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6 Month Carnivore Update

By Mikhaila

I love this diet. I am never going back. 


Baby:  I’ve caved and gotten a nanny, and she’s starting in 2 weeks. I wanted to do the stay at home mom thing (which is what I’ve been doing for the last 10.5 months) but I can’t do it. There are too many things that I want to be able to do that I can’t do with a baby. Serious kudos to people  (like my own mom) who could do it. Taking care of a baby is a full-time job. And it’s incredibly rewarding but it’s hard when there are other things you’re missing out on. For me, that’s work, that’s the blog and writing. So a nanny it is, even though it makes me incredibly nervous. I realize how lucky I am to even have that option. We met someone who seems really bright and really kind and I think Scarlett will love her. She also speaks Russian so Scarlett can learn her dad’s language. We’ve only introduced meat and she’s still nursing a lot. I haven’t figured out what I want to do, but I’m thinking I may consider some vegetables and just see what she’s interested in. I haven’t decided yet.

Ankle: I need surgery. I don’t need to get it re-replaced (THANK GOD), but I do need surgery. After my ankle replacement my fibula was subluxed (slightly dislocated) and so I couldn’t bend my ankle well. Scar tissue grew in really quickly, and bone, and now there’s so much scar tissue that even though my wonderful physio fixed the dislocation, I can’t move my foot. The muscle on one side of my body is wasting away which is horrifying so I need to deal with this ASAP. That’ll be much easier with a nanny as well. Flying out to see a surgeon at the beginning of July, hopefully can do the surgery ASAP after that.

Jordan Peterson: Dad is thriving on the diet. He’s cut out salmon and is mostly eating beef but also some chicken. He told me salmon gives him back pain and makes his voice a bit shaky. Even after all the food weirdness, I’ve been through I had a hard time believing him. But I don’t eat it, and chicken makes me dizzy, so who the hell am I to judge? He has no depression, no anxiety, and no doom in the mornings. If you follow him on Twitter you might notice he’s not as volatile. Last week my mom texted me and said “Jordan woke up with James Brown’s “I Feel Good” in his head. If that isn’t a fantastic sign I don’t know what is. I’m going to get him to drop the chicken and I think his mood will improve even more. This all-meat diet is the bomb.

Mikhaila Peterson: I’ve been doing it for six months now and I swear it just gets better. I have no cravings for other foods, my brain is the fastest it’s ever been, I don’t even mind the sleep deprivation that comes with a baby (she wakes up at night still), I’m energized, happy in the morning, happy all day, and raring to go. The only thing stopping me is my ankle and that should get fixed hopefully soon. I’m getting my micronutrients tested and cholesterol this month. Comment below if you’re interested in certain markers and I’ll add them to the list. This is purely for people’s curiosity, I’m not concerned in the least, I feel great. I’m going to start doing consults (so keep an eye on the blog). Switch it to a pay per consult instead of Patreon. People who have been speaking with me feel better fast enough that we don’t have to keep talking which is amazing. My face is also thinner on this diet (even just eliminating salad). I don’t have as much puffiness in my cheeks. It’s lovely. I look so much more attractive. I was looking through pictures of myself in Montreal in 2012 and I look like a different human.

Hangovers: Hey! Good news, I don’t react negatively to alcohol (only bourbon and vodka – nothing else). It turns out that the minor reactions I was getting were to those hangover pills!!! Which work really well but were giving me symptoms. But my response to alcohol has changed. It used to fill me with energy and now it just kind of makes me slower. So that’s a downer but maybe I’m so fast normally that it’s starting to work like it should, it is a depressant after all. WARNING: This diet is NOT good for hangovers. My tolerance is down, not just because of breastfeeding, and the hangovers are killllllerrrr. Be careful. Go slowly with alcohol. Stick to bourbon and vodka (they have nothing else added – the colour from bourbon is from the cask).

I’ll be updating the blog much more frequently when the nanny starts, and I may even start a YouTube channel! I’m also writing a book (18 000 words in so far!) Exciting times. Doing great. Thanks for the support.

UPDATE: 2023 – Regarding hangovers I eventually made my own supplement I don’t react to that works reaalllyy well if you want to give it a shot. fullerhealth.com (more pure supplements will be launched soon that don’t have fillers, and are third party tested for mold, etc.)

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  1. Great to hear you’re doing well–and your most admirable father. I’m just slipping into this diet now and living in China it might be a bit easier for me socially. At restaurants here one can just order the trays of sliced beef they always have along with the greens. Say no to the rice and after that I’m left feeling good. Wondering what your approach to tea, coffee, juice and so on is. I drink a lot of light beer an it’s so tropical here that would be hard to give up, but I will if it helps lift this fogginess I’ve had for awhile that seems to be alleviated when I stick to the carnivore diet. Any posts on liquids coming up?

  2. That has made me so happy reading all the positives! Thanks for the update and best of luck with the surgery, a YouTube channel sounds wonderful! ( hoping baby makes occasional appearances!)

  3. How do you avoid constipation on such a diet. I would love to eat like that, but I would plug the toilet on a daily basis.

  4. Great news. Awesome that you found a great Nanny. Yes, taking care of a newborn is more than a full time job. We were fortunate to be able to have my wife stay home with our boys when they were little. I always appreciated her time with them. The day will come that you come home (or your husband) and you hear running foot steps and that uplifting voice screaming “Mommy!” Nothing fills the heart with joy more than that type of experience.

    This is related to diet so I don’t know if I should post here or elsewhere. (feel free to make any edit as you think appropriate) I just finished an ultra running race. (100 KM in 24 hours) I ate LCHF diet for months before (due to my type 2; it keeps my BG in a good range). Unlike the traditional racing advice I kept to the LCHF diet during the race (bacon, triple fat brie, walnuts with butter, beef jerky) and it worked very well. My energy was good (yes, I did get tired, but I took a nap from 4 AM to 5:15 AM and felt much better to finish the race – 9 am to 9 am) I didn’t have to suck down Coca cola every 5 miles (a favorite ultra drink because of sugar, caffeine, and settles the stomach). No roller coasters of energy.

    One note is doing this type of thing with type 2’s your BG may spike for a day or two even if you do the diet stricktly. It may be that your body was under great stress and so it releases hormones that causes this. (consult your medical professional; I am not one)

    Take care

  5. Do you use any kind of fats or oils when you cook meat? How do you keep it from sticking to the pan?

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