Topic: Herbies

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!

picture of overweight woman sitting on couch in blue and yellow shirt

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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Last week we met Kessa, who lowered her A1C level from 13 to a 6 and lost 30 lbs! This week we meet Cole, who has lost 136 lbs and has one of my favorite quotes about achieving your goals.

HH: Tell us a little bit about your history and what motivated you to make a change.

Gosh, there is so much emotion tied up into this question, it’s hard to just write about the facts. The truth is ...

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Last week we met Nancy, who rekindled her old interest in a plant-based diet after a visit with her granddaughter. This week we meet Kessa, who left the following comment on HH's facebook page:

"I've been doing Dr. Neal Barnard's Reverse Diabetes diet. Thanks to The Happy Herbivore & her cookbooks, I can eat food that has some taste & actually tastes really good. I had to get all fat out of my diet, except for what is in ...

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Pam (a former Herbie of the Week) lives here in Steamboat Springs, Colorado a few miles up the road from me.

Last night she threw a potluck party where all the guests brought a recipe from one of my books. It was such a fun night filled with great food! Pam has become a great friend to me here and I will miss her and all the lovely ladies we met last night.

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