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My 1999 "suici de" by double bacon and eggs
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heretk posted:
I did it once! I will share my experience. It was a nice summer week of mid July 1999. I just quit my well paid job for a large corporation filled with unfriendly people, a month before, and became a self-employed consultant. The previous week a friend of mine insisted on lending me a Dr. Kwasniewski's book "Optimal Diet", forcing me to read it by reminding me with every day emails and almost daily phonecalls. I hated it. I read it and decided to prove my friend wrong by attempting to eat this way for a short time like a couple of weeks, and telling him how my health deteriorated, then stopping it.


I begun one morning by frying myself a scrambled eggs on double slices of bacon. The first scrambled eggs and the first bacon perhaps since 1988 or so. Bacon tasted too salty, eggs tasted tasteless, I didn't enjoy it. I was used to eating a slice or 2 of sourdough brown bread with a nanometer thick monomolecular layer of flora margarine and a jam.


I fully expected my mild transitional chest pain of "unknown" origin that I experienced since around 1996 (until 2001) to get worse, I expected my sporadic once-a-month episodes of tachycardia (had all my life, more frequent after 1996, gone by 2001) but to become less sporadic. I expected my daily afternoon symptoms of hypoglycemia tiredness, shakiness mental fuziness and stress-outedness (since mid 1990-ties until 1999) to get worse and I did not expect at all my painful dry eyes symptoms (had it from around 1991 until 2000) requiring daily eye drops, to change.


Well, I didn't die! Perhaps if I added some buttered lobster...



Best regards ,
Heretic


P.S.


I realize the tone of my story may seem a bit odd. I have to add this to explain why: ever since my out of body/near-death experience in 1979 I do not react on threats like others, and I do not treat most intellectual beliefs and theories very seriously. I also do not have a fear of death!
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jc3737 responded:
I most definitely do not rule out that you may be correct.But the bacon is a highly processed cured meat with tons of salt, preservatives and bad chemicals.Study after study has shown bacon to be harmful....far different from grass fed organic beef.Do you still eat bacon?
 
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heretk replied to jc3737's response:
Sometimes, not as much as back then. I agree, American and Canadian bacon are too salty, nitrates and sugar, though it is not as bad as Irish - they sell it only with all fat cut out [disgusting>.

We replace bacon with pork belly, smoked or raw, cooked, we buy it locally from a butcher or from Asian mall in Toronto. Tastes much better!

BTW, it looks like your forum has got a robo censor, I had to insert a space character the title word, otherwise it wouldn't let me post it.


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