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The Engine 2 Team is dedicated to helping you become plant-strong! Each of us are on the plant-strong journey right along side of you!

Shawn’s Story:

Today, Shawn shares his incredible plant-strong story. About a year and a half ago I was rushed to the hospital with a b/p of 190/160. Among other things that came out of that incident, is that I was diagnosed with stage 3 ckd (chronic kidney disease). A few months later I watched forks over knives [&hellip

David’s Story: From Meat-Aholic to Plant-Strong!

I have always been the most unhealthy eater that I know.  It used to be nothing for me to take a steak, wrap it in bacon, and slather it with BBQ sauce.  I was a MEAT-AHOLIC. My wife even tried to make a few vegetarian dishes that I whole-heartedly and proudly refused to eat.  But [&hellip

Kristen’s Incredible Story (Plus a MBWM Giveaway!)

Early Feb 2013 I had just seen my doctor after a terrible health year in 2012 with 7 lung infections that sent my asthma off the charts and put me on steroids much of the year along with back to back antibiotics causing the fluora in my gut to be completely out of whack so [&hellip

Glenn’s Story

  (Glenn has lost over 100 pounds!)   My plant-strong journey began with something as innocuous as a seatbelt.  I was headed to Las Vegas for my brother’s wedding via airplane in June 2012. When I sat down in my window seat, I instinctively reached for both ends of my seatbelt and pulled them towards [&hellip

Adventures with Ami: Feed Cam. F. Awesome (The Plant-Based Boxer) PLUS a New Recipe!

This week you can find me in Spokane, WA for the USA Boxing National Championships along with Cam. F Awesome – the plant-based boxer ( www.plantbasedboxer.com ) and my husband – one of Cam’s boxing coaches.  We are here supporting him in and out of the gym with his favorite plant-strong meals.  Making sure he is fueled [&hellip

Week of Inspiration: Day 2, Kara

Kara before and after. Plant-Strong for a Reason Thanksgiving 2001 While sitting completely still listening to my mother talk at the dinner table, my entire body flung itself forward causing me to lose control of my back, hands & arms. I literally threw my knife & fork across the room involuntarily. My older sister burst [&hellip

Week of Inspiration, Day 5: Randy’s Story

Today we bring you Randy’s story. Please leave some encouraging comments below! I begin this journey in January 2012; when I was an absolute miserable, ticking time bomb at 410 lbs. 54 years old and tired of being tired, my daughters (who eat a plant based diet) had harped on me relentlessly about trying to [&hellip

Week of Inspiration, Day 3: Todd, Dave and Christine!

Today we have 3 wonderful stories to share with you!  These stories are from Valencia College -  Plant-strong eating can save your life! Adding more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to one’s diet will lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Partnered with the Valencia Wellness Program, Christina began sharing the plant-strong [&hellip

Week of Inspiration! Day 1, Carl.

A lot of people out there have various excuses for not going plant-strong. Today we hear from Karl who definitely had some valid excuses, but didn’t let that stop him from becoming plant-strong and healthy. We’ll let Karl take it from here!  “I want to share my story with you in hopes that if there [&hellip