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Is coffee really a no no? I mean seriously, I think I can do all fruit all the time, that is easy for me...but right now I am just starting out, so my first two days have been a ton of fruit, and then one meal of grains, eggs, and some, I know we aren't supposed to mention animal products..but yes..cheese.  I am hoping to phase out regular food altogether, but so far, it has been difficult for me to have three meals of just fruit.  I seem to be able to do breakfast and lunch, no problem…


Added by Mrs. C is getting healthy on July 20, 2011 at 4:50am — 2 Comments

30-day challenge to stay 100% LFRV - Part 4

On June 18 I started a 30-day challenge to stay 100% LFRV, and yesterday was 30 days.

I basically did it, except for one very minor slip-up. It happened at a pot luck I attended on the 4th of July, where I enjoyed a large portion of a spinach-mango salad with too much olive oil.

The reason for this challenge is after doing 811 for 2.5 years, I can't tolerate cooked food at all anymore. It tastes great going down, but then there is a very severe reaction about 4 hours…


Added by Peter Berquist on July 20, 2011 at 12:24am — 2 Comments

How do I plan my day?

Many times in past I found myself getting lost in lists of tasks and over time have developed a technique how to accomplish a lot every day. It’s good to plan the day ahead, preferably a night before.

1. Brainstorming. Writing down everything that has to be done tomorrow. Sometimes even silly things like ‘cleaning the fridge’ or ‘buying paper for printer’ should go on the list, because although those things a not very important they do take time.

  • buy…

Added by Diana Mambetova on July 19, 2011 at 7:23pm — 5 Comments

Proud Of Myself For Being 100% LFRV For A Week!

In some ways it might seem kinda silly to celebrate being 100% raw vegan for a week, but I am so proud of myself.  I've been 100% for periods of time, up to about 2 months, but it has been quite a while, and this time just seems more stable than ever.  I have a seriously easy way of getting awesome produce and I only have to go shopping about on the weekends! 


I'm not doing this perfectly or anything, in fact, I'm under eating a little bit, and going a little too long without…


Added by Mera/Feather Story on July 19, 2011 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

Positive Mantras For Body Image

Today I'd like to tell you a story. "Mirror, mirror on the wall who's the fairest of them all?" Remember that ugly wicked witch in Sleeping Beauty? I do! The witch was contemptible looking, don't you…


Added by David Michael Colorez on July 19, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

Health OVER Weight Loss...When are people gonna get the picture????

Okay okay...let me get started. I have been with this raw lifestyle for almot 7 years now. I have been on and off the fruity pineapple wago three different times and EVERYTIME i come back to it because when on it, I have NEVER EVER felt better in my life. Rawfruitygoddess said soemthing that I wanna piggyback off of..."Why the phobia?"... Our society does a great job at instilling in us "less is better" when it comes to food and "more is better" when it comes to material…


Added by Jayna'/aka/Raw Fit Mama on July 19, 2011 at 4:06am — No Comments

Two months 811rv! Oh yeah!

So... we're at the 2 months mark, as of yesterday! I can't believe how quick it's gone!


I have been enjoying the ride, I'm definitely not quite right with all of the aspects of this lifestyle, I still need to get more sleep and water, probably the hardest for me as I rise at 5:30am to get to the cafe at 6:30 and then I am flat out til mid/late afternoon so if I haven't had enough water by then it's really hard to get in enough for the day, then its a vicious cycle, but i'm…


Added by Janna Bannanna on July 18, 2011 at 6:05pm — 4 Comments

Does anyone else love honey dew?

I really really live for melons.  This week I ate tonnes of honey dew!  Do you like honey dew?


Added by Ali Washington on July 18, 2011 at 2:13pm — 8 Comments

My New Best Friend: Coosemans

Ok, I saw a picture of a 'mamey' here on 30bad which was posted by Willa. I commented on it cause of it's intense color and it just looked so good. I forgot aobut it for a littel bit till Willa wrote in response to my comment. 

Then I just HAD to go in an internet mamey search. I found it is also called mamey sapote, or sometimes sapote. Well, low and behold I found a local place that can get them. They are all over the place US and some other places. The company is…


Added by Marci Aurila on July 18, 2011 at 12:11pm — 4 Comments

Finally ready to commit to LFRV

For the past month, i've been experimenting with LFRW, dipping my feet in the water so to speak, trying it out. It was catching pneumonia a month ago that really freaked me out and made me want to change the way i eat so that I could get healthier. If being bed-ridden for about 3 weeks and breaking out in psoriasis all over my body wasn't enough, getting sick also meant feeling extremely fatigued and tired all the time. I decided to just eat fruits and vegetables in an attempt to get…


Added by jUiCyGirL on July 17, 2011 at 11:43am — 2 Comments


On Monday I started to feel really itchy and by Wednesday I broke out in a terrible rash. After seeing a doctor and finally getting an appointment for a dermatologist I was diagnosed with an outbreak of eczema. The itching has finally gone down today as well as my raised pores and bumps. However it requires me to take the following drugs:

the steriod Progesterone- 5 tablets a day

zyrtec once a day for a week

pirotin- once a night for a week

bactroban- rub on twice…


Added by Karen Kong on July 17, 2011 at 10:31am — 14 Comments



Yesterday I drank/ate...

pint water w/lemon on awakening...

5 bananas

4 big apples

big bowl of fruit soup - 200g blackberries, 200g redcurrants, large handful strawberries, 1 1/2 cups OJ, 2 tbs ground flax

big salad - half bag mixed baby salad greens (spinach, lettuce etc), half bag rocket, half a cucumber, large handful of olives

2 tbs aloe vera, b12 sublingual

some rice cakes (my main vice, I love them)



Added by Only Everywhere on July 16, 2011 at 11:47pm — 2 Comments

Animal Cruelty videos - Courtesy of the meat industry.

Hi Guys, this is my first blog post here at 30Bananasaday.com


I have a (non-commercial) hobby website which I'm shamefully semi-promoting via this post. It's originally about Computers (for beginners), the HTC Desire HD smartphone and Android which are interests of mine. However, more recently I've been inspired to start using it to promote the message of health, raw food and the reality of the meat industry and animal cruelty. I also made a page for a few people whose…


Added by Grant Barker on July 16, 2011 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

Easy day at hospital.

Well, we arrived promptly at 5:30 am, first to sign in and get started. I am told I was about 2 hours in hte back before they wheeled me away.

I was out, but not really out. I had to be awake enough to respond when they said something. But....I don't remember a thing! And I like it that way =) I don't really remember them wheeling me anywhere, just waking up in the recovery area at about 8:15 am EST.  

about 8:45 My hubby drove me home (bless his heart--he has barely any…


Added by Marci Aurila on July 16, 2011 at 5:46pm — No Comments

30bad vs. Sleep

So, everyone says get enough sleep...its all over the place on 30bad...


BUT...how can anyone expect me to get enough sleep when there is so much action and info going on here! I leave for a little while and so much happens! I can't keep up...  :)


So its just after midnight and I'm turning off the computer right after this post.


I just want to give a loud and big "THANKS" to everyone on 30bad for making this such a great forum with SO much info…


Added by Great White North on July 16, 2011 at 3:24pm — 2 Comments

So you want to be a fruit bat part two!

Here is the second half of my gigantic post!  Enjoy!


And please leave me your thoughts if you give it a read!  Unless they are mean, then you can keep them (;

Added by Ali Washington on July 16, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Videos of Myself



i feel strange doing this

but i'm doing it anyway.

life's too short not to make a fool of yourself once in awhile

besides, "what other people think of you is none of your business"


30bad, i present to you, my first VLOG. i found it hard to stay on topic...apologies in advance for being rude and burping :)


i encourage YOU to make an equally weird video today, tomorrow, or sometime this week.


for the…


Added by Ted Carr AKA Ted Carb on July 16, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

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