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Offline terryballard

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The soft sell
« on: July 17, 2011, 02:35:29 PM »
Our son Bob is a 28 year old librarian (It's in the DNA because we're both librarians). He lives by himself in Flushing, Queens in a 1 bedroom apartment, next to a really good Italian grocery. His initial reaction last year to us going paleo was that we'd dropped off the moon. Then, we let him gently know that I have gone from a size 44 pants to a 40. One more, and I'll be able to swap pants with him. Over the year, when he visited us on weekends (it happens a lot), we served him paleo food exclusively. He thought that spaghetti squash was a totally reasonable substitute for pasta. As he sees me shrink, he gets more and more guilty about the pizza and pancakes that he puts away, and is on a clear path to cutting down on breads of all kinds. At this rate, we'll have him on board in about a year.

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Re: The soft sell
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2011, 02:43:31 PM »
excellent work!  It's always great to convert people to paleo.  So far I have only managed one of my friends though

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Re: The soft sell
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2011, 03:48:08 PM »
It's great when they get on board. One of the girls at DS's work heard about how much weight I'd lost and is now trying it - she hasn't weighed in yet, but she says she definitely feels better, less hungry and more energetic.