Kazakhstan proverb: "There are three things a real man should have: a fast horse, a hound, and a golden eagle." There are an estimated 250 Kazakh eagle hunters in the Bayan-Ölgii Province of Mongolia. In the first week of October, eagle hunters gather for the annual Golden Eagle Festival of Mongolia.
Getting through the first week of any change is the hardest part. Low-carb diets have special challenges, but if you're prepared for them, you can breeze through. Applies to Atkins, South Beach, and any diet with very-low-carbohydrate phase.