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"People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves. They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism, a charisma that can take out alive, young people from the traditional imprisonment.... The enlightened man cannot be enslaved - that is the difficulty - and he cannot be imprisoned.... Every genius who has known something of the inner is bound to be a little difficult to be absorbed; he is going to be an upsetting force. The masses dont want to be disturbed, even though they may be in misery; they are in misery, but they are accustomed to the misery. And anybody who is not miserable looks like a stranger. The enlightened man is the greatest stranger in the world; he does not seem to belong to anybody. No organization confines him, no community, no society, no nation." -osho
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i feel like im trying to put an ocean through a straw." - bjork
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I found Durian and Freelea on youtube and was very inspired. It'd be nice if I could work with my body and not against it
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yeah right! if i got that shot it would probly just GET me sick. i haven't really been sick for almost 2 years. the last time was when i passed out naked in my kitchen and slammed my head on the fridge. not only that but a giant pot fell off the counter and gashed my shin open. when i woke up i couldn't see and the only thing i could think of was, please don't let my friends find me dead and naked on my kitchen floor. i'd be dead, but still, it would be embarrassing.
i think there are some vegetarians that go but i think its mostly people that want free food. this time there were quite a bit. you can usually tell who is who because it seems like everyone is split up. you will have brendon and a few people in one corner and a few in another, then one table with a bunch of people at it. most of the time the non-vegans stick together and everyone else kind of spreads out. i've actually only been there twice but i think i should start going and promoting the raw diet since i know most of those people don't know what it is. since i got that high energy recipe guide i have tons of ideas now.
its sooo good. i took some "spaghetti without meatballs" to the vegan dinner thing tonight and it got gobbled up pretty fast. i usually don't use spices but i really wanted to make an impression so i soaked some fennel seeds and oregano with the sun dried tomatoes and it tasted exactly like spaghetti sauce.....but cold. its crazy cause all these kids there want to be vegan but the concept of a fruit and veggie raw diet scares them. it even scares the regular vegans i think. like, people looked at me crazy for being vegan and now the vegans look at me crazy for being raw vegan. "you dont eat bread? you dont eat grains?" i hear that often. i've gotten to a point where i have to defend myself against people that don't understand it AND people that do understand it. its a really weird position to be in. not only that but a few weeks ago this girl came into the shop and said she was raw vegan and i said i was to. but then she started talking about all this gourmet raw vegan stuff like making fake parmesan cheese out of brazil nuts, garlic, and sea salt. i said, sorry i dont really eat any of that. she talked about cacao and raw chocolate and junk like that but she couldn't understand the fruit thing. so yeah, it was kind of awkward. damn, we should have went to that together. there is another one on october 7th and i'm dragging you to it. actually you might have to pick me up. my car isn't ready and i doubt you want to ride on my bike handlebars.
hey i'm starting to post some raw recipes on my facebook from "The New High Energy Diet" book by Doug Graham. i'll make them, take a pic and explain how to make them. check it out if you are interested. i've posted 2 so far.
once i get the 811 book back i'll call you. when you start reading it you won't want to stop. you'll keep wanting to find out what's next. i stayed up way too late most nights after i got that book. i have one copy for myself i won't loan out but i bought another one so i could let people borrow it. its totally worth buying though. people that i knew were vegan i would tell to just spend the money and buy it! they would complain that it was $30 bucks but i think that is cheap since it had such an impact on my life. i let this lady that had cancer borrow it since i thought it might help her but i doubt she read it. its like, if you want to live fucking read this! once again you can't force people. "but...but, i don't want to give up eating cheese and cooked food, its good..." well, i guess thats your choice....now give me my book back! haha!
once you figure out how to shop it gets easier. my main staples are bananas, pears, apples, kiwi, spinach, lettuce, cucumbers, zucchini, and celery. i probably eat at least 4 from that list everyday or every other day. bananas EVERY single day. i can knock out about half my calories for the day with 2 banana smoothies in the morning. the other stuff like cantolope, blueberries, strawberries, black berries, avocados, some nuts, broccoli, cabbage, kale, carrots, cauliflower, and various others i'll buy if they are on sale, cheaper in season, or just sparingly...or i'll steal them from my mom's fridge. then you have to try and time your produce buying by either the date, if there is one listed, or by the color of the fruit to get it when its in its prime and marked down. i NEVER pay full price for bananas. i'll go and load up 40 to 60 pounds at a time of half price bananas and as i'm loading i'll ask people if they want any of the marked down ones. they never do! they would rather buy the green stemmed kind. its crazy. they get nothing from eating a green banana. crazy.
i hear ya. i read A LOT about quantum physics and cosmology. its taken me reading sooo many books about the same subject to really get a grasp on the concepts. thats why i like reading books about the same things. it took 3 books for me to understand whats really, or at least what they've found, going on inside atoms. i like to have complete full understanding with no questions left. which is hard when studying that type of science since we can't actually 100% know whats going on. but i love eastern philosophy also and it takes me the same amount of reading to fully understand the concepts. what one author writes is a little different from another and it helps me understand it more. i kind of read about both subjects separately, physics and eastern philosophy, and realized they are basically saying the same thing. then i stumbled upon a book called "tao of physics" where it talks about how the two are saying the same thing. i kinda had pieced it together by then but it was great to have something else back it up. that was over a year ago. i've never been able to really explain to people the ideas from the books i've read and i really don't care to. if they want to know about it i'll recommend books but there really is no point in trying to explain it, they usually don't care. because if they really cared enough they would find out for themselves and read it. i don't really talk about being vegan and especially raw vegan to strangers cause they automatically judge you without hearing you out. so i just don't even say shit unless they are really interested. BUT, i usually can't explain it in the way i would like. oh well, you can't change people that don't want to be anyway.
that bike is probably too small for you now. i wanted a touring bike originally but i didn't have $2,000 to spend on a bike. its a hybrid and it does me pretty well. it was only $500. i finally put an odometer on it a few weeks ago like at the end of july and i've put 200 miles on it in about 5 weeks. most of that was doing daily things like going to the store, bank and skatepark. there were a few times where i did 30 miles of riding for a weekend event but usually i would ride minimum 5 miles a day for the pleasure. i slacked off the past few weeks since my last hard ride. the day after i couldn't get out of bed and i felt so horrible. i'm sure i was dehydrated and over exerted myself. i'm just trying to get motivated to get back into my kettle bell training program and gain some weight back from riding so much this summer. i'll print you off some pages from this new recipe book. today i tried something new. peach heirloom tomato soup. just blend up some peaches and tomatoes but save some to chop up and put in the soup to make it "chunky". i actually added a little ground cumin and coriander but it was good without it to. there are so many good ones i can't wait to try them. i'm getting my other copy of 80/10/10 back soon so i'll let you borrow it soon.