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Sunny's Vegan Journey

Hi! I'm Sunny and I'm a happy, healthy vegan. I became vegetarian in 2008 the day I saw a "Mercy for Animals" video on the abuses of factory farming. My continuing to rely on dairy and eggs led to a weight gain and high cholesterol. I became vegan in March 2009 when I received Rip Esselstyn's book, "The Engine 2 Diet." I've been vegan ever since, learning to rely on delicious plant-based foods. Other than the hassle of eating in certain restaurants and trying to explain my choice to some ...
Hi! I'm Sunny and I'm a happy, healthy vegan. I became vegetarian in 2008 the day I saw a "Mercy for Animals" video on the abuses of factory farming. My continuing to rely on dairy and eggs led to a weight gain and high cholesterol. I became vegan in March 2009 when I received Rip Esselstyn's book, "The Engine 2 Diet." I've been vegan ever since, learning to rely on delicious plant-based foods. Other than the hassle of eating in certain restaurants and trying to explain my choice to some friends, I don't miss my old way of eating at all! I'm not suffering, I'm not deprived, and I've lost weight!
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Member Since: 5/9/2009

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My Goals:
To maintain a healthy vegan lifestyle while losing weight safely.

To lower my cholesterol without medication.

To eat anywhere without compromising my ethics or my health.

My Program:
I am now loosely following "Eat to Live," the plant-strong food plan designed by Joel Fuhrman, MD. I have been vegan since March 2009.

Until now, my eating has been informed by The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn and Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselstyn, MD, as well as Joel Fuhrman's Eat to Live & Colin Campbell's The China Study.

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A work in progress, trying to be the person my family deserves to have me be, what the world needs me to be, one day at a time.

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Bird lover, nature maven, blogger, gardener and writer, "trudging the road of happy destiny".

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WATERDIAMONDS
9/3/2011 7:02:14 AM

Hi Sunny, and thank you for stopping by my blog to leave such an encouraging note.

I hope you are well and chugging along at the best possible pace toward continued good health. emoticon



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TRAVELNISTA
9/2/2011 11:03:11 PM

Show yourself some emoticon LOVE emoticon
this long 3 day weekend. Happy Labor Day! Be safe, be heathy, stay on track. You have worked to hard to blow it now. NOT worth it! You can still have fun. You can do this!

emoticon emoticon I am sending emoticon emoticon great big hugs emoticon emoticon your way!



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VEGGIEGIRLCOURT
8/29/2011 6:08:44 AM

Thanks for sharing!! :)



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WATERDIAMONDS
8/27/2011 4:30:46 PM

Sunny, thinking of you and your home town. Stay safe until this is over!



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GRANDMABETTY60
8/24/2011 10:52:20 PM

Thanks for your love and concern, and continued prayers for our family.



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