"I would like to say that it happens to the best of us, that we give into temptation, and while it is not our proudest moment it doesn't mean that you have ruined everything. The mind is a powerful thing, and you really can't let this…"
"I have gotten over my guilt. I also have realized that I am not the kind of person who can jump intko something with both feet. I have not eaten any more meat but I am still not at a 100% raw every single day, I have been inspired by the…"
"I am so sorry you feel like you failed. In my book, the fact that you didn't really like the chicken after the second bite is a victory! It is a sign that you've taken care of your body, and it now recognizes junk when it comes in. Rejoice…"
"I am new to this forum and reading some of the threads so...
One piece of chicken? You have just made me feel sooo guilty, lol! I won't even tell you what I just cheated with. Just the fact that you have been sticking…"
"I can completely relate to your feelings. The first time I was a vegan, I quit 15 years ago because those scenarios kept popping up. I didn't know back then that being vegan included omitting honey, and so when someone told me I…"
"You should congratulate yourself for not having gone off your plan at the event! Having had a small piece of chicken is not bad at all. Like Susan said, make your next bite raw!
Congratulations for having been high raw since July…"
"I think I was just feeling so guilty about being so weak that I felt sorry for myself. I know I have done very well on this journey. I wish I had eaten that organic papaya. I would probably feel much better physically…"
"So, let me get this right. You've been eating 85-90% raw for over a month, no meat for almost two. One piece of chicken. Does that drag your percentage down to maybe 84.50-89.75%? Something like that? Daaaaang, girl. Pretty serious letdown. How…"
"Fruit flies are an annual summer problem here on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. We all use the vinegar and dish soap solution. Works every time. Word to the wise: Don't wait until they get out of control. Put out…"
"Penni - Because I am a diabetic I avoid fruit juices like apple and orange...they tend to put my blood sugar through the roof. Do you think I can add a whole apple and a bit of filtered water instead?
"Leyla....I couldn't afford either. I bought a Healthmaster (1200 watts, 2 HP). It's the blender that Montel Williams sells. I love it. You can get it brand new but cheaper than the infomercials on eBay. Just…"
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I am retired due to health issues. My interests are sedentary activities...computer, knitting, card masking.
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