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I Did It!

Today was a milestone day in my journey to a positive healthy life. Today marks exactly 3 months that I've been on the Body Ecology Diet. I've never felt better and I truly feel like a new person. The celebration of this day started in the wee hours of the morning. I was out late babysitting last night and came home around 1:45 am to this waiting for me:

Anthony bought me a beautiful bouquet of flowers and wrote me a very heartfelt note congratulating me on my success thus far. I feel so blessed to have such a strong supporter in my life and I teared up a little when I read the card. His kindness, constant cheer leading, and helping incorporate body ecology principles into my life have really allowed me to be successful. I can't thank him enough and feel like the luckiest girl in the world.

So 3 months in, why is this such a big deal you ask? Well I am now able to start incorporating some new foods into my diet and I have known for weeks what I wanted to try first ;-)


This morning I ate blueberries for the first time in what seems like forever. Since I haven't had any fruit other than lemon and limes my taste buds were ecstatic when the natural sweetness of these yummy berry bombs hit my mouth. I never realized before how sweet they can be; it truly tastes like nature's candy! I felt great after eating them, both satisfied with my choice and I showed no former symptoms. I am excited to eat them again later this week after passing the initial waiting period. 

After going through this transition for 3 months I now see how important good food and proper digestion are to feeling great. For me, finding The Body Ecology Diet was truly a game changer in my life both mentally and physically. Life seems brighter every day and I'm excited to see what positive things come my way each day. My overall thought process is so much more positive and clearer. I am eager to keep traveling on this journey and discovering wonderful new things every day.

Tonight I wish you all happiness in your own journey, wherever you are. I hope that my experiences thus far can inspire you to make small changes every day to better yourselves. 

Believe!
Achieve!
Succeed!
        ~Yogi Tea

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  1. Your blog is incredible. We are exactly 2 weeks into the BED and it has been difficult, but your recipes (and more importantly your encouragement) has made everything much better. Thank you. I hope you keep posting.

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words! Congratulations on your success with BED so far, I know its a transition :) Keep up the great work! I'm hosting a food tasting for a new cooking adventure I'm toying with and would love to invite you and your family. Please feel free to email me at catbaggs@gmail.com and I look forward to hearing from you.

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