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You know you're Paleo when....

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created December 10, 2010 at 1:44 PM

... you find yourself sitting at your desk eating meat (ham) with your bare hands!

Hey. It was easier than trying to find a fork.

Anyone else have a moment that just made them laugh?

7dab2d8c97e44d8d0c298e5c9d5d75bc

(641)

on March 10, 2013
at 01:21 PM

What's a grouse?

7dab2d8c97e44d8d0c298e5c9d5d75bc

(641)

on March 10, 2013
at 01:20 PM

Ha! Skinned, and I just leave it in there to microwave it wherever I am! Left my purse at the yoga studio accidentally, and the yoga instructor thought the sweet potatoes were absolutely hilarious! ... What else can I carry as an auto-immune paleo that is quite so filling and long lasting! Mmmm... burgers!

89985542ffc00c296552951369fe809a

(912)

on March 09, 2013
at 05:54 AM

I do this with burgers!! Tin foil is the best invention!

Medium avatar

(3024)

on March 08, 2013
at 09:00 PM

+ 1 for grousicide!

3fc95bca9e723edfbbb72b172798ab49

(1354)

on March 08, 2013
at 05:05 AM

Skinned or unskinned? While I (a male) do not have a purse I am by no means above doing something like this.

2006ccb2b60f9cc5ba5e8eff8a7abc46

(1533)

on March 08, 2013
at 01:05 AM

i only eat raw meat, if its any consession to you i have only gotten sick ONCE from raw meat...and i should have known better because of the source. i regularly eat aged meats too...they are delicious. so when my co-farmers help me tag a deer and watch me eat the hot fresh liver and sip a little blood, its all love...i love my tribe

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on January 06, 2012
at 10:32 PM

You'll get there!

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on January 06, 2012
at 10:31 PM

I'm glad my husband is on board with all this because him finding me in the kitchen late at night with no light on, with bones in my hands and grease on my face, might otherwise be disturbing. :)

1c67bc28f4e44bbb8770b86df0463df3

(6719)

on December 31, 2011
at 04:42 AM

did you eat it?

1c67bc28f4e44bbb8770b86df0463df3

(6719)

on December 31, 2011
at 04:40 AM

Its been my experience that you might want to lay off that heavy cream in quantity.

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f

(20378)

on December 31, 2011
at 01:19 AM

Doorstop one is awesome!

0e5045fb58c84420a8eb7ee8d41dfc12

(258)

on December 30, 2011
at 01:54 PM

One of the few draw-backs of the Paleo lifestyle - most of my clothes have coconut / butter / bacon grease stains on them (even using an apron).

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:53 PM

@MasterB the ends of the bones are easy to crack and chew through and contain marrow. Especially on wings and legs, plus there's a bit of cartilage from the joint which is really good. I've done this with buffalo wings. Yes, in public.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:51 PM

I've totally had days where I ate an entire bag of jerky at my desk, then didn't feel like eating lunch. I've got two vegetarian neighbors to the left and right of my desk, who were silently freaked out. Of course, I see one of them popping Tums every few hours. I'd introduce him to paleo, but he's vegetarian for religious reasons.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:49 PM

... and still beating!

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:48 PM

Awesome. Did they cower in fear that they might be next?

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:46 PM

Yum! I have mine with cinnamon and coconut oil.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:45 PM

and you make it without breaking a sweat, before all your obese cow-orkers who are out of breath while lugging a donut in one hand and a 64oz soda.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:41 PM

or runs away in fear.

Db4ad76f6f307a6f577e175710049172

(2297)

on December 30, 2011
at 10:58 AM

Paleo Pudding that is, right?

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

(6244)

on November 08, 2011
at 06:48 PM

Hey some stuff you almost gotta eat with hands - ribs, fish with lots of tiny bones, chicken wings, etc!

A329ac44674ac574d29d05e70e9a1f2f

(60)

on April 14, 2011
at 07:09 AM

Bone marrow mash - great idea!

A329ac44674ac574d29d05e70e9a1f2f

(60)

on April 14, 2011
at 07:07 AM

Or my favourite: you run out of macadamia oil every 6 days and become over acquainted with said aisle!

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on March 16, 2011
at 05:08 AM

Haha, love it :-)

1d952d225819b0229e93160a90bf9bf8

(1600)

on March 15, 2011
at 11:04 PM

I try to eat everything with my fingers now..seems to help me slow down, and not eat as much.

A6e2b231f69366ce825476c5a6dcfff6

(1967)

on March 15, 2011
at 10:05 PM

I had a turkey leg.

7bea72ef073e8f76b5828727f1460900

(2718)

on March 15, 2011
at 05:18 PM

@wjones - Doesn't the CostCo heavy cream contain a lot of emulsifier junk like carageenan and whatnot? The closest thing I could find at my local CostCo that doesn't have that added stuff was the half-and-half. Or the tub of sour cream. :)

9a69e659a8bec76612e42b0ce14b56ca

(0)

on March 15, 2011
at 03:17 PM

I would love to find a good butcher.

Af2ad65226384cedd4f5f08825a75b5d

(665)

on March 15, 2011
at 12:59 AM

or you can just bite through roasted chicken bones with your teeth - they're soft enough where you can get at the marrow and you're smart enough where you won't choke on the bones.

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:33 PM

I did the pemmican one just this week hahahah

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:31 PM

I am drooling... I want some bone marrow now!

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:28 PM

*drools* bone marrow

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:27 PM

I go this too hahaha drives my husband insane because he hates fatty cuts of meat, so I simply tell him that if he gives me his fat off the meat then i will give him some of my meat to compensate. this he agrees with hahaha :p

A89f9751a97c3082802dc0bcbe4e9208

(13978)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:21 PM

Eva - me too! Back in high school, I told my mother that I didn't want sandwiches anymore. I just wanted lunch meat and cheese slices. I would roll them up together. She included a yogurt, an apple, a milkshake, and a cookie in the lunch, which I would also eat. ;)

2507b557331c8a674bc81197531e609a

(4994)

on March 14, 2011
at 09:44 PM

I could, I eat so much it's ridiculous. Expensive too.

2b3edde3c7b9393fe36a2dd9c8acf473

(284)

on March 14, 2011
at 06:35 PM

Sam's Club near me has started carrying 1 lb packages of Kerrygold for ~$7.

E7dc4f2e3998906dd3213973a3c10d50

on March 14, 2011
at 04:22 PM

Heh, I did that the other day, although instead of sitting at a desk I was standing in my kitchen. Best part: my daughter stood right there with me and ate a piece of ham with her bare hands too. :D

47e1e207e9cd7df2a5adcf571f17f76f

(288)

on March 14, 2011
at 03:39 PM

Whole Foods carries Kerrygold (but mysteriously, it is in a different section than the rest of their butter - I think it's with the raw cheeses etc). I also just bought some from US Wellness. and I am glad to see the list of people who enjoy it straight from the package growing. man, that stuff is TASTY!

Fe535c4994ac6176f76e1ff6d29eb08a

(4286)

on March 14, 2011
at 02:48 PM

the doorstop one made me spit my coffee, thats awesome!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on March 14, 2011
at 01:31 PM

Totally! I used to ask for the "heavy cream" and they would just dump a ton of 1/2 and 1/2 into my coffee thinking "heavy" meant "lots". I now have to specify "heavy WHIPPING cream".

Bb1ba0d71083ceaecd3a3b405a977454

(891)

on March 14, 2011
at 01:28 PM

If you cook chicken or ribs in a slow cooker for a long time some of the bones dissolve when you bite into them.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on March 14, 2011
at 01:11 PM

OMG. I didn't have the cord for my stereo, so I stopped and bought a pair of headphones at the dollar store. LOL.

47a42b6be94caf700fce9509e38bb6a4

(9647)

on March 14, 2011
at 12:46 PM

The obsession continues ... I once was on a long drive with a broken car stereo so I tried to listen to Robb Wolf podcasts through one earpiece of a pair of headphones. I'm such a junkie ...

32d2f8a41a121608d07aa68aa17991c7

(597)

on February 22, 2011
at 06:26 AM

Aw, my former vegan self loves this comment.

710a2d86803b176778ce7db770944bb7

(626)

on December 17, 2010
at 07:48 PM

I remember showing up to lunch at my job with nothing but a whole rotisserie chicken, a bottle of hot sauce and a bottle of ranch (yes I know the processed condiments not really paleo...whatever). ANYWAY _people were horrified_

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 13, 2010
at 03:03 PM

That sounds delicious, but I couldn't even remotely eat that much haha You should just say something like "Well, we're all going to die. I intend to deserve it." (said by Joey Comeau of www.asofterworld.com)

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 13, 2010
at 03:01 PM

lol, it's only a 29 inch desk, kind of short, but so is my chair, so it's not really a big deal. We work in a very small office, 9 personnel, and my boss is pretty laid back so we're able to behave much more casually than most larger offices

0e4e5882872d6a7c472ea51aec457e66

(1994)

on December 12, 2010
at 10:05 AM

My favourit butcher told me that he too loves realy fatty meat.

0e4e5882872d6a7c472ea51aec457e66

(1994)

on December 12, 2010
at 10:04 AM

My favorit butcher told me that he too loves realy fatty meat.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:54 AM

Yes! One of my favorites, except I add just a touch of raw honey!

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:38 AM

You eat the chicken bones? How?

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:36 AM

That's lovely!!

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:35 AM

I dig that!!!!!

06d21b99c58283ce575e36c4ecd4a458

(9948)

on December 12, 2010
at 01:32 AM

I have found Kerrygold at all Kroger stores. In your area, Krogers are branded Food4Less. Stores in Oak Forest, Dolton, Alsip http://services.kroger.com/StoreLocator/StoreLocatorResults.aspx?AddressLineOne=5825%20W.%20Monee-manhattan%20Rd&AddressLineTwo=&City=monee&State=IL&ZipCode=&Radius=30&Banner=KROGER&Organics=False&OneHourPhoto=False&Pharmacy=False&Pharmacy24=False&FuelCenter=False&Bank=False&Marketplace=False&PharmacyServices=False&FluFinder=False&Generics=False&GiftRegistry=False

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 11:01 PM

I just bought my first Kerrygold butter, I can only find it at Trader Joes and they are 40 minutes away. I should have bought more!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 11:00 PM

Nice Aaron! Way to use the entire chicken!

D5cde8031564f905260ce9aa7a1f5e2c

(1160)

on December 11, 2010
at 07:29 PM

Bone marrow mash is genius!

1cbb6b2a813475d6c0b17fd5e898dc50

(1248)

on December 11, 2010
at 03:13 PM

Replace goat milk with goat meat....mmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 01:30 PM

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 04:18 AM

How frustrating! You're the customer, they should just do what you ask! I am still working on eating more fat, but it sure is fun to get used to!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 04:17 AM

I was hardcore "whole grian" and black beans and high fiber so it is confusing everyone for me to not eat any of that now!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 04:16 AM

I usually do 50/10 HIIT, but I have a Tabata mp3 too that I pull out when I really want to kick my own ass! How fun to do it with your dogs!

62ed65f3596aa2f62fa1d58a0c09f8c3

(20807)

on December 11, 2010
at 03:43 AM

I was eaten meat with my fingers long before paleo. I guess it was just in my blood!

Dce0bdbb8afecb1f894a7b2fd6bacd1a

(108)

on December 11, 2010
at 03:18 AM

The geico caveman one is awesome!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 01:08 AM

Good idea Belinda!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:48 PM

Wow Lisa! Now that's FRESH!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:47 PM

Nice Ruby! I'm sure your vegetarian self would be horrified for sure!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:45 PM

Ham and melon?! I'll have to try that!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:05 PM

I wish! My family still shops in those aisles!

0e395acc856e3353f3f5892e6b09b0e7

(1227)

on December 10, 2010
at 10:22 PM

Today I found bone marrow bones nicely packaged next to frozen grassfed calf's liver in my local Whole Foods. I am delighted.

1568416ef28477d1fa29046218d83ddd

(6235)

on December 10, 2010
at 09:43 PM

My favorite breakfast when I forgot or come down hungry is good sliced ham wrapped around melon chunks from the grocery down the street

E2b9c679315c7c9c7265783dde89f350

(1303)

on December 10, 2010
at 09:27 PM

Oooh, that sounds good! I've been doing ground beef in a good pasta sauce with coconut oil (almost like soup), sometimes with cabbage thrown in. But I think I'm going to try yours soon...

52cae90a114ca8f0404948e2b7ccb7ef

(1595)

on December 10, 2010
at 05:02 PM

I just ate some of that paleo candy at work.

Medium avatar

(3259)

on December 10, 2010
at 04:33 PM

For good reason: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/08/dining/08butch.html

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 04:08 PM

Yes! Less is more with a lot of people, so watching what I eat and looking at me, and how I've improved my health is really the best advertisement!

667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on December 10, 2010
at 04:05 PM

box jumps on the desk? You mean when you smashed your desk to bits, slapped the boss, ate a pound of ground beef and ran to the hills to movnat the day away? OK, cool.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:51 PM

I haven't even explained half of what I'm eating to my family. I just make up my own plate!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:50 PM

Hahah, Ben. It's like you saw the :O face I made when I read it.

667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:49 PM

in the last three months ive developed a habit of munching raw ground beef regularly. No real reason just wanted the concept to become something that i was NOT necessarily averse to. We're just too mamby pamby in the US. Course only with good quality, trust worthy, grass fed beef for us.

667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:47 PM

im a big eater too but two 16oz rib eyes is hardcore. well done.

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:45 PM

I think Kikilula comes from Germany where this is pretty normal to eat seasoned ground meat called 'Thueringer Mett' or similar names. I bet it is (and has to be) much fresher than the ground meat you get in the US. And it is to die for...

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:26 PM

How tall is your desk?!

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:19 PM

I don't know how many times I've done this. There's a whole foods right by my work and their rotisserie chicken is pretty darn good and relatively inexpensive (for Whole Foods). And I'm just hacking away at my chicken. "Oh my god, isn't that too much meat?" Asks our ditzy receptionist while reheating honey chicken and noodles

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:12 PM

Poor caveman gets so much crap!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:10 PM

@wjones - Do you use that whole thing up before it goes bad?! I am still working myself up with the fats. It's something new to get used to. I just bought the teeny milk carton size.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:08 PM

Hahaha! Someday! I don't know enough yet! I'm still wondering why I didn't get my logging in every day for 30 days badge. I swear I've been here every day!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:56 PM

OMG, yes. I totally stand there and talk to them while munching on a chicken breast in the other hand. LOL.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:55 PM

Hee! To verify their meat is all grass fed?

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:54 PM

I am impressed! I can't eat that much either. I am constantly amazed by what people think is eating "healthy".

531db50c958cf4d5605ee0c5ae8a57be

(8878)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:39 PM

I keep a half gallon of heavy cream in the office fridge (thanks Costco!)

31f9513417362c53a14e63aacb9c85de

on December 10, 2010
at 02:38 PM

haha, ditto on each of these, particularly the GEICO Caveman!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:33 PM

\o/ YAAAY! I love it Carl. Thank you!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:33 PM

Oh wow! That's a good one. I'm still a bit afraid of raw meat.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:19 PM

My office doesn't have a decent fridge, just a little college dorm size deal or I would probably have the same.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:18 PM

Ham is just easy to eat with your fingers!

Medium avatar

(3259)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:12 PM

One of my office staples is a small head of radicchio, prosciutto or some kind of minimally processed sliced meat, and a bottle of whole grain mustard. Wrap, squirt, repeat.

Medium avatar

(3259)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:05 PM

Same. I also keep REAL butter (gasp!), coconut cream, and olive oil in the office kitchen - people think I'm trying to commit suicide with fat. I say nothing as they scarf down noodles, scones, and muffins. When I'm feeling particularly belligerent, I'll crack open a can of sardines and strut through the office.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 01:55 PM

LOL! My co-workers think I'm nuts anyway! Of course, they are all out at McDonalds and Burger King. A healthy lunch for them is SUBWAY.

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16
Ef9f83cb4e1826261a44c173f733789e

on December 10, 2010
at 02:23 PM

I can't resist responding to the title of this thread:

...you're willing to drive an hour to buy grass-fed beef.

...you eat a slab of veal for breakfast and scrambled eggs for dinner.

...you eat solid chunks of coconut oil like candy.

...you use a model of the food pyramid for a doorstop.

...you empathize with the Geico Caveman.

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:12 PM

Poor caveman gets so much crap!

31f9513417362c53a14e63aacb9c85de

on December 10, 2010
at 02:38 PM

haha, ditto on each of these, particularly the GEICO Caveman!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:33 PM

\o/ YAAAY! I love it Carl. Thank you!

52cae90a114ca8f0404948e2b7ccb7ef

(1595)

on December 10, 2010
at 05:02 PM

I just ate some of that paleo candy at work.

Dce0bdbb8afecb1f894a7b2fd6bacd1a

(108)

on December 11, 2010
at 03:18 AM

The geico caveman one is awesome!

Fe535c4994ac6176f76e1ff6d29eb08a

(4286)

on March 14, 2011
at 02:48 PM

the doorstop one made me spit my coffee, thats awesome!

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f

(20378)

on December 31, 2011
at 01:19 AM

Doorstop one is awesome!

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1568416ef28477d1fa29046218d83ddd

(6235)

on December 10, 2010
at 09:46 PM

You run out of olive oil after a few months and realize you have forgotten the way the center isles are laid out in the grocery store you shop at all the time.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:05 PM

I wish! My family still shops in those aisles!

A329ac44674ac574d29d05e70e9a1f2f

(60)

on April 14, 2011
at 07:07 AM

Or my favourite: you run out of macadamia oil every 6 days and become over acquainted with said aisle!

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on December 31, 2011
at 12:57 AM

Last week a large Grouse committed grousicide by flying into one of our windows. I had no sooner expressed distress at it's fate, when the very next words out of my mouth were...is it edible?

1c67bc28f4e44bbb8770b86df0463df3

(6719)

on December 31, 2011
at 04:42 AM

did you eat it?

Medium avatar

(3024)

on March 08, 2013
at 09:00 PM

+ 1 for grousicide!

7dab2d8c97e44d8d0c298e5c9d5d75bc

(641)

on March 10, 2013
at 01:21 PM

What's a grouse?

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667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on December 10, 2010
at 04:04 PM

...your friends, not from your preaching but merely from accompanying you to certain restaurants and passively observing what you eat and order, start saying things like, "yknow, when i eat less pasta and bread i feel better, too. Meat and vegetables? I could do that i think."

Proof is in the pudding, right?

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 04:08 PM

Yes! Less is more with a lot of people, so watching what I eat and looking at me, and how I've improved my health is really the best advertisement!

Db4ad76f6f307a6f577e175710049172

(2297)

on December 30, 2011
at 10:58 AM

Paleo Pudding that is, right?

10
Medium avatar

(3259)

on December 10, 2010
at 01:53 PM

Yes - butchering an entire take-out broiled chicken in the tiny kitchenette in our office while people uncomfortably walked through to get their frozen microwave pastas and sandwiches from the fridge. Eating it at my desk was no less awkward...

531db50c958cf4d5605ee0c5ae8a57be

(8878)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:39 PM

I keep a half gallon of heavy cream in the office fridge (thanks Costco!)

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:10 PM

@wjones - Do you use that whole thing up before it goes bad?! I am still working myself up with the fats. It's something new to get used to. I just bought the teeny milk carton size.

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:19 PM

I don't know how many times I've done this. There's a whole foods right by my work and their rotisserie chicken is pretty darn good and relatively inexpensive (for Whole Foods). And I'm just hacking away at my chicken. "Oh my god, isn't that too much meat?" Asks our ditzy receptionist while reheating honey chicken and noodles

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 01:55 PM

LOL! My co-workers think I'm nuts anyway! Of course, they are all out at McDonalds and Burger King. A healthy lunch for them is SUBWAY.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:19 PM

My office doesn't have a decent fridge, just a little college dorm size deal or I would probably have the same.

Medium avatar

(3259)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:05 PM

Same. I also keep REAL butter (gasp!), coconut cream, and olive oil in the office kitchen - people think I'm trying to commit suicide with fat. I say nothing as they scarf down noodles, scones, and muffins. When I'm feeling particularly belligerent, I'll crack open a can of sardines and strut through the office.

710a2d86803b176778ce7db770944bb7

(626)

on December 17, 2010
at 07:48 PM

I remember showing up to lunch at my job with nothing but a whole rotisserie chicken, a bottle of hot sauce and a bottle of ranch (yes I know the processed condiments not really paleo...whatever). ANYWAY _people were horrified_

7bea72ef073e8f76b5828727f1460900

(2718)

on March 15, 2011
at 05:18 PM

@wjones - Doesn't the CostCo heavy cream contain a lot of emulsifier junk like carageenan and whatnot? The closest thing I could find at my local CostCo that doesn't have that added stuff was the half-and-half. Or the tub of sour cream. :)

1c67bc28f4e44bbb8770b86df0463df3

(6719)

on December 31, 2011
at 04:40 AM

Its been my experience that you might want to lay off that heavy cream in quantity.

9
C0fcb48d7da4f76fac17318efd2cd6b8

on March 15, 2011
at 03:14 PM

when the butcher sees you coming and walks to the freezer to get your two frozen pasture fed beef hearts that only evidently you buy.

9
76f3ead3aa977d876bcf3331d35a36e9

(4620)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:48 PM

..seeing the look on your roommate's face when he suggests you put some of your ground beef on a nice pasta then freeze the rest, but instead you scarf down the whole pound of it with a handful of spinach covered in butter. And then try to remember what pasta is.

E2b9c679315c7c9c7265783dde89f350

(1303)

on December 10, 2010
at 09:27 PM

Oooh, that sounds good! I've been doing ground beef in a good pasta sauce with coconut oil (almost like soup), sometimes with cabbage thrown in. But I think I'm going to try yours soon...

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:51 PM

I haven't even explained half of what I'm eating to my family. I just make up my own plate!

8
0e5045fb58c84420a8eb7ee8d41dfc12

(258)

on December 30, 2011
at 01:55 PM

One of your biggest fears is that your children won't find nice paleo mates.

8
A6e2b231f69366ce825476c5a6dcfff6

(1967)

on March 15, 2011
at 10:14 PM

I was told I eat very daintily, as I finished my salad. Then shocked my coworker as I tore apart a roasted chicken with bare hands.

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on March 16, 2011
at 05:08 AM

Haha, love it :-)

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:48 PM

Awesome. Did they cower in fear that they might be next?

8
9f2b5def0bc7fd8ad615637d1ffeb9ec

on December 10, 2010
at 03:04 PM

...you've got black diamond status on Paleo Hacks.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:08 PM

Hahaha! Someday! I don't know enough yet! I'm still wondering why I didn't get my logging in every day for 30 days badge. I swear I've been here every day!

8
79dc72ae737b9cd3adf58bd4662123c2

(120)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:46 PM

...you're gesturing with a half-eaten steak in your hand while talking to a co-worker.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:56 PM

OMG, yes. I totally stand there and talk to them while munching on a chicken breast in the other hand. LOL.

A6e2b231f69366ce825476c5a6dcfff6

(1967)

on March 15, 2011
at 10:05 PM

I had a turkey leg.

6
95eda9fa0cec952b482e869c34a566b6

on March 14, 2011
at 08:55 PM

  1. You keep making your steaks rarer and rarer.

  2. People give you strange looks in restaurants for asking to please hold the rice and add in more meat.

  3. Half of a rotisserie chicken seems about right for lunch. The other half will make a great breakfast.

  4. There's a large pile of wrapped raw meat in your fridge where you used to store eggplant parmesan casseroles.

  5. When you decide to move furniture, you just do it yourself. ;-) OK, maybe not the sofa bed.

  6. Searching for sales on coconut oil takes up half of the afternoon..

  7. Someone at the office is bemoaning the demise of the last donut and you just don't care!

6
5c14d1ca9a7f98d0be7c5a828410d146

(307)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:05 AM

You know you're paleo when you consider 1/2 mashed up sweet potato slathered with butter to be the most decadent treat EVAR!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:54 AM

Yes! One of my favorites, except I add just a touch of raw honey!

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:46 PM

Yum! I have mine with cinnamon and coconut oil.

6
62ed65f3596aa2f62fa1d58a0c09f8c3

(20807)

on December 11, 2010
at 03:54 AM

I keep trying to convince the butchers to find the fattiest cuts of meat and leave ALL of it on. Invariably they ask me, "But why do you want to leave the fat on?" I have yet to find the answer that will prevent them from looking at me like I am insane. But the other day, after carefully explaining what I wanted, the butcher just nodded and went to it. I was surprised that he hadn't questioned me further, until when he came back and handed me my cuts and walked off. Inspecting them, I realized he had meticulously cut off all the fat! He must have just heard the word 'fat' and assumed he knew the rest! Grrrr. Luckily, he had packaged it all up like a standard selling item, so I just walked over to the shelf and placed it with the other cuts for sale. No way am I paying for meat without fat on it!!! Only since going paleo will I eat a meal of mostly fat and not only like it, but feel smugly healthy about doing it! I've never enjoyed eating so much in my life!

0e4e5882872d6a7c472ea51aec457e66

(1994)

on December 12, 2010
at 10:05 AM

My favourit butcher told me that he too loves realy fatty meat.

0e4e5882872d6a7c472ea51aec457e66

(1994)

on December 12, 2010
at 10:04 AM

My favorit butcher told me that he too loves realy fatty meat.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 04:18 AM

How frustrating! You're the customer, they should just do what you ask! I am still working on eating more fat, but it sure is fun to get used to!

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:27 PM

I go this too hahaha drives my husband insane because he hates fatty cuts of meat, so I simply tell him that if he gives me his fat off the meat then i will give him some of my meat to compensate. this he agrees with hahaha :p

9a69e659a8bec76612e42b0ce14b56ca

(0)

on March 15, 2011
at 03:17 PM

I would love to find a good butcher.

6
531db50c958cf4d5605ee0c5ae8a57be

on December 10, 2010
at 02:40 PM

I've started stalking local butchers.

Medium avatar

(3259)

on December 10, 2010
at 04:33 PM

For good reason: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/08/dining/08butch.html

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:55 PM

Hee! To verify their meat is all grass fed?

0e395acc856e3353f3f5892e6b09b0e7

(1227)

on December 10, 2010
at 10:22 PM

Today I found bone marrow bones nicely packaged next to frozen grassfed calf's liver in my local Whole Foods. I am delighted.

5
4d6aa1a676240b15dc569ff8ade0500f

(2546)

on December 30, 2011
at 04:21 PM

you find yourself contemplating how to add more fat (a lot more) to every meal you eat.

5
89e238284ccb95b439edcff9e123671e

(10299)

on December 11, 2010
at 06:36 PM

When you and your wife and two kids are sitting around the table after a meal and as a dessert are eating spoons of yummi kerrygold butter.

Just happened tonight, and by the way, that was not the first time...

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 11:01 PM

I just bought my first Kerrygold butter, I can only find it at Trader Joes and they are 40 minutes away. I should have bought more!

06d21b99c58283ce575e36c4ecd4a458

(9948)

on December 12, 2010
at 01:32 AM

I have found Kerrygold at all Kroger stores. In your area, Krogers are branded Food4Less. Stores in Oak Forest, Dolton, Alsip http://services.kroger.com/StoreLocator/StoreLocatorResults.aspx?AddressLineOne=5825%20W.%20Monee-manhattan%20Rd&AddressLineTwo=&City=monee&State=IL&ZipCode=&Radius=30&Banner=KROGER&Organics=False&OneHourPhoto=False&Pharmacy=False&Pharmacy24=False&FuelCenter=False&Bank=False&Marketplace=False&PharmacyServices=False&FluFinder=False&Generics=False&GiftRegistry=False

2b3edde3c7b9393fe36a2dd9c8acf473

(284)

on March 14, 2011
at 06:35 PM

Sam's Club near me has started carrying 1 lb packages of Kerrygold for ~$7.

47e1e207e9cd7df2a5adcf571f17f76f

(288)

on March 14, 2011
at 03:39 PM

Whole Foods carries Kerrygold (but mysteriously, it is in a different section than the rest of their butter - I think it's with the raw cheeses etc). I also just bought some from US Wellness. and I am glad to see the list of people who enjoy it straight from the package growing. man, that stuff is TASTY!

4
Fc891327db916c10347b008acde0daca

(1022)

on December 30, 2011
at 02:11 PM

  • When you Sister bakes Paleo-cookies for you on Christmas

  • When you get compliments about how good and lean you look and you??re thinking of the amounts you eat

  • When you suddenly realize that your basket at the supermarket is the only one in the whole queue that??s healthy.

  • When you get a light cold and after a day it??s gone (the last years they lastet at least 2 weeks..)

  • When you actually WANT to do sports because you know how you`ll feel afterwards and you actually see your ab muscles for the first time in your live

4
2afe070b43de645b908b3cb1f4723811

on December 10, 2010
at 08:15 PM

...you sprint through the office, leaping over desks, climbing cubicles, flicking past colleagues, to get to a meeting on time.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:45 PM

and you make it without breaking a sweat, before all your obese cow-orkers who are out of breath while lugging a donut in one hand and a 64oz soda.

4
42321851a87415b340d215f629e574dc

on December 10, 2010
at 02:38 PM

I brought in 2 16oz rib eyes and a sweet potato mash made with bone marrow. I sat there and at it all at my desk. As I was heating it in the toaster oven people kept asking me if all of that food was for me. I just smile and nod.

I work in a software shop and most of the people here are very overweight or skinny-fat. They constantly make comments about how I am going to die from eating all of that fat and red meat as they are cooking their 400 calorie frozen meals or eating their nutrigrain bars that are loaded with sugar and gluten.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:54 PM

I am impressed! I can't eat that much either. I am constantly amazed by what people think is eating "healthy".

667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:47 PM

im a big eater too but two 16oz rib eyes is hardcore. well done.

D5cde8031564f905260ce9aa7a1f5e2c

(1160)

on December 11, 2010
at 07:29 PM

Bone marrow mash is genius!

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 13, 2010
at 03:03 PM

That sounds delicious, but I couldn't even remotely eat that much haha You should just say something like "Well, we're all going to die. I intend to deserve it." (said by Joey Comeau of www.asofterworld.com)

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:28 PM

*drools* bone marrow

2507b557331c8a674bc81197531e609a

(4994)

on March 14, 2011
at 09:44 PM

I could, I eat so much it's ridiculous. Expensive too.

A329ac44674ac574d29d05e70e9a1f2f

(60)

on April 14, 2011
at 07:09 AM

Bone marrow mash - great idea!

4
0e4e5882872d6a7c472ea51aec457e66

(1994)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:21 PM

A (LCHF) friend of mine got stuck in a traffic jam for over 2 hours and became realy hungry. Nothing to eat on board exept raw seasoned ground pork. When she came home, over 1 pound was gone...

Probably I would also have done this in that situation. I often nibble on raw meat when I'm already hungry while cooking.

667f6c030b0245d71d8ef50c72b097dc

(15976)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:49 PM

in the last three months ive developed a habit of munching raw ground beef regularly. No real reason just wanted the concept to become something that i was NOT necessarily averse to. We're just too mamby pamby in the US. Course only with good quality, trust worthy, grass fed beef for us.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:33 PM

Oh wow! That's a good one. I'm still a bit afraid of raw meat.

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:45 PM

I think Kikilula comes from Germany where this is pretty normal to eat seasoned ground meat called 'Thueringer Mett' or similar names. I bet it is (and has to be) much fresher than the ground meat you get in the US. And it is to die for...

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 03:50 PM

Hahah, Ben. It's like you saw the :O face I made when I read it.

2006ccb2b60f9cc5ba5e8eff8a7abc46

(1533)

on March 08, 2013
at 01:05 AM

i only eat raw meat, if its any consession to you i have only gotten sick ONCE from raw meat...and i should have known better because of the source. i regularly eat aged meats too...they are delicious. so when my co-farmers help me tag a deer and watch me eat the hot fresh liver and sip a little blood, its all love...i love my tribe

3
7c9f81d68c78de1a31eab9c91c17b4b8

on December 31, 2011
at 04:33 AM

Often I'll take a grilled ribeye or t-bone to work and warm in the microwave. I long ago stopped trying to cut and eat on my paper plate so i just sit and eat it with my hands. My co-workers are used to me but it still makes me grin at myself every time.

3
96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

(37227)

on December 31, 2011
at 01:47 AM

You know you're paleo/ancestral when ...

... you start deliberately removing bones from the slow-cooker when they're not quite clean so you can gnaw on the gooey cartilage and suck off the bits of clinging marrow. Much more fun than waiting 'til they're clean and much yummier than most other snacks.

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on January 06, 2012
at 10:31 PM

I'm glad my husband is on board with all this because him finding me in the kitchen late at night with no light on, with bones in my hands and grease on my face, might otherwise be disturbing. :)

3
96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:41 PM

At the office holiday party you ate just the meat in the mini burgers, lobster rolls, and other kinds of random mini sandwiches, then dumped the piles of buns wrapped in napkins on an unused table behind you.

(Yes, I did exactly this, haven't heard any whining or snickering by the cow-orkers, but I'm sure they were talking about it, but in spite of that, I don't care.) :-D

3
1471beca8e3adff4ae2f89d10e5f7acb

on March 14, 2011
at 08:59 PM

When your favorite skirt is irrevocably stained with big greasy tallow marks. And you don't see that as unusual.

0e5045fb58c84420a8eb7ee8d41dfc12

(258)

on December 30, 2011
at 01:54 PM

One of the few draw-backs of the Paleo lifestyle - most of my clothes have coconut / butter / bacon grease stains on them (even using an apron).

3
Bb1ba0d71083ceaecd3a3b405a977454

on March 14, 2011
at 01:27 PM

You ask the barista at your local coffee shop for the "real" cream they keep behind the counter and have to explain that half and half and 18% table/coffee cream won't cut it - then observe their expressions of surprise/disgust/horror as you dump 35% cream (still not as heavy as it should be) into your coffee!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on March 14, 2011
at 01:31 PM

Totally! I used to ask for the "heavy cream" and they would just dump a ton of 1/2 and 1/2 into my coffee thinking "heavy" meant "lots". I now have to specify "heavy WHIPPING cream".

3
Dce0bdbb8afecb1f894a7b2fd6bacd1a

(108)

on December 11, 2010
at 03:21 AM

People keep asking if you are surviving not eating grains even though they see you look better and better.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 04:17 AM

I was hardcore "whole grian" and black beans and high fiber so it is confusing everyone for me to not eat any of that now!

3
F33029ba83c33dbde32f6dc23a17aafa

on December 11, 2010
at 12:55 AM

You ask the Chinese restaurant to take your roast duck bones home to make stock.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 01:08 AM

Good idea Belinda!

3
065bc9a541c742defb28b9c58ad34fbd

(1783)

on December 10, 2010
at 07:28 PM

Made oxtail soup last week and found myself squishing the marrow out of the bones and licking it off my fingers...my vegetarian self from a few years ago would have been horrified, but it was DELICIOUS and made me feel AWESOME. I've also had a few nibbles of raw liver, raw lamb and slurped back raw egg yolks. YUM.

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:35 AM

I dig that!!!!!

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:47 PM

Nice Ruby! I'm sure your vegetarian self would be horrified for sure!

32d2f8a41a121608d07aa68aa17991c7

(597)

on February 22, 2011
at 06:26 AM

Aw, my former vegan self loves this comment.

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:31 PM

I am drooling... I want some bone marrow now!

2
Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on January 06, 2012
at 09:49 PM

You add a hacksaw to your collection of kitchen implements.

2
1c67bc28f4e44bbb8770b86df0463df3

on December 31, 2011
at 04:44 AM

Im starving after reading this.

2
B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on December 30, 2011
at 10:42 AM

... when the butcher smiles when you come into his shop.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19413)

on December 30, 2011
at 12:41 PM

or runs away in fear.

1
B36bbab16837fe6d60eb2b5a49a561ed

(314)

on March 08, 2013
at 07:43 PM

when... you take the time to read through this entire thread, both pages, comments and all, because you can relate to every single one and find them all to be motivating and helpful!

1
7dab2d8c97e44d8d0c298e5c9d5d75bc

(641)

on March 08, 2013
at 02:35 AM

... When you carry a sweet potato (wrapped in syran wrap) in your purse "just in case" there are no paleo options, and your kitchen isn't available!

... Hey, they last a long time in there!

3fc95bca9e723edfbbb72b172798ab49

(1354)

on March 08, 2013
at 05:05 AM

Skinned or unskinned? While I (a male) do not have a purse I am by no means above doing something like this.

89985542ffc00c296552951369fe809a

(912)

on March 09, 2013
at 05:54 AM

I do this with burgers!! Tin foil is the best invention!

7dab2d8c97e44d8d0c298e5c9d5d75bc

(641)

on March 10, 2013
at 01:20 PM

Ha! Skinned, and I just leave it in there to microwave it wherever I am! Left my purse at the yoga studio accidentally, and the yoga instructor thought the sweet potatoes were absolutely hilarious! ... What else can I carry as an auto-immune paleo that is quite so filling and long lasting! Mmmm... burgers!

1
956bcad1d462d433a4e1e22f6e3355d5

(1191)

on January 06, 2012
at 10:19 PM

...you say SAD goodbye and never look back

(Not there yet)

Fb67dc30cead043d1d13ea503a3044dc

(3280)

on January 06, 2012
at 10:32 PM

You'll get there!

1
0e5045fb58c84420a8eb7ee8d41dfc12

(258)

on January 06, 2012
at 09:44 PM

...when you carry a can of sardines in your purse at all times.

...when all you want for your birthday is grass-fed meat and fish oil.

...when you openly cry because you spilled a bowl of beautiful bone broth on the floor in the kitchen at work.

1
4d8545ba40148e982a5c891acbf20e76

(183)

on March 14, 2011
at 02:11 PM

  • When you run around your basement barefoot, and 'jump' over the elliptical machine you once spent 45 mins on.

  • When you look for pemmican at the variety store.

  • When your idea of an 'energy bar' is a stick of butter

60199d3a580a4e17969059609e48e678

(883)

on March 14, 2011
at 10:33 PM

I did the pemmican one just this week hahahah

1
7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

on March 14, 2011
at 12:40 PM

Resurrecting this question because yesterday I was laughing a bit at myself as I drove to see Diane @ Balanced Bites give her Practical Paleo Seminar, I was listening to my Robb Wolf podcasts and had packed my snack bag with hard boiled eggs, almonds and coconut flakes. LOL.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on March 14, 2011
at 01:11 PM

OMG. I didn't have the cord for my stereo, so I stopped and bought a pair of headphones at the dollar store. LOL.

47a42b6be94caf700fce9509e38bb6a4

(9647)

on March 14, 2011
at 12:46 PM

The obsession continues ... I once was on a long drive with a broken car stereo so I tried to listen to Robb Wolf podcasts through one earpiece of a pair of headphones. I'm such a junkie ...

1
1cbb6b2a813475d6c0b17fd5e898dc50

on December 11, 2010
at 03:12 PM

Your brother and sister-in law stand in awe when you eat 3/4 of the rotisserie chicken and most of the chicken bones. They won't even let their dog eat chicken bones they tell me. Granted, some bones are a little to big to chew on so they are saved for broth, well....you know.

4ff24fb9a7d48305681487dfb8040a5e

(383)

on December 12, 2010
at 02:38 AM

You eat the chicken bones? How?

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 11:00 PM

Nice Aaron! Way to use the entire chicken!

Bb1ba0d71083ceaecd3a3b405a977454

(891)

on March 14, 2011
at 01:28 PM

If you cook chicken or ribs in a slow cooker for a long time some of the bones dissolve when you bite into them.

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on March 15, 2011
at 12:59 AM

or you can just bite through roasted chicken bones with your teeth - they're soft enough where you can get at the marrow and you're smart enough where you won't choke on the bones.

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on December 30, 2011
at 12:53 PM

@MasterB the ends of the bones are easy to crack and chew through and contain marrow. Especially on wings and legs, plus there's a bit of cartilage from the joint which is really good. I've done this with buffalo wings. Yes, in public.

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on December 11, 2010
at 04:34 AM

when a snack becomes a pound of bison jerky and a tall glass of goats milk.

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(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 01:30 PM

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

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on December 11, 2010
at 03:13 PM

Replace goat milk with goat meat....mmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

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on December 30, 2011
at 12:51 PM

I've totally had days where I ate an entire bag of jerky at my desk, then didn't feel like eating lunch. I've got two vegetarian neighbors to the left and right of my desk, who were silently freaked out. Of course, I see one of them popping Tums every few hours. I'd introduce him to paleo, but he's vegetarian for religious reasons.

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on December 11, 2010
at 03:19 AM

I know I'm paleo when I do my tabata windsprints (thats flat out for 20 sec, rest 10 sec...etc for 8 cycles with my two pomeranians. I swear those little legs could outrun me. They are carnivore paleo also...nothing but liver, chicken, beef, pork and coconut oil or bacon fat for them. They look forward to their wind sprint sessions. And I love the looks on the fat neighbors faces that are out walking their fat dogs.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 11, 2010
at 04:16 AM

I usually do 50/10 HIIT, but I have a Tabata mp3 too that I pull out when I really want to kick my own ass! How fun to do it with your dogs!

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on December 10, 2010
at 10:14 PM

When you haul (lug) a fresh BEEF liver and beef heart from farm to your refrigerator in a big black bag. And then you realize that when your mom get's here to help cut it up, it's still warm. (grass fed of course!)

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:48 PM

Wow Lisa! Now that's FRESH!

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on December 12, 2010
at 02:36 AM

That's lovely!!

96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

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on December 30, 2011
at 12:49 PM

... and still beating!

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16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

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on December 10, 2010
at 03:17 PM

Very recently, I had kobe beef tartar and it was DELICIOUS! I don't think the meat by itself would have done it for me, but fresh grass fed beef, with an organic egg yolk, capers & onions? SIGN!ME!UP!

It was seriously delicious, and if anyone has any trouble with the idea of raw meat, I'd recommend going that route first. Baby steps, really.

As for "You know you're paleo when..."

...you eat mashed avocado, brussel sprouts and ground beef after doing some box jumps on your office desk lol

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

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on December 10, 2010
at 03:26 PM

How tall is your desk?!

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(15976)

on December 10, 2010
at 04:05 PM

box jumps on the desk? You mean when you smashed your desk to bits, slapped the boss, ate a pound of ground beef and ran to the hills to movnat the day away? OK, cool.

16846467115e18d283565a19c374ee07

(323)

on December 13, 2010
at 03:01 PM

lol, it's only a 29 inch desk, kind of short, but so is my chair, so it's not really a big deal. We work in a very small office, 9 personnel, and my boss is pretty laid back so we're able to behave much more casually than most larger offices

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on December 10, 2010
at 02:06 PM

Just did this exact thing, with the ham.

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on December 10, 2010
at 02:12 PM

One of my office staples is a small head of radicchio, prosciutto or some kind of minimally processed sliced meat, and a bottle of whole grain mustard. Wrap, squirt, repeat.

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 02:18 PM

Ham is just easy to eat with your fingers!

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on December 10, 2010
at 09:43 PM

My favorite breakfast when I forgot or come down hungry is good sliced ham wrapped around melon chunks from the grocery down the street

7e746be2f0e550a8cd7df881322ae705

(18701)

on December 10, 2010
at 11:45 PM

Ham and melon?! I'll have to try that!

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on March 09, 2013
at 05:52 AM

You whip out a grass-fed beef burger from your purse... And when you dream about crunching on fish bacon.

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on March 09, 2013
at 05:29 AM

When finding the bag of giblets in your whole chicken before you stick it in the slow cooker is be best part of your morning.

(Fried 'em up with eggs and shared them with my cat ^_^)

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on March 08, 2013
at 11:59 PM

...your friends tell you you eat like an animal ...your silverware collects dust ...you ask for the fatty steak ...your friends dont what to ask for a ; ...ordering at a restaurant is meticulous ...drink heavy cream with your raw milk

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on March 08, 2013
at 11:13 PM

...you start wondering if your poop resembles Paleolithic (Wo)Man's poop and whether or not it should float or sink.

Sidenote/Answer: Paleolithic Man's poop probably never floated or sank. I'm sure it was left in a water-less hole in the ground before being covered up.

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on March 08, 2013
at 09:07 PM

...when your idea of proper food is "meat on a stick"

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on March 08, 2013
at 08:33 AM

...instead of junkfood hiding in your sock drawer or desk at work, there is now extremely dark chocolate and beef jerky. Hidden especially well if there are other "hunters" (paleos) around.

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on March 08, 2013
at 12:32 AM

You know you're a Paleo when you gather your own dandelion greens from your backyard and you don't wash them before you eat them

When you eat steak, eggs, and steamed cauliflower for breakfast and it keeps you going all morning and thensome

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