30 Bananas a Day!

Jessica Van
  • Carbondale, IL
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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 was referred to this site by Jonas, who I met within a group on Facebook, called Vegan. He also recommended 80/10/10 by Douglas Graham after I watched Forks Over Knives, cut oil, and exclaimed how much better I felt. I have struggled with fibromyalgia since my diagnosis four years ago. Since cutting oil, I became more energetic and my pain decreased. So, then I added a whole bunch of fruit to my regimen, which just compounded the benefits exponentially. I am currently reading Dr. Graham's book, during a yearly fast that I do with my husband, and everything is sounding so great. I am planning to try it for a year, as he suggests in the book, remembering that my favorite steamed tubers and starches like artichokes will always be there after the year, if I still want them. I trust that I probably won't. So, I am here for support and guidance as I make the switch, and fumble through this new way of eating. I already eat 70-80% raw fruits and vegetables, but still consume heated tubers, grains, beans and other steamed starches and oligo-saccharides. I look forward to getting to know all of you, and working with you, and growing with you. I am very excited to have found a new community that can assist me in growing further into a more natural and harmonious life. There is no choice for I /am/ reading the book, so I chose the I will, as I have not yet finished it, but I am on Chapter 6.
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I really want to be HCRV and just need some guidance
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The Lord of the Flies, Skinny Bitch, Phantom Tollbooth, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Where the Wild Things Are; Oh, the Places You Will Go, Vegan Freak, Harry Potter series are some of my favorite books. I like to hike, camp, exercise on the elliptical machine at my school's gym, going for walks, biking, knitting, reading books and magazines and sometimes internet articles, organizing/nesting, learning about health and nutrition, Bikram yoga and probably some other things that I cannot remember right now. What do you like?
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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 am just in the learning and transiting phase, right now. So, any information, question answering and gentle correction will be greatly appreciated. I am also getting into exercise for the first time in my life, and watched a video by Freelee, which encouraged me to keep a regular cardiovascular workout. So, I began to go to the gym for the elliptical as a start, and it feels so good. With that, I will be ready for advice for stepping up my workout, to be a fit, healthy lady within some time. Thanks for this community, guys! Thanks for asking how to help!
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

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At 11:47am on June 12, 2012, Hollie said…

Nice to meet you! :) 

At 7:52am on March 23, 2012, PK said…

Welcome to 30 Bananas A Day!

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