Sunday, January 01, 2012
21 Day Vegan Kickstart
Tomorrow will be day one of the 21 Day Vegan Kickstart for us. We did great on the CHIP program before the holidays but got off track with all that rich Christmas cooking. I also gained 5 lbs over the holidays ! So, now we are jumping on the bandwagon once again, which will head us back to where we felt fantastic. When we look back on the past 6 weeks or so, the food we thought we had to have in order to celebrate correctly, was simply not worth it. Neither one of us feels as "light" and as healthy as we did before we fell off the wagon, so to speak. For some reason, I keep trying to convince myself that eating a plant based diet is not necessary, and for some it may not be, but for us, we just feel better on it. Its not hard, we have eaten a vegetarian diet most of our 33 years of marriage. A few years here and there when we would have some meat, but never a steady diet of it. Looking forward to this new year, with all the possibilities it holds for us.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...