Posts tagged Meat Only Diet
Carnivore Diet Update

I’ve decided to change how I’m doing these carnivore diet updates. I’m still committed to the diet for the time being, however, weekly updates seem to be a little pointless as it’s fast becoming my new normal, and that results in less new stuff to write about.

To that end, I’m going to go to more sporadic updates. I’ll be doing a monthly wrap up, but also pepper the blog with other more specific posts relating to my experiences or things I’ve discovered. Should keep things more interesting, and be easier for me to keep track of. I’ll be honest, I’m not entirely sure which week I’m in anymore! I think it’s week 12 or 13 now, but without going back through my calendar I couldn’t tell you for sure! hahaha!

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Carnivore Diet - Week Six

Shocked to be in week 6 of this insanity, but here I am! I’m feeling great. My stomach area in general actually feels really good. Like the way it’s supposed to feel. If nothing else, this experiment has taught me about the way my things are meant to be.

One negative is that my skin isn’t great right now. This may or may not be diet related. I’ve suffered from seborrheic dermatitis since I was around 16 years old, so flare ups aren’t anything new. Having said that, there is a thing known as the ‘healing crisis’ where things get worse before they get better. If I am healing from within, the skin would be the last to show it, so we shall see.

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Carnivore Diet - Week Four

Trying to keep enough variation in what I’m eating to prevent boredom has meant various impulse buys from Amazon Now. Amazon bought Whole Foods recently and now I have so many more options available when I can’t be bothered to go out to the butchers. The latest purchase was a rack of pork ribs which I slow cooked for about 3 hours. Only downside is that I couldn’t smother them in sticky bbq sauce, but they were still super tasty.

What’s really interesting is that despite really enjoying the ribs, especially as I had pork loin steaks for lunch, I really felt like I was missing the satiation I get from beef. I’ll do more experimentation of the next week or so, but it may be that the higher fat content meats really do make me feel better and more satiated than the leaner meats. I’m actually yet to have chicken since starting this diet for the simple reason that it’s about the leanest meat available, and I can honestly say I’m not craving chicken in any way.

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Carnivore Diet - Week Three

Took 3 days for the bloated feeling to subside, and  a whole week for my weight to return to where it was pre-cheat day. The idea of another weekend cheat day was still appealing in a small way, but only because we naturally want things more when we can’t have them. The main difference this time around was that it was entirely resistible.

As time has passed, I’ve found this diet to become easier and easier. I’m still not bored of eating just meat, and really not craving any kind of fruit or vegetable. I am, however, occasionally getting cravings for fizzy sweets and ice cream, but so far they’ve been short lived.

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Carnivore Diet - Week Two

I started the week still feeling bloated for a good day or two after my cheat day. The dermatitis in my face had also erupted, so generally didn’t really feel all that great.

I was finding supermarket shopping really quick, which makes sense when you only have a single aisle to choose from. It made me realise how much of the food we’re sold is plant based carbohydrate.

Although sticking with steak as the main component to my diet, I was also including other stuff like duck and a lot of bacon!

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Carnivore Diet - Week One

My last post was all about the background and the how and why I'm doing this. Originally I was going to document everything in a single blog post, but it was getting insanely long, so I'm breaking things up and doing a week by week account of my experience on the Carnivore Diet, until I decide to stop doing it, die of malnutrition, or it just becomes my normal way of eating.

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