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Tutti Fruity
  • 43, Female
  • Auckland, North Shore
  • New Zealand
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Chillies, Coconut Milk & Frozen Fruit..... oh, and New Zealand

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tutti Fruity Feb 19, 2012. 23 Replies

I'm relatively new here.  Today is day 5 for me on the program.  So far breakfast and lunch are a breeze.  I'm so busy running kids and kayaks around that I don't have time to think about eating the…Continue

I am Calorie-confused

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tutti Fruity Feb 11, 2012. 10 Replies

Hi,If anyone can help me with this I will be super grateful.  I have just started 80/10/10 full ball after a while of deliberation and toying with cooked food.  I've ditched my thyroxine so am…Continue


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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 grew up with a naturopath for a granddad who got my brothers and I off to a good start nutritionally. None of us were immunised and anti-biotics were banned. If we got a dose of flu, we fasted. I have thus always felt strongly about whole foods and cleansing.

While I was in London having fun for 12 years I neglected my health a little and when my husband and I started building our family I got my wake up call to get more serious about it again.

Unfortunately my thyroid had suffered and my hypo-thyroidism was picked up during my first pregnancy. I gave in to taking synthetic thyroxin as I didn't want to jeopardise the pregnancy and have had two more subsequent babies so have not been too keen to quit just yet and try the natural route (doctors tell me that it's incurable but I don't trust doctors anyway eventhough they have shocking scaremongering tactics that often work!). I heard about this site on a youtube video about hypo-thyroidism.

I am done being an oven now and recently read The China Study, after which I decided to change my entire family's eating habits - we're removing all animal-related foods from our diets. Now that my passion for nutrition has been sparked once again, I have been surfing the net and finding great sites like yours which I will be retuning to for sure but I have a few questions to ask and that's why I've signed up.

Anyway, I'm sure my little introduction has gone on long enough. Vicki
What is your gender? PLEASE NOTE: To enhance the community experience, profile pics of yourself are *REQUIRED* to gain membership. Membership will be declined otherwise.
Please tell us about your dietary inclinations:
I really want to be HCRV and just need some guidance
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yes married
My favourite books/movies/authors/pastimes are....
The Egyptian series by Wilbur Smith; Bryce Courtenay; Steven King; Terry Pratchett; Thomas Harris....
Biographies; Health & Nutrition
Music - we get a lot of great live acts here in NZ. Last three were Jack Johnson, Ben Harper and Chris Cornell.
Swimming, squash, gyming, walking
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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! Let us know what high fruit assistance do you need?
I want to get started and stop falling off the wagon.
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 8:26pm on February 24, 2012, lilypad said…

ok just sent another message hope it gets through this time!

At 4:51am on February 24, 2012, lilypad said…

on the right hand side of your page you'll see a link to your inbox - should be there, if not will send another....

At 9:35pm on February 23, 2012, lilypad said…

Hi Vicki

I sent you a message :)


At 9:17pm on February 18, 2012, lilypad said…

Hi Vikki

enjoyed reading your profile information. I have 3 daughters, 9,5 and 3 I found raw veganism just after my last daughter when I was diagnosed with colitis. The diet has pretty much cured the colitis for my and I have changed how we eat as a family. I do struggle a bit with the children but their diets are way better than their peers. Their understanding is very impressive although putting it into practice is difficult for them but that will come with time. Would love to hook up with you when in NZ, I can encourage you to stay on the wagon :)

At 4:41am on February 18, 2012, Stephen James said…


At 7:39pm on February 17, 2012, noelle kells said…

Waiheke is tight.  I didn't realize how much so until I moved down here and realized how many connections we had on Waiheke.  We lived there for 15 years and my husband knows everyone.  So you were probably right to stay on the Shore. At least you don't have to drop $120 not including the kids just to go to town.

Man, you have had an interesting life.  You grandfather was so ahead of his time.  No antibiotics, no vaccines?  That is awesome.

I reckon our biggest challenge as Kiwis is going to be keeping each other enthused over winter.  Right now is awesome, pit fruits, new season apples and lots of yum veg.  This winter?  I am trying not to panic.

How old are your kids?  I have two boys, 17 and 19.  Coolest kids ever.  The 19 year old is the main reason we went vegan three years ago and none of us have looked back since.  You said you changed your family's diet-are you all raw vegans?

Phew, that was a wee rant.  Just answer when you have a mo.  Hopefully talk to you soon. 

At 6:54pm on February 17, 2012, Stephen James said…

Hi Vicki :0) Your'll find more kiwis here: http://www.30bananasaday.com/group/fruitykiwis

At 3:54am on October 31, 2011, Jacob Heitmann said…

Hey Vicki, welcome to 30BaD! You can check out the Banana Welcome Wagon to get started around here. Enjoy!

In love




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