Thankfully, I did get a positive reply back from this woman and she said that they were already looking into the diet I had suggested and she thanked me and said she would let me know if she wanted any additional information from me. Perhaps she was just being polite, but I do wish the best for both her and her ill husband.
A similar thing happened with my dad a while back. He is 73, gets lots of exercise and eats healthy. However, he does continue to eat meat and has always had problems with his cholesterol and recently had to have an angioplasty due to some heart vessel blockage. When I suggested he try switching to a plant-based diet, his reply was "If I'm going to die, I'm going to die. If it's supposed to be my time to go, it's not going to matter what I eat." I didn't even know what to say to that. If you can feel good and live a longer life by changing what you eat, why wouldn't you? We don't have any control over when we die, but we at least have control about how good we feel. I guess that's why I hesitate to say anything to people.
Tammy - Vegan runner for 3 years!
| current weight: 151.0