Posts Tagged "water"


Posted By on Jul 30, 2009

You’ve seen Daniel Vitalis talking about it. You’ve seen Kevin Gianni (Renegade Health Show), Anthony Anderson (Raw Model), Philip McCluskey (Loving Raw), & Dhrumil Purohit (We Like It Raw) doing it. It’s about time I do it!

What you ask? Collect my own spring water!

I used this resource to locate a spring near me and I have found a few options. I am lucky to live less than an hour away from all of them. If you live in So Cal here are the links for Big Bear Lake
Palm Springs, & Bay Tree SpringIdyllwild (This one is closest to me and I just found out as of July 10th it is closed! To support the reopening of this spring.) check out theses sites: &

However, remembering to put my intention of love into the water is probably the most important. Love is the most powerful tool we have in healing water, relationships, our bodies, and the planet.

I did the rice experiement with my kids as a science project back in 2007 and it was a powerful tool to set the intention of love into my home. It truly changed the vibes of my home.

I had the jars sitting on front of my kitchen sink to constantly remind the kids and me to impress our intention. One was labeled “I love you” another “I hate you” and another was left blank.

We saw changes immediately. The water in the jar labeled “I love you” became pristine clear water and the grain (I didn’t have white rice so I used cooked quinoa and it worked just the same) stayed vibrant and floated to the top as if it was uplifted by love. Even after several months it looked as though it was just prepared.

The water in the jar that was labeled “I hate you” became murky and grey. The grains began to cluster together and rot. It looked like a tumor. It really looked disgusting. It was hard for us to keep saying, “I hate you” to the jar daily because we knew this was affecting our cells as well.

The water in the jar that was unlabeled we were instructed to ignore. It turned yellow, but the grains did not rot.

I highly recommend you try this out. I promise it will change you!

Love your water, your life, yourself, the people in your life.

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Weekly Workout & Diet Wrap Up

Posted By on May 1, 2009

Water: 2.75 gallons + water from 8 young thai coconuts
Bunches of Greens: 1 (way off base, should be 10-14)
Cooked Meals: 5 (way too many)
Fasting Days: 2: 24 hour sessions
Workout: 10.5 hours
Dance: 2 hours (latin)
Yoga: 3 hours
Walking: 5 hours
Strength: 30 minutes
Sun: 3 hours
Sauna: 2 hrs 15 minutes
Home Colonics: 2

Daily Breakdown
Sun: none (cold out)
Sauna: none
Workout: 2 hour walk
Water: 80 oz H2o
Diet: 1 apple, Chipotle bean & rice burrito extra guac, a few sips of a soy chai latte & rice crispy treat (WAY OFF RAW !)

Saturday– 24 hour fast (from 4:30 pm Friday to 4:30 pm Saturday)
Sun: 60 min
Sauna: 25 min
Workout: 90 min walk
Water: 65 oz H20, coconut water from 2 young thai coconuts
Diet: fasting 24 hours, broke fast on Chipotle black bean & rice burrito (black beans, rice, corn salsa, guacamole, pico de galo). Not exactly the way I planned to break my fast. 2 apples

Sunday– accidental fast (from 5pm Saturday to 5pm Sunday), home colonic
Sun: 60 min
Sauna: 40 min
Workout: 60 min latin dance
Water: 48 oz, water from 2 young thai coconuts
Diet: fasted 24 hours (accidentally) broke fast w/ 4 frozen bananas turned into ice cream, 3 apples, couple sips of a margarita, chips, salsa, & guacamole

Sun: none (cloudy)
Sauna: 25 min
Workout: 2 : 60 min yoga sessions
Water: 3 young thai coconut water
Diet: 4 frozen bananas turned into ice cream, 4 apples, 4 frozen bananas w/1-2 T cacao powder

Sun: none (cloudy)
Sauna: none
Workout: none
Water: 40 oz H2o
Diet: 4 frozen bananas + 2 T cacao (blended into ice cream), 3 apples, Au Lac Restaurant:

Song salad, soft taco, cali rolls, pistachio “bread”, flax “bread”

Sun: none (too cool to lay out)
Sauna: 25 min
Workout: 60 min latin dance, 60 min yoga, 75 min walk
Water: 56 oz.
Diet: 5 bananas made into ice cream, apple, Thai: Tom Kah Kai (veggie coconut soup), veggie pad thai, veggie panang w/ rice. I waited far too long to eat and was far from home. I caved into hunger. Plus the 3 hours of exercise just helped me “justify” the calories. I know, it’s lame. I admit it. 🙂

Sun: 60 minutes
Sauna: 20 minutes
Home colonic: I always feel like I need to do this after I eat cooked food. It’s like I want it out of my body ASAP.
Workout: 30 min Lower body strength training, 30 min walk

Lower Body Exercises:
1. Walking lunge
1. leg press on machine,
2. static squat hold against the wall
3. 1 legged medicine ball squat w/ back foot on step
4. slow reverse lunge off step
5. forward lunge on step
Ab Exercise: medicine ball crunches w/ extended reach
Water: 48 oz H2o, water from 1 thai coconut
Diet: 5 bananas + 2 T made into ice cream, 2 cucumbers, 1 bunch of steamed broccoli (plain)

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Thanks to Paul (the organizer of an amazing raw food metup group), we are able to see a little of what Happy Oasis shared with us on Saturday. Of course, you hear me ramble about how large the co-op has grown thanks to the dedication of Alexis (mentioned in my last post). It is a bit differnt than a CSA. We don’t pay in advance a lump sum or we don’t belong to only one farmer. If you want more information, please send me a comment and I’ll give more details. Perhaps, I will post a blog on how to set up an organic produce buying club for everyone.

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