Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cafe Gratitude to close

You may have heard by now that Cafe Gratitude is closing its Northern California locations.  If this is news to you, you can find out more details about it here.   I am in a state of mourning.  It has been years since I experienced grief or heartbreak, and at the moment I am experiencing both. […]

5 Years as a Raw Foodist

Next month I will celebrate five full years as a raw foodist. Check out these before and after pictures. Christmas 2006                               Thanksgiving 2011 Yes, I look pretty different!  How did I do it?  I got rid of nearly all animal products […]

Thanksgiving Tips

It’s the holiday season and nobody wants to be a Scrooge by turning down Aunt Linda’s pie. At the same time, however, I’ve made my diet choices for many reasons and I intend to stick to them. Since going vegan, I had to work at finding a balance between pleasing myself and others. While I […]