I'm really undecided as to whether I want to keep it up. I feel really good when I have fruit for brekky and salad for lunch but when I start having more cooked foods I find I want them instead of wanting raw foods.
Raw works very well indeed for me. My blood pressure descends to normality, cholesterol too, I have to have sea kelp tabs to keep iodine up or my thyroid is under active. Raw cereal muesli for breakfast, fruit all day, simple green and red salads, handful of mixed nuts with a drizzle of olive oil seems to keep me going for days, weeks. Unfortunately, I slp-off the raw wagon when eating out or having to cook for visiting family. I still cook vegan - meatfree spag bol, chilli non-carne, etc but it isn't raw!
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so I did fairly well, at least for half of the week, towards thursday I started dwindling down...I didn't really feel too different, though one of my ankles swelled up, not sure if it was because of the rawness but anyhoo...I think I am going to try for raw up until a cooked diner, I just find it easier as I cook for my bf....
I didn't loose any weight though, which is kinda expected cause I wasn't excersing...gonna start that up again next week so hopfully I will start to notice results and start feeling a wee bit better.
"i'm rejecting my reflection, cause i hate the way it judges me."
Just as a side note....you mentioned about your ankle. When I went raw, one of my big toes swelled up. I'd eaten a mega amount of raw tomatoes in the days preceeding. Have you eaten loads of raw tomatoes?
Yes, I definately thought it could've been gout. I didn't go to a doctor, I just let it go away on it's own, but I did try to self-diagnose using medical websites. The thing is, I don't remember seeing tomatoes being listed on any of the "trigger foods" lists for causing gout.