Grace for the Raw Food Wannabe

I need grace, in many areas of my life. I tend to be hard on myself, a perfectionist. Thank God he is in the process of breaking it and letting me enjoy living free!

So often, when I continually mess up, I get frustrated and either make ultimatums to succeed, or I give up. Well, with going raw, I was happy to find when I searched for “tips for going raw” that it is a process for many people – a long one. Some people it takes a year to completely adjust to the raw way of life. But this is something I want to do, at least for this season in my life, because, frankly, I feel 100% more alive, mentally aware, energetic, and lighter. I’ve been searching for a way to eat that makes me feel good like this for a long time! Over the weekend and the past few days I’ve eaten some processed baked goods, chocolate, and a lot of fat when I did eat raw, and I feel weighed down and tired. It’s amazing how I’m beginning to notice the difference in the way I feel when I eat mostly raw (and low fat) and when I don’t.

Found some great advice from Young and Raw. My favorite is #3: “It’s not a cult.” BAAHAHAHA!

So I’m giving myself grace. Tomorrow is a new day. Maybe my aim should be 40% or less fat since the last few days I was at 50% or more. Slowly I’ll work down to 10 or 20% calories from fat.

P.S. If you haven’t seen the new film version of Les Miserables, go see it on the dollar theatre or look on Net-flicks. It is a must see! In M’s words, “my grace injection for the day”.