June 17th 2009 Raw Challenge - Day seventeen
I did it!!!
Again i did it and this make me very proud!
I feel great, calm and no cravings.
One day at the time!
For me it is a third good raw day!
Live Raw and Prosper!
Oh, what a beautiful RAW morning!
Was just nibbling on some delicious kelp, and I'll be sipping my way through a big, yummy GS, next!
I've been having a wonderful time all month - I hope others are also finding their RAW bliss!!
You are not responsible for others reactions to you or assumptions about you. You are only responsible for your response to others.
new- jumping in the middle
Hi, I'm new, just jumping in at the middle of the month but looking forward to getting started.
I'm feeling significantly better today, and more so as the day goes on. Yay! Maybe this round of detox is winding down!
-green smoothie w/ 3 small bananas, frozen fruit, kale. 2 more small bananas.
-huge salad w/ baby romaine, carrots, red pepper, mushrooms, half an avo and vinegar. Apple & nectarine. I always eat something like this for lunch and it's terrible food combining and I can barely move for the next hour...but I need something sweet after a salad! So I pay the price.
-apple on the way home
-3 bananas, ~2 c. strawberries, apple...out of food pretty much, just throwing together whatever I have left
a man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Sounds like everyone is doing great. I have to say I have been feeling really good during this challenge. I've only had a few minor cravings, nothing that drove me crazy. I was not feeling so good for a little while today but I treated myself to a raw tropical torte from a local health food store and I was feeling much better afterward. It's been a stressful day today so I think I just needed a little treat. It was YUMMY!
kristen_from Kir - WELCOME!
16 oz cantaloupe smoothie
Kale salad with chopped tomatoes, chopped orange bell pepper, avocado, salt, pepper
green “chips” (kale and swiss chard)
raw tropical torte
Alissa’s spinach slaw
salad with lettuce from Farmer’s market, spiral sliced beets, tomato, alfalfa and garlic chive sprouts, black walnuts, dulse dressing
68 oz water total
Hello everyone, feeling awful right now but it will pass.
B: The last 16 oz of GoLitely for my colonoscopy prep.
L: After the above procedure, had a smoothie made of almond milk, bananas, 2 dates, and flax seed.
S: I have a screaming migraine and my tummy is involved with it, but I felt I needed to eat. 1 avocado with a scoop of seed cheese (my first "cooking" attempt besides salads and smoothies) It was good but a little salty. But now my stomach is really wishing I had not eaten till my head stopped hurting. the migraine medication is kicking in but I am sure I will not be eating anything more tonight.
53yo mom to six homeschooled children, part time nurse, living in beautiful Montana.
Getting back on the wagon after being off raw for over a year.
B-banana, blueberry, pineapple, apple, kale, celery, chia seeds and dates
L-not-stir fry veggies and a side of walnut rice (some kind of squash cut like rice) very very good at the local organic food store (Food and Thought here in Naples) What a blessing to have this place to buy fresh organic produce and to have lunch when I don't have time to prepare it.
S-avocado, carrots and grape tomatoes with raw ranch veggie dressing and a plum
D-green salad, cabbage, cucumber, tomato, zuccini squash, sunflower sprouts with raw ranch veggie dressing
S-small piece of chocolate w/goji berries
More to come before the nights up, got a little craving going. And to think 3 weeks ago I was eating organic vanilla ice cream to satisfy this kind of craving
Okay, so yesterday was the worst craving for cooked food I have ever had; I thought I was over those but I guess they can still creep up every now and then. I am so glad to have a husband who is so supportive of what I am doing otherwise I would have caved days ago.
Today I noticed that I eat a lot in the evenings after work. I would like to get out of this habit. We are not supposed to eat at work but I think I will stuff some nuts or raisins in my pockets so I eat more at work and are satisfied in the evening and can spend more time doing stuff than munching. (I found that after I started work again I was eating less during the day and hungry all of the time so me eating in the evening is probably my body's way of making up the missed food/calories/or whatever).
Ok, I didn’t have a green smoothie today . . . I recommit:)
Island Fire with MMS
Watercress salad with heirloom tomatoes, avocado, and green onions!! (Best salad ever!! So Good!)
Chocolate Bliss (a synergistic blend of superfoods)
Tonight I attended Conscious Prosperity with Bob Stevens. I love Bob and the truth I have learned from him. I have been playing with him for about a year now. My favorite thoughts for tonight are:
“To thrive you are going to have to be a little weird” LOL . . . Enthusiasm wins and enthusiasm creates!
“Our emotional body is like a 3 year old 300 pound gorilla” . . . meaning our emotions are powerful:)
“Until man can experience on the mental level that which exists on the physical level, he will be bound to the physical.” Dr. John Ray . . . in other words until we can fully experience what is right now consciously, we will continue to experience it.
Proper nutrition is an art. It is an art form. Every bite is a brush stroke. Every swallow is a new color ~David Wolfe www.SuperfoodFun.com
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