I've been wandering around for the last few months, having fallen totally away from raw...insane I know, the things we do to ourselves. But..I am back...wanting desperatly to embrace this living lifestyle for good and fully.
I played around way too much before, not eating enough of the right things, eating too much that was not right for me, my attitudes wavering back and forth between being in love with this wol and thinking I needed something "else". My weight loss stalled and then I gained. I have a number of issues that need resolving now health wise..blood pressure, nerve problem in back and hip...so...here I am again..stocked up on beautiful, organic produce. I have everything I need including knowledge...I just need to do it.
I am writing because I really need the support of everyone on this board. I need this to be once and for all for me. I'm tired of feeling older than I am and not in the place where I can rejoice for every new day I have. I miss the joy and peace of raw...why is that not always enough motivation??
No matter what I do, where I go, what I try...raw is all that really makes sense for the body AND spirit.
Good luck GlimR! I really hope the best for you!
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Welcome back-forget the past & just move forward.
Glad to see you, :)
Welcome back! good luck. I wondered where you went to actuallY!
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Originally Posted by GlimR
Ya know... it is funny how our needs manifest in ways we do not expect.
We know what we should do (how we should eat and live, etc.)
but, for some reason we get sidetracked.
But, being sidetracked on our raw diet has everything to do with needs in other areas of our lives.
Consider this... there was a time when I lusted for a new Cadillac Eldorado. I wanted one so bad.
It was only after I had accumulated the means to afford a new Cadillac Eldorado that I realized that the want I felt for the Cadillac was masking a need elsewhere in my life. We often allow wants to falsely satisfy deep human needs.
I would speculate that your venture outside the raw realm is driven by something lacking elsewhere in your life.
At least... that is my opinion. Your mileage may vary.
*s* Thank you for your well wishes~
I think you are right.....facing forward is the best way to go. Thanks for the welcome back~ *s*
Still kicking around......checked in a time or two.....drawn back to stay and glad of it~ Thanks for thinking of me~*s*
"I would speculate that your venture outside the raw realm is driven by something lacking elsewhere in your life.
At least... that is my opinion. Your mileage may vary."
Hmmnnnnnn....All things are possible... I don't feel a lack in other areas that I can pinpoint~ I think for me it is more lifelong habits that are hard to break and not being resolved enough, prepared and determined enough to meet some of the challenges and obstacles that come along, and the everyday preparation of cooked food for my family, etc...not excuses just realities that I need to deal with.
Thanks for taking the time to read my post and for your response.
Oh GlimR (((hugs))),
Well, from my observations, the raw and peace of raw sometimes isn't motivation enough because we were born and bred to eat for comfort and to eat based on our emotions.
This takes some time to undo...please don't feel too (emotionally) badly when these things happen because in your heart of hearts, you know what is right and as long as you hold on to that, you will find your way. Don't look at slips as failures, look at how much differently you are eating than you did, what...1-5 years ago!
GlimR, you are loved here, no judgements, no worries.
I am so glad you are back here.
GlimR...i noticed that you were back when you posted about ten days ago. Well, you have something unique to contribute here and i am so pleased that you found your way back to us.
i too can't figure out why i deviate once i'm back on track, but i know that rawkin, has an excellent point ... habits do die hard.
let's rejoice at where we are and move forward. xox
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