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Lessons from the Gorillas and Pandas

Thursday, July 10, 2014

I love them, among other animals. When I go to the zoo, I can't help but notice that they eat the same things every day and are quite content to eat to live.

Realizing that I am neither a gorilla nor panda, I DO not have to live to eat any longer. One of the biggest changes in these six years has been the change of eating to live - perspective has changed. Sure, I enjoy food, but I no longer have to have the divine cuisine choices to select daily. I'm very satisfied to stick with basic healthy foods and am tending to eat more and more raw.

Wishing all a wonderful whatever you're doing at the moment.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
NORWOODGIRL 7/16/2014 10:56PM

    Sounds like you have a realistic attitude towards food.
Hmmm. Habits. I grew up in a family that skipped breakfast, ate bologna sandwiches for lunch, and had hot dogs or Kraft dinner - or both for dinner. If I am not very careful this comes back to haunt me.

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DS9KIE 7/12/2014 1:14AM


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    I wish I could overcome being so picky. It holds me back some. It sounds like you have made a major transformation. Good job!

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NANCY- 7/11/2014 8:44AM

    Interesting perspective. I tend to stick to two or three options for breakfast and lunch, but vary dinner.
Having a variety of foods takes advantage of seasonal and nutritional variety.

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WALLAHALLA 7/11/2014 12:02AM

    Our family really needs to get over using food as recreation and entertainment. Our first step is to give up drinking pop.

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NATPLUMMER 7/10/2014 8:19PM


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    Given the choice of having NO other choice except to kill an animal, skin it, cook it over a fire without anything added to "flavor" it vs picking an apple off a tree and eating it, 90% would choose the apple. It's our natural desire to eat plant-based.

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MELYROD18 7/10/2014 7:06PM


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MUDGE4 7/10/2014 6:55PM

    emoticon I love this attitude!!

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