Sunday, January 31, 2010

Eden's real raw story........

When I started school  this year I weighed 100 pounds. I am an 11 year old sixth grader, and I am 5'2 ".
I began to eat school lunches and at the end of the second quarter I weighed 130 pounds (just shows you
what school lunches can do to you) . Meanwhile my mom was doing this raw diet and she was nearing my weight. She had just had a baby and was losing her pregnancy weight on the raw diet.  I wasn’t worried because I distributed my weight very well in my hips and thighs, and also because I am tall for my  age, but my diet wasn’t healthy. I also wasn’t getting much exercise except for gym class, I had to think of a plan and fast!

My mother, aunt and, grandmother were all doing raw.  One night after eating a big pasta dinner, I
awoke to find that I had PUPPY FAT,  it was the last straw I was going raw. By the time I decided to go
raw my mom weighed ten pounds less than me.  We made a plan for lunch at school.  I would pack a salad
with a side of honey mustard, air popped pop corn, raw nuts and dried fruit. I will post pictures as I continue lose weight and improve my health.

For the longest time I have had asthma, but now I’m taking everything out of my diet that could make my asthma worse ( like wheat ) I hope to grow out of it soon.  Hi my name is Eden Massey I hope to be an inspiration to children everywhere who can’t lose weight.  Well here’s a way, this is what works for me.

Keep checking back...... I will continue to blog about my progress!!!


Shining the light

Eden

5 comments:

  1. Eden,

    What a great, thoughtful post!! You look terrific, not to mention, your skin is GLOWING! Can't wait to read more!

    Love,
    Amy

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  2. You go girl!!! An inspiration to children AND adults!

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  3. Eden, you are amazing. You inspire me. Love to you!

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