Category Archives: myveganstory

Vegetarian to Vegan

Today is my 53rd birthday. It could easily blend in with all the other birthdays and fade away, forget it and move on. But, something is stirring in my soul that I can no longer ignore. I watched Undercover Boss … Continue reading

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Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

Fail to plan, plan to fail… that phrase has been playing in my head since talking with my plant-based nutrition coach, Katherine Nilbrink today and then hearing it again on a group coaching call with Chef AJ and John Pierre. … Continue reading

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Mental Detox

My conclusion at the end of this three day detox is that perhaps what I needed wasn’t a food detox but a mental detox. This particular detox had a holistic component which I enjoyed, things like writing and relaxation exercises … Continue reading

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Detox Day 2 of 3

Day 2 of my detox involves pampering myself but I forgot to get the epsom salt and a few other spa items from the store. I’m not one to sit in the bath. I usually take a shower and go, … Continue reading

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Detox Day 1 of 3

I am working with two top-notch plant-based nutrition coaches: Katherine Nilbrink and Chef AJ. I’ll talk more about what I’m doing with Chef AJ’s program in a future post. I am working with Katherine one-on-one. I first connected with her … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday Day of Indulgence or Absolution

I happened to look up at the calendar and noticed “Shrove Tuesday” on it. I’ve never heard of it so of course I Googled it. It is associated with two big events. Lent and Mardi Gras! It is also referred … Continue reading

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Egghead

I ate an egg yesterday and feel more guilty about that than any junk food I have ever consumed. Once you become aware of  the meaning behind words like earthlings and carnism, there is no turning back.  Since eating the … Continue reading

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Where is The Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! This is the designated day of love. The day when chocolate flow like lava all over the USA. I just wonder if we substitute chocolate and junk food for the love we crave? I think we do. … Continue reading

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Self Sabotage and The Bug

Have you ever heard that song by Mary Chapin Carpenter called The Bug? I used to think that was an odd song, “Sometimes you’re the windshield, sometimes you’re the bug. Today that song makes sense.  Sometimes I can clearly see … Continue reading

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Should Sugar Be Outlawed

I’ve heard about the evils of refined sugar for many years, but I’ve never made the connection like I did when I listened to psychology professor Susan Peirce Thompson talk about how heroine and cocaine are made. It’s the same … Continue reading

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