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This is my second time "going raw." So I feel more confident about what I'm doing and what to expect along the way. So it was no surprise when I started to experience what I call an emotional detox. Tears were right under the surface for days, little things would set me off, and grief that was buried under pounds of fat came churning to the top. I journaled. I cried. I got an emergency meeting with my therapist. I talked to my best friend. And now...I feel like I am on the upside again. 

 

I'm just wondering if anyone else experienced that? It scared me the first time. This time I was ready.   :  )

It is a good thing, leaving me with kind of a fresh/newness, ready for going deeper into my own healing at every level. I also feel empowered to stay the journey, as well. Life is good, going green makes it even better!  

 

 

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Comment by Jody Milholland on April 14, 2011 at 3:17pm
Thanks so much! Feeling much better now. It feels like an internal house cleaning for my heart! :  ) Thanks for all the support, I hope I can be an encouragement to some one too.
Comment by Dakota Reese on April 14, 2011 at 12:38pm
i started going 75-80% raw on the 23 of feb this year and withing a week or two i was experiencing what you are talking about......for about three or four days there i was in tears like you are experiencing hon andi had never cried like that ever.......so i know waht you are going thru.....if you need a shoulder to cry on i am here.............take care
Comment by Jody Milholland on April 14, 2011 at 7:56am
Thanks, in some weird way it's good to know I'm not alone in this. When I went raw before and the emotions started to flow it freaked me out. There is no other diet I have been on that has had that same effect. Which makes me think that raw really is a total detox, from the inside out at every level. Feeling so much better, and yes, I'm learning how to roll with it!
Comment by Debbie V on April 14, 2011 at 4:40am
Not lately, but yup, I have had days like that. Just roll with it because when you come out on the other side, it's a whole new world.
Comment by lindsey on April 13, 2011 at 8:54pm
yes, been there....i don't have a solution other then comedys on netflix
Comment by Deborah Grissam on April 13, 2011 at 8:39pm
Not recently  but I have had periods of my life where tears were healing.  Blessings and hugs to you.
Comment by Faye Ketola on April 13, 2011 at 8:26pm
Healing tears... they're the good ones, let them flow. 

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