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Paleo Challenge: Week One Complete

Monday marked the end of week one of my Paleo Challenge, which I started on April 26th.  And so far, so good.  Having a goal in mind of going for 30 days really does help with completing the challenge and avoiding the splurge foods that normally might derail me if I were to say "I just want it tonight."

The one real fault I had over past week was when I ate a couple of Johnsonville sausages with dinner - there were probably some wheat or other carby fillers in those things.  But it didn't seem to have bothered me at all.

I'm very pleased with how I feel.  Fatigue has been at a minimum and hunger has not been an issue at all.  Like I said in an earlier post: I've been in that nebulous "mostly paleo" mode for a while now so the big changes didn't happen.  But I have had some little headaches as I came down off the sugars I was allowing myself to take in.

And the other positive is that I'm feeling fitter - the diet plus a few good sessions of Mark Sisson's Primal Blueprint Fitness regimen have worked wonders.  My abs are feeling tighter, my arms are getting more defined, and the workouts in general are going more smoothly.

Can't wait to see what the next three weeks bring!

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