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I am struggling with celiacs, very frustrated I cant seem to stay raw...... please help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie S Jul 10, 2012. 15 Replies

I have known for a little over a year that Raw was the best for me.... I am so frustrated i can't seem to make the transition in my life.I have learned I am a celiac, lactose intolerant and of…Continue

Rash! Is it detox?

Started Oct 31, 2011 0 Replies

I have been 90% raw since Oct 16th. This past weekend we took a road trip and I had a few cooked items.... this morning I woke up with a rash on my upper chest! I am wondering if it is detox OR from…Continue

Disappointed but determined.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christina Jun 1, 2011. 10 Replies

Hi everyoneI am new here.. have been trying to be raw vegan since January.. I have been pretty happy with my transition and have been pretty much 80 to 90% raw ... so far until last week. This past…Continue


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From sugar addict and SAD diet junkie to raw vegan and marathoner? Me? YEP.
I have always struggled with my weight and health. Being raised to LOVE sweets with Soft Drinks being my weakness. In college I would drink 8 to 10 sodas a day!
Of course I felt like crap all my life and never knew it. Almost 5 years ago I started over. I started elimiating bad foods one by one until I was left with conquering the awe powerful table sugar. I have been nearly sugar free for 2 years now. My stomach issues were greatly improved but it wasnt until I gave up Gluten that I found out that eating didnt require a stomach ache.
I was doing great and thought I would live life gluten, sugar, and junk food free for the rest of my life.
But I was wrong
this past Jan I found a lump in my breast, one I was pretty sure was caused by a hard fall I had while running sprints, but a lump in the breast is always scary. I went to the dr and the golf ball size lump was said to prob be a cyst but wasnt sure and that it needed to be removed. I made an appointment for the surgon and on the advice of Dr Graham started raw vegan. 3 weeks later the surgon could not find the golf ball size lump.... it was GONE!
God has blessed me in many many ways. I am thankful for the power of this amazing body he gave me to heal itself.
I am here to learn from more experienced 811ers and hope to continue to learn to LOVE living this way.
I have my ups and downs.. I realize my transition will be bumping. 40plus years of SAD eating comes with some baggage. :)
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half marathon ARE YOU KIDDING ME!???

Posted on October 23, 2011 at 9:09am 2 Comments


I ran a half marathon instead of 4 to 6 like I had planned on WEdnesday cause I felt GREAT! ... It was amazing... and I totally give my raw vegan eating the credit! so happy!

here .. is a post on my blog if you are interested


It got worse.. but its better now!

Posted on October 19, 2011 at 8:57am 1 Comment

I hit rock bottom.

This past Saturday ate the worst SAD meals I have had in YEARS.

I was so very sick. Felt like FLU coming on.

then I had a HORRIBLE run ..

Enough for me to get mad, and start over AGAIN.

I am serious this time.

In the right place mentally.

Tired of pain.. want to feel good!


Cleaned out our…


Progress.. not perfection

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 9:34pm 0 Comments

That is a phrase used by Bill Phillips the man who started Body For LIfe.... His books were the beginning of my health and fitness journey. It was with body for life that I realized many things... #1 was how much crap i was eating.


Although the only thing I "follow" now with body for life is the eating many times a day... I still use and love this saying. I needed this saying last night as I sat with the family and ate a little bit of tuna and some homemade fries. It's funny…



Posted on September 21, 2011 at 7:20am 1 Comment

I love it!

Its only been one and a half days and I already feel sooo much better! I made a wonderful lunch yesterday (the best salad I have every made!) and stuck to my 90% raw plan beautifully. I am so happy I am feeling so great. So much energy, and my tummy feels so relaxed and happy...I am gluten intolerant and over the past month or so had had a few foods that contained gluten... some on purpose... others by mistake (didnt realize they weren't gluten free) ...




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At 7:06am on February 17, 2012, Tiffany said…

Hi! I see that you are from the Abilene area. I don't live far from there. Just wondering where you get most of your fruit?



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