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My Choice to "Come Clean".
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My Choice to "Come Clean".

I've been struggling lately with two major things in my life; my declining and complicating health, and my decision on how I would handle it. You see, I'm 38, 225 pounds; diabetic, hypertensive, anemic, hypokalemic, and I have dysmenorrhea.

I spend every single day in pain, having hot flashes, and feeling horrible all the way around. I knew I needed to do something, besides relying on over ten medications my doctor has put me on. I am still following his medical advice for the time being, but I do not want to be on the same amount of medication or more than that my 70 year old grandmother. So I made a decision, to come clean with myself, my body, my diet and my lifestyle; to become vegan.

I am on day five now, and I have to say it is the best decision I have made in my 38 years. I have started compiling a book of sorts, to help me stay on track and keep track of things as I progress on my journey. In addition, I've started compiling a recipe book. I hope one day that I can share my before and after photos with people and help them to see the light as well. Go vegan for your health. 

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  1. The Flaming Vegan Crew
    The Flaming Vegan Crew
    We wish you a beautiful and healthy journey! And the crew here at The Flaming Vegan (not to mention our readership, we're sure) would love to see some of those recipes and photos of your bold and brave process! Cheers to eating your way to better health!
  2. Norma Plum
    Norma Plum
    Congratulations on you decision. You can do it! We are here for you.
    1. SiobhanKeith
      Thank you very much. :)


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