Fasting information for "J" and anyone else who is interested
> --- In MormonVeg@yahoogroups.com, "Janna Blake-Allan"
> <jjthedjfoxx@y...> wrote:
> Shortly after I was born, my mother was told she would be lucky if
> she lived for two years (that means that she would have died by the
> time she reached 35). The drugs that they had given to my mom while
> she was in the hospital had caused her and me to become very ill. I
> almost died during my first few months. I was born healthy, but the
> drugs had poisoned her milk.
> Shortly after that, she read a book called "The Grape Cure." (I am
> not sure if it is still in print.) She went on a grape juice fast
> that lasted 45 days. All she consumed was purified water and grape
> juice. Later during my early childhood, she went on the same 45 day
> fast again. She out-lived the doctor's grim prediction and lived
> until I was 35 and she was 70. Now that I know what I have learned
> in the past 12 years...I am certain that my mother could still be
> alive today. (Unless, of course our Heavenly Father wanted to call
> her home.)
> The fasting details?...if you get squeamish about bodily functions...
> then read this at your own risk!
> During the fasts, she took at least one enema every day. She was
> able to get rid of fossil-like matter that (as she put it)"looked
> like my intestines were coming out!" We now refer to that as "mucous
> or mucoide plaque." Mucoide plaque is like a rubber hose that lines
> the intestinal wall (it is made of old cooked carbohydrates and other
> old dead waste).
> When fasting(on water or juices), whether it is one day or 45 days...
> daily enemas (or colonic irrigation is a necessity!) The toxins that
> are released during a fast will continue to circulate throughout your
> body and give you all of those "yucky" symptoms that are associated
> with fasting.
> Also, never fast while pregnant or nursing! The reason for this is
> not so much because the baby would not get enough nutrients...but,
> because the toxins (including heavy metals and other toxic man-made
> chemicals) are stored in our fat cells. When we fast, our body
> releases them into the blood stream...and the baby would receive them
> (even through the placenta!)
> I personally have been on many water and juice fasts...from one to 28
> days. I have fasted while I was ill (to overcome the sickness) and I
> have started many fasts when I was "healthy." The longest I have
> been on water is 8 days. When I was 18, I decided to go on a 28 day
> water fast that would be followed by fresh juices... "just for fun!"
> I wanted to see what condition my body was in. I started on a water
> fast for eight days and then added carrot juice and finally I added
> other juices. I never mixed fruit juices with vegetable juices. I
> always drank them separately.
> On about the fourth day on just water, I had a terrible case of
> halitosis and all kinds of flu-like symptoms...such as fever and body
> aches. Since I had always had a tendency to get canker sores (I do
> not get them any more)...my mouth was literally filled with wall-to-
> wall canker sores (even all down my throat!) By about the tenth day,
> I was mostly well. After two weeks, I felt so good...like my spirit
> had left my body (if that even makes any sense?!) I just felt sooo
> goooood! I wanted to dance around and jump for joy! My energy level
> was amazing!
> My skin has always been nice. But, after that fast...it glowed! I
> am tall and have always been on the lean side. During the fast I
> lost about 10 pounds...mostly in mucoide plaque.
> When it is possible, I like to fast on just water one day a week
> ...usually on Sundays. My fast begins from the time I get up in the
> morning until the next morning at breakfast...get it?"break[the]fast!"
> I always like to break my fast with some fresh fruit and eat simply
> the first day. Eating a heavy meal when breaking a fast can undo all
> of the good that your fasting did...and even cause dam mage to the
> Over the years, my mother was able to get rid of all kinds of health
> challenges by fasting on a regular basis. As a child she would have
> tonsillitis about twice a year. She would get headaches quite often.
> Starting in her teens, every month she would endure horrible menstrual
> cramps. All of these problems were eventually relieved by the
> My mom had a large dark mole on her cheek that was gone by the time I
> was a born. She showed me the slightly raised skin-colored bump on
> her face (that was hardly noticeable). She had also told me about how
> her feet use to smell when she was little. That problem was also
> long-gone by her late 20s and 30s.
> Fasting can be a wonderful tool for the body to stay healthy. But,
> it can be very dangerous too...if you don't know what you are doing!
> I AM NOT A DOCTOR...no medical degree or letters after my name. I
> have just been studying and applying what I have learned ever since
> my childhood (it started by listening to my parents and continued to
> blossom from there!) I love to help people who are interested in
> learning what I know. And the more I study, the more I realize how
> much I need to continue to learn. Thanks to Lou Corona and many
> other raw/vegan health experts, my family and I continue to improve
> our health! I was raised as a vegetarian in the 1960s and early
> 70s. My husband and I raised our four children the same way that I
> was raised. In 1995, we changed our lifestyle to vegan. We have
> been mostly raw for over a year and a half. My husband and I
> recently decided to take the plunge and be as close to 100% raw as
> possible. (In my opinion, a person must grow everything that they
> consume on their own property to be truly 100% raw!)
> I am looking forward to this year's International Raw and Living Food
> Festival (coming up in August). Hope to see everyone there!
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