365 Raw: Day 61 with “Blizzard”

2013-02-24_14-11-29_409It’s been snowing all day (blizzard warning). In fact, we woke to several inches and elected to stay home from church this morning. I’m rather glad we did as it’s just kept piling up and the plows didn’t come through the neighborhood till quite late… pushing a foot and a half of snow to the end of our driveway.

We have some drifts in our yard that were 2-3 feet deep. We really need the precipitation… and I love snow, so I’m good with it. I just wish our vehicle was 4-wheel-drive. We did make it to the store mid-day, but it’s only about a mile and a half from our house. We did do some sliding about, but thankfully we were the only crazies on the road… and praise the Lord we didn’t get stuck. We decided not to venture out again.

The tomato soup tasted lovely on such a cold day. I ran it through the blender an extra time just to make it slightly warmer but not heating it to the point of harming the nutritional value. Yum.

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What I read: Numbers 16-17

What I ate:

  • Breakfast – Green Smoothie (6oz AJ, 6oz CW, 2 bananas, 2 oz Kale, 2 oz spinach, 6 oz strawberries)
  • Lunch – leftover raw tomato soup, last piece of “love bite” cake
  • Afternoon Snack – 8 oranges juiced
  • Dinner – Large veggie/fruit wrap (giant collard leaf, mango salsa, red bell pepper, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, 1 mango, 2 cuties)
  • PM Snack – Kale chips

What I did: Shoveled snow – will probably get to do it again tomorrow morning.

Here are the notes I made regarding my symptoms throughout Day 61:

  • slowed digestion (gas, abdominal pain, bloating)
  • headaches
  • puffy hands, feet, and face
  • sinus congestion
  • dry/itchy eyes, skin, and scalp
  • acne
  • aching muscles and muscle spasms
  • foggy brain
  • irritability
  • mood swings
  • blood sugar fluctuations
  • fatigue – still having bouts of fatigue, but not as bad
  • unable to sleep well
  • unquenchable thirst
  • cravings
  • chest pain
  • cold soreslast one 1/13/2013
  • kidney stones – eliminated when we went vegan Oct 2011
  • tooth pain
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