30 Bananas a Day!

My weight has edged up to 136 - Returning to the Raw Till 4 Diet

I've entered a "fruit-less" depression since leaving Hawaii.

It's not that cheap fruit cannot be found in NYC. Just the other day I photographed the bounty I brought in from fruit stands, foraging, and Union Square Greenmarket for under $20.

Who says fruit has to be expensive in Nyc? I got all this for less than$20.

However, nothing beats the taste of produce on the West Coast, especially when I can find fresh, amazingly sweet papayas in Hawaii for about $.60 each. Here I must make do with the less sweet, larger, but more expensive $4 papayas, which I just yet haven't worked up the heart to spend that much money on.

Instead, it's been a return to eating lots of bananas and banana ice cream - apples and oranges - fruit that are easy to find and cheap in NYC.

Freezing bananas to make banana ice cream

So I've been cheating.

  • Drinking diet coke
  • Eating salty dim sum after my friend and I went out to eat in Chinatown after dominating our Escape the Room challenge
  • Probably going above the 10% fat calorie ratio I'm supposed to have in my diet

I'm a failure!

And it's showing...

It's not terribly evident to others, but damn that dress I love all of the sudden is tight!

Ok. Maybe you can't see it in this picture of my last night.

The result of regular fitness and healthy eating

But I'm up from 132 to 136 and my belly is a little jiggly.

So it's time to take action!

More regular and longer walks with dogs

Purchased these nearly new for $30 at the Williamsburg Buffalo Exchange!

New sneakers to help me avoid injuring myself as I recently did.

And generally sticking to the principles of Raw Till 4.

I'll keep you posted on my return to my tighter, makes-me-happier shape.


Happiness versus indulgence.

Views: 728

Comment

You need to be a member of 30 Bananas a Day! to add comments!

Join 30 Bananas a Day!

Comment by Jennifer Liepin on May 4, 2017 at 10:58pm
Thanks for your feedback! Rare circumstance that I use unripe bananas, but sometimes I get desperate!
Comment by Aislinn Really on May 3, 2017 at 8:26am

the bananas you froze weren't ripe

About

TheBananaGirl created this Ning Network.

30BaD Search

Latest Activity

Forest commented on Barbie ann Matthews's blog post Your Body’s Shouting!
8 hours ago
Forest commented on Barbie ann Matthews's blog post Your Body’s Shouting!
8 hours ago
Ronnie Smith posted a blog post
yesterday
pradtf replied to Sebastian (venerable tree)'s discussion I'm surprised this website is still up and running. Who runs it now?
Sunday
pradtf replied to pradtf's discussion great site with nutritional research information
Sunday
Pasteldreamrosefruitgirl posted a discussion
Saturday
OrganicMark posted a status
"Q - We Are The Plan #evolution #awakening #peace #truth #love #light #now http://bit.ly/2pZpsZP"
Friday
Forest replied to Pasteldreamrosefruitgirl's discussion Clear parts on ripe bananas
Friday
OrganicMark posted a status
"Trump Is Right: The Fed Is Crazy And Here's 101 Reasons Why It Should Be Shut Down #peace #truth #love #light #now http://bit.ly/2CdZ3Pd"
Thursday
Pasteldreamrosefruitgirl posted discussions
Thursday
Pasteldreamrosefruitgirl replied to Pasteldreamrosefruitgirl's discussion Banana in this video:
Thursday
ednshell replied to Charlie's discussion Any Fruitarians in Greater Boston?
Oct 18
ednshell replied to Sebastian (venerable tree)'s discussion I'm surprised this website is still up and running. Who runs it now?
Oct 18
ednshell replied to Pasteldreamrosefruitgirl's discussion Banana in this video:
Oct 18
Sebastian (venerable tree) posted a discussion
Oct 18
pradtf replied to pradtf's discussion great site with nutritional research information
Oct 16

© 2018   Created by TheBananaGirl.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service