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Eating before bed...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicole_NC Aug 17, 2010. 4 Replies

I am new!  This is my first day as a LFRV...So I will have many questions :)Does it matter what type of fruit I eat in the later evening?I often stay up late and need a snack after dinner so I dont…Continue

Pregnancy and the LFRV Lifestyle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alysha Maiorelli Aug 16, 2011. 12 Replies

I am hoping to get pregnant in the next few months and I am also new to this lifestyle...Does anyone have any personal experience with being pregnant and eating LFRV?  Or dealing with doctors and…Continue

Need help determining calories...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jill Aug 17, 2010. 4 Replies

I weigh 147 lbs.   I would like to know how many calories I need to take in to lose weight...I set up my profile on Nutridairy and chose 'maintain weight' (as I read to do in other forum…Continue

 

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Jill replied to DURIANRIDER's discussion Ran a 10km pb.
"Wow, that time is amazing! I just ran my first 10k race yesterday and my time was 62 min...maybe someday I will catch up to you :) Congrats!"
Sep 21, 2010
Jill commented on Jill's blog post Day 13 and 14...finally!!!
"Thanks Mary Ann! Its nice to know I am not alone in this struggle... It seems so easy for some people, and I sometimes get quite sad that food has such a hold on me. But enough 'boo-hoo for me'! If I could just remember how terrible I feel…"
Sep 16, 2010
Jill replied to TheBananaGirl's discussion Need some advice...
"gotfruit? (this probably isnt allowed/copyrighted or something...) justfruitit (like just do it) fruitbook (like facebook) haha I guess I have no original ideas. My fave so far that others have suggested is fruitybeauty."
Sep 16, 2010
Jill and Christa Allen are now friends
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Mary Ann commented on Jill's blog post Day 13 and 14...finally!!!
"oh man, i hear you on the gas. i am trying to transition from almost the same food background as you. i have been transitioning all summer. and let me tell you - the absolute WORST thing i've experienced is fruit + fast food. i can only imagine…"
Sep 16, 2010
Jill posted a blog post

Day 13 and 14...finally!!!

29 years oldfemaleI havent weighted myself in the past few days because I dont want to know - but I am about 147lbs...and want to lose 15-20 lbs of fatI ran for 30 minutes at a pace of 6 min/km average. (I also ran yesterday after not working out for a week and a half because I was sick...so I am finally getting back into it)Today I ate:1507 calories - all from fruit!!! yay! I DO know this is not enough, but I am having issues with a very gassy tummy (probably from some of the crap I have…See More
Sep 15, 2010
Sara commented on Jill's blog post Day 11 and 12
"Another important thing to keep in mind - make sure you are eating enough! If you get plenty of fruit calories for breakfast and lunch, that should keep you from wanting to eat anything you can get your hands on for dinner."
Sep 15, 2010
Jill commented on Jill's blog post Day 11 and 12
"Thank you both... I will check The Pleasure Trap out for sure. I have a husband and 1 child (just over 2), and at this point, its just me trying this out...my husband is super supportive and wants to know more and try it possibly as well, but I am…"
Sep 14, 2010
Ki commented on Jill's blog post Day 11 and 12
"I was struggling last week as well with my diet. I watched the pleasure trap (very helpful) and a couple other youtube videos to help me get inspired. If raw food is what you want, then don't make cooked or processed food an option. Start to…"
Sep 14, 2010
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Day 11 and 12

29 years oldFemale5' 4'147lbs...want to lose 15 - 20 lbs.I have never been vegetarian, vegan or high fat raw before...just started learning about all of this a few months ago...I wanted to try a 30 day challenge - to eat 100% 811...and I did it for 6 1/2 days...then it went all downhill from there...I am so frustrated and mad at myself and I feel so pathetic...good grief - all I could do was 6 1/2 days before giving in?? I feel so ridiculous and so amazed at all of you who do this everyday like…See More
Sep 13, 2010
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Day 9 and 10...

29 years oldfemale145.2lbs - want to lose 15 - 20 lbs.I didn't have time to enter my calories on nutridairy on day 9/10, but eating went well...Yesterday was a struggle, but I stuck it out and again, eating went well...I think what I am noticing is that I need to eat more calories from fruit earlier in the day...my desire to eat cooked food and junk food come later in the day (after dinner), so maybe if I got my calories up earlier on it would help?? Last night at about 10 pm, I was hungry and…See More
Sep 12, 2010
Jill is now friends with Karen Brown and Rick Higgins
Sep 10, 2010
Jill commented on Jill's blog post Day 8...learning little by little...
"Thanks Rick, that is an awesome way of looking at it! I think this experience so far has taught me to be more aware of my body and what it REALLY wants/needs rather than just stuffing my face with whatever garbage to fill the void..."
Sep 10, 2010
Ki commented on Jill's blog post Day 8...learning little by little...
"The same thing happens to me every time I eat cooked food. It always start with one little saucer dish plate and before I realize it, I am going back for seconds, thirds and so on. It turns into a huge mess. I have been thinking about this lately…"
Sep 10, 2010
Jill commented on Jill's blog post Day 8...learning little by little...
"I love that quote...thanks!"
Sep 10, 2010
Ashley commented on Jill's blog post Day 8...learning little by little...
"I read in a success book once that if we do anything than do it 100% because "99% is a bitch and a 100% is a breeze." Those words stuck with me because in this diet I have learned that if I even taste a morsel of something "bad"…"
Sep 10, 2010

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I read a book called 'In Defense of Food' which kind of got me started on this journey of wanting to eat differently...then I was introduced to 'raw gourmet' by my sister in law, and since then I have been quite interested in finding out more about different ways of eating...vegan, low fat raw vegan, fruitarianism...and finding what is best for me.
From what I have found, I am most drawn to the LFRV lifestyle for many reasons...
1. Health - I want my body to be pure and naturally healthy, and fit.
2. Weight - I have about 15 pounds to lose still from my first pregnancy and I want to achieve this by eating clean foods, not processed diet crap...or restricting calories and being super hungry all the time and not enjoying what I am eating...
4. I LOVE fruit...I want to simplify my life...often 'diets', ingredient lists for cooking...even making raw gourmet stuff is so complicated...I want this to be easy and simple for me - pick up banana, peel, eat. I think that is as simple as it can get!
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I would like to LFRV now and in the future...I hope to become pregnant again soon (this will be my second baby), and I want to be as healthy as possible to take care of my children and myself.
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When I do become pregnant again, I am nervous about how doctors will react to my choice to eat this way. I want to make sure I am taking care of my body and therefore my baby's, so learning more about this here is of great importance to me at this time.

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Day 13 and 14...finally!!!

Posted on September 15, 2010 at 4:12pm 2 Comments

29 years old

female

I havent weighted myself in the past few days because I dont want to know - but I am about 147lbs...and want to lose 15-20 lbs of fat



I ran for 30 minutes at a pace of 6 min/km average. (I also ran yesterday after not working out for a week and a half because I was sick...so I am finally getting back into it)



Today I ate:

1507 calories - all from fruit!!! yay! I DO know this is not enough, but I am having issues with a very gassy tummy (probably… Continue

Day 11 and 12

Posted on September 13, 2010 at 3:45pm 4 Comments

29 years old

Female

5' 4'

147lbs...want to lose 15 - 20 lbs.

I have never been vegetarian, vegan or high fat raw before...just started learning about all of this a few months ago...

I wanted to try a 30 day challenge - to eat 100% 811...and I did it for 6 1/2 days...then it went all downhill from there...

I am so frustrated and mad at myself and I feel so pathetic...good grief - all I could do was 6 1/2 days before giving in?? I feel so ridiculous and so amazed at all of… Continue

Day 9 and 10...

Posted on September 12, 2010 at 3:33am 0 Comments

29 years old

female

145.2lbs - want to lose 15 - 20 lbs.

I didn't have time to enter my calories on nutridairy on day 9/10, but eating went well...

Yesterday was a struggle, but I stuck it out and again, eating went well...I think what I am noticing is that I need to eat more calories from fruit earlier in the day...my desire to eat cooked food and junk food come later in the day (after dinner), so maybe if I got my calories up earlier on it would help?? Last night at about 10… Continue

Day 8...learning little by little...

Posted on September 9, 2010 at 3:06pm 5 Comments

29 yeas old

female

145.2lbs - want to lose 15 - 20 lbs.

1st time trying lfrv.



Today I ate:

1092 calories from fruit...

then this aft I had one small spoonful of the potato/carrot/celery soup I was cooking for my family just to see if it tasted ok, and I totally lost it again...I ended up eating several spoonfuls and then other random things we had in the fridge/around the house that were NOT fruit...boo...I feel terrible...I thought I had learned my lesson after… Continue

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