Topic: Herbies

When I was in Scranton, I had a chance to catch up with my newly plant-based 13yo cousin.

She's been plant-based for almost 2 months now and has certainly had a few tests! I am so proud of her and in awe of her commitment and strength. I hope by sharing some of Caroline's experiences, we can all draw strength from her incredible persistence and will power!

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The very first day Caroline went plant-based, she flew from Colorado ...

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Last week we meet Ryan, who has lost 38lbs since going plant-based. This week we meet Georgie, who left this comment on Happy Herbivore: "I just wanted to say thank you so much for the positive impact your blog has had on my life. I'm in recovery for an eating disorder and your recipes have absolutely saved me."

I was touched by her kind words but also moved by her strength. I asked Georgie if she'd be interested ...

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Last week we met Julie, who has lost 60lbs since going plant-based a year ago! This week we meet Ryan, who resolved all her stomach issues, and more, after going plant-based.

overweight woman wearing white shirt with orange sweater

HH: What made you decide to try a plant-based (vegan) diet? 

I decided to try a plant based diet after watching Forks Over Knives. My gastroenterologist previously recommended giving up dairy and artificial sweeteners and I did fine on that. However, as soon as I saw FOK, from that ...

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Last week we met Melissa, who feels lighter and more balanced than ever after losing 100lbs. This week we meet Julie, who after being vegetarian for 30 years celebrated her 1 year plant-based (vegan) anniversary yesterday! Congrats Julie!

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HH: You've followed a vegetarian diet for over 30 years, but just recently took a healthier approach to it. Can you tell us a bit more?

Back in the '70's, in my early 20's, when I was going through ...

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Last week we met Cole, who tells herself that people who achieve their goals aren’t perfect, they are just persistent ( I love this quote). This week we meet Melissa, who has lost about 100 lbs!

woman weighing about 300 pounds walking down a sidewalk

HH: How long have you been following a plant- based diet?

I've been on a plant-based diet since January 3, 2011. I started at 310 pounds and am now down to 200 pounds! I've got about 50 to go in order to ...

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