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Team Name: Juicy Girls
Members: 3
Location: Seoul 96205


Profile: For those who like it raw! Juicers and raw-food dieters welcome!

Last posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 11:47 AM

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I am 36 yrs old. I have been married 10 years this past July. I have 2 children from my first marriage, and 4 with my husband, for a total of 6 children. I have been overweight my entire adult life. I have also struggled with depression since I was a teen. My depression highs coinside with my weight gain, and I do alot of emotional eating. My top weight was about 245. A few years ago my mom introduced me to a way of eating called Natural Hygiene. The book I read that introduced me to this is called Fit For Life by Harvey & Marilyn Diamond. I have always been a large eater. My family use to call me hollow leg because about 20-30 minutes after eating a meal I would want to eat again, which I now contribute to the low nutrient foods I must have been eating. Whenever I've done this diet I have gotten down to around 170. I will go all the way this time, and really will make this my lifestyle. Right before I got pregnant with my last daughter I ate vegan for 1 month and then raw vegan for 2 months. I really enjoy it, but my husband and children don't really join me in eating this way. So there are still temptations all around me.

I'm 29 and have just moved to South Korea from Honolulu. I've gained 16 pounds in the last half year from breaking my exercise routine and eating like my boyfriend - which is to say that my previously semi-vegetarian organic diet has been replaced with Ben and Jerry's, red-meat, and lots of refined sugars.

I am 45 & have been on the diet roller coaster my entire life. The only times I've been able to lose a significant amount of weight was using really unhealthy methods. I have really been searching, trying to figure out why I eat, why I struggle to lose, and why I can't maintain my success. That lead me to watch a couple of life changing movies, 'Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead' and 'Hungry for Change'. The message contained in those films has caused me to turn a corner in my thinking. I juice regularly & try to eat predominantly whole, unprocessed foods. But I am addicted to the processed food I grew up on, my husband & stepson are the world's most avid carnivores, and quite frankly I love the taste of meat myself. I am continually struggling against my own inner food demons as well as the temptation presented by having tasty goodies at my fingertips. I have been able to move my family towards healthier, organic treats but they will never be vegetarians let alone vegans. My husband is very supportive of whatever it is I need to do to be healthy but won't consider making any uncomfortable changes to his own diet. I want to learn why I sabotage myself even while I'm doing well & feeling good and I want to get off the diet roller coaster once and for all. I don't have a specific weight in mind, I just want to be healthy & finally comfortable in my own skin.

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