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Happy Thanksgiving or should I say, Happy Thanks-Living!
Even though I tend to make this day about food (a lot of food!), I always like to take a moment to really meditate on what I'm thankful for.
The health of my family and friends.
The health of my Herbies.
My Herbies in general...
...and so on.
My Dad ("Papa Herbivore") also emailed this in to share with you today:
Be thankful that you don't ...
I think my crowning achievement on this blog has been the Herbies of the Week series, which I look forward to every Thursday!
This series started two years ago (back in 2011) and I'm always in awe, inspired, and touched, when I think about all the different people and their amazing stories, that have been shared here every week.
I've decided to start reaching out to our past Herbies of the Week to see where they are today ...
Sally left the following comment on Pamela B.'s Herbie of the Week interview:
As an ovarian cancer survivor, I can attest to the power of low-fat, plant-based foods to prevent, and even reverse, cancer progression, especially for women's cancers.
Of course I immediately emailed Sally and asked her to share her story with us.
My journey in discovering the power of eating whole, plant-based foods:
My "wake-up call" came shockingly and abruptly—in August 2007, I was diagnosed ...
I was so excited to see this tweet from Scott, "PLANT BASED DIET HAS CURED MY HEART DISEASE (Ventricular Tachycardia) NO MORE BETA BLOCKING MEDS FOR ME!! :)
Of course as soon as I read it, I asked him to interview as HOW :)
HH: Tell us a little bit about yourself:
My name is Scott Conley and I was raised as a carnivore. A trip to Burger King or McDonald's with my dad, who died of heart disease, was a ...
I met Jane (and learned of Sophia's story) back when I was interviewing parents as part of the Raising Herbie Kids series (you can read part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4). I'm honored to share their story -- and journey! with you today.
HH: Jane, how'd you find your way to a plant-based diet?
I switched to a plant-based diet in June 2012. (Your cookbooks have been a god-send!) My decision to go plant-based came ...