A Whirlwind Week – And It’s Only Tuesday!

Front page of CNN Health 7/28/14

Front page of CNN Health 7/28/14

Wow! What a couple of days! I’m so pleased that Sara Cheshire at CNN.com asked if she could write my story on CNN’s health section. Apparently they feature a weight-loss success story every Monday and mine was one of the iReports chosen to have a reporter assigned and run on CNN.com proper. I just learned that they were going to run it the week before last, Ms. Cheshire and I were in touch throughout the last 10 days, and it ran yesterday. I really thought the piece came out well. I was so pleased that some of the leading figures in the Plant-Based movement chose to share it with their social media audiences, including Dr. McDougall, Forks Over Knives, Rich Roll, Jeff Novick, Eco-Vegan Gal and many, many more. The night ended with a surprise story based on the CNN one (but with some original content) on the Daily Mail website.

Front page of the Cleveland Fox affiliate

Front page of the Cleveland Fox affiliate

Just in the last 36 hours, our facebook group has grown from about 60 fans to over 1,600, I’ve received about 200 friend requests from total strangers, and answered questions from probably about 50 folks about where to start their own journeys. Inspirational and humbling!

As if that wasn’t enough (and it was, trust me!), I was pleased to be invited in-studio to appear on HLN’s midday program HLN Now. You can watch the video of my conversation with host Lynn Berry below.