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Depression almost f***ing killed me

For the past years, I have suffered from varying degrees of depression. It got to the point where I was questioning whether I wanted to be alive or not. Do I want to live? Do I want to die? What do I have to live for?



Is it even worth it?

I used to think like that. It's a really scary world, hanging on the edge of a cliff, your heart beating so fast because you might fall... and at the same time asking yourself what's so good about getting…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on January 7, 2012 at 12:49pm — 2 Comments

Gone raw for 2012!

One of my many new year's resolutions was to go raw again, and I'm kinda excited about it :)

Today I had...

Mango sauce with courgetti: (600g courgettes, 303g mango, 21g spring onions, 5g basil, 28g rocket, 57g coconut water). This was amazing. I think I'm going to be eating this several times a week.…

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Added by Only Everywhere on January 2, 2012 at 8:49am — 3 Comments

Meat eaters, this is the year I get in your face!

Happy new year my fruity friends!

New year actually has nothing to do with it, I've just recently decided that I'm ready to start trying to make a difference. I'm gonna be making lots of videos from now on.

 

Here's another meat eater trying to assuage his guilt with a monologue on why factory farming is a good thing. I just added extra footage so that the viewer can see his point more clearly. If you are of a sensitive disposition, don't watch. It's not pleasant. Feel…

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Added by Richie Fruitbat on January 1, 2012 at 6:55pm — 1 Comment

Getting Over Myself

I really need to.  So I started yesterday.

First stop!  Hair cut.  I think I'm done seeing the world through a curtain.  I'm not so scared anymore of eye contact.  Especially with my friends, who I was with yesterday. I guess I'll be changing my profile pic as soon as I get back from Tahoe in a few days.  ;)

Second, take than dang jacket off.  No more hiding.  Honestly- why am I hiding from myself?  I certainly know how I look, and if any one else's about me mattered, they have…

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Added by Ayllx Kalen on December 31, 2011 at 12:30am — 11 Comments

Taking it one day at a time: DAY 1 - 811/100%, Raw/75%, and Vegan/100%

I did it! I went vegan today. No animal products today and from here on out. I intended to eat 100% raw, but I was craving something cooked. I told myself that I would be allowed carb-rich cooked foods to get me through this beginning, so I had brown rice. Plus, it really helped up my calories, but I still only made it to 2160. Of my calories, I had 85% carbs, 10% fat, and 5% protein!…

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Added by YourSugaBumps on December 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Raw Food Changed My World!

A year ago now,  I was obsessed with fasting, eating 500 cals a day, had extreme social anxiety (which was getting worse, I was afraid to look people in the eyes!  Hence the hair cut).  I was depressed, wanted life to be over, and was doing a lot of drugs (my brother used to be a HUGE drug dealer before we moved from the state vermont.  He's not legally allowed to be back there again.), mostly weed and ecstasy, and didn't have any real friends, but one that was 2 towns…

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Added by Ayllx Kalen on December 29, 2011 at 9:01am — 6 Comments

Veganism debunked

Here's a vid I just made, showing some very 'rational and persuasive' arguments for not being vegan. Oh yeah, along with some footage from slaughterhouses.

I think meat and dairy eaters need to see this stuff, so many of them live in a cosy fairytale world where their meat, milk and eggs just magically appears and they never get blood on their hands. I plan on making many more videos like this cause I think a person reconnected with the reality of the situation will at very…

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Added by Richie Fruitbat on December 28, 2011 at 10:32pm — 4 Comments

Giving vegans a bad name

I met a girl a couple months ago who told me she was vegan. I was so happy I had a new vegan friend. 

Then it happened.

One of my girlfriends who takes a culinary class with her watched as she ate an entire chicken leg by herself during class. 

Last time I checked, chickens didn't grow on trees. 

And then she goes around preaching about animal rights and how much she just looooooves animals.…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 20, 2011 at 9:37am — 4 Comments

I tried to be vegan but...

I've been hearing this a lot lately. People trying to become vegan/vegetarian but they just felt weak/lightheaded/depressed etc when they tried so they switched back. 

It's kind of pissing me off. When I made the transition I felt better than ever. Everyone else I know who has become vegetarian/vegan and stayed that way has said that they felt amazing. I just feel like their minds are simply creating excuses to go back to cruelty eating. 

And the worst of all…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 19, 2011 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

A response to my well meaning friends who are urging me to eat animal products

  • "A response to my well meaning friends who are urging me to eat animal products:

  Thank you for your concern. I know you mean well, and I'm grateful that you have reached out. But there are a HUGE number of factors that you are not aware of in regards to my current situation and emotional health. Be careful of making diagnoses without a complete understanding of the the body, mind and the…

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Added by elena on December 18, 2011 at 4:19am — No Comments

Off to a Slow Start.

So basically, as soon as I made this account, I had to take a temporary hiatus. I was on bed rest for about a month & wasn't able to go shopping in order to eat right. In that time, the little baby in my belly got really big. I started noticing a decrease in my appetite & a lot of nausea no matter what I ate. Once I was able to start eating right, there wasn't enough room for a whole meal of fruit (all of my organs are being squished). It would be near impossible for me to get enough…

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Added by Sidnee Love on December 17, 2011 at 4:02am — 3 Comments

Drinking fire? Been there done that

Me vs. Lemon Ginger Blast

K.O.

I lost.

The spicy sour groove of the Lemon Ginger blast pulled a right hook on me. …

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 14, 2011 at 10:47am — 2 Comments

An inspirational story about Percy Cerutty

Before today I had no idea who this person was... Percy Cerutty. But today I ve  read a topic on HCRV personalities who practiced this life style for more than 10 years and I've read a story about Percy.

wow! amazing man. well, i was always fascinated by eccentric persons, but he is more than just that. I'd like to know more about him or read his books. I suppose many of them are about running as he revolutionized it and I am not a runner , but anyway I would be very much…

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Added by elena on December 14, 2011 at 3:16am — No Comments

OK, Contrary to popular opinion, I DO have feelings.

This has been bothering me since last week. I am now known as the "fruit girl" in my school since I can always be seen carrying a ton of fruit with me wherever I go. Everyone in my Chem class knows that I am a raw vegan and is fascinated by it. They love asking me questions about it.

Then the other day I brought about a kilo of tangerines to my class. Of course some everyone asked me if I was going to eat them all. When I…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 12, 2011 at 12:20pm — 6 Comments

Protein Myth. Do plants have enough protein?

this topic was discussed  many, many times, but I have a habit to do a research on my own :) just to know more about an issue and at the same time to go on with my education ;)

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that we obtain 5% of our calories from protein. This would mean that if you were a man burning 3000 calories per day, you would need 38 grams of protein.…

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Added by elena on December 9, 2011 at 8:37pm — 3 Comments

Raw Food Shopping on a Tight Budget!

Raw Food Shopping on a TIGHT budget!

Some awesome grocery store markdowns in this post. There are bargains out there!

Added by evilday on December 9, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Earthings, pets, transitioning, and lots of food

Just watched what I could of Earthlings with my husband. I asked him what he thought of the movie. He said "I think it's all about the shock factor! They didn't need to see all that! We already know about this." I stated that that was exactly the point. Of course they wanna show us the bad side. I am glad they did too...because for the first time I realized the scale of the speciesism. I mean I knew that…

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Added by YourSugaBumps on December 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Big meals vs small meals

I've found this to be very interesting and informative  reply from Adam in this topic ( which has another Adam's  replies, highly recommended)

For me, it very much depends on my activity levels and what specific foods I am eating. Generally speaking, I do feel better eating more frequent…

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Added by elena on December 7, 2011 at 7:28pm — 2 Comments

Fruit Parties...Oh My!

I can't believe I went to my first official fruit party this past Sunday and met with local 30badders for the first time!

Coincidentally, the fruit parties in my house have been super exciting lately.  Its kinda a tradition I started last year with my 10 y.o. sister-in-law and my 4-year-old daughter and I eating fruit before bed and just being super silly with it... making the peels into playthings, making silly faces. 

My sister-in-law lives in San Diego and we…

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Added by Mera/Feather Story on December 7, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Life is Beautiful

I am so happy and thankful for everything I have. Just the fact that I am alive with loving and caring parents and am able to be a part of this world, to be able to love others and be loved in return. To be able to tell others how much I love them. To be able to grow and learn something new each and every day. To be able to breath. To be able to run. To be able to feel. To be able to see. To be able to hear. To be able to smell. To have food to eat. To have an education. To be able to…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 5, 2011 at 4:02am — 2 Comments

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