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taking HUGE step, REALLY need help from fellow hounders...

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taking HUGE step, REALLY need help from fellow hounders...

1_healthnut | May 30, 2007 01:06 AM

ok, so i've been a vegetarian for 21 years. the mere thought of eating anything that lives on land has turned my stomach since i was 14 years old. even the smell of any sort of meat being cooked [poultry, pork, beef, you name it] always makes me gag.

anyway, about 10 days ago i had to switch to a gluten-free diet for health reasons. doc told me he had a feeling that as my body adjusted to the new regimen and began to heal, i'd actually WANT to start eating meat again...i told him he was suffering from delusions of grandeur.

well, it looks like i just may have to eat my words.

literally.

i woke up yesterday craving red meat like nobody's business. i thought it was just some weird subconscious reaction to what he had said [i.e. the power of suggestion], and suspected it might go away as quickly as it came.

not quite.

it's ESCALATING as the days pass, and i'm now obsessed with satisfying this craving.

but if i'm actually going to do this, i want to do it right. i know getting into 'cut' anytime in the next month is pretty much out of the question [and i don't necessarily want to drop that kind of money on it just yet...i'm still afraid one bite might send me running for a bucket].

so where to go? what to order? i think i'm specifically craving a burger, which sucks, because with this gluten-free situation i can't eat the bun! would it still be worth it? do i go to the counter & order one in a bowl? get the famed father's office burger & take it off the bun? try the california burger @ houston's that everyone raves about? the kobe-style burger @ boa?

or am i better off just getting a steak? if so, which cut? ribeye? new york strip? filet? and where?

help!!!

thanks :)

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