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I defended my thesis at the end of July 2008 and we got married just one month later- all while working a stressful new position.I looked happy on the outside, but was really struggling on the inside.
My journey to health is just that – a journey – and each year has its ups and downs and different challenges along the way.
I had so much pressure lifted off my shoulders and we had such a great wedding and honeymoon. I finally got the courage to leave my job after being miserable for a year. He has cut down his meat and dairy consumption by about 75% and he has recently eliminated pop out of his diet for good in March 2010.
We also moved out of the city to a town that was a better fit for our love of nature and peaceful surroundings. I learned to have FUN with food and I fell in love with cooking! I also switched to a vegan diet after many years of experimenting on and off with a vegetarian diet. After battling back from a pelvic injury from Jan- march, I ran my first race ever in June- a 10k- and got hooked on running! You can read about his changes and see his progress pictures here.
I’ve experienced a huge shift in my perspective over the past 4 years and I finally love life again.
Food used to be the enemy, but now’s it’s a huge source of pleasure in my life.
After entering recovery and getting professional help, I’m now at a place where I don’t count calories or restrict my intake.
I eat a plant-based diet that makes me feel amazing and I do activities that I enjoy, not to burn calories.
I always say the reason I moved to Ontario was to meet my soul-mate.
:) I had gained about 20-25 pounds since 1st year university. My eating disorder, something I had been struggling with since 12 years old, surfaced a lot in 1st and second year university. ;) I also graduated university with an undergrad degree in social psychology.
However, I did it mostly to burn calories and did not appreciate fitness for fun. I trained for my 3rd half marathon and my first try-a-triathlon (with Eric).
Then I finally graduated, passed my oral defense, and got married. These challenges keep me motivated to stay on a healthy path. I am learning to be good to myself a bit more each and every day. He went from a highest weight in university of 210 pounds to 172 pounds (April 2010).
2007 was a tough year due to the pressures of grad school.