Thursday, May 29, 2008

FOOD BLOG
After a few days of second guessing myself, feeling vulnerable, and just generally being silly, I have decided to share my other blog, An Apple A Day. It documents my personal challenge to go 30 days on all raw and living foods. This is the first time in three years that I haven't been pregnant or nursing (knock on wood), and I am ready to be really proactive about losing this baby weight.
I guess I was hesitant to make it public because it feels a lot more personal than this blog does. I mean, this one is personal, but in a more abstract way. My food blog talks about my weight, my issues with food, and **gulp** "before" pictures of me in a bathing suit (consider yourself warned).
But, I have decided to share it now because there are several readers of this blog who's input I would really appreciate. Some of you eat raw, have eaten raw, are thinking about eating raw, etc. and I would really like to hear what you have to say. Plus, I did share my food blog with several friends a day or two ago, and have been so encouraged by the kind words I have received from them.
So, there you have it. It is what it is.

6 comments:

  1. Yay Laurel, that's awesome.
    I can't wait to check it out.
    I always love your posts, and get excited when I see you on bloglines.
    So I'll be reading!!

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  2. Anonymous9:58 PM

    I thought by now you would know where babies come from, and it's not from knocking on wood! Mom

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  3. Well, I'd say that's taking the bull by the horns! Good for you! I will let you in on a secret... Jeff and I have been doing green smoothies for a couple weeks now (on and off because of his crazy schedule). We're working on it. Thanks for the idea and encouragement!

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  4. Oh, this will be great! I'll go have a look in a second. I just got a new raw book yesterday, Laurel, and I think it might be my favorite. It's Everyday Raw by Matthew Kenney. I've already made a couple things from it! :-) My daughter and I have been eating almost all-raw since last weekend.

    Susan

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  5. That's awesome! I don't know if I could go completely raw myself, but we have cut out all sugar and all flour from our diet (thanks to the nasty naturopath!) So I eat quite a few similar foods, but just with a 'few' extras! (long live steak!) I'll definitely keep an eye on your other blog to get some more ideas and inspiration!

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  6. I've been enjoying reading both of your blogs lately, my sweet friend :) Thanks so much for being vulnerable...it's very inspiring for others. Keep at it! xxoo

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