Sunday, July 18, 2010

au naturale

I hate disease.  It rips the body apart, and destroys life.  Cancer is among the worst.  The very mention of it's name strikes fear and despair.  In the past year, Paul and I have had numerous family members diagnosed with one or more types of this ugly disease.  It's made us frustrated, even furious.  We're at war with this vile illness, and sadly most are losing.

For those who know me, you know I'm stubborn, strong-willed... a fighter.  I don't like to give up and walk away.  I like to make things happen, and prepare for things before they happen.  I've secretly always wanted to be a boy scout... just ask my husband.... I have a first aid kit and car repair kit stored in my jeep, as well as mace and toilet paper, cause you just never know....

So, in light of the illness in our families, and with my knack of being prepared, Paul and I have begun researching on health and diet, and the powerful correlation between the two.  We're going Au Naturale so to speak.  Here's a little glimpse into our new venture...

Juicing is our favorite part... a great way to load up on tons of nutrients!

I now crave salads.... Never in my life did I imagine I would type that.

Here is a vegan version of a philly cheesteak using portobello mushrooms instead of meat.  You may grimace, but it's actually really good!

It's a little extra work, and a bit time consuming, but we feel great, and plan to keep on going. 


Anonymous Monday, July 19, 2010 at 11:31:00 AM CDT  

So proud of you two for this commitment to better health. Better to do it while your both young than later in life. Love you two.

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