I live in the UK but come from Hungary. I have a heavily carnivorous past, maybe that is what makes me really dedicated now. In my country people like to eat lard with ham and sausages… I grew up on pork and fresh cow’s milk. Noone in my family ever thought there can be life without meat, on top of that I don’t know a single person in my life who is a vegan or raw-foodist… I only know that such people exist through this website. I love goneraw because of all the like-minded people and®awesome recipes and marvellous ideas (often I seem to realize that I know ridiculously little about life, health, people and I love if I read new things and learn good stuff).
I stick to this raw life-style for many reasons:health (I had quite a few things going wrong with me in the past), weight-loss (I gain weight even by looking at food so I have always been conscious about eating), fun ( I just love the challenge in finding new ingredients, growing them, preparing them and eating them – options are endless and rewarding), endurance ( I run long-distance and being raw gives me incredible amount of stamina).
English is my second language, I do apologize, though I try my best.
I wish you strength, happiness, and mountains of dandelions! :X Bee
BTW - my email is firstname.lastname@example.org – I am happy to hear from raw foodists (I get a bit lonely sometimes, I stopped socialising and many people think I am weird because I run for hours and eat leaves all the time… I refuse to smoke, drink or watch TV, on top of that I study whenever I don’t work so people think I am an alien – I am also fed up with everyone asking where I get my protein and vitamins from…)
update: I created a profile, I do not expect anyone to transfer their wages to my charity, just have a look, and if you can afford, even a fiver will make a difference:http://www.justgiving.com/beatavarga