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It's Valentines Day...the day some of my darkest fears about myself seem to come roaring back to life, even with all of the great changes and awarenesses I've made over the years. So today I continued what I think has been the theme of 2014...to do the things I want to do but fear going through with. In January I started running on the beach (don't get me started on why I was afraid to do that one) and tonight when my friend wasn't able to attend an event with me I went solo, followed up by…Continue
Tonight I was sitting at the kitchen table, reflecting on how far I've come with this raw food thing. There was a traditional kind of holiday dessert sitting on the stove (starts with "p" and rhymes with "eye") and I was eating almond butter with a banana and some dates and feeling completely at peace with things. Not because I always do this without fail but because more and more it is what I actually crave. To not be at war with myself was one of the best gifts I could have received…Continue
I've been eating very raw for the last few years. I can see how far I've come, that these days I am quicker to listen to what my body craves and try to fulfill those needs. Like lately I keep hearing it call for "watermelon" and by golly, if I eat hardly anything but watermelon for a couple of days I'm fine with that.
I used to stubbornly admonish myself with rules like "three meals a day" and "You should eat whole wheat, it's good for you" and if I didn't feel so great after…Continue
Hi everyone...I certainly hope everyone out there in the eastern U.S. is safe and sound after that crazy hurricane. Nearly a thousand miles accross is pretty gigantic. Many of my relatives and closest friends are on the east coast and I've heard some incredible stories, luckily none of bodily harm. My close friend in NY state had two giant trees crash through her kitchen and demolish another side of her house. It's hard for me to imagine what witnessing that in my own home would be like. I'm…Continue
It's been four months of eating mostly raw food and I think I can safely say I am at the point where I could never fully go back to my old, SAD ways. I know too well how good I can feel with plenty of fruits, salads and green smoothies to tolerate the kind of tired, achy, sugar-craving and icky body feelings that I used to try to ignore because I loved the way certain foods tasted MORE than I loved feeling good in my own body.
I am back in the craziness of working and full time graduate…
I am SO enjoying finally getting to know this RFR community! I joined almost a year ago but was in the midst of a very stressful and busy time. Now that I am finally getting some substantial time for myself (first time in at least 3 years!) I love to visit RFR at least a couple times a day and explore. I have upped my raw intake to about 50% lately and it has made such a difference in the way I feel physically AND psychologically. Thanks so much for being here for all of us!