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November 2011 Blog Posts (198)

10 Things I like about me, Day 10 of 30 -This is healing!

1.  am on day 10 of 30 things I like about me, and it is empowering!

2.  pulled off another local TV News cooking demo of vegan chili and Dara's Cauliflower Popcorn today!

3.  enjoyed chatting with strangers today and being part of their smiles.

4.  love to watch classic Christmas movies.

5.  am sensitive to my kids need for independence in making choices.

6.  love warm drinks.

7.  enjoy warm baths.

8.  love cuddling.

9.  am a night…


Added by Supermom on November 30, 2011 at 11:19pm — 4 Comments

Having a healing day of green smoothies, raw trail mix and warm root veggie soup tonight.

Docs. orders to take three days off to heal my back. Lot of pain but is doing better now.  I was aggrevating by continuing to ride/walk etc. So taking it easy and relaxing at my wonderful friends house. So nice here in Arizona. Like a paradise of warmth in the winter from my friends and the weather. Hope all of you are doing well. Merry Christmas early and may you enjoy a prosperous New Year to come in 2012.


Jackie Kelley-Schuster(Raw Truth) ;o)

Added by Raw Truth on November 30, 2011 at 9:33pm — 2 Comments

I'm baaaaack....

I've been having some real issues with being raw since Hurrican Irene here (Aug 28).  It really isn't related much to the hurricane, but that is the day that marks the start of my slipping.  Rather than share my insights into why I've been floundering, I'm just saying here in a public place, that I'm back ON, and moving away from the mindless eating, I'm reading the book No Complaining Rule, and generally noticing that my dreams are pulling me back to a place I want to occupy. 



Added by Lisa MB on November 30, 2011 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

sharing the raw love

hi friends,

It's been quite a while since i've chimed in here in the blog-zone - though I've been happy to be participating here and there in the Hab and in the Vault - and loving being raw - a year and a half now!

Just had to jump in today to share this with you guys. It's one of those 'bad news... no wait good news' kind of stories.

My son, aged 25, lost his job and is also in need of a new place to live. At the moment he is occupying my couch on an occasional basis…


Added by Janet Carol Ryan on November 30, 2011 at 5:27pm — 2 Comments

day 15.

today is day 15 of being raw. im not sure if this is normal but the only things i experienced is i kinda smell lol, i had a really bad headace the other day, and im really tired sometimes. i was wondering if i am going to feel really good anytime soon?lol how long does this detox stage usually last for? and also will i lose any weight? i would really like to hear some detox stories:) 

Added by Bianca Guerrero on November 30, 2011 at 4:23pm — No Comments

(my first) Liquids Only Fast - Recap of Day 10

It's hard to believe today is day 10 of my fast. Truth be told, I'm a little bit disappointed. After 10 days of strict raw roods and doing mostly liquids, I'm not noticing any raw food high. I didn't experience increased energy, I didn't gain any extra mental clarity, and I didn't have any super amazing poops either. Am I doing something wrong? Is my body just super slow? Am I expecting too much? I lost weight, but I don't feel like I really detoxed...
Don't get me…

Added by Michelle T. on November 30, 2011 at 2:56pm — 8 Comments

Food Journal Day 8

Owie, today I woke up with INTENSE arthritic pain and all night I felt like I was sleeping right on top of a boulder!! :)  I know the smiley looks a little out of place there but it helps me see things in the positive to put it there and not dwell on the negative, plus I think humor is very helpful in dealing with hard stuff. :)  Anyway I am experiencing one of the worst PMS's like I said before, since eating dairy.  I've even lost my appetite for the most part, which is something I only did…


Added by L. on November 30, 2011 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

the end of experiment with food journal.

Hello eveyone,


This morning I decided to end my entries of my food intake. As I can see I eat the same food everyday and I am quite happy with my routine. Dont want to flood around here as we all have our precious time


I noticed that I cut down on nuts which is pleasant! And I need to cut down on cooked food.


The plan ahead is to finish off with my birthday and office xmas lunch, its all next week, and go to complete detox…


Added by Elizabeth on November 30, 2011 at 7:57am — 4 Comments

Gaining during the cleanse? Help!!

Really not fun!!!  I weighed today and I am up 3 pounds since I started the cleanse...... Not really happy about that.  Even after Thanksgiving..... which I ate 1 small plate of traditional meal... I did not gain anything.  Now 4 days into the cleanse I am consistently up 3pounds.  I am not really eating that much either.…


Added by Deborah Grissam on November 30, 2011 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

10 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT ME Day 19 of 30

10 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT ME Day 19 of 30 

1.   I am discovering the joys of embracing change...the more I do it, the easier it gets!

2.   I LOVE surprises!

3.   I LOVE making a difference!

4.   I LOVE making vision boards....still working…


Added by Susan : ) on November 30, 2011 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Long time no speak

Hey peoples,

             I'm sorry I haven't been posting a lot on here. I just moved to So Cal from Florida back in September. I've mainly just been trying to adjust. I've moved twice since I've been here and I might be moving again, anyways that's not why I'm writing. I've been struggling with remaining raw mainly because of convenience. I've actually been wanting to juice but don't own a juicer I'm looking for a juice bar close to here or even  a juicer that's cheap like under…


Added by Dayve Gregoryj on November 29, 2011 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Rough on Day 2

So today started out okay though I still had that major headache that began yesterday. I ended up staying home today which was not good because I see that I do better with my eating when I am busy. So back to work tomorrow.


Once I got out of bed and my stomach was growling, I decided to try a smoothie for today. Very interesting concoction that I dreamt up. Into my blender I put some water, 2 bananas, some frozen blueberries and…


Added by Laurene Vickers on November 29, 2011 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment

Food Journal Day 7

I have been sleeping all day, hence the super late entry!!!!


Yesterday...argh I don't even want to talk about it but I have to for future eating purposes so it doesn't happen again, I had the worst bowel issues!  Okay not the worst, but lets just say I kept having to go to the bathroom and the stool looked like sick people stool, I hope I am not coming down with something.  I also had the very worst gas.  I am wondering if its all the onions I have been eating--so I've been…


Added by L. on November 29, 2011 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

(my first) Liquids Only Fast - Recap of Day 9

The savoury soup I made last night was super good! See above. I made the exact same recipe from the other day which I got from Victoria…

Added by Michelle T. on November 29, 2011 at 3:18pm — 1 Comment

different take on raw

Hi everyone, I sort of lessened my raw intake to the lowest it's been for the past few years. I've had several issues that are making it harder. One was just eating at all was hard because of some stomach issues I was having. They got a tiny bit better for awhile and I finally started craving raw things again. Hopefully for a longer period of time this time. I have a lot of issues with strong flavors and greens can be unappealing at times. I also don't have as much access to fresh produce as…


Added by bitt on November 29, 2011 at 11:41am — 4 Comments

10 Things I like about me, Day 9 of 30 & my revelation.

1.  am creative.

2.  love to read.

3.  am a good driver.

4.  love to be on stage inspiring people!

5.  enjoy drawing.

6.  am grateful for my 10 fingers and 10 toes.

7.  learning to embrace and enjoy where I am at, so I'll be ready to move on (If you remain)

8.  am enjoying tea and look forward to tonic recipe's from Dara's DVD.

9.  am becoming happier and healthier every day.

10.  had a huge revelation yesterday!…


Added by Supermom on November 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Cleanse Stephenville Day 1 food log

Yesterday was MY day one. I had some company come visit (My guys family) and while they are very supportive in my life style, I wanted to make sure I had a clear head on when I started my cleanse. I have made some really good decisions while they were here, and it was great to be able to do that, but now, I am getting my cleanse on! Yesterday was pretty much AWESOME!!!


16 oz Orange and ginger juiced

16 oz carrot and apple juiced

16 oz beet, apple, celery…


Added by Ayn on November 29, 2011 at 9:46am — 5 Comments

Food Journal Days 2,3,4,5 and a little more thoughts

Hello Rehabers


So on the Day 2 which was Friday I have prepared to eat cooked food, as we went all the way to my husband relatives for little engagement party of my cousin in law.

I had my smoothie in the morning with banana, beet greens and pears.

Had my lunch avocado tomatoes salad with linseed oil and garlic/onions.

And dinner I had there, and it was biriyani, karahi with naan bread.

And or boy how sick I was!!! I was almost in tears, my stomach…


Added by Elizabeth on November 29, 2011 at 7:45am — 2 Comments

10 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT ME Day 18 of 30

10 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT ME Day 18 of 30 

1.   I always find something beautiful in the ordinary.

2.   I like mirrors because they reflect light.  I have many in my house!

3.   I am amazed at how I have grown up in the past 20 years!

4.  …


Added by Susan : ) on November 29, 2011 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

The Big Day - Day 1 of my Stephenville Cleanse

Getting up this morning, I went on a 30-minute powerwalk, being empowered by my favorite music on my iPod. After finishing my walk, I enjoyed some soothing herbal tea after drinking 2 glasses of water with lemon slices. Feeling a little pinch on my right side – thinking maybe sciatica but I wasn’t going to let that stop me on my first day!


Taking my day-before-prepared juices in tow, I headed to work. Difficult being…


Added by Laurene Vickers on November 28, 2011 at 9:09pm — 1 Comment

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