In March of 2009 I started my RAW food journey. I know it will sound strange but it started from "The Secret and a Secret type workshop. After leaving the workshop at a holistic fair I ended up at a booth of a Raw instructor. It was the first time they ever had one. I started my journey by reading and watching everything. By the time I took my first class I had already lost about 20lbs!! I took Alissa Cohens level 1 class. I then ran into Penni's announcement that she needed guinea pigs. So I… Continue
Added by Jean on December 31, 2009 at 6:45pm —
Started the day with water with lime. Switched off to a carrot,apple giner kale juice. Moved on to a green powder water with lime. Then I had a salad. went to the store (GRRRRR) bought chips and they had a dip that they rarely have and I bought it and had chips and dip.
Bag home more greenpowder and water and 2 clementines. Dinner-salad with gaucamole and greenpowder drink with lime. yes I have a bunch of limes to use up LOL.
Added by Jean on December 26, 2009 at 6:40pm —
Woke up and had a pecan milk hot chocolate pecans.cacoa,vanilla,1 date pinch sea salt. Stomach rebelled (never can have nut milks :( ) I normally have a cup of hot chocolate as we open gifts. This one was not hot but tasted close to the real thing.
Breakfast -dried sprouted buckwheat with banana apple and pumpkin seeds YUM
Small piece of organic free range steak,mushrooms, slice of pumperknickle with butter
huge 2 bowl salad with lots of red cabbage and a non raw… Continue
Added by Jean on December 25, 2009 at 2:30pm —
Twas the night before Christmas
and I still have ALL the presents to wrap.
Stockings to fill and presents to find.
Does anyone else pick up presents during the year and lose them?
Well I have some books in my car and hidden "In a SAFE spot is a game player for hubby"
Yep you know what happens when things get put away in a safe spot.
Oh well maybe I will find it for his birthday in April.
I stopped at the Wholefood store and got some apples for the Apple… Continue
Added by Jean on December 24, 2009 at 5:10pm —
Today started with a slightly different smoothie with blueberries and strawberries and banana added to the spinach. Oh and lemon. No green powder in it today.
Lunch was a nice big salad.
Green powder drink
I crunched a baby cucumber in the car.
Ran to the store to use my coupon and bought a CD. Thank you Jodi for playing the Snowmans Music Box.
Grab my son from work. Ate another cucumber some nuts, and dates.
Drank some more greenpowder drink
Stopped at the… Continue
Added by Jean on December 17, 2009 at 9:30pm —
I start my raw for 30 days tomorrow. No today is not a good day to start. Started the day with the usual smoothie and threw out half of it. I am not in the mood for smoothies anymore. What to do? I really didn;t want to go the grain route but I need to have something for breakfast.(sprouted oat groats maybe)
Then I had a clementine and leftover raw chili.
Followed by raw cookie dough and no thats not RAW cookie dough :( followed by the last of the raw chili.
Drinking green powder… Continue
Added by Jean on December 16, 2009 at 7:30pm —
I was raw rigth up until I bought the chips :( Now the chips were the only SAD food but not a good choice.
Smoothie for breakfast
Raw chili for lunch -yummers this was awesome
green powder drink
One Cardio type class-45 mins
Hula Hooping 45 mins!!!
Got my new hoops!!!!!
Okay they are for Christmas but I had to try them out right??
I am now a sparkling hooping Queen. I have one for… Continue
Added by Jean on December 15, 2009 at 9:02pm —
Wiped out another whole post grrrrr.
Didn't eat breakfast.
Had salad and raw tomato soup
had green powder water.
Dinner well I am munching raw corn chips they are still dehydrating
kale chips, sprouted buckwheatand sprouted lentils in dehydrater
no steps recorded no exercise.
need more water.
boring post sorry. the one I wiped out was more exciting.
Added by Jean on December 13, 2009 at 8:34pm —
I wiped out my post :(
Okay this is the shorter version
Breakfast-same old smoothie and I only drank half of it,
Lunch-Son took me out to the health food store and I had a huge salad and water and a few bites of his broccoli soup.
Off to Hooping open house- Son and I hooped and played as they had the open house. I picked out a new smaller hoop 43" in diameter. In Sparkly purples and emerald greens. I also need a smaller arm hoop for building up my arms and doing… Continue
Added by Jean on December 13, 2009 at 11:30am —
Today I had yep the same old smoothie
ran about doing lots of stuff had to buy my salad goodies and pick up a few more stocking stuffers.
drank water here and there as I went about my shopping.
I had a package to return UPS and it said I could give it to any UPS guy. I found a truck but it was moving to fast. I had to stalk them. One guy got out with 2 packages and ran house to house while the other dropped a big package off. I was NOT gonna have them get away again so I parked… Continue
Added by Jean on December 12, 2009 at 7:38am —
Another smoothie as usual for breakfast
Then an organic granny smith apple
followed by a salad with left over marinara sauce.
Sounds good so far.
Have to get ready for the gym!!!!
Well rinsed my sprouts only to realize my wheat is really oat groats no big deal I whirled it up with pecans,maple syrup and cinnamon YUM but kinda um err snotty like. It tasted great and I ate it on the drive to class (45mins-1hour away)Took some green powder and water mixed with… Continue
Added by Jean on December 10, 2009 at 9:18pm —
Smoothie-you got it the same old smoothie (sigh)
Lunch salad yeppers the same old salad BUT I made a tomato,olive hemp oil dressing with italian spices YUM
Snacked on the last of those corn chips Thank goodness I ate them all and they are over with Yes they were raw.
Now the candied nuts well those are disappearing also. At least they are raw.
Dinner awesome zucchini pasta with marinara sauce!! Kick butt sauce tonight.
Followed by more raw candied nuts.
Steps 5206… Continue
Added by Jean on December 9, 2009 at 7:47pm —
Okay Jodi I do hope you are going to be doing another 30 day raw and I can be raw for the full 30 days.
Today was the ususal suspect of a smoothie-spinach,banana,strawberries,hemp,lemon, green powder.
Snack clementine-Will they ever all get eaten??
Lunch-awesome salad with broccolini and lettuces,hemp olives and cucumber tomato.
Snack- arn potato salad and ham salad
dinner was homemade raw corn chips and some canadied raw nuts from Raw for the Holidays ebook LOVE this… Continue
Added by Jean on December 8, 2009 at 9:29pm —
Breakfast-didn't get around to it mistake number 1
Lunch-a nice raw salad
dinner -butternut squash soup
picked at this and that not raw
Added by Jean on December 7, 2009 at 7:15pm —
Breakfast-Nice raw smoothie!!
lunch-nice big raw salad
potato salad ham salad grrrrrr
low on water fingers showing dehydration
making raw snacks-corn chips and Raw for the Holidays ebook candied nuts.
steps as of 8:18 pm 6884
Must have MORE water lots more.
Tomorrow I have 2 class at the YMCA one being hooping. I will be doing at least 4 classes 2 of which will be hooping at the Y
Friday I… Continue
Added by Jean on December 7, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Breakfast-ginger,apple carrot juice
Lunch-health food store salad bar
Dinner a bag of lettuce and I made choc chip cookies for the family and ate some dough.
Susan my next bite WILL BE RAW!!
Steps a measly 3127
Picked up some affirmation cards while at a craft fair :)
Added by Jean on December 5, 2009 at 7:30pm —
Breakfast-smoothie mixed lettuce leftover sunflower seed parfait banana
Lunch hmm never had lunch and there in lies my problem. I muched on pimpkin seeds 2 dates with pecans in them, Some walnuts. Clementines.
Then I hit the grocery store and you got it fruit cake my all time favorite was begging for me. So I bought it ate some on the way home and you know what? It tasted terrible not like I remembered it. I gave all the rest to the… Continue
Added by Jean on December 5, 2009 at 4:00pm —
the bad and the ugly.
Morning same old smoothie oh wait I added a cuke..
Meetings all morning with more meetings!!! Didn't even get 8oz of water in at work and I usually get in 32.
Lunch zucchini pasta with marinara sauce.
Snack apple with bad spots :(
so far not bad.
Then the bad
hit-2 slices of swiss cheese,2 slices of roast beef lunch meat,dill potato salad,ham salad,small bag of chips bite of corn beef. You got it I stopped at a small… Continue
Added by Jean on December 3, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Today begins a new day.
Smoothie same oh same oh smoothie LOL
Snack- had an apple
lunch-same oh salad
Zucchini pasta marinara sauce and marinated shrooms. Dessert Rorys Sunflower seed parfait with wanuts and bananas.
I am so bummed I have to miss hooping tomorrow. Son has Special O startup so will do that. Hubby will be taking it over on Thursdays after this so I can hoop Tues and Thurs. I will also be taking a basic exercise class… Continue
Added by Jean on December 2, 2009 at 9:05pm —
Good Evening all.
Signed up for my free month at the YMCA today. It is 45 mins from my house but that is where my hooping classes are so we shall see.
Lunch-salad boring but yummy.
Now for the SAD went to costco and tasted various tasties and bought the penut butter filled pretzels and a giant pizza. I had 2 handfuls of the peanut butter pretzels. I did NOT touch that pizza. So I had 2 clementines… Continue
Added by Jean on December 1, 2009 at 9:00pm —