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Asthma Severity Reduction After 30 Days on a “Paleolithic Diet”

Day 29 – Sunday January 29 Workout: squats 135×5, 155×5, 175×5 Post-Workout: guacamole and bacon omelet, sweet potato Dinner: smoked turkey breast, collard greens Future baby chickens consumed: 6 (114 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 1 (25.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last 7 days) Day 30 – Monday January 30 Lunch: egg bacon and … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Days 27 and 28: 100 Eggs and Counting

Day 27 – Friday January 27 Workout: shoulder press 100×5, 115×3, 125×6 Post-workout: sweet potatoes, red curry chicken and cauliflower Snack: red curry chicken and cauliflower Dinner: rutabaga fries, jalapeno scrambled eggs Future baby chickens consumed: 4 (100 total!!!) Sweet potatoes consumed: 2 (24.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last 7 days) Day 28 … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Days 25 and 26: Perfect Health and Other Goals

Day 25 – Wednesday January 25 Lunch: tomato soup leftovers, 1 chicken breast with extra olive oil Dinner: giant omelet with guacamole, bacon, spinach Drinks: 2 glasses wine Future baby chickens consumed: 8 (92 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 0 (22.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last 7 days) Day 26 – Thursday January 26 … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 24: Love For “Free The Animal”

Day 24 – Tuesday January 24 Workout: deadlift 300×5, 340×3, 380×4 Post-Workout Gorging: sweet potatoes, green curry chicken with cauliflower Dinner: green curry chicken with cauliflower (the remainder) Second Dinner: tomato soup with bacon and shredded chicken breast Future baby chickens consumed: 0 (84 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 2 (22.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 1 (2 … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 23: Hungry Like The Wolf

Day 23 – Monday January 23 … Yes, I did it. I went the entire day eating nothing solid, drinking nothing but coffee and green tea and water. I’ve done this before, but not for this long a period of time. Maybe 18 hours, maybe 20, but not 36. My inspiration for this experiment was … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 22: Silence of the Lambs

Day 22 – Sunday January 22 Brunch: ground lamb “quiche”, coconut-creamed spinach Dinner: lamb burgers with guacamole Second Dinner: lamb burgers with cauliflower puree Future baby chickens consumed:6 (84 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 0 (20.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last 7 days) Brimming with confidence from my epic buffalo burgers from last time, … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Days 20 and 21: Asthma Data

Day 20 – Friday January 20 Breakfast: 6 hardboiled eggs, spinach, pecans Lunch: coconut manna, lemon artichoke chicken, broccoli with tomato sauce Dinner: Thai chicken curry with broccoli Future baby chickens consumed: 6 (74 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 0 (17.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (1 in last 7 days) Day 21 – Saturday January 21 … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 19: Impulse Shopper

Thursday January 19, 2012 – Day 19 Pre-Workout: 3 eggs, scrambled with diced jalapeno and onion Workout: squats 195×5, 220×3, 245×4 Post-Workout: 2 sweet potatoes, Thai red curry with chicken/cauliflower Snack: Thai red curry with chicken/cauliflower Dinner: chopped chorizo and Brussels sprouts stir-fry Future baby chickens consumed: 3 (73 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 2 (17.5 … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 18: Calorie Counting

Wednesday January 18, 2012 – Day 18 Lunch: chicken fajita salad from Moe’s Snack: cajun-spiced chicken breast Dinner: tamarind pork loin, jicama slaw, sweet potato Midnight snack: scrambled eggs with jalapeno and onion Future baby chickens consumed: 2 (70 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 0.5 (15.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last 7 days) I … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 17: Ode to Space Age Remotes

Tuesday January 17, 2012 – Day 17 Brunch: turkey chili leftovers, collard greens Workout: shoulder press 95×3, 110×3, 120×8, then 30 pullups Post-Workout: sweet potatoes, turkey chili Dinner: giant omelet with chicken breast and roasted cauliflower Future baby chickens consumed: 6 (68 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 2 (15 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last … Continue reading