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Posted Jun 18 2008 6:08pm
I’m re-readingRaw Emotionsat the moment. I’m happy to see that it makes sense ;) LOL...after a couple of months’ break from it, I’m reading it over and getting it ready to go toprint. I’m adding in a few little extras here and there for the printed version, like a ‘testimony’ page of peoples’commentsso far who have read the book. We’ve had some absolutely lovely feedback already and we’re certainly open to more if YOU’ve read 'Raw Emotions' and would like to share anything in regards to your experience with it. Here’s something sent in by ‘A’ this week:



“Hi Angela,I just wanted to tell you that I finished reading "RawEmotions" last night.



THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for writing this book.




You have hit so many nails on the head for me in this
book, I am very grateful to you.I am now in the process over going back through mynotes to decide which concepts I am going to implementfirst.



I want so badly toheal my relationshipwith food andeating and you are such an inspiration to me.Now I see clearly why my earlier attempts at being rawor succeeding with any other way of eating have notbeen sustainable.

And, thanks to your book, I
understand why eating raw foods can be an importantpart of the healing process. Maybe the time was rightfor me to get the message...and maybe it's about theteacher showing up with thestudent is ready.



Thanks again.

Best, A.”



THANKS, A :) If YOU have a testimony you’d love to share, or anycomments, feedback, typo alertsor anything else about ‘Raw Emotions’ you’d care to send in, please emailangela@rawreform.comand let me know :) You can also order the e-bookHEREif you haven’t seen it yet...

THANKS :)



onJune the 4thI had:



1 quart water

cup of pau d’arco tea

10oz celery/cucumber/cabbage/fennel/spinach/carrot juice

1lb cherries

2 cups celery/cucumber/spinach/fennel/cabbage/endive/lemon juice

spicy flax crackers topped with dill hummus, sprouts and dulse seaweed = yummmmm

little bowl of sweet stuff afterwards = GOJI BERRY POWDER (WOW), yacon powder and lucuma powder, mixed with water

3 cups water

10oz celery/cucumber/spinach/fennel/cabbage/endive/lemon juice

orange fruits meal: papaya/loquats/persimmon

3 cups water



Time for another story ofBrighton magic:) A couple of days ago, a dear friend was leaving on a trip toLondonfor the day. Just before she left, I said ‘Mmmmm, if I was going to London today, I’d go and eatdurianthere...’ ;)

A few hours later, I was walking down a street in Brighton and suddenly felt the energy of durian, as my attention was drawn to the left. I looked up and there was aChinese supermarketthere that I’d never seen before. Hmmm...I followed the clues and walked towards the store. Ithen SMELT the durian before I even saw it...and entered the shop to find2 boxesof fresh, unfrozen durian sitting next to the door. :))) I’ve never seen durian for sale in Brighton before and was extremely excited. The owner told me she gets shipments of them every week in the summer time and this was thefirst shipment of the summer...and it had just arrived a fewminutesbefore I got there. WOW. The synchronicities in this place are just beautiful :) I really feel like Brighton is an amazingvortexat times – things can certainly manifest quickly here... The cost seemed reasonable too, at£5.95/kilo– which doesn’t seem wildly different to London prices, if I recall correctly. I bought a gorgeous little fruit and ate it in the sun yesterday. If anyone else would love to go and partake of thesemagnificent munchables, the address is:



Ryelight Supermarket, 48 Preston Street, Brighton, BN1 2HPTel: 01273734954



ENJOY :)





onJune the 5thI had:



1 quart water

1 mug pau d’arco tea

orange fruits meal: papaya/loquats/persimmon

3 cups celery/cucumber/endive/spinach/fennel/ginger/apple juice

a GORGEOUS little durian

1.5 quarts water

3 cups celery/cucumber/endive/spinach/fennel/ginger/apple juice

1 mug rooibus tea

1 cup water



I’ve been eating quite a lot offruit (mono-)mealsof late and REALLY enjoying them. Here are some of the things I’ve been appreciating:



1. I love that when I eat a fruit meal,I feel light afterwards, rather than ‘weighed down’ in some sense by fats/heavier combinations, etc. When we first go raw, for most of us, there’s a sense that we can almost ‘eat anything’ and we’ll still lose weight, feel healthier and lighter after meals and so on, even if we’re eatingraw pizza and cheesecakesall day long – this is of course because we’ve STOPPED eating the really crazy toxic processed/cooked ‘foods’ and almost anything that’s raw is some kind of improvement. That all shifts, the longer one is raw. If I was to eat raw pizza, cookies, cakes etc all day long now, I’d be a mess...LOL...my body consistently moves towards a ‘cleaner’/simpler intake all thetime. Whereas raw pizza might have felt ‘light on my stomach’ to me at the start of this journey compared to the junk foods I used to eat, that is no longer the case. Now FRUIT meals feel light to me and I like the ‘clean’ feeling of fuelling up on them...

2. Yesterday I was eating some gorgeouspapayain the sun (one of my absolute favourite foods). After eating, I looked at my skin and noticed my arms and legs looked alittle dry. Hmmm, what to do...? Then I realised the answer was right there in front of me – the discardedpapaya skin:) I picked it back up and rubbed it all over my limbs – I got my food, then they got theirs’ – wonderful :)

3. I’m feeling more and more that I definitely prefereating fruits whole, as they are, rather than blending them, making them into cakes/puddings etc. It just feels SO good to me to eat something like that in its whole and natural form, givingblessingsbefore I open it or bite into it, visualising where it came from, givinggratitude. It seems a very different energy to throwing something in a blender and shattering all the cells into a mixture of something else. I’m reading the classic book ‘The Secret Life of Plants’ at the moment, which is also impacting my thoughts around this a lot ;) Plants truly sense and respond to all our thoughts and feelings, as repeatedly outlined in this book with countless examples...

4. I love whensupermarkets/storessell off the BEST fruit really cheaply, because as far as their standards go, it is ‘overripe’, when in fact, it is absolutely IDEALLY ready for munching...this week for example, I got a clutch ofdivine persimmonsthat were perfectly soft and ripe for less than£1 ($2)...I see this happen a lot with bananas too...

5. Finally...GOJI BERRY POWDER...while this may be adried fruit product, rather than something of the more succulent nature, I felt compelled nonetheless to mention it here. This week, three sachets of dried goji berry powder arrived here from Mr. Monarch in the US. (: W.O.W. :) This is one of the mostsublimeraw foods I’ve tasted yet. Absolutely delicious – itmelts in your mouthand tastes sweet and fresh and bizarrely reminiscent of some kind of childhood sweets (not sure which...) You can literally justeat it straight from the packeton its own, it’s SO tasty...or add to any kind of sweet raw meal/smoothie/cake etc...you can get hold of someHEREif you’d like to treat your taste buds ;)



All love,

Angela. xxx
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