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Best way to restore intestinal flora and general health after a short round of antibiotics?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Mack Aug 3, 2012. 5 Replies

I would have chosen another option if I had more knowledge and experience with alternative routes to antibiotics but the point is, Im mid way through a five day course of antibiotics and was…Continue

Whats the deal with 'complete proteins'?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fruit fly Mar 1, 2012. 18 Replies

Ive just had my first session with a dietician (for more info on WHY check out my latest blog post). I tried to explain to her that I GET protein- from fruits and veggies. She then went on to tell me…Continue

Please help, Im at my breaking point.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Verity Dec 30, 2011. 49 Replies

First off, its important to note that Ive suffered from an extremely sever eating disorder for eight years. Now, recovery wasnt even on my mind until about two years ago. And since then, its been a…Continue

Orange Tomato Dressing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Banana Dude Dec 15, 2011. 4 Replies

Ive been having the hardest time with all raw dressings that are 811. Ive been experiementing for a while and hadnt found a single recipe that I enjoyed and usually ended up adding balsamic vinegar…Continue

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After years and years of feeling ill with complications from an eating disorder and trying literally everything out there- still I found myself a physical and mental disaster. In September 2011, I had my first appointment with a naturopathic DR who put me on a regimen of herbal tinctures to promote healing. Even after three months, I didnt physically show much improvement. Especially with my mood. Things seemed to be going downhill! Ive been vegetarian for years and have been vegan in the past and was constantly searching for a way of eating that wouldnt make me feel horrible day and night. I had been getting such conflicting advice I thought my head would explode. No one seemed to agree with eachother and I didnt agree with any of them either. Ive stumbled across the raw food diet quite a few times actually and even tried it out for a while. But my body seemed to reject everything I was eating! Homemade lara bars, flax seed cracker with guacamole, fruit and nut 'crumbles', kale chips with cashew cheeze sauce. After that I gave up on raw more or less. But a while after my short trial, I started stumbling upon trial by other raw foodist- people who followed the 80/10/10 diet. Nothing made more sense to me! It hasnt been long and to be honest, I do still struggle as kicking an eating disorder is not an easy task- but when I stick to 811, I feel amazing. Even my energy and moods are up and Im sleeping better as well. Like I said, Im not 100% there, but its what Im striving for every day. And finally- finally, I can breathe knowing that I found SOMETHING that works.
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Eating Disorder Treatment.

Posted on January 14, 2012 at 5:24am 3 Comments

Today is my first full day at Westwind (www.westwind.mb.ca)- also my first meeting with the dietician. This is an amazing program all in all and completely different from 'mainstream' places you here about but this session was awful. I knew coming here Id have to give up 100% raw for a time. But here this lady is trying to help me by telling me that I really need 'complete' proteins like beans and rice at the same time and I need to have them combined…


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At 11:08am on April 13, 2012, Ivegonebananas said…

Aaah yes, Asian markets are the way to go. I love haggling with the produce managers who barely speak English :P

I read your story, sounds like you're on the right path, keep up the good work :)

At 1:45am on April 9, 2012, Apple Venus said…

Glad to see they allow veganism there! My treatment center wouldn't even let me be vegetarian when I was still in treatment. My parents didn't want me going there because of cost issues, and also because the treatment ''team'' in Winnipeg strongly advised against it, because they claim that it's ''treatment how you want it, and not how you need it''. They were pretty anal about stuff, especially since I was still 17. Ah well, glad to hear you're getting treatment that respects your values :)! My parents let me be vegan because I showed them I can still gain weight (or at the very least maintain) when I was released from hospital.

At 10:38am on April 7, 2012, Corrtney said…


I'm glad you introduced me to raw. Best thing that's ever happened to me =]

At 11:45pm on March 27, 2012, Apple Venus said…

Absolutely! :) It's nice to meet somebody so close here, and if you're ever in Winnipeg, give me a shout, and we can arrange something. By the way, I was curious, did your parents send you to Westwind? My parents were going to, but decided against it, lol :p

At 3:56am on March 20, 2012, Amanda Lily said…

Awesome, thanks! And if you are in the 'peg let me know :) 

By the way, I love the pics on your site, you are great at taking pictures of food :)

At 5:40am on March 1, 2012, Dea said…

hey hope you get in touch with some peeps in t.o.

I'll be on the road for a while, south of the equator


At 1:39am on February 5, 2012, Billie Jean said…

aw thanks darling back at ya! hows it going? <3

At 5:22pm on January 21, 2012, Hannah Day said…

Just letting you know you are in my thoughts. Sending you love and healing energy <3<3

At 8:48am on January 3, 2012, shegeekonraw said…

Hey Verity, thanks for the friending. And Happy New Year!

At 2:04am on December 22, 2011, Aly said…

So sorry to hear that :( Hope you find your way back into the swing of things quick. Just know there is treatment in your future, so please stay hopeful :)



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