Hyperglycemia Gone … and Getting Healthier at 52

A year ago I visited my doctor for a checkup, in order to get a prescription filled. My weight had ballooned to…

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I Lost 155 Pounds, Normalized My Blood Sugar & Blood Pressure … and Feel Absolutely Amazing!

Since I was young, I struggled with my weight. Growing up, I experienced judgments from my peers and had difficulty keeping up with…

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Together, We Lost 200 Pounds in 2 Years!

I recently celebrated my anniversary of being 100% plant based. My journey began in March of 2012. I was determined to lose…

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After a Bypass and a Grim Diagnosis, a WFPB Diet Reversed My Husband’s Heart Disease

In the middle of March 2012, my husband Dale and I watched Forks Over Knives, and halfway through he said to me,…

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My Journey from Doctor to MS Patient … and Back – Thanks to Plant-Based Eating!

Life can change in a moment. It did for me. October 11, 1995 started out like any other grueling 24-hour shift at the…

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Sick and Declining at 23 … Radiant and Soaring at 25!

My name is Kimberly Allison, and I am 25 years old. I was raised on the standard American diet and ate that…

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Fit Doesn’t Mean Healthy … Now at 50 I’m Both!

I am a former Ms. Natural Olympia drug-free bodybuilding champion. My mantra used to be “protein, protein, protein!” Six times a day, I ate…

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How My Cardiologist and Forks Over Knives Changed My Destiny

In 2008, three weeks before my forty-fourth birthday, I had a heart attack. I was not really surprised, because of my family…

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Running for “Health” Wasn’t Enough … Eating Plants Made All the Difference!

I immigrated to the United States seven years ago from Russia. Right away the pleasures of American cuisine turned out to be…

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I Lost 180 Pounds in a Year … Along with High Cholesterol, Pre-Diabetes, and Sleep Apnea!

A little over a year ago, I decided I wanted to lose weight and get healthy, because I was dangerously overweight and…

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Two Heart Attacks at Age 29: A Story That Ends Well

This post was updated May 1, 2015. On July 9th of 2013, I had a heart attack at age 29. It hit…

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Heart Attack at 67 Led to Diet Changes … Now Off Multiple Meds and Feeling Better Each Day!

In 2008, at 67, I had a heart attack and two stents were inserted. Although I appeared in good health, fit, and…

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