30 Days Raw

A Promise and the Reasons to Believe

Today’s Observations
I recently participated in a marketing meeting at an organization I’m involved with.  To get at our core message, we asked ourselves these questions – What is the promise? and What are the reasons to believe that promise? Great questions.

I was thinking about these questions as they relate to raw foods.  What is the promise of raw foods? And what are the reasons to believe?  Without question, for me the promise of raw foods is simple –  Ridiculous energy that fuels a life of outrageous joy. […]

34 Sun Salutations on Day 34

Today’s Observations
My yoga teacher (Kori Stroble) is celebrating her 34th birthday and invited her students to join her tonight for a special yoga practice.  The core of the practice was 34 sun salutations in honor of each year of her life. It had been a looong time since I had been in a yoga class and I have to admit that I was a bit nervous going into this one.  As we sat in meditation at the beginning of the class, and I thought about my intention for the two hours that lie ahead, I realized that this was also my 34th day of being 100% raw.  Wow! The Universe blows me away with this stuff.  And how appropriate it was that I was celebrating it doing yoga with Kori because it was in January 2008, when I participated in a small intention group with Kori and a few of her students, that I first went raw and set an intention for my journey… […]

30 Days Raw – Day 29: Lessons from a Shih Tzu

Today’s Observations
For the past three days, I have had the pleasure of taking care of my friend Charisse’s Shih Tzu – Phoebe.  Besides being just about the cutest darn thing […]

30 Days Raw – Day 25 and Feeling Alive

Today’s Observations
I’ve just completed day 25 and I am still feeling really good with really high energy.  My mental clarity is one of the biggest changes I have noticed.  Live […]

30 Days Raw – Day 24: Technological Challenges

Today’s Observations
I flew back home to Laguna Beach today from my parent’s house in Castle Rock.  As it turned out, the most challenging part of my visit was not eating […]

30 Days Raw – Day 23: The Greatest Love of All

Today’s Observations
I’ve had that Whitney Houston song stuck in my head all day…

The greatest love of all is happening to me.
I found the greatest love of all inside of me…..
If I […]

30 Days Raw – Day 22: Top Ten Reasons Why I Love Eating Raw

Today’s Observations
I find that some people are downright dumbfounded by my “diet”.  My aunt who was visiting for my Dad’s birthday, kept commenting on all the things I couldn’t eat […]

30 Days Raw – Day 21: A Lesson In Giving

Today’s Observations
Today was my Dad’s much anticipated 80th birthday party.  It was the kind of humble celebration that one would expect in this small rural town.  Card tables set up […]

30 Days Raw – Day 20: Surrrprise, Surrrprise, Surrrprise

Today’s Observations
I have always been struck by how delicious raw food is.  When I first went raw, that was the thing that surprised me most – it was actually really, really good.  I […]

30 Days Raw – Day 19: I Am WAY Too Happy

Today’s Observations
I am way too happy.  Like giddy kind of happy.  Like if-I-were-you-I’d-be-suspicious kind of happy.  I don’t know what is going on with this food I am eating, […]