Been logged in this inspiring forum for a few days now and after yesterday's frustration and bread eating, again!, I made a decision after waking up: I can't stand myself like this. :(
So, I need to tell to the world what I do and I will keep my word.
Not just say it in my head but like Steve Pavlina did years ago, read here more:
http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2007/12/30-days-raw/ , I will do 30 days, no transitioning 'cause it just makes things harder for me.
I've been lfrv last fall, only 5 weeks, and I did fail in a matter of not eating enough.
Now it seems to be contrary but I will try to eat regurarly.
When it comes to banana smoothies and dates, I would marry them!
I have no problem giving up salt and other products.
But I will not be 100 % in a sense that I will back up my protein with supplement, vegan rice protein but like Pavlina here are some no no's:
So, maybe being egoistic and bringing this to everyone's faces in here but I need to do something like this now.
I start a work in a new place in few days. (But I will lack some money in the first few weeks, so buying organic or food at all will give me grey hair. :/ )
I started a new weight lifting program. Gotta get fit and tight as I used to be.
I have motivation. From scale to 1 to 10, it's 10.
And that's not the enthusiasim of the first days.
I've had this feeling since I quitted lfrv last fall/winter.
All I need now is some time and get past those bad moments, urges to eat what is in my room mates stores and not to run to shop to buy other stuff than veggies and fruits.
I won't start whining if I eat too much fruit until I am bloated.
I may have problem getting eating nuts and seeds cause I don't like 'em.
If I start to eat 'em, I eat them too much at once and they block my intestine...not nice.
So, I'll update here (Or is there another place in this forum for daily/weekly updates, besides my personal page?) and if you want to comment, feel free and send some luuv. It is always needed.
Here goes, day 1, Thursday, 17.2.2011.
Time to fruit myself up!
Yea, I was thinking that. :)
Maybe what I've eaten daily (ont sure about the photos of foods) and my exercises.
Takes time but gotta do it to keep things interesting.
We can do it duo.
Actually, everyone can post their feelings about moving towards lfrv. Okay?
I'm with you Jasmin.
We need support and the only place I can get it at the moment, until I move to Australia. :D, is this place.
Let's share all the ideas and if you got problems, talk in here.
Hey, it's gonna be tough in some moments, but you know what? Since you have set a meaningful yet doable time frame, you can totally do it!
You don't have to feel like you are "cut off" from whatever, forever. I bet once you get through the initial detox/transition where your body is getting used to the new food, you will feel so great, I'm sure you'll go past the initial 30 days.
You are doing something really good for yourself, go! go! go! :)
Yep, no commitments.
Just eat lfrv for 30 days, if I don't like, do something else.
So far I know, I won't give up fruit/green smoothies ever.
They are the best thing ever.
I just need to figure out how often and how much and do I need more fats or more protein.
Like Pavlina, after his experiment, he then moved to higer fat raw vegan diet. He's not as active as most in here and he found that he can work (write his blog etc.) better with eating less quantities of food and more fat.
Anyway, I'll go! ;)
Cool, well I think lfrv is a great place to start, I don't think you'll have any big problems if you follow the general guidelines they mention on here, regarding sleep, calories, exercise, etc. It would certianly be surprising in only 30 days!
I'm sure that with intention and follow though you'll find the right path for you. Here's wishing you health and great energy!