Welcome! I'm glad you're dedicated to making good lifestyle choices. Paleo (and versions thereof) is definitely "it"! You already know how much better it makes you feel. That should be your "proof" - nevermind how your housemates make their choices. You know the ones best for you.
It's well-founded, scientifically. It addresses more than just weight loss, although it's been great for that in my case. I'm not diabetic, but our endocrinologist (most of whose patients are diabetic) prescribes his version of the diet for all his patients.
I'm one of those who has a difficult time with breakfast. Instead of trying to eat a big load of food when I first get up, I start with a low-carb milkshake. Right now I'm mixing my own from Designer Whey in either coconut milk or 50% almond milk. It's some pretty yummy stuff, IMO. I do love eggs and bacon, and will sometimes eat a breakfast meal at dinnertime. With this nutritional regime, I hardly get hungry during the day; usually I only eat 2 meals a day. I'm still struggling with my carb addiction, but it gets easier all the time. Either that or I'm just getting better at telling myself "no"! lol
You will definitely find plenty of support and personal experiences here. It's a great community. We're glad to have you join us.
Oh, and BTW, if you haven't seen the postings, there's a Paleo summit online coming up beginning this Sunday. It's free, and many of the big names in the field will be taking part. All you have to do is register. I believe that website is
Maybe you could even get some of your family members to check it out. Couldn't hurt to try!
...the problem with people these days is
they've forgotten we're really just animals ...
We did not create the web of life; we are but a strand in it.
We don't have souls. We ARE souls. We have bodies.
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