Friday, March 31, 2017

Clean out the Colon with Simple Foods

Food prep for the day :
Apple juice for 2 using 6 apples.
Smoothie for 2: 2 bananas, 1/4 papaya, 1/4 pineapple, 4 strawberries, 2 cups frozen wild blueberries, 2 Tbsp ground flaxseed, arugula and herbs from the garden, water.
Veggie Cocktails for 2: 6 carrots, 6 stalks celery, 1/2 beet, 1 pear, 1/2 bunch cilantro.
Cut up avocado and tomato to add to the salad left from yesterday.
Lunch: Green smoothie; apple juice; almonds
Dinner: Veggie cocktail; sauerkraut; green salad (added some cole slaw mix to the salad left from yesterday; chopped tomato and avocado for salad; leftover green lava; banana.
One of the first lessons I was taught as I began to study Natural Hygiene and Nature Cure is to trust the process. Even when it seems like you are getting worse, you are getting better when you are doing the right thing. So don't be afraid to do the right thing. We have to be patient, as the healing does not take place overnight. For most of us we didn't get in the shape we are in overnight, and the reversal will take a little time as well. The good news, though, is that you will be getting better within a short time.
Cleaning out your colon is the best gift you can give yourself. What you eat affects how you feel and how you think. The body and mind are connected. Instead of treating symptoms such as blood sugar imbalances, thyroid imbalance, food allergies, and other issues address the cause. Clean out the lymph system. Clean out your colon. Our diseases are our feedback system to warn us we are making mistakes.
One of the main benefits of living the simple, natural lifestyle is being able to have a clearer perception of the world. There is nothing we have to "get" that we don't already have. The quest is to learn to let go the things that bind us. We are so used to being in bondage to our poor health, lack of vitality, medicines, lack of energy, lack of motivation, stimulants to get us going, and programmed thinking that the idea of being free of all of that is quite scary. So we say living biogenically sounds restrictive; it sounds like a bunch of "thou shalt nots". We don't want to give up our comfort foods or our comfort habits of tobacco and alcohol that help us cope in our bondage. We feel like if our comforts disappear, we will have nothing left.
But when we use our intelligence and will-power to let go of the foods and habits that are keeping us in our misery, we begin to see that we have not been told the truth. We begin to learn things for ourselves from our own experience. We learn to think for ourselves. Once we find the confidence to do what we need to do, we will live with more peace and calm. The results are worth the effort.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

A Life of Abundance

I am going through a bit of a healing crisis which is to be expected from time to time as the body makes every effort to eliminate backed up waste matter.  Elimination is one of the major factors in living in health.  That's why clean eating is so important. We don't want the waste to accumulate faster than the elimination process can work, otherwise, you are being set up for chronic illness.  That is also the reason we are so opposed to the suppression of these healing symptoms.

Food prep:  
Lemongrass tea.
Juice for two using 5 apples and 1 pear.
Fruit smoothie for lunch : 2 bananas, 1/4 cup ground flaxseed, 1/4 pineapple, 1/4 papaya, 1 cup frozen wild blueberries, 6 big strawberries, water.
Salad for dinner: (romaine, broccoli, cauliflower, red bell pepper, onion, radish, tomatoes)

Lunch: Fruit smoothie; almonds; appple/pear juice; almonds; lemongrass tea

Dinner:  Leftover green lava from yesterday; salad

Grocery haul today.  Travis bought 10 lbs apples, 4 loose apples and 5 tomatoes for $11.29 at Food Wise. 

Natural Hygiene, or the simple, natural life as I like to call it, is not really so difficult once you realize it is not a life of deprivation, but rather the opposite; it is a life of abundance.  It is a letting go of all that is not "real". It is liberating to let go of false ideas that we have been taught and for which we hold so many references.

Natural Hygiene and Nature Cure look for the root cause of our problems.  Mental tension is reflected in the body. When we are dedicated and disciplined the results are worth the work required. As we do the work we learn from our own personal experience, and this is much better than second-hand learning.

Here I am having dinner with the family.
Two YouTube channels that may be of interest to health seekers. There is a YouTube channel called Chris Beat Cancer with a lot of information for anyone that is interested in dealing with cancer in a natural way.  Of course, what works for cancer will work for any disease, as the diagnosis is not that important. The important thing is to give your body everything it needs and eliminate everything it does not in order to give it every advantage you can. The body is a self-healing mechanism.  

John Rose also has a YouTube channel with a series of videos on doing a solid food vacation as a way of breaking free of your habitual way of eating.  Another YouTube channel I am liking right now is Jack Albritton at Raw Tropical Living.  

To health and happiness.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Authentic Food

The times in my life when I have been successful in staying totally raw for long periods of time have been the times when the foods were prepared quite simply with no flavor enhancements. It seems to me that the more I try to make the raw foods look like or taste like the foods everyone else is eating, the more difficult it is to be consistent. I also find that preparing the raw food recipes in that way leads to much waste of food, as the recipes are not simple, raw and natural nor are they the food everyone else is eating. They are not authentic.
Yesterday, I started the day with lemongrass tea.
Food prep today. I made Dr. Fielder's recipe called Green Lava to eat with my salad at dinner. I made the Green Lava with 1 tomato, several stalks of celery, 3 Tbsp sauerkraut, and about 1/3 of a bunch of parsley blended in the high speed blender. A food processor would work, also.
Made apple juice using 6 apples - juice for two.
I added some chopped up cauliflower and pell pepper to the salsa left over from yesterday.
I ate some almonds about 10:30 which is a little earlier than ideal.
Salsa; Grapefuit; Apple Juice; Almonds
Got a 30 minute sunbath after lunch. Sunbathing is part of the diet!
Dinner: 1/2 of the veggie cocktail leftover from yesterday, salad (spring mix, onions, bell peppers, cauliflower, broccoli); Green Lava; Banana
I am trying to get a sore throat. Healing crisis. That's a good thing.

To Health and Happiness

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