Recently, inadvertently, and unintentionally I converted to raw or live food eating. I decided on the fly to do a 30 day raw food challenge really I am not even sure what prompted it internally. I was feeling like I had become overly dependent on coffee and protein bars and needed a change. On a whim I put it out on Facebook that I was going to do “this challenge” and the next thing I knew I had over 30 souls brave enough to take the plunge with me. The formation of a Facebook group made it set in stone. From Sept 2 – Oct 2 we dove in. I came out unscathed and really inspired by how I felt and the support of our group.
At the end of the 30 days I wasn’t ready to stop eating live foods. I felt free from the chains of my morning caffeine fix and afternoon crash for one. I felt lighter on the inside and my skin looked and felt better, the whites of my eyes whiter and I slept sounder with waking up easier. By the end of October we had over 80 people in the group and newbies ready to go for it. We did a 10 day challenge in November and now we have around 90 people in the group.
I am still not ready to go back to non live food eating…. just yet. I have been able to go on vacation, dinner with friends, celebrate birthdays and date nights with my husband with out any offenses to others or mishaps in my food. I am not sure how long this will last and I certainly do not want to be the food police to others. I will state for sure I feel great as of now.
I don’t think anyone ever has said they didn’t benefit from eating their fruits and veggies. So I wanted to include some of my favorite recipes and links to some interviews on the subject and an invite to anyone who feels so inclined to join in the fun.
YOU ARE INVITED