One year raw anniversary - 145 pounds released
Well, it's been a whole year since this journey began. I was so sick a year ago and now I am so full of health! What a huge transformation I've gone through... layers and layers of fat, emotions and dis-ease stripped from my body and what is left is thin, healthy and so much happier than my self a year ago.
I'm not including before pics in this thread... cause honestly, who cares where I began... it's where I am in this moment that really counts. (Besides if you reaaaaally want to see my before, you are more than welcome to check out my before and during thread)
So... here's my photo shoot from today. My talented daughter took the pics!
Your looking very pretty and very colorful.
Originally Posted by Aleesha
Congrats on your 1 year anniversary and huge weight loss. I know you feel like a different person.
How did you hear about raw foods?
A friend suggested I do a juice feast to assist me with my health. I felt great but as soon I went back to eating, I felt like crap... so I fasted again but this time I started to investigate what I could do on permanent basis to continue feeling great.
And... voila... I found raw foods!
oh and one more pic... this is the nighty (which was tight on me) that i wore every night a year ago... it's a little big on me now LOL
I LOVE that dress you are wearing in the first pic..
You journey is and will continue to be a great inspiration for many!!!!
OH MY GOSH!!!!!!!!!
Okay. I am back on track. THAT IS IT!!!!!!!!
How does it feeeeellll????
You look so completely different!
You DRESS so completely different!!!!!!!
Oh, my gosh!! Awesome! You look fabulous!
WOW MAMA!!!! YOU ARE SUCH AN INSPIRATION!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING YOUR JOURNEY!!!
Congratulations! What a great vessel for a brilliant mind and a soaring spirit! You are truly an inspiring person.
...and what a cute cat...
145 pounds, 2900 posts = 20 posts per pound. I have to get cracking!
Last edited by Ilse W.; 08-22-2008 at 07:40 PM.
To Your Health!
Ilse (aka EmmaT)
That is fabulous!!! A real celebration to new life for sure. I am jumping for joy with you and all here. What a great testimony!!!!!!!!!!!! So exciting!
Okay, eating just raw? Eating all you want? My gosh. You can save many souls who wish to avoid surgeries, no judgment on those who did this or will, but those who want a more natural approach!
4 years ago I had a size 12 dress that I bought locally. It was beautiful and plans were for son's wedding. So I had 2 dresses to choose from. One I kept ticket on. They wanted to give me 410 or was it $12 few months back at Kohl's (store). Well, cleaning up (it pays dividends), receipt appeared and last night got $19+ back from the dress.
I tried on dress a few months back too and it is FALLing off and way to big. It is pretty but not for this body. I'm going down in size and pounds. Pounds have remained slow, but was it you who gave up bananas and oil?
You look FABULOUS! And I bet you feel as great as you look.
Can you believe you ever actually fit into that nighty? Amazing!
thanks lav... my fasting buddy!
ez, swish, rose, renee, thank you so much
emma... hahahaha good one... yup today only... release a pound for every twenty posts LOL
carol, i fully 100% believe in Alissa's philosophy... EAT EAT EAT. i don't limit anything... nothing at all. i eat everything i want, whenever i want (except when i'm fasting obviously). i loooove bananas and oil! as time goes on... i simply follow my body's flow. if it asks for fruit, i eat fruit, kale salad... then kale salad it is.
right now... it's pineapple juice :)
i've been having such a down week... tomorrow is actually my anniversary but i decided since the sun actually came out for the first time all week, that i'd do the picks and share it today. hope no one minds i was a little premature in my sharing *blush*
carolv, i am shocked to be honest... that nighty will never leave me... ever. i never want to be 'her' again. ;)
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