Needless to say, I'm overwhelmed. Ahh! What more incentive do I need to never turn back from this lifestyle change? I was hoping my body would be clean and trim before conceiving, but can't change that now. Prayers and helpful suggestions are welcome, especially from anyone who is currently pregnant or who has been pregnant whilst LF/HCRV.
I'm here visiting my family en route to our final destination out west. It's so wonderful to see them after a year in hell (Philadelphia). However, my sister is still struggling terribly with her baby weight nearly 5 years later, and I finally figured out why:She doesn't eat fruits and vegetables. The worst part is that she barely feeds fruits and veggies to her darling children, who are thin, but who definitely have their share of health issues (asthma, for example).
Yesterday did not go at all the way I had originally planned. Since we are moving across the country in just 3 days (yikes), we scheduled time to say good bye to a number of friends and acquaintances. It was easy enough to fast during the day, but I remembered we were having dinner with my husband's father and his partner, so I decided to break it in order to avoid conflict. My father-in-law is easily offended. In fact, I think he thrives off conflict. Since yesterday was the second to last…Continue
Tomorrow begins my first day on this journey of living the HCRV lifestyle. I will begin with a 40 day water fast, which is a part of a planned spiritual exercise to prepare me for the next phase of my life. My husband and I are moving from the east coast to the west in less than a week, and I need to tap into G-d's strength to keep me focused and at peace. I have a tendency to become very agitated when there is too much uncertainty in my life. This is an unfortunate trait which I have been…Continue