I met Dr. Greger when he did his "More than an Apple a Day" presentation at Veg Fest in Toronto.
I met Rip at 10000 Tastes in Toronto - amazing man.
185lbs gone Collage
I used to weight 360lbs back in November of 2007. My lowest weight got to 160lbs January of 2013.
Due to medication in spring, tearing a tendon in May (that as of Oct/13 is still not healed), and just slipping into some old habits I put 25lbs back on.
As of this morning, October 15 2013 I was 188.8lbs. A far cry from the 360lbs I once was, but not the 160 I had got down to.
My ultimate goal is around 140 - 150lbs.
I have fiddled and faffed about with my diet and I have come to realize that to be honest with myself counting macro/micro nutrients, counting calories in and out, tracking and being accountable work best for me vs winging it even when I do know my portion sizes.
So back to Sparkpeople it is.
Currently to heal from my recent surgery, eat well, and make my transition into raw food.
To join a gym that has good weight and resistance equipment.
To get back to 5 to 6 days a week workouts and tracking everything ,
Eating a clean cruelty and cholesterol free diet - plant based eating, aka veganism.
Exercise Program Undergoing An Upgrade
I was born in England, and reside now in Canada, near Toronto. Married to an awesome man, and have two amazing teenage daughters.
Wiccan, witch, lightworker, herbologist (not licensed), reiki master (licensed), psychic (I was born this way) and all around good person.
Watch Forks Over Knives as soon as you can! Follow it up with A Delicate Balance, Earthlings, A Beautiful Truth, and other movies like Dirt: The Movie, King Corn, Food Inc, Food Matters, and more... Educate yourselves where your food, our health and the planet is concerned.... if not for yourself, then for our childrens future.
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Hey! Lol don't feel bad about the fruitcake! I gained about 10 lbs over the holidays as well. I'm starting over too :) and hey, at least we didn't eat corpses!
1702 days ago
Welcome to the Kombucha Kurious & Fond of Fermenting Sparkteam!
1704 days ago