on 04-08-2007 at 12:26 PM (440 Views)
Wow, this last few days have been such a learning experience, and so exciting! Today I am on day 4, and I feel very sick. My husband is also sick, so I don't know if I have a cold or if I'm detoxing, or both. It's hard not taking medicine, but I know there's a purpose.
Last night I woke up in the middle of the night and just HAD to have some citric acid. I felt sooo sick. I didn't have any oranges (which I was craving), so I sucked the juice right out of a lemon. It was so amazing! I instantly felt better and was finally able to go back to sleep! It's amazing how our bodies, once they are clean, know exactly what we need. Normally I don't even like oranges. I always hated peeling them and I hated the pulp. Now I am craving the vitamin C and for the first time in my life I am craving oranges and citris fruits. When I woke up, I had another lemon.
It's so exciting to me to be able to read my body. To FEEL what it needs. It's like I've been numb all my life and ignorant to my needs, and totally malnurished as a result, and now I can FEEL.
I know I've only been doing this for a few days, but I have so much faith in it and so much joy doing it that I am seeing the results already.
Some of my family and friends are a little dougtful I think. I don't blame them. I have a tendancy to try different diets and none of them have worked for me. I get really enthusiastic easily and lose interest quickly. But this is different and I know it is. Because this time I KNOW that what I'm doing is right, and the truth. It's hard for me to continue to do something when I have lingering doubts about how good it is. Like when I did high protein (from meat sources), I knew there was something wrong with that intuitively, So I couldn't get 100% behind it. So I never stuck with anything because I wasn't convinced. Now I know that no matter what I do for the rest of my life I will always know this is the way it should be.
I am an all or nothing kind of person. I used to think I was a quitter, but I realized later that I am not a quitter at all, I just have really high standards, and when I finally find the truth, I hold on tight and NEVER let go.
When I first became a Christian, my family thought I was on another one of my "trips". But it changed my life forever and 10 years later I am still walking with God, I have a wonderful supportive husband and 2 beautiful children, and a fantastic life, full of vision and purpose. Now that I am a raw vegan I can wake up to how blessed I am and enjoy it (as opposed to being so depressed), and the people around me will see results and follow my lead as they have with other things.
I hope I don't sound prideful, but it's such a nice change from how discouraged I've been for the past couple years.
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