I'm not raw yet. I have been on/off vegetarian for about 10 years (I am 24) as I was appalled by animal cruelty but I kept slipping up, mostly due to everyone around me eating meat and me feeling pressured!
I am now old enough to go it alone, I think, although people do think I am too extreme already (and I'm just an average vegetarian)!
I did try going vegan for one week but couldn't handle it. Without being able to eat any products containing butter or cheese I just felt completely lost. It was even worse as I like to avoid soya.
I am slightly-built and naturally thin with naturally low (not extreme) blood pressure, so I am concerned about making sure I get my calories, protein, carbs without losing weight.
I grow my own organic sprouts, only drink water/pure juice/organic herbal tea, try to buy organic food when poss (much of it isn't available unfortunately!) and rarely eat processed or junk food (but I do buy good-quality freezer meals sometimes, after checking the ingredients!)
I hope I won't find the transition too difficult.
Looking forward to learning!