 10:38 PM

Ah, then I can certainly sympathize with you on that point. I'm having a hard time kicking the chocolate/pastry habit, and after I give in, I feel exactly the same way you do. It's a rough battle.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 20, 2011
at 10:19 PM

I enjoy eating paleo. I look forward to grocery shopping now and even learned to cook (somewhat). My question was more about confronting old favorites. But yes, give me a juicy steak over pizza from now on.

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on October 20, 2011
at 10:23 PM

I think the more meat you eat, the less difficult it all becomes. The butcher's counter has become my candy shop window.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 21, 2011
at 02:50 PM

Yes Travis, I too spend a lot more time looking around the meat dept these days when I am in the store.

Medium avatar

(19469)

on October 21, 2011
at 06:31 PM

I completely agree. Eating plenty of good meat is much more satisfying than pounding chips, bread, candy, etc.

8e75344356f4a455185ee52da0b90bf2

on October 21, 2011
at 03:59 PM

THIS! After almost 5 years Paleo, I can honestly say that I'd rather have a nice fatty ribeye than ... well, ANY sweet thing. I just don't see sweets, chips, or that nasty "comfort food" like mac and cheese, pizza, etc as food at all any more.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on October 21, 2011
at 07:30 PM

I sometimes even crave vegetables :). Can't stop thinking about Brussels sprouts right now.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 21, 2011
at 06:36 PM

Blue -the Thrifty Mom, I agree. Most of the pkg food items I see in "the middle" of the grocery store I no longer consider them as food any more. I only venture into "the middle" of the store to get some sea salt or other spices.

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on October 21, 2011
at 12:16 AM

Living your life in perpetual FEAR of anything is likely to SHORTEN your lifespan.

Kind of defeats the purpose of being on Paleo, doesn't it?

518bce04b12cd77741237e1f61075194

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on February 14, 2012
at 01:57 AM

Agree, fear might be what initially "lights the fire under you" so to speak, but if it's all that keeps you going...that isn't a very happy existence in my opinion..

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on October 21, 2011
at 12:28 AM

I have to admit I'm a little jealous of Paleos who only have imagined future consequences for falling off the wagon. My RA makes pain my motivator. I know that if I have even a crumb of that Chocolate Chip Cookie, my feet and wrists will heat and swell painfully, and I might have to spend a day in bed with crushing fatigue. I never want to go back to that again, so even though it has only been a few weeks, I can look my old favorites in the eye and say definitively,"That shit hurts me." and walk past.

Also, a spoonful of butter with coconut on top kills the cravings a little.

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(10255)

on October 21, 2011
at 09:34 AM

i like cinnamon with butter

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on February 14, 2012
at 03:02 AM

Yay Pixiedyke! So glad you found something that works for you!

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on October 21, 2011
at 06:24 PM

I went to Dr. Lustig's talk yesterday at Harvard and he said that dopamine receptors with drug addicts take 3 weeks to normalize but that cravings can last up to 5 years. Since grains, especially gluten can target opiate receptors like drugs, I'm not surprised!

The hubby and I have been Paleo exactly a year now, and I had my first Gluten nightmare/craving. I dreamt I was at this buffet eating fruit tarts, blueberry cobbler, jalepeno cheese bread - all wheat gluten etc. and enjoying it! There weren't any non-gluten grains like rice, corn, quinoa in the dream. I was mortified afterwards. But I didn't act on it. :)

My hubby who has celiac like gluten sensitivity during the 30 day elimination last October had dreams about pretzels, pizza, and cookies - specifically wheat! No corn or rice dream! Hahah - gluten you are so sneaky.

The media and culture bombard us with memories of love and reward gluten and sugar - birthday/wedding cakes, apple pie - etc. it takes time for our brains to rewire (even on Paleo)!

I was partly relieved that cravings are normal even on Paleo but I know we both can control them because it's NOT in the house and we barely eat out. We also know how sick we both can get on it so the temptation lasts a brief millisecond. Working in an optometry office, I see so many people on meds, sick, and overweight/obese that I know we are blessed with Paleo.

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

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on January 27, 2012
at 02:48 AM

So glad I'm not the only one who dreamed of gluten. But when I figured out the celiac thing, I had NIGHTMARES about eating wheat! Seriously! And for someone who made her own sourdough and umpteen kinds of pastry, that was really bizarre. Somehow my body really wanted me to stop the poisoning.

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on October 21, 2011
at 04:12 AM

I do not need motivation or willpower to stay 'paleo' - it is now my lifestyle, it is just the way I live now, its as natural now as breathing is. I have absolutely zero interest in SAD foods, nothing is tempting anymore. I feel great in every conceivable way and I am going to be shot by a jealous husband when I am 93 years old ;)

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on May 12, 2012
at 10:24 PM

Haha I love this.

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D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

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on October 20, 2011
at 10:08 PM

I think if you need to be afraid as a means to stay on Paleo, you're doing something really wrong... on Paleo, you should enjoy what you're eating day in and day out. And Paleo makes it easy cause it's also tasty!

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 20, 2011
at 10:19 PM

I enjoy eating paleo. I look forward to grocery shopping now and even learned to cook (somewhat). My question was more about confronting old favorites. But yes, give me a juicy steak over pizza from now on.

D117467bf8e8472464ece2b81509606c

(2873)

on October 20, 2011
at 10:38 PM

Ah, then I can certainly sympathize with you on that point. I'm having a hard time kicking the chocolate/pastry habit, and after I give in, I feel exactly the same way you do. It's a rough battle.

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on October 21, 2011
at 03:12 AM

I used to need to stay motivated...

Before I realized that I when I stay strict paleo I don't have gas, bloating, achey joints, headaches, fatigue, constipation, trouble falling and staying asleep, need for naps after lunch, depression, weight gain, diarrhea, heartburn, congestion, acne, dehydration and no energy whatsoever.

Now that I'm feeling better than I have in my entire life thanks to eating real food, I guess you can say I "fear" feeling as shitty as I used to.

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on October 20, 2011
at 10:22 PM

I think how difficult it is for an individual to stay on a paleo diet has a lot to do with what their diet looked like before paleo. If you are coming to paleo from a totally SAD diet I think it would be much more difficult because it is such an abrupt change and there are so many aspects of your diet that have to change. It's a completely different approach to buying and cooking food. I think it is much less difficult if you are coming from a whole foods or WAPF style diet because the changes are much more moderate.

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(2682)

on October 21, 2011
at 02:22 PM

I agree. I had a lot of changes to make. I did a gradual diet/lifestyle change and so avoided a "shock to the system." If I had gone cold turkey, I probably would have failed.

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Bdf98e5a57befa6f0877f978ba09871c

on January 27, 2012
at 02:34 AM

A big part of my motivation comes from seeing my mate's reaction as I've gotten leaner and gained muscle. Hee.

Bdf98e5a57befa6f0877f978ba09871c

on January 27, 2012
at 02:35 AM

admittedly not all of it, but still. ;-)

Bdf98e5a57befa6f0877f978ba09871c

on January 27, 2012
at 02:59 AM

@syrahna -- it is interesting how bodies change on paleo. Seriously, on that front I can't complain, for me or my mate. Though some people find it odd what I am attracted to. Not the conventional American definition of beauty, for sure.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on January 27, 2012
at 02:54 AM

That's great to hear Caleb!

D5d982a898721d3392c85f951d0bf0aa

(2417)

on January 27, 2012
at 02:50 AM

Yeah...I had pretty much reconciled myself to being the fat girl. Dude, I have a waist! It just sort of happened! Makes it easier to just accept that my cookie binging days are over, no matter how fantastic those cookies were.

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on October 21, 2011
at 12:08 PM

Sometimes I have a hard time staying away from paleo "treats"--which I do indulge in every so often--but having come from a whole foods/gluten-free diet I know how terrible it is for me if I "cheat" by eating anything with gluten. If I eat something that's not paleo (minus a bit of hummus or something), I am in pain for days. It's just not worth it to me. I sometimes read about people who enjoy the occasional slice of bread, but that stuff just looks like poison to me now, because I know what it does to me.

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on October 20, 2011
at 10:15 PM

Theres a certain level of discipline required for success in any area of life so it doesn't really bother me when I have to consciously decide not to eat something that I know is bad for me. Sometimes I give in, but for the most part I just think about how good Im going to feel in an hour if I don't eat that food. I think that most people are driven by reward in the present versus the distant future so the fear of being very sick(as scary as it may be) may not be enough for them to avoid the junk thats in front of them now.

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on April 18, 2013
at 04:01 AM

These are good observations. Fear drives me too in a sense. I started this WOE because I have celiac disease and sooo many foods make me sick. It's a good reminder not to cheat if you know you will have a stomach ache the next 4-12 hours!! But after a couple months of paleo I was feeling far better than I ever had imagined. One example, the first year I only got the flu once, briefly. That's motivation, not fear! Another motivating factor is looking at the people who surround me. Diabetes, obesity, daily aches and pains, horrendous acne. this is our society when we could so easily be so different. Anyway. Back to your question, yes, you need motivation and will power for any diet, indeed any lifestyle change.

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on February 14, 2012
at 02:47 AM

Using fear of other peoples illnesses and maladies for long term motivation is eerily similar to all the "thinspiration" sites myself, and I'm sure many other people in particular women, frequented throughout eating disorders. Health is closely linked to diet and exercise- we have a quantity of control over how our life course will be charted in terms of our physical bodies. We sometimes confuse this quantity of control with absolute control- something which no one has. Some of us on this forum have had cancer, and some of us will get it. Some of us will get into car crashes, contract serious viruses, harbour bacterial infections, break hips, and have heart attacks. As Forest Gump indirectly said, "shit happens". Eating well and living a healthy lifestyle do not make us immune to cracks in our complex biological and genetic systems.

Those retirees picking up their pill bottles, do you think they are an image that should be feared? You will get old too someday, there is absolutely nothing that will stop that. Maybe you can delay the process, but one day you will be there. And maybe you will live long enough to see the complications that aging brings, and will have to rely on modern medicine to live out your days to a hopefully natural death. After one of my heart surgeries due to a genetic condition, people used to literally gawk at me in the cardiac award because I was so young- they showed me an amazing amount of sympathy and compassion. The elderly there were very supportive of me and would always want me taken care of before themselves, when a lot of them were suffering from the same condition and issues as myself- we both were stuck in a bit of bad luck, but they weren't feeling sorry for themselves or considering that their lives were not worth living. Getting sick and having things go off script is part of being a physical person in the world we live. This realization is what snapped me out of an eating disorder- I thought I could control what I looked like and how my body worked at every aspect. But no matter how fine tune you get your system, no matter your willpower, motivation, or drive, you will get older. If nothing else goes wrong, you at least know that. You might gain weight, lose weight, build muscle, eat less, eat more, whatever, you can't stop the march ahead. Building up your reality on a steady-state of constant levels means that as those start to fluctuate, the reality might just crack.

If the only thing you want to be is "not bad", your life will not be great. Fear creates a baseline- it takes something of much greater substance to elevate you to a lifestyle

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on April 05, 2013
at 03:31 AM

+1 Even though you are a real downer sometimes Jenny. :-P

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on January 27, 2012
at 02:43 AM

No motivation or will power needed. I "look feel and perform"??? much better now. I have seen the light. There is no going back. The old way now looks like a slow, perverse form of suicide.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on January 27, 2012
at 02:59 AM

I feel the same way cavedweller. Good to hear paleo is working for you.

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on October 21, 2011
at 02:29 PM

My motivation comes from the knowledge I have gained.

I do occasionally need to kick up the willpower...this is usually in response to peer pressure and not so much from the foods.

I do, however, enjoy a treat occasionally that most wouldn't consider paleo/primal, but I know how they effect me and am able to make an educated decision, even if it's not considered the "right" decision.

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on October 21, 2011
at 01:51 AM

I actually don't find it a challenge and my desire to eat this way is driven by positive emotions. I enjoy most 'paleo' foods more than stuff like pizza. Plus I have issues with gluten so cheating with most foods is not worth it.

I'm not the strictest with my diet by any means... I eat ice cream, macaroons, chocolate, cheese...

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on October 20, 2011
at 11:38 PM

It is very hard to stick to a strict Paleo diet but the way I see it, I'm proud of myself for every day that I eat Paleo foods and resist the temptation of cheeseburgers, pizza, and cupcakes.
I'm the only one in my family that eats Paleo and I cook all my meals. I see my sister eating cup of noodles and frozen dinners and even though it's much easier and more convenient to eat those foods, my meals look so much more delicious and appetizing.
And like many say, even though I'm only a couple weeks in to the Paleo lifestyle, I'm scared to even think about what eating something non-Paleo will do to me.

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on October 21, 2011
at 09:32 AM

the resulting discomfort is a scary prospect for many. i no longer eat in restaurants out of fear of eating something hidden unintentionally.

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 20, 2011
at 11:53 PM

Stay the course April. I know it's hard flying solo in a house with non-paleo eaters.

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on October 21, 2011
at 01:05 AM

Your last sentence sounds like a symptom of "orthorexia"... one piece of "unnatural" food like pizza or cake WILL NOT kill you. We as human beings are incredibly resilient... but it is of course ideal to keep these slip ups to a minimum. Just take it easy; it's not all or nothing!

6714718e2245e5190017d643a7614157

on October 21, 2011
at 06:31 PM

It's a sure bet that most restaurants use some kind of vegetable oil to cook with.

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(10663)

on October 22, 2011
at 12:16 AM

Phazo, I think you're reading too much into my last statement. Many people here have said something along those lines as well; their bodies are now used to eating natural raw foods that going back to processed foods is just unthinkable. There's a difference between orthorexia and Paleo. And if tell me I'm orthorexic, then most everyone on here should be orthorexic as well if they adhere to strict Paleo such as I do.

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on October 20, 2011
at 10:07 PM

Total agreement. But I can't seem to quit the diet root beer lately. Even that, I'm pretty sure, is bad for me, and I've totally off sweets before and I didn't miss them. But somehow this dad's diet root beer became a monkey on my back. Dumb, huh?

61b801de5dc345b557cd4623d4a4f26b

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on October 21, 2011
at 02:20 PM

Yum, root beer! It took me forever to cut the diet pepsi habit. It was doubly hard b/c my husband still drinks it, so it's still in the house. After several months of trying and failing, I resorted to sparkling water. It doesn't taste nearly as good, but still has the "bubble" factor. A couple months in, I had a diet coke and the taste was horrible. I think I'm cured. 8)

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Medium avatar

on October 11, 2013
at 05:40 PM

For me, being fairly new to strict paleo, motivation still plays a HUGE part. I work in a SAD bakery, and when chocolate chip cookies (my favorite) come out of that oven....that delicious smell... only will power could pull me through that one.

But more then all that, I think it's about making an ABSOLUTE NO EXCEPTIONS pledge to yourself to be healthy. Would a chocolate chip cookie kill me? No, but I know my limits and I know it's better to shut the barn door before the horses get out. (A mangled adage, from me to you.)

So, knowing your individual motivations and weakness, basically knowing yourself, I think would have to come into play somewhere...

I would assume when you get into long term living paleo, it would get easier.

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on February 14, 2012
at 02:36 AM

Absolutely not! Today I ate a delicious egg scramble, ribs, guacamole, asparagus cooked in butter, pot roast, and the best blueberries I've ever tasted. No will power required!

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on February 14, 2012
at 02:26 AM

Are you kidding? I eat like a queen!

Why would I want to eat cardboard-and-chemical-tasting things?

But... you know... you can make VERY healthy paleo desserts! Raw milk is healthy.. eggs are healthy... bananas are healthy... and so on... :-)

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