I know someone who has a very serious degenerative medical condition, and she's already in pretty bad shape because of it. She refuses to take the medications available for it because of potentially serious side effects, such as liver failure and death. I asked her what the incidence of those side effects were, reminding her that most medications have potentially serious side effects and that medications such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen can cause those side effects as well. She said she didn't know the actual incidence of the serious side effects she'd mentioned.
She's decided to take a natural route... supplementation and dietary stuff. She's been claiming to do this for years though, and she "cheats" on her diets a lot. She can go for like 6 months without cheating, then cheat for a special occasion and then start cheating a few times a week for a while, until her next check up. Then she finds out that her condition has worsened quite a bit and she decides to go back to a super strict diet. She sets a date a few weeks into the future and eats as much as she wants of whatever she wants because she won't be able to eat those foods again for a long time. When the date arrives she sticks to her super strict diet, often losing a lot of weight very quickly (which worries her husband). The cycle starts all over again.
So I've been thinking that the stuff in the second paragraph suggests a Si PoLR, but the stuff in the first paragraph seems pretty... not Ni... to me. The problem is that I have a hard time separating Ni from Te sometimes.
I guess I could add that this person likes to see herself as a very "logical" person, someone who "thinks with her head instead of her heart" and is financially shrewd and whatnot (I really don't see this though).