30 Bananas a Day!

Amy F
  • Charleston, SC
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter

Amy F's Friends

  • Peter Csere
  • Jenna<3
  • T. Wood
  • Lala M. Apples
  • ali8un
  • Diane L
  • Kristi Warner
  • Chris P.
  • ednshell
  • Josh Fossgreen
  • Eliane Carbajal Kalinowski
  • DURIANRIDER
 

Amy F's Page

Latest Activity

Peter Csere and Amy F are now friends
Feb 27, 2012
Amy F posted a blog post

Days Seven and Eight. . . .Woof. . .

The often used saying "Failure to plan? Plan on failing," could sum up the last two days for me. Don't get me wrong. . .they weren't colossal failures. . .and when I think about it, it wasn't really a "failure" in so much as "a lesson learned."Yesterday, I participated in a class that lasted eight hours total. We had lessons, a practical exam and a written test. You can't leave. You are alotted 30 minutes for lunch, and were warned ahead of time to pack your lunch if you're a picky eater. There…See More
Feb 27, 2012
Amy F posted a blog post

On the Sixth Day of 811, My True Love Gave to Me. . .

NOTHING! Ha ha ha!However, I did get a HUGE box of bananas today at a ridiculously cheap price. Now I just have to wait for them to ripen.Today was a little frustrating as far as hitting my macros. Right now, I'm only at 1086  cals and I feel like I can't eat another bite or drink another smoothie. And while I'm spot on with the 80% for my carbs, my protein and fat are seriously out of whack. My fat is at 15% and my protein is at 5%.  . .and I'm guessing that the only way to bring it up is to…See More
Feb 24, 2012
Amy F posted a status
"Going to wash off the results of a morning of mucking and feeding horses! Early morning rain made for some sloppy ponies! Ha ha ha!"
Feb 24, 2012
Amy F left a comment for Eliane Carbajal Kalinowski
"Thanks so much for the friend request! I'm so looking forward to getting to know everyone! :) xo"
Feb 24, 2012
Amy F and Eliane Carbajal Kalinowski are now friends
Feb 24, 2012
Amy F posted a status
"Crazy for mangoes!"
Feb 23, 2012
Amy F posted blog posts
Feb 23, 2012
Amy F joined TheBananaGirl's group
Thumbnail

Durianrider & Freelee's Worldwide talks

Please join up this group if you are interested in getting updates on the what, when, where, why of Durianrider and Freelee's talks across the Globe. You will be the first to know. Let us know if you have a location in mind.
Feb 23, 2012
Amy F and Jenna<3 are now friends
Feb 22, 2012
Amy F posted a status
"Lying to waitresses in order to get bananas. . .."
Feb 22, 2012
Chris P. left a comment for Amy F
"Awesome Amy! I get horsey hugs every day and even when I am so tired of chores, and gladly get time away, I still miss being around my horsey friends! :)"
Feb 22, 2012
Amy F posted a status
"Wishing the pre-cut melon I just bought from the store as a splurge was, you know, actually RIPE. Ugh."
Feb 22, 2012
ali8un left a comment for Amy F
"Hi Amy, welcome 'back' :) Great to have so many people supporting us isnt it! Makes the journey less daunting and more fun.."
Feb 21, 2012
Amy F posted a blog post

Into the Third Day

I spent a lot of time today looking through the website (again), learning helpful hints and getting answers to questions that were bopping around in my brain. (Like the caloric intake question. . .great thread; great answers!)Today, however, I was met with some unsavory challenges. The first was an overwhelming desire to eat something that I don't normally eat anyway. . .even when eating SAD. I was talking to a friend of mine while I was standing on the sidewalk and she was in her car. I was…See More
Feb 21, 2012
Amy F posted a status
"The morning is off to a great start!"
Feb 20, 2012

Profile Information

Our community would be delighted to know you better. Please tell us more about yourself and what brought you to 30BaD. Detailed responses will only be accepted (feel free to reapply with more detail if at first not approved as a member). We suggest you pick a name other than your own if you want to maintain anonymity.
I am coming to 30BAD after years of abusing diets, taking advice from people that I don't really want to emulate and after experimenting here and there with various facets of veganism and raw foods. I had a nice run of success with Natalia Rose's raw diet a few years ago, but the deeper I submersed myself in the Raw Community, the more complex things became. Suddenly, it seemed that I should be eating less fruit, more nuts and greens and weird things I've never heard of. Suddenly, the simplicity of my original plan (Eat raw fruits and vegetables.) went out the window and I became obsessed with soaking things, making nut "cheezes," cleansing, dehydrating, getting rid of sugar in order to defend myself against candida. . .and somehow, I ended up more sluggish, fatter and more depressed than ever before. Finally, I ended up on a binge that took me completely off the rails.

Now that I'm not starving (but definitely overweight and depressed) I've decided to dig deep and look for some truth COMING FROM PEOPLE WHO HAVE TRAITS THAT I WANTED TO EMULATE. What I've seen here are people who embrace my favorite foods (Fruit. . .which I've been told was the devil these days.) and appear VIBRANT, STRONG and HEALTHY. Durian and Freelee look healthier and stronger than any vegan/vegetarian person I know. I want to be like this! It sounds like heaven to me, to eat this much fruit and not be a diabetic fat-bag. I would love to be like some of you here, who have been able to prove the whole "fruit makes you fat" crows WRONG.
What is your gender? PLEASE NOTE: To enhance the community experience, profile pics of yourself are *REQUIRED* to gain membership. Membership will be declined otherwise.
female
Please tell us about your dietary inclinations:
I really want to be HCRV and just need some guidance
Are you Connected?
yes married
My favourite books/movies/authors/pastimes are....
I used to love surfing. Ever since I've fattened up, I stopped. I feel too fat, too tired and too self conscious.

I love horseback riding, too and continue to do that on a weekly basis. I wear my breeches and the longer shirts that cover my gut. Ha ha ha.

My favorite books are "Lost Horizon" by James Hilton and "Dragon Seed" by Pearl S. Buck. I love any and all movies about surfing, too. I like documentary style films that have narrators with great senses of humor.
Durianrider & Freelee started this site to bring together high carb, raw vegan and vegan lifestylists' across the Globe! 30bad is a high standard and high performance team! We're here to help you make our team! Let us know what high fruit assistance do you need?
I'm really looking, right now, for guidance and support. I'm going to read all that I can to avoid the pitfalls of my previous experiments in Raw Vegan diets. I like that everyone here seems to give it to you straight, no b.s. :) That makes me feel like this place would be a great place for guidance and support.
30bad is a fruit-focused vegan internet community which promotes a high carb fruit based vegan lifestyle free of any animal products. Our forum does not tolerate encouragement of anything contrary to this. Nor do we allow endorsement of non-vegan items or practises which involve the imprisonment, exploitation, abuse or murder of sentient beings. We also require our members to post with proper netiquette. Therefore, please indicate your intention:
I will comply because I like totally agree with all this

Amy F's Blog

Days Seven and Eight. . . .Woof. . .

Posted on February 27, 2012 at 9:34am 1 Comment

The often used saying "Failure to plan? Plan on failing," could sum up the last two days for me. Don't get me wrong. . .they weren't colossal failures. . .and when I think about it, it wasn't really a "failure" in so much as "a lesson learned."

Yesterday, I participated in a class that lasted eight hours total. We had lessons, a practical exam and a written test. You can't leave. You are alotted 30 minutes for lunch, and were warned ahead of time to pack your lunch if you're a…

Continue

On the Sixth Day of 811, My True Love Gave to Me. . .

Posted on February 24, 2012 at 9:16am 4 Comments

NOTHING! Ha ha ha!

However, I did get a HUGE box of bananas today at a ridiculously cheap price. Now I just have to wait for them to ripen.

Today was a little frustrating as far as hitting my macros. Right now, I'm only at 1086  cals and I feel like I can't eat another bite or drink another smoothie. And while I'm spot on with the 80% for my carbs, my protein and fat are seriously out of whack. My fat is at 15% and my protein is at 5%.  . .and…

Continue

Just a Note to Myself. . .

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 8:23am 0 Comments

There are days when you are going to hear it from others; days when friends of yours say "Dr. Mercola says. . ." or days when your doctor says ". . .this sounds like an eating disorder rearing its ugly head." On days like that, please, take a few slow, deep breaths and close your eyes. Pay attention to your body. What does it feel like? Do you have that same sick feeling you did when you were overdosing on protein and getting "keto-rash" from losing weight too fast? Or do you have that same,…

Continue

Fah Fah Fah Fiiive. . .

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 7:33am 0 Comments

I saw a discussion on one of the forum boards asking why people are counting their days. . .for me, I'm counting my days because I'm convinced that once I get to 30 days, the way I'm living and eating now will be a HABIT and something I do naturally. . . and not something I'm "trying to do." It might happen earlier than that, but 30 days seems to be the stickler! 

Today was a pretty easy day. . .though it's not over yet. I'm going to need to add some more carbs by way of fruit…

Continue

Comment Wall (7 comments)

You need to be a member of 30 Bananas a Day! to add comments!

Join 30 Bananas a Day!

At 4:45am on May 18, 2012, PK said…

May your birthday be filled with sunshine and smiles, laughter, love, and cheer.

Peace, PK

At 2:38am on February 22, 2012, Chris P. said…

Awesome Amy! I get horsey hugs every day and even when I am so tired of chores, and gladly get time away, I still miss being around my horsey friends! :)

At 12:04pm on February 21, 2012, ali8un said…

Hi Amy, welcome 'back' :) Great to have so many people supporting us isnt it! Makes the journey less daunting and more fun..

At 9:45pm on February 20, 2012, Chris P. said…

BTW, Welcome back to sane eating! You'll be feeling great and able to stop dressing to cover in no time! On down days make sure to get plenty of horsey-hugs in! Those days will be less and less! Still get those hugs in though, they rock! :)

At 9:40pm on February 20, 2012, Chris P. said…

Thanks for the add Amy! :)

At 11:36am on February 20, 2012, Diane L said…

Thanks Amy - for the friendship and the kind words. :)  It's helpful to me to read about your experience.  This site is so great for support.

At 4:56pm on February 18, 2012, ednshell said…

Welcome! :)  Welcome! :)  Welcome! :)

Check out All aboard the Banana Welcome Wagon! to read about how things are done on 30BAD and the 30BAD basics, including frequently asked questions and exceptional threads for information and inspiration!  

Best Wishes,

Shell

30BAD Peacekeeper

 
 
 

30BaD search

Loading

Freelee & Durianrider Blogs

         Durianriders Blog

            Freelee's Blog

Latest Activity

Dani Lee posted a blog post
1 minute ago
Natalie Thomas replied to Natalie Thomas's discussion Pinterest Board
4 minutes ago
Natalie Thomas and adnyl are now friends
6 minutes ago
Larissa joined McFruit's group
6 minutes ago
James bananaman Bailey replied to Elsara N's discussion United Kingdom Raw Vegan Meal Plan?
12 minutes ago
Daniel L commented on Brandy's photo
13 minutes ago
Profile IconLarissa, John McIntyre, Michael Rawdin and 7 more joined 30 Bananas a Day!
28 minutes ago
Brandy posted a photo
29 minutes ago
Amaia replied to adnyl's discussion Just fruit....
37 minutes ago
Daniel L replied to Carolina Antonella Mendez's discussion Bulk Produce? in the group 811 Melbournians
1 hour ago
Aaron replied to Aaron's discussion Chipotle
1 hour ago
Aaron replied to Aaron's discussion Chipotle
1 hour ago
Cassy replied to adnyl's discussion Just fruit....
2 hours ago
Barb Cuttance and Andrea Thomas are now friends
3 hours ago
Äpfelchen replied to Sunshine's discussion Starch
3 hours ago
Shawn Dastagir replied to Elly Cahlia's discussion Cheap Fruit in Adelaide in the group Adelaide 811'ers
3 hours ago

© 2014   Created by TheBananaGirl.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service