March 2013: I AM VERY MOTIVATED to regain as much of my health as I can, and rid myself of the chronic, debilitating pain and fatigue of the last several years. Too young to feel so old, and having no desire to end up *too sick or crippled* to care for myself in years to come, I am (at age 47) finally taking responsibility for my health and holding myself accountable for my choices, as well as their consequences. And it is very empowering!
To achieve and maintain 95% or more of calories from unrefined, nutrient-rich plant foods.
To follow Dr. Joel Fuhrman, M.D.'s "Eat to Live" plant-based, Nutritarian eating plan for LIFE.
Health & Wholeness and
Following Dr. Fuhrman's "Eat to Live" [E2L] plan:
At least 95% unrefined, nutrient-rich plant foods, derived from: Vegetables, Fruits, Beans & Legumes, Seed & Nuts, and Whole Grains.
NO processed foods, oils, salt, caffeine, alcohol, dairy or meat of any kind (fish, poultry, pork, beef, lamb, etc).
Regular exercise routine.
Self-Compassion & Kindness
Also, listening to the healing messages of Tara Brach, Thích Nhất Hạnh, , Sharon Salzberg, et al.
Eliminated with optimal nutrition, regular exercise, and an overall healthy lifestyle!
... Clinical Depression
... High cholesterol
Greatly reduced with optimal nutrition, regular exercise, and an overall healthy lifestyle!
... Severe Migraines
... Chronic Fatigue
Family history of strokes, aneurysms, heart attacks and cancer.
Highest Weight - 2011: 289
E2L 6wk Challenge Day 1
3/02/2013: 255.5 lb
FINAL Day of Challenge!
4/13/2013: 229.5 lb
But I've only just begun....
Secrets of Success
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| current weight: 186.5