Thank you to those who answered my questions many you used a lot of medical terms that I don't quite understand. I'm just scarred that in beginning this lifestyle my levels are going to fluctuate, and then people are going to panic and be on my case. I know I can't convince my family however, I don't want them on my case either, but if my potassium raises higher on the next blood test and know I will be surrounded by questions, condemnation, and blaming. Stuff I really don't need right now…Continue
Ok I've not been on this lifestyle for long. However I went to the Doctor today about some bloodwork (I'm recovering from bullemia but with this lifestyle I haven't thrown up once! WOOHOO!!) Anyway back to seriousness he says my potassium is above the normal. I'm a little confused now. I eat no where near the amount of bananas that Harley and Freelee do and I'm now told to cut back. Is this normal for beginners on this diet or not. Will my potassium levels go back to normal after a while…Continue
I've been on and off the wagon a lot because I was afraid of what my family would say. Well something happened to me over Christmas when I ate cheese to not cause a scene with my family... It wasn't worth it and it made me feel terrible. Ever since the 26th I've eaten high carb vegan and am LOVING IT! So much more energy and my digestion is running so smoothly, and it's only been 5 days! So instead of a new years resolution I claim a life resolution. I'm high carb vegan for life! And if…Continue
My dad pulled me aside today and wanted to talk to me about my diet. He said he is concerned about me getting the right amount of food groups in and that going vegan will cut out those certain foods. I love my father with all my heart, but let's just say my father is overweight and unhealthy, and he eats these "nutritional foods that I'm missing out on".
I told him that I'm finally happy with what I put in my body. This lifestyle gives me so much more energy. I actually enjoy eating…Continue