Default 150

Significant Others Questions

Significant Others

All Questions

06c0ce9ada45c9680344e22e28b3960f
6
Votes
6
Answers
13
Views
910
by 60 · July 24, 2012 at 07:47 PM

I lost a friend last night when I (gently) argued that her approach to her neolithic diseases (many, mostly inflammation/obesity related) may not be working. In short, I think she thinks that I am arrogant, suggesting that I know more than her... (more)

Dc6407193ba441d1438f6f0c06af872b
Michael_1 0 · July 24, 2012 at 07:47 PM

There's no right answer to your question. Some people will come around if you beat them up enough. Some will never talk to you again if you don't switch to their diet! Everybody's different. There are a few people I'm working on, and I have a... (more)

5e8a68beac4a9264bda5e83995cea382
9
Votes
9
Answers
21
Views
3K
by 113 · July 07, 2011 at 11:48 PM

We both have been at an unhealthy weight the past few years, but over the last 6 months or so have been losing it. I started with a lot of workouts, high-protein but still putting plenty of crap into my body, and counting calories (which was... (more)

best answer

Af1d286f0fd5c3949f59b4edf4d892f5
Jack_Kronk 0 · July 07, 2011 at 07:43 PM

Such a common issue. So many threads on this topic already, but each has its own spin. Each person has a different and unique scenario to work through. First of all, great job on speaking up and asking what others think. Sometimes getting... (more)

2c9c0fa91f6be6917e2e32018435d022
7
Votes
7
Answers
20
Views
2.8K
by 260 · December 10, 2011 at 07:52 AM

My wife is currently 6 months pregnant with our second baby. She has expressed her feelings about me losing weight while she gains it. In her ever so diplomatic way she let me know that it bothers her. So me being the loving husband that I am,... (more)

best answer

Bbb65ec11a5cecf3a5fd9f400c979854
reddiana 0 · July 17, 2011 at 01:16 PM

When I got pregnant, my husband embarked on a diet/fitness campaign and started shedding weight like crazy. Meanwhile, because of fertility drugs and two pregnancies back-to-back (we lost our first and then I got pregnant again just a couple of... (more)

E46d4f7e35e46ee4e8211ab4bc852023
17
Votes
17
Answers
17
Views
1.8K
by 1510 · July 18, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Do you try to sneak it in on the first date? "Oh, you'd like to offer me a bite of your chicken alfredo pasta? Well, I'm not high maintenance or anything, but I happen to abstain from grains/gluten/legumes/dairy/all processed food/factory-farmed... (more)

best answer

77732bf6bf2b8a360f523ef87c3b7523
JJ 0 · October 14, 2010 at 07:52 PM

I tell them right away that "I generally don't eat processed food." Simple, true, and everybody can agree on it, even nutritionists and doctors. If you go into the intricacies of Paleo, the truth about cholesterol and saturated fat, and why... (more)

6fa48935d439390e223b9a053a62c981
6
Votes
6
Answers
10
Views
791
by 1675 · May 14, 2010 at 10:46 PM

Anyone live with a non-paleo spouse or S.O.? Do you just maintain separate diets? Eat meals together but have separate dishes?

2ac40062935f569c9a86493f7177d2a0
EatMoreBBQ 0 · May 14, 2010 at 04:36 PM

My wife is training for another marathon so her eating is based on a lean protein, low glycemic carb kind of diet. She cooks egg whites; I have fried eggs in butter. She has soy creamer; I enjoy heavy cream. She'll continue to eat her manner... (more)