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At 8:03pm on November 21, 2012, TheBananaGirl said…

very sweet thank you!

At 1:00am on August 3, 2012, FruityGirl :) said…

Long story.. Been Raw.. High fat raw for years.. BUt figuring out the Fruity diet for about 5 months now.. :))

At 3:37pm on August 1, 2012, Erik Nielsen said…

I have one other raw vegan in my house, and the others eat a lot of fruit and veggies, because that's what I buy.  but they're not totally thrilled with it.

I ate a lot of dried fruit and nuts in the beginning, before I read the 80/10/10 book.  It didn't work out very well for me.  I almost never do now.  

I know a few raw vegans, but they are all of the 'gourmet' variety.  I've never met another friuty in person. I'd like to meet you guys sometime.

At 3:39am on August 1, 2012, Erik Nielsen said…

Let your own experience be your guide, but I don't think you need to worry about getting so much protein. mother's milk is 5% of calories from protein, and a baby grows more the first year than it ever will again. I try to get a lb. of leafy greens in a day, and I find that it's enough.

I tried transition with cooked veggies, potatoes, yams, etc. it didn't work for me. the thing is, without salt, spices, sauce, they are bland and boring. I'd much rather eat a mango, than a plain baked potato. for me, the hard part is giving up salt and fat.  I found that if I eat a 1000 cal fruit smoothie for breakfast, and another lunch, I don't want anything else, and can eat a good dinner too.  If I don't get enough calories in early, I want everything!

Living on the sound end, Mt Vernon is a long haul for me.  I buy my produce where I work, at The Star Store in Langley.  For the first year, I bought all my produce from Payless in Freeland. I worked out a deal with the produce manager.  He charged me 20% over his cost, if I bought by the box. Then three months ago, I offered the same to The Star Store, and started buying from them.  Then two months ago, I got a job in the produce department there, and now it's even better.  Come see me if you're ever on the south end, i'll get you the same deal! For example, a 40 lb box of organic bananas would be $30 right now.

I tried Safeway once, but they're corporate, and they wouldn't do shit for me.  I bought a box of bananas, and they charged me the same price per pound as one piece of fruit off the shelf.

Good luck!

At 11:47pm on July 31, 2012, FruityGirl :) said…

Hi new Fruity Friend! :))

At 11:32am on July 29, 2012, Erik Nielsen said…

Hi Esther, since last April.  No, I'm not 100% yet.  sometimes I eat rice and pasta. about twice a week. I don't know if it's exactly 80/10/10.  I haven't been counting it, but I'm sure it's close. I have an around 1000 cal fruit smoothie for breakfast, another for lunch, some more fruit after work, and then a big salad for dinner. 

At 4:42pm on July 21, 2012, Erik Nielsen said…

Wow, another islander!  never thought I'd see that.  Welcome!

At 5:02pm on July 4, 2012, Teri L said…

Hi!! thank you so much <3 I simply eat whenever I'm hungry, usually 3 or 4 times a day. I love running and aerobics like the Beach Body Insanity and Assylum workouts, biking, hiking, swimming, tennis, canoeing... anything active! :) I workout for 1-2 hours a day. In the beginning I didn't and was still successful.

At 2:51am on June 28, 2012, Kristi McKee said…

Hey! i saw that you commented when you sent me a friend request! AHH when i accepted, i lost the message and didn't read it! what did it say???

At 8:01am on June 26, 2012, Windlord said…

Aloha to 30BaD, Esther!  Diving right in with a tasty snack, I see :)

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