I thought I'd better introduce myself. I have just stumbled across this site and would love to participate.
I am not 100% raw but I'm always trying, I live in somewhat conflict with my previous lifestyle, I love to use weights to stay fit and healthy its somewhat of a hobby to sculpt my body shape, and it helps with my running, and I'm finding it difficult to get the right amount of protein in with the raw diet. I genuinly feel better when I've had the protein to aid and assist muscle repair and growth.
I'm also a runner, I like to run 45 minutes before breakfast, the sun usually creeps up at the end of my run, a chorus of birds waking up usually welcome me back home.
I am trying hard to convert my ideas toward a raw lifestyle. I eat everything raw except for fish. Also, everymorning for breakfast, I eat pancakes made with 6 egg whites, oatmeal, ground flaxseed, soy lecithin, and of course they are cooked.
But the rest of my diet is completely raw. I struggle to let go of these habits, but I hope to eventually.
In my spare time I enjoy yoga, knitting, sewing, learning new things.
Hi SamL and welcome to the board and we love participation!!!!
I am going to borrow what another person here said, which really made sense, is that this is a journey, and we are not here to critique what you choose to do, we are here to support you in your journey. So with that welcome aboard
?What I desire, I must first imagine.
What I imagine, I create.?
Warmest Greetings Sam,
Glad you are able to join us and best wishes to your success!
from one runner to another,
ps have you tried Penta water? awesome stuff
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Thank you for your welcome glad_2beme & misslinda
I havent' heard of Penta water?
Welcome!! This is a great forum. I discovered it a week ago and it's been a huge blessing. Thanks for introducing yourself. :)
You sure make running sound beautiful. Best wishes to you in reaching all your goals.
thank you sweetgoddess :)
Female, 30 from Canada here (NS)
Hi everyone. I'm totally new here. I am really trying to eat only raw foods. I started this about a week ago. I did very well my first day and then as the week went on, I started picking at cooked foods but going right back to eating raw again , It's the first time I didn't give it all up because I slipped up.
I first heard about Raw food eating when Demi Moore was in the news about it. I coudln't believe how great she looked (even though I'm sure a lot of it is working out and possibly some surgery?) I don't know but it sparked my interest. I'm really 29 but will be 30 on March 1st and I really want to get in my best health before then. I tried to eat all raw last summer. I did really well but then I don't know what happened. I kind of got scared I wasn't getting all of my nutrients and I started eating cooked again. I went to the Low carb diet. But I couldn't stick with it and so it didn't work. I know it would have worked if I did it right but I didn't and so it was my fault. Well... Now I"m here and I'm really really going to try my best to stay on raw for at least a month to start and then I"ll take it from there. I feel lighter already and more energetic I guess I just feel more clear and clean. So I know it must be good for me. I just want to feel healthy and energized and lose a bit of fat in the process. I only have a few lbs to lose. I'd like to lose them the healthy way. by exercise and eating well. I weigh 130 but I"m only 5'3 so I would feel better with just a bit less. I started to Juice again tonight too. I feel like it goes right into my cells. I will add wheatgrass soon. I don't have a juicer but a local smoothie and juice shop has it . I'm sure it will be alright to use.
Anyhow I blabbed on long enough. I look forward to sharing this journey.
Welcome :) I think you'll find a new healthier energy before your March birthday. It only takes a week or two of 100% raw to see amazing results you'll love.
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