never give up !

sandy rhew’s story 

What made you decide you needed to change your life?

“In 2007 I went from a size 7 to a size 13, I gained 40 lbs and felt and looked sick. I decided to start working out. I didn’t get really serious until 2011 when I lost 20 lbs and plateaued from there.

 In August of 2013 I was diagnosed with diverticulitis (A hole in my stomach) A specialist ordered that I go on a 2-week liquid diet. I never felt 100% better! I was still working out but I felt I was not improving, that’s when I cut out bread in February of 2014. A few nights later I decided to watch Food Inc. thinking it was just about bad food in general. I had no idea it would change my life and health. I went Vegan that night after crying my eyes out due to the animal suffering I saw!”

what steps did you take to improve your life?

“I cut out meat, dairy and wheat. I can lift twice as much weight at the gym since going Vegan, that is just an added plus!”

what motivates you keep on this path?

“I feel amazing now and I have alot of inspiring Vegans all around me! Knowing I am making a difference in this world to save as many animals as possible motivates me everyday!”

what are you most proud of going thru this journey?

“I am the most proud of all the animals that I am saving and all the amazing people I have met along the way!”

what futures goals do you have?

“To inspire people to become Vegan! I would love to be a Personal Trainer, I would love to help others reach their highest potential!”

If you could share any advice or words of encourgement what would they be?

“Never give up! It takes time to reach goals but it’s worth the wait and persistence. If you feel sick and unhealthy do something about it! Being Vegan is the best choice, for the animals, the planet and YOU!”

where can people get in touch with you?(contact info,social media sites)

Email: sanrhew@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandy.kirkrhew

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LIVE IN THAT LIFESTYLE!

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Kimberly moffatt’s story 
what made you decide you needed to change your life?
I was very unhappy with the way my life was going and that mentality was overflowing in my interpersonal relationships. I needed a routine to feel normal and having a gym membership gave me that. I had something to look forward to each day that wasn’t dependent on someone else. This was “my thing”.
 
what steps did you take to improve your life?
 
I went to the gym everyday and gave every session 110%. I also decided to use my personal time and social media to inspire and help others. This forced my mentality to change even if I didn’t feel 100% positive or upbeat about my life. Helping others helped me. It’s the best feeling in the world to see someone change their life or their habits and are excited about it. Giving encouragement to others also assisted myself with giving -myself- encouragement.
 
what motivates you keep on this path?
 
A few things motivate me to keep on this path. The first is to show the majority that hurting animals is unnecessary to achieve the level of success you want with sports, your body, health and anything related. Another thing that motivates me is seeing people change their habits to live better lives. When we feel good and confident about ourselves, we are most likely to spread love and compassion towards one another as well as empower others since we aren’t seeking self esteem from tearing others down. The last thing that motivates me is the “selfish” reason. I love seeing my body change. It’s a temple and I can sculpt it anyway I want. My mental health has greatly improved as well.
 
what are you most proud of going thru this journey?
 
I am most proud with how strong I’ve become and how much passion and drive I have. I -knew- I was meant for something, but as the years went by I was starting to think otherwise.
 
what futures goals do you have ?
 
I want to compete in jujitsu as a vegan competitor. Weight lifting gives me a ton of confidence, however, martial arts brings me back to “Earth”. You must be a student even if you become a black belt and that in my opinion is so humbling and needed in this world. I also want to continue to inspire others with my fitness Instagram and my newly made Youtube Channel. If I can help as many people and save animals as I do it, that in itself is worth it.
 
 
if you could share any advice or words of encouragement what would they be?
 
The strongest advice I have besides making a decision to do so is to visualize yourself in that role. LIVE IN THAT LIFESTYLE. It’s so easy to diverge from what we want to do and we put our focus into the person we want to be IN that decision, I believe we are more likely to stick with it.
 
where can people get in touch with you?(contact info,social media sites)
 
Instagram: www.instagram.com/pumpkim – for motivation,inspiration and free workout plans
Website: www.fitnessonplants.com – for workout tips, plans, recipes and living vegan
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4nGZGfNQ0ddZNTQzSdRxiQ – workouts, food ideas, motivation about life and pushing through fear
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thank you for sharing your story kim .if you know of anyone that has a story to share.
have them email me  bigtymer32@gmail.com
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