(Not) Too Common
I’m thinking about entering Wednesday’s MDA contest. It involves submitting my Primal success story, with photos. The thing is, my success story isn’t dramatic. I didn’t lose 100 pounds or put MS into remission or reverse type II diabetes.
On the other hand, I did get strong and sexy, and I solved a bunch of minor-but-persistent health issues that I was previously conditioned to accept as “they way things are.”
So many people accept eczema, GI issues, heart disease, diabetes, acne, arthritis, hypoglycemia, mood swings, cravings, and myriad other conditions — not to mention the supposed age-induced creep of bat wings and spare tires — as “normal.”
These things are not normal. They are common.
My story is about being the exception.
PBC Day 4
Fuel: Coffee with heavy cream. Grilled lamb chop and shrimp with pesto (no dairy) and garlic butter; herb-roasted potatoes, sweet potatoes, and onions. Buttered spaghetti squash; stuffed pasilla. Grilled grassfed burger (bunless) with smoked salt, avocado, bacon, and sauteed onions; cucumber-tomato salad with olive oil, vinegar, and dill. Coconut cream concentrate. Red wine.
Workout: 5x backsquats, bench presses, one-legged barbell squats, and military presses. Feels fantastic to be back under the bar! I also scurried about the farm for a while as soon as I got home from work, preparing for tan incoming thunderstorm that lasted half the night. Rain! And, I did a Feldenkrais lesson before bed.