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August 2011 Blog Posts (353)

You ARE more than handling it!

At yoga tonight my very wise teacher said plainly: you are handling it to the class. I am still amazed at the energy and life I have that I didn't know about until eating RAW. Closest to this was when I was living in the Amazon and ate only what grew on the land. . . Went to Bikram yoga tonight and had so much energy decided to go to the grocery store, do laundry and make dinner. . . when I was eating SAD I would barely make it to yoga, eat and sleep. . .On the menu tonight:…


Added by Saari Soliz on August 31, 2011 at 11:24pm — 2 Comments

End of Week 5... Advice anyone??

I can't believe it has been FIVE weeks already since I joined RFR. Another thing I can't believe how nice it is to blog about my new lifestyle. It's a good way to keep track of myself and make sure I'm eating rawesome foods!! My mouth is finally 100% back to normal, thank goodness! The only issue I have is that one side has gotten swollen and sore the past few days. I'm not sure what's up with that, maybe because of brushing my teeth??


School started on Monday for me which…


Added by Sarah Rae on August 31, 2011 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

The 15th day, HALFWAY!

When I started this part of the RFR, I thought that I would be happy if I just did this for 15 days. Now, I am going to continue. Hopefully, I will complete 30 days!


There are times, like last night, I wanted more food! Sometimes I am not really hungry, just wanting something. Last night, I was really hungry. I missed a smoothie, and it got so late that I thought it would be better to just let it go and wait until morning.


OH I wanted some foods! So, I planned…


Added by Maria Siciliano on August 31, 2011 at 10:10pm — 1 Comment

That's the Plan

I feel wonderfully healthy.  Finally, food that doesn't make me sick, bloated or nauseous!  I finally feel as if I am eating the food that God intended for me.  It's nothing short of a miracle to me.  Raw food has changed my life.


I'm finishing day three of a green smoothie liquids only fast/feast.  My first goal is 10 days and 5 day goal increments after that.  I would like to go 30 days but I'm already craving my yummy raw food dishes.  Just doesn't taste the same in…


Added by Kimberly RT(T) on August 31, 2011 at 9:55pm — 1 Comment

Kiwi Banana Mint Coconut Smoothie :) (and then I do end up talking about my day/plans/etc) (edit: and on facebook defending green smoothies!)

...I don't really want to talk about my day right now.  I just want to talk about this smoothie.


I think it's the most amazing thing I've ever tasted in my life.


This smoothie can have my babies.


For reallll.


Because of my experience, I will not change the recipe in any way.  The only way I think this recipe could be amplified is if some type of form of coconut were added.

It's lots of getting frozen but not quite all the…


Added by L. on August 31, 2011 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

75 flights !!

This is a friends husbands Aunt...She is such an inspiration for exercise !!

Added by Lyn Scott on August 31, 2011 at 6:08pm — 7 Comments

mwaa more emotions

this is my fourth day fasting on juice.(and hot cocoa..shhh)

i was getting so good! and today i am emotional again! oh lord i want to cry because my house is dirty or their is a sad commerial on tv.

I of course have real worrys that are always on my mind like my sons health...I want so much to feel safe. to have money flowing again.

I want to be a speaker in the autism movement. i want to reach every parent out their with what i know.

  I love this group such a…


Added by channa brennon on August 31, 2011 at 6:05pm — 8 Comments

Hurricane Irene Fallout

What a crazy week with more to come.  We don't have power so we are currently staying with my parents (the House of SAD), my husband is commuting to his new job from here which means a 6.5 hour commute, and I had company to entertain in addition to various other crazy life things.  Just to add a cherry to the parfait, I'm in charge of communications for my younger daughter's PTO, and that is quite an interesting challenge when no one has power.  School has already been pushed up about a week,… Continue

Added by Lisa MB on August 31, 2011 at 4:48pm — 8 Comments


Does anyone have a positive experience to share about using a healthy diet rather than vaccinations? I am not aiming to sway anyone's opinion on the matter, just looking for some support from someone who has been there. 

Added by Catherine Alice Gagnon on August 31, 2011 at 12:38pm — 14 Comments

blood test results

I went to the doctor a couple weeks ago and I got my blood test results yesterday. I had her run an allergy test because I've never had it done before. I've known for a while now that when I eat gluten, I don't feel well so I was curious to see the results. Turns out I do in fact have a moderate gluten allergy. It's somewhat disappointing, but actually kind of nice because now I have more incentive to stop eating it entirely rather than just having it every now and then. I also had a low…


Added by Stephanie Brown on August 31, 2011 at 11:04am — 4 Comments

week 4 day 3 - feeling unusual

So I'm feeling very strange today. I'm not sure if I'm experiencing some detox symptoms or what. Yesterday I only got through 16oz or so of smoothie, a big salad, some nuts and dried fruit. I was ready for sleep by 8:30pm, so I listened to my body, nixed the rest of the smoothie and went to sleep.

Woke up at 5:45am to get ready for work and was feeling pretty good but not very energetic. My head was clear and there were no complaints from the body, but motivation was nil. I drank…


Added by Shey on August 31, 2011 at 10:15am — 3 Comments

Clean and Condition! Multi-Tasker Home Workout

Multi-Tasker Home Workout


Clean and Condition

By:  Laura McDonald



It’s the last day of August and I’m lucky enough to be spending these few precious days before the kids head back to school and my work routine begins, at the BEACH!

I was up early this morning (you don’t want to know how early) with my mind full of darting…


Added by Laura McDonald on August 31, 2011 at 9:04am — 8 Comments

Because of radiation in Japan....Is nori safe to eat? Google for this article.


Great Eastern Sun and Sunfoods are distributors and sellers of nori which is harvested from waters off Japan and China.  All stock they have and what is currently in stores was harvested in 2010.  They will be testing for radiation in all future harvests.


Google for this article: 

Because of the Japanese Earthquake and Potential Radiation, is Nori safe to eat? (Updated) 

Written by Max Goldberg on May 17, 2011


Added by Lin Babkirk on August 31, 2011 at 8:54am — 2 Comments

Barefoot running

In the near 7 years that I have been eating raw food I think it is fair to say that I have made some big changes in my life that I am pretty sure have been brought about by my ‘natural’ diet.

That I may have eventually come around to these changes is up for debate but I think eating raw has hastened my…


Added by Helen on August 31, 2011 at 6:34am — 11 Comments

A Garden!

House of Dreams. on top of a mountain, Berry College, Rome Georgia.



Added by Papajoe on August 31, 2011 at 4:25am — 6 Comments

The way you choose to think, right now, is just that—a choice....

Every thought you think and every word you speak is an affirmation. All of your self-talk, your internal dialogue, is a stream of affirmations. You're using…


Added by Susan : ) on August 31, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Don't Eat Something If Ya Don't Know What It Is...BoutenkoFilms

Wanted to share for those who pick food from the wild..



Added by Lyn Scott on August 30, 2011 at 9:12pm — 6 Comments

7 days left of my fast

Day 85 of my juice feast!  This has been such a wonderful journey!  The emotional breakthroughs have been beautiful.  The amount of growth I have gained is worth all the days and more of juicing.  Truly one of the best things I have ever done for myself and for others.  The reason I included others is because of all the amazing feedback.  So many people have told me what an inspiration I have been for them.  Being an… Continue

Added by Ronda tackett on August 30, 2011 at 8:51pm — 5 Comments


WOW I just watched a vid Penni Shelton posted on herRaw Food Rehab Site...Penni + Juice = RADIANCE... so P+J=R...Hummmmm isn't that a little like E=MC2...

Added by Dave The Raw Food Trucker on August 30, 2011 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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