Sunday, May 2, 2010

Day 40 cont.

We went to Francis (one of my favorites) for breakfast then we went out to REI for the fun of it (my man got me some sexy new glasses) and then to Powell's bookstore where I can check off Creative Visualization by Gawain and The Raw Food Detox Diet by Natalia Rose.

This is when I got tired. Lately when I get tired it is like I hit the wall. No warning, just means it's time to get horizontal and unconscious as quickly as possible. I have to say that this much lounging and sleep has felt so great. The only thing that sucked is that poor Tiff and Jay didn't get their usual "dorky" me, they got pretty tired me. I knew they didn't mind but I still wish we could have gone for a hike or something.

I mentioned the fund my classmate Carl was so nice to set up for me at US Bank well I forgot to mention why this fund is important. I have heard that there are other hospitals and institutes our there that do not have such stringent criteria for liver transplant. The Mayo Clinic for example is one that fits this bill. They require a $5000.00 deposit before I even walk through their door. Being a college student with, well, lets just say a lot of student loans, it is not hard to imagine that I don't have that money just laying around.

Next I plan to go to a retreat. I am already going to Harmony HIlls on hood canal (it is free) for cancer survivors to have a few days to themselves to heal and relax. Next, I am highly considering the Kushi Institute or something very similar. These natural and alternative route is no less expensive than the traditional western kind with one week at such a retreat totaling around $2000 not including travel.

On another note I just made one of the best berry smoothies ever! Watermelon, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, coconut water, coconut bliss ice cream, hemp protein powder and almond milk. YUM!

Ok, time to get some more sleep. Take care of yourselves and if man made it don't eat it!

and as usual,



  1. Laura,

    Your smoothie sounds delicious! I'm glad to hear that you're taking care of yourself and relaxing. That retreat sounds awesome! What's funny is that I just started reading the Raw Food Detox Diet last night too! I've made it a point to make more juices lately and it's reminded me of how much I miss fresh juice and raw food. Sending you all of my positive & healing energy! :)

  2. Love your tag line (or one of them), "if man made it don't eat it"... nicely done York! Love you and keep up the good spirit!! Muah!