Today we have 10 questions for E2-er, Frank.
1. How long have you been plant-strong?
2. What was the hardest thing to get past?
Nothing actually, just the initial organization of food purchase, looking for alternatives, and kitchen. I worked as a professional chef for a while (have not degree) but I cooked since I was ten years old and have managed also entire resorts. So I am not your typical guy in any means of handling a household and beyond.The hardest thing I noticed is the social aspect when going out in a group etc.
3. Did you have any fears?
Not being told the entire medical story of what is all happening from my heart surgery. I have been finding out more and more by now. I do not want to have my chest opened ever again so I am 100% dedicated to heal everything in my body, mind, and soul.
4. What did you do to overcome those fears?
Gaining insights and knowledge. Find the degrees for freedom and its end members. It positive and negative sites to build my personal opinion and apply that to my daily need for my healing. I am educated scientifically and well read in two languages.
5. What was the one thing you were afraid to give up? Nothing. It is what it is. Period. No fuss, just do.
6. How did you give it up?
I hung it on a wall within 24 hours. For example, dropping oil happened in a blink of an eye.
7. How did you learn to adjust to eating out and cooking?
I know eating and cooking, and other stuff well. Eating out is by planning ahead and don’t trust anything and just ask. If nothing is available I rather do fastening. A hunger sensation is not a bad thing and nobody dies from waiting an additional hours. Salads, steamed veggies, and some other items are fairly easy to get oil, salt, dairy, etc free when eating out.
8. How long did it take to get past it?
9. What would you tell people who are in similar situations to you?
Be open-minded and get an awareness of your habitual eating behavior. You have to answer to yourself only and research alternatives. Most importantly, nothing happens overnight and get a sense about how your body feels overtime on change. Learn about the food industry and study ingredients. Start by replace a bit to that you will end up to consume no processed food down the road. Then tell others about it.
10. Did you have any positive results?
Every day! More savings in $$$. Life simplifications. Weight lost, all day long not tired, energetic living and working, when it gets tough sometimes remember the essentials, lean body mass reduction, overall feel younger and better, and more …
How about you? Did you just decide that plant-strong was it and jump in?