Category Archives: 21 Day Vegan Kickstart

Start of week 3 – Some Success Stories

Today begins day 15. I weighed myself today and I am at my first goal weight of 450 pounds!! Next level is 440. A little at a time. My knee pain and sciatica have taken a bit of a break, so I am writing from the gym after walking a mile. Resting before I do […]

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Day 12 – Sometimes simple is better

Julianne and I continue to push through on our vegan quest.  Last night Julianne made a sumptuous dinner, but it was simple as can be and almost completely fat free.  We had steamed kale with slivered almonds, some fried potatoes with garlic and Himalayan Pink Salt  (no oil) and some sliced oranges.  We got the […]

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Being Overweight – Part 1: A Day in My Shoes (or should I say Pants?)

I have spent the evening scanning a slew of family photos and came across a few of me when I was younger…back in the 1970s.  I was much thinner then and was in good shape athletically.  But, the years have not been so nice to me in terms of weight gain and body shape.  I […]

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Day 9: Chips and Salsa Soup

Day 9. We have deviated from the 21 day kick-start recipe plan, but had some excellant food today so far. For breakfast we had rolled oats with some leftover trail mix added. It was great!! For lunch we are having McDougall’s meal plan Day 1 Chip and Salsa Soup which also had Julianne’s homemade fat […]

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Week 1 is over – Results are in

Well, week one of the 21 Day Kickstart has ended. Admittedly, I did not follow it as stringently as I should have. I did stay vegan all week (except for the bout with the Chipotle sauce at Taco Bell). But I did have some high fat and/or high calorie foods. I weighed in at 451.6 […]

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