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Dakota Reese
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  • Rockwell City, IA
  • United States
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Hello everyone....I am 44 yrs old and am from the middle of Iowa. I joined RFR back in October of last yr (only stuck with it for a week or two) and then went back to the SAD diet. I was hoping going raw would help with alot of health issues I have had in the past 15 yrs or so. I don't know why I gave up on going raw so soon last Oct, but i would still come back to the RFR every once in awhile because I felt drawn to it. Then on Feb 23rd of this yr. I started going 70-80% raw and about 90-95% gluten-free w/out hardly any carbs or starches except for veggies and fruit ones and I have lost about 15 pounds and slowly feeling my body detoxyfying. I am starting to listen and understand it better.

I have always had wieght issues my whole life and from the age of 13 I suffered from bulimia (which is what I believe screwed up my digestive enzymes in my body and i suffered from severe stomach pain for yrs). I am happy to announce that it has been three years now since i gave up bulimia. (yeah!) and i no longer suffer from as much stomach pain now. However I have had allergies, asthma, bronchitus, and pnumonia and sometimes a lil bit of heart trouble lately. I have been on an albuterol machine for going on about 12 yrs now. My doctor kept putting me on that latlely, giving me too many steroids and antibiotics and also told me I would have to be on Advair for life and I am here to try and prove him wrong.

I am a single mother raising a ten yr old daughter. She keeps me busy.......lol. I can relate to all mothers about putting yourself last on the list because I have done this for yrs. I have been through a couple of relationships that have not worked out AT all but those are a whole nother story......lol. I also have a 24 yr old daughter (whom just recently joined me in the RFR world) I am so happy I will be having support on my journey with her and I have a 22 yr old daughter. She just moved to North Carolina last December so I kind of miss her being around. My oldest daughter has a little girl that is 1 and a half. She is so adorable and my 2nd oldest daughter has blessed me with four beautiful grandbabys ( 2 boys and two girls) and I am so proud of all of them.

Sorry to rant bout alot of stuff.....lol.....but to make a long story short I joined RFR for moral support, friendships, health, wieght loss, love, happiness and beauty, which I truly believe we all have deep down inside each and every one of us. I have read alot of your stories on here and they are truly inspiring. I want to thank Penni for pulling this all together and for creating such a lovely and beautiful site and I also want to thank Dave the Raw Food Truckdriver who truly inspired me by watching all of his amazing transformational videos on the youtube channel. Thank you Dave and thank you Penni.

I am very blessed to be in this group with such a diverse amount of positive energy wrapped up in each and every one of us. I am hoping to meet you all and stay connected

Love, Light and Blessings,

Dakota :)
How did you hear about our community?
Dave the Raw the Raw Food Truck Driver
What dietary interests do you have? (clean eating, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, weight loss, etc?)
about 75-80% raw depends on what given day
What is your motivation for joining Real Food Rehab? (moral support, education, recipes, inspiration, fitness tips, etc.)
recipes, support, love, connection, spirituality, freindships and a healthy life-long journey :)
RFR Oath: I acknowledge that everyone is at a different point along their health & wellness journey and I will respect the individual progress and needs of others as they make lifestyle choices and changes of their own. I promise to do my best to keep this community drama free, and solicitation free. I understand that posting inappropriate material, personal attacks, personal or business solicitations or spamming of any kind can result in administrative action and/or removal from this community. I pledge to be respectful even if I do not agree with another member's opinion. Agreed?
Very much agreed...............Yes! :)

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Quick Tip for Those of us who use a cheap juicer

Posted on August 3, 2014 at 11:31am 1 Comment

Hi,

    I found out that after juicing all your fruits/veggies.....if you take the pulp and put it back into the juicer a 2nd, 3rd or even fourth time you can still get alot of juice out of the pulp.........just juiced some apples, oranges and grapes and put the pulp thru three more times and got a full glass of invigorating juice out of it

                                                      Enjoy! :)

11th Day of Only Melons

Posted on March 4, 2013 at 11:34am 6 Comments

Hi everyone,

     How is everyone doing?  I had a lil incidence about 2 wks ago where my asthma/pnumonia flared up.........and I was real sick for about three days...........so I decided to go mono all the way.........thanks to my good friend Rita talking me into it.  So as of today I have been eating melons for the 11th day straight.  This is cleaning my body out pretty good.  Rita says monos are the less-painful way of detoxing your body out..........Love you all....if you have any…

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Prayers

Posted on September 19, 2012 at 6:38am 7 Comments

Hi Everyone,

      Was wondering if any of you can send blessings and prayers my way...............as I have been having asthma attacks where I feel like I can't even get enough oxygen into my lungs.

                                                                                         Blessings to all,

                                                                                                            Marilyn Morton :)

Fruit Salad

Posted on June 27, 2012 at 6:42pm 2 Comments

Just made a kick-fruit salad

 

 Avacoda blended with sea salt, honey and  banana in a blender..................pour over mixure of apples, oranges, grapes, bananas, and pinapple (or whatever else kind of fruit you can think of).

Mix it all together and Enjoy!

                       Wah lah :)

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At 6:48am on June 28, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Simply, Make the Next Bite Raw!

At 8:32am on June 7, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Be Refreshed Today!

 

At 5:05pm on April 30, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Having FUN!  Wanna Slide Down The Banisters With Me?

Take the Stairs!! : )

At 11:14am on March 20, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Keep hangin' at the Hab!  Best Place to Be!!!

At 2:00pm on February 7, 2012, Susan : ) said…

Enjoy!

At 12:06pm on January 1, 2012, Susan : ) said…

It will be the BEST EVER!!  : )

At 1:58pm on November 17, 2011, said…

At 2:12pm on October 22, 2011, Mae Jardine said…
Happy Belated Birthday, Dakota! May many surprise blessings be added to your life this entire year. Birthday Hug
At 6:55pm on October 11, 2011, Susan : ) said…

Come join us for Raw Balance, as we are looking forward to equipping, supporting, encouraging, entertaining and inspiring YOU to higher, more balanced levels of wellness.  Check out Penni's video with all the details: Click HERE!

Because this will be the 10th and FINAL Initiative offered through Raw Food Rehab, we're going to pull out all of the stops. A leadership team has been assembled that is over the top and truly amazing!

Now is a great time to join us!!!  It won't be the same without YOU!!

Remember, YOU are sooo worth it! : )

You are loved!
At 11:39am on July 19, 2011, Thomas C Chavez said…

Hi Dakota,

Glad to have you RFR friend. Do you Facebook? My big effort right now is to invite as many new friends to come to Oregon at the end of August and enjoy the Raw & Living Spirit Retreat, the most wonderful party of the year.

 

Please check out the events listing here on the main page under events here at the Hab!

 
 
 

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