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To Hell & Back - How Fasting Saved My Life

by Robert Dave Johnston
(West Palm Beach, Florida)

"Sometimes I would get so sick that I would actually vomit all over myself while gorging. I did not care. I would just continue to eat. Wouldn't even change my shirt. In my mind, I was garbage and did not deserve even the slightest of human dignities."

Ever since I was a small child, I recall always feeling inadequate, ugly, weak an unworthy. This translated to lots of bullying in school and very few friends. The kids called me "the ugly fat cow." Anytime I would walk by or get in the bus they would start "mooo, mooo, mooo."


You know how tough kids can be. I was terrified to go to school. I was the overweight, nonathletic, dark-skinned kid in the group. The ugly duckling. My mother worked hard to raise and support me, but it was very hard as she was alone.

My father was a very famous Latin American singer in the 1960s and 70s and I guess he was too busy with his fame to care much about me. So he left us when I was very young. I was always in emotional pain. Food gave me the hiding place and "medication" that I needed. I recall that for a great part of my childhood my grandfather ran a little shop from the house.

Kids would come up to the kitchen window and order candy, sodas and fried goodies. Needless to say, I ravaged the candy when noone was looking. It was not unusual for my grandparents to find tons of candy wrappers under my bed. "You're eating my profits!" grandpa would shout. I could not stop. I was not even ten years old and already was a food addict.

My mother went on to remarry, but the father image that I longed for did not materialize. In fact, there were periods of mental and even physical abuse. I retreated further into my shell. Girls did not like me, I had no friends and became a total outcast. This went on through high school.

Many other things happened and for a period of time I lost a lot of weight. It was mostly due to my huge love for Rocky and Sylvester Stallone. But that did not last and my binging eventually led me to regain all of the weight.

By this time I was in my late teens and had gone off to Los Angeles to be on my own. I did ok at first and started to get in shape and do some acting. I played in numerous rock bands. Like they said in the movie Goodfellas - "It was a glorious time."

I met and hung out with a lot of celebrities (Slash and Axl Rose from Guns N' Roses were my favorites), had hair down to my waist, rode a motorcycle and felt like I was on my way to doing something positive with my life, especially in music as a singer, guitarist and composer. But the food addiction and binging had other plans.

Increased alcohol consumption led to weight gain which led to demoralization which led to a full-blown relapse into binging. This time, however, I was going straight to hell. By the time my sting in Los Angeles was over, I had given up on music, acting and just stayed in my tiny apartment in Santa Monica Boulevard eating, eating and chain smoking.

Sometimes I ran out money and would call the pizza man and then beg him to give me the pie and that I would pay later. I was blacklisted by pizza delivery restaurants within a ten-mile radius. lol I could go on and on.

Over the following years I was lucky enough to start a journalism career in San Juan, Puerto Rico which is where my mother is from. I can only say it was a "God" thing because one day I was working out in the sun mixing cement and the next day I was in an office writing business stories. I was taken there. I don't recall having the ambition, energy or vision to do so.

Things went really well and I seemed to have found my niche as a writer, which apparently I did fairly well. But that feeling of "not being good enough" was always there.

Anytime something good happened in my career (awards, raises, praise from colleagues), I would minimize it and set out to prove everyone wrong. I would slide into a binge and disappear from sight. I would lock myself in my apartment to drink and eat and simply not show up to work.

My bottom was me not bathing, shaving or changing clothes for weeks, sometimes months at a time. I would spend weeks alone in my apartment living off of pizza, cheeseburgers and Chinese food delivery. I would order an Xtra large pizza every day and eat it in its entirety, as well as liters and liters of soda.

Sometimes I would get so sick that I would actually vomit all over myself while gorging. I did not care. I would just continue to eat. Wouldn't even change my shirt. In my mind, I was garbage and did not deserve even the slightest of human dignities.

How can a human being sink so low? My only exposure with the outside world was my daily trips to Dunkin Donuts to buy a dozen pack and some apple fritters. I wore only black over sized clothing, most of which was badly stained by icing and grease from the pizza and Chinese food.
I was the 'man in black.' Walking death...

Black shorts or sweatpants and a black t-shirt. That was my uniform. Several times I contemplated suicide and even started to plan it. The only thing that held me back was knowing the horrible pain that would cause for my precious mother.

Eventually I lost my journalism career, my home, my fiancee and ended up living in rescue missions, christian homes and anywhere that I could crash. I smoked two packs a day of Marlboro Reds and was drinking heavily as well as binging nonstop.



My mother was the only one that could stand me. I was obese, dirty, smelly and lost in chronic depression, bitterness and hatred. I was dead in life. Many well-intentioned men tried to help me, but I was unwilling to listen or have any type of accountability in my life.

Some years later I moved to Florida and secured a job at a great business newspaper. I was overweight but was in somewhat more 'control' than before. Everyone in that newspaper was very good to me.

But, again, I had to prove everyone wrong. So one Friday I went home to drink and binge and disappeared for months. They tried to help... but I was trapped and simply could not stop eating.

I recall waking and seeing boxes and boxes and boxes of pizza all over the place, garbage and the horrible smell of death. I looked in the mirror and saw a horribly bloated, greasy face with deep, dark circles around the eyes. I looked like something out of Night of The Living Dead.

By then I was 90 pounds overweight and very sick from intestinal toxicity and a liver condition that was getting worse.

One day I started fasting basically out of desperation, but was consumed by horrible withdrawal symptoms before I could finish even eight hours without solid food. It was like being stabbed all over my body... the detox pain was intense.

I was puzzled by the bad breath, white-sticky tongue, metallic taste and dizziness that I experienced. Research later led me to the realization that the symptoms were a reflection of just how toxic my body and digestive system had become.

By that time I had spent nearly 25 years binging, binging and binging with very little interruption.I had no social life and hardly any friends. For all I cared my life was over. How dark it gets before the dawn! :-)

In an ultimate low, I received the grace, strength and resolve to launch a 40-day water fast. The start of the fast was hell. I quit smoking cold turkey right then and there. The symptoms hit me hard and I was against the ropes many times. I don't know why I was doing this.

I just knew that I had to. I could sense in my spirit that this was my chance to find some sort of life. It was very hard and painful - especially during the first 11 days of cleansing and detoxification. But I was reborn.

Fasting for weight loss, health and fitness has changed my life. It worked when traditional diets did not. I realized that, as long as I kept putting food in my body, I was not giving it the opportunity to cleanse from all the toxicity that had built up over the years.

My complete lack of control with food was a problem that only fasting was able to break. It forced me to navigate through the pains and discomfort of cleansing and detoxification.

Only then did the chains of food slavery break and I was led to freedom.

Once the fasting was over, I found - to my astonishment- that I was no longer willing to just put anything in my mouth. The sacrifice of fasting and cleansing gave me a new perspective on food.

This new perspective, in turn, gave me a fresh sense of discipline that had otherwise eluded me. In short, for me diets did not work because, in reality, what I needed was to stop eating altogether for a season so my body could clean itself.

I tried all the diets, believe me. Yet I only grew fatter and more frustrated. Each failure usually restored me to the previous undesired weight and added another 10 to 20 pounds to boot.

Later I realized that, at least for me, fasting and cleansing had to come BEFORE or could expect to stick to any particular diet - no matter how good it was.

Having lost nearly 100 pounds through juice and water fasting, I now dedicate myself to helping others interested in improving their health through this amazing, life-giving discipline. I am not here to present a rosy picture that this is easy. It is not. You have to get to the point where you are "sick and tired of being sick and tired."

AT that point, there is no other option but to press on and do whatever it takes to find freedom. And I am not cured of food addiction. I will be a food addict for the rest of my life. But, one day at a time, I choose to NOT take that first careless bit of the trigger foods that enslaved me.

That does not mean that I am a killjoy either. I do have my treats once in a while, but it with a structure and it is just a one-time shot. The mental food obsession has left me. I rarely get obsessive thoughts about food anymore. I have made contact with the God of my understanding.

You may wonder: why do you I give such graphic details? Well, I want to give you hope! I want you to know that no matter how low and hopeless you may feel, you CAN overcome and find freedom just like I did.

I pray that you may be filled with strength, wisdom and determination to seize your freedom. And may all of your dreams come true. :-)


Best Regards,

Rob

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Oct 26, 2014
How to get back your ex husband, wife, girlfriend, or boyfriend, NEW
by: Anonymous



How to get back your ex husband, wife, girlfriend, or boyfriend,

Hello to every one out here, am here to share the unexpected miracle that happened to me three days ago, My name is Jeffrey Dowling,i live in Texas,USA.and I`m happily married to a lovely and caring wife,with two kids A very big problem occurred in my family seven months ago,between me and my wife so terrible that she took the case to court for a divorce she said that she never wanted to stay with me again,and that she did not love me anymore So she packed out of my house and made me and my children passed through severe pain. I tried all my possible means to get her back,after much begging,but all to no avail and she confirmed it that she has made her decision,and she never wanted to see me again. So on one evening,as i was coming back from work,i met an old friend of mine who asked of my wife So i explained every thing to her,so she told me that the only way i can get my wife back,is to visit a spell caster,because it has really worked for her too So i never believed in spell,but i had no other choice,than to follow her advice. Then she gave me the email address of the spell caster whom she visited.(bravespellcaster@gmail.com}, So the next morning,i sent a mail to the address she gave to me,and the spell caster assured me that i will get my wife back the next day what an amazing statement!! I never believed,so he spoke with me,and told me everything that i need to do. Then the next morning, So surprisingly, my wife who did not call me for the past seven {7}months,gave me a call to inform me that she was coming back So Amazing!! So that was how she came back that same day,with lots of love and joy,and she apologized for her mistake,and for the pain she caused me and my children. Then from that day,our relationship was now stronger than how it were before,by the help of a spell caster . So, was now stronger than how it were before,by the help of a spell caster . So, i will advice you out there to kindly visit the same Website: http://enchantedscents.tripod.com/lovespell/,if you are in any condition like this,or you have any problem related to "bringing your ex back. So thanks to Dr Brave for bringing back my wife,and brought great joy to my family once again.{bravespellcaster@gmail.com}
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Oct 24, 2014
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by: Bianca


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Oct 23, 2014
A GOOD SPELL CASTER ONLINE NEW
by: Anonymous

Hello to every one out here, am here to share the unexpected miracle that happened to me three days ago, My name is Edwin Wallace i live in United State,and I`m happily married to a lovely and caring wife,with two kids A very big problem occurred in my family seven months ago,between me and my wife so terrible that she took the case to court for a divorce she said that she never wanted to stay with me again,and that she did not love me anymore So she packed out of my house and made me and my children passed through severe pain. I tried all my possible means to get her back,after much begging,but all to no avail and she confirmed it that she has made her decision,and she never wanted to see me again. So on one evening,as i was coming back from work,i met an old friend of mine who asked of my wife So i explained every thing to her,so she told me that the only way i can get my wife back,is to visit a spell caster,because it has really worked for her too So i never believed in spell,but i had no other choice,than to follow her advice. Then she gave me the email address of the spell caster whom she visited.(kemespelltemple@gmail.com }, So the next morning,i sent a mail to the address she gave to me,and the spell caster assured me that i will get my wife back the next day what an amazing statement!! I never believed,so he spoke with me,and told me everything that i need to do. Then the next morning, So surprisingly, my wife who did not call me for the past seven {7}months,gave me a call to inform me that she was coming back So Amazing!! So that was how she came back that same day,with lots of love and joy,and she apologized for her mistake,and for the pain she caused me and my children. Then from that day,our relationship was now stronger than how it were before,by the help of a spell caster . So, i will advice you out there to kindly visit the same website {kemespelltemple@gmail.com },i f you are in any condition like this,or you have any problem related to "bringing your ex back. So thanks to Dr KUME for bringing back my wife,and brought great joy to my family once again.(kemespelltemple@gmail.com }, Thanks..

Oct 18, 2014
RE: Thanks to priest jaja of jaja12demonspell@gmail.com NEW
by: Nacy stresser

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Oct 16, 2014
LOVE SPELL NEW
by: ken


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Oct 12, 2014
testimony NEW
by: Anonymous

Hello friends! My Name is jude sandra from Canada i have had a lot about Dr Emobeifo on his good work, for bringing back lost relationship but i never believe because so many spell caster scam me because of my husband who left me and three kids over a year and two months. so a good friend of mine introduce me to Dr Emobeifo just because my condition was so bad and the responsibility in my matrimonial home was more than me. my husband left me to another woman just because i don't have male child for him. so i email Dr Emobeifo and told him everything, he told me not to worry that my husband will come back and i will have a male child for him. he only told me to believe on him that after casting the spell my husband will come back immediately and beg for forgiveness. he real did it for me and my husband come back to me in the nest two days. i was very happy and thanks Dr Emobeifo. so, i was in this situation (April 18 2014) i told Dr Emobeifo that i will start shearing his testimony to every one in the word if he make me to have a male child to my husband. and he also did it as am shearing this testimony to every one out dear, that am with my new bouncy baby boy. now i believe that i am the happiest woman on earth because Dr Emobeifo restore my life in my matrimonial home you can thank him for me or email him for urgent help in any bad situation i promise you he will also help you; his email address is emobeifospellcastertemple@gmail.com

Oct 06, 2014
CALL DR OSAUYI ON +234764294395 NEW
by: Miller Moore

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Sep 30, 2014
beginner NEW
by: rebekah

my name is rebekah, i am starting my fasting journey to liberate myself from all kinds of limitation and mental and physical bondage,i hope this challenging journey will do something marvellous in my life.im counting on jesus christ, and im inspired by the testimony of the people on here, i need support on how to go about this, make a fasting journal and just stay put , i plan to do do 3 days then five days, then 7 days, then 10 days , then 14 days, then 21 days...as the spirit leads , as it is written i can do all things througfh christ that strengthens me..

Sep 25, 2014
HOW I GOT MY EX BACK THROUGH THE HELP OF DR ABEL JUSTUS. NEW
by: OLIVIA MIKE

This is my testimony about the good work of a man who helped me..My name is Olivia Jane Mike, and I base in London.My life is back!!! After 8 years of marriage, my husband left me and left me with our three kids. I felt like my life was about to end,and was falling apart. Thanks to a spell caster called papa Justus who i met online. On one faithful day, as I was browsing through the internet, I was searching for a good spell caster that can solve my problems. I came across series of testimonies about this particular spell caster. Some people testified that he brought their Ex lover back, some testified that he restores womb, some testified that he can cast a spell to stop divorce and so on. There was one particular testimony I saw, it was about a woman called grace,she testified about how papa Justus brought back her Ex lover in less than 72 hours and at the end of her testimony she drop papa Justus e-mail address. After reading all these,I decided to give papa a try. I contacted him via email and explained my problem to him. In just 3 days, my husband came back to me. We solved our issues, and we are even happier than before. papa Justus is really a talented and gifted man and i will not to stop publishing him because he is a wonderful man...If you have a problem and you are looking for a real and genuine spell caster to solve that problem for you. Try the great papa Justus today, he might be the answer to your problem. Here's his contact:
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Aug 27, 2014
Thank You NEW
by: Anonymous

I just read this story of triumph from food addiction. I seen so many similarities of what I'm going through. I started overeating when I became depressed. I was always a loner. I would get repeatedly beaten up by kids from school, because my clothes was old and torn, and I talked too proper (they told me that repeatedly). I was physically and emotionally beaten at home by my mother, for imaginary reasons. For example, if I swept up a floor, and left one crumb, then I must had did it on purpose. I use to get beat by a broom on my groan. Beat with a extension cord. Beat with the hard heel of a my father's dress shoe against my forehead. Me and my sister was beat repeatedly every day growing up. Early on, pain is all I knew. Years go by, I became a late teen, and I found jobs to earn income. I got a job in a Supermarket, I moved out, and it's where I met the most beautiful woman I've ever seen. I was too shy to say anything to her, but she started talking to me. We became friends. In a year's time, we became boyfriend and girlfriend. I loved her like I never loved a woman then...or sense. We were together for 5 years. 5 happy years. We was talking about getting engaged. I was saving up to surprise her with a ring. Well, one day, she came up to the Supermarket (where I worked) with a new muscular dude, and told everybody he's her man now. She seen me and rolled her eyes at me. I was crushed, and confused. We never had a argument, or a disagreement...now she was gone. I felt like hollow used garbage. Then the store closed down soon after that. I was forced to move back home, because I had nowhere to go. My mother was as verbally abusive as ever. I started eating to cope with my life. I gained so much weight, but I didn't care. I never found love again. That was 20 years ago. I moved out, found a new job at a Casino. My mother died, because she refused to take any medicine, and refused to go to the doctor. My father got back on drugs, and I just ate food..alone. I would wear the same clothes. All black t-shirts, with all black pants. These are the clothes I wear today. Today, I'm starting a 40 Day Water Fast. I also joined this site today. I'm hoping to feel...anything. I've been basically emotionless for decades. Hopefully I will better my life, because I've wasted far too many years, that I can never get back.

Aug 15, 2014
BiG fan NEW
by: Nina

I just would like to thank u for sharing these, Rob. U r a fighter and God loves u. Ur strength and will seem amazing. I have multiple food allergy...living on just liquids for long, sometimes i starve and try to eat something, but i severly get an anaphylaxis. I miss eating with my mamma and i miss her food :( Im fasting currently, but i get real hunger pangs. Needing ur advice

Jul 19, 2014
testimony NEW
by: michael

who ever is reading this testimony today should please celebrate with me
and my family because it all started like a joke to some people and others
said it was impossible. my name is Michael i live in Chicago i am happily
married with two kids and a lovely wife something terrible happen to my
family along the line, i lost my job and my wife packed out of my house
because i was unable to take care of her and my kids at that particular
time. i manage all through five years, no wife to support me to take care
of the children and there come a faithful day that i will never forget in
my life i met an old friend who i explain all my difficulties to, and he
took me to a spell caster and and the name of the temple is called, DR
Okundonor, i was assure that everything will be fine and my wife will come
back to me after the wonderful work of Dr Okundonorgreatspell, my wife
came back to me and today i am one of the richest man in my country. i
advice you if you have any problem email him with this email:
dr.okundonorgreatspell@gmail.com and you will have the best result. take
things for granted and it will be take from you. i wish you all the best.

Contact: dr.okundonorgreatspell@gmail.com (or contact him through his mobile:+2348072099116

Jul 14, 2014
This was how i got my husband back NEW
by: Gina Sneed


My name is Gina Sneed from Canada the husband i used to love with all my heart divorced me i feel like crying to tell anyone this. i tried everything but nothing came alright, luckily enough i was browsing on internet and i saw testimony of clients who talked about prof, i thought may be its also one of the scamming spell caster,but my heart insisted on it until i contacted him via email maduraitemple@yahoo.com i used his spell and it worked so nice, his spell stopped my husband from divorcing me Dr madurai has not only made my man to stop the divorce but also his spell made Sneed to love me the more:if you need help, call him at +2348132642680 his email maduraitemple@yahoo.com

Jul 13, 2014
This Too Is A God Thing My Friend! NEW
by: Hannah

Dear Rob, Wow! Thank you so much for opening your heart, or better said, REVEALING your heart to us. In business I have learned that trust is achieved through transperancy. I can understand why you go into such detail as each and every detail is a marker for where God so graciously performed a miracle in your life. I can also understand how it could be possible that going into great detail is your heart reaching out and so desperately wanting others that are unhappy, hopeless, hurting, and possibly on the edge of giving up to
"get" that Fitness Through Fasting
is about so much more than merely
starving yourself in order to get
weight off quickly. I am so thankful
that I was led to your website! I too
have known that I need to get the
35 lbs off that I put on while going through a major depression but have not been able to be successful for more than a few days. No matter which way I have choosen to cut
back on my food consumption,
nothing has felt right. It's hard to
explain. I felt as though I was doing it wrong, like I was merely putting a bandaid over the problem and not dealing with it from the inside out. For about 3 years now not only have I needed to lose the weight, but I have felt like I am a person that I do not know full of insecurities, low self esteem, poor memory, struggling with concentration, depressed, stressed (sometimes to the point to where I have felt that it would be so much easier if I were to just die), no energy, procrastinating terribly, unaccountable, and more. After reading and reading your website I
know in my heart that Fitness
Through Fasting is exactly what my
body, emotions, and spirit need in
order for me to return to being the
positive and happy person I once
was.......although looking back Rob, I could be in the shape I am in now
due to years and years of
compilation. I have had a smaller
version of all of these same
symptoms ever since I can
remember! Oh my gosh! I just got
that! Wow! Thank you so much for your desire to help others and your wisdom. It is so comforting how you assure us that you are here with us. i have witnessed others say all of the wonderful things that they need to say in order to sell their product only to disappear after they receive the people's money! Their are little things that you say hete and there that I have picked up on that you in your heart understand how a person would be fearful and insecure about going through this alone. God bless you Rob. I pray that blessings return to you 100 fold!

from the inside out in order to heal physically, mentally,


Jun 28, 2014
you are amazing NEW
by: Anonymous

Thanks for sharing your true story. Your purpose was to give strength and hope, and you have done just that. Just one day ago I was contemplating suicide, deciding that just existing was no longer worth it.

I am a business professional, making 6 figures...yet, I have stolen food, eaten out of trash cans and much worse. God led me here...and I am grateful for your dedication to this site and your mission.

Jun 21, 2014
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May 19, 2014
spell caster that can help you NEW
by: Anonymous

My husband left and was in the far country for many months. He came home for a time, telling me it was just for the kids, that he still felt nothing for me when he told me this statement i cried . Although I still held on what prophet James told me all day every day, he left again. Two weeks ago I signed divorce papers and signed for an apartment. BUT GOD! One night I had a knock at my door. My suddenly happened! My husband came home! Last night he told me he loved me. We still have work to do but all thanks to Prophet James he is so faithful. I am in deed greatful please contact Prophet James on his email prophetjameshomeofanswer@hotmail.com

Apr 30, 2014
thank you NEW
by: kwpastorwife

Thank you Rob for sharing the ugly parts of your testimony. It is so easy to bask in victory over destructive habits and forget what it was like to be trapped in the chains of addiction...be it food or anything else. Far too often , those who have overcome over-eating, binging, etc. become prideful and condescending toward those still struggling.
I appreciate your efforts to help those of us who have become "sick and tired of being sick and tired".
I really enjoy the forum. It has been a great source of information and encouragement for me!
Have a great day!
K

Apr 30, 2014
Thanks NEW
by: Kris

Thanks so much for sharing the ugly parts of your testimony. It is easy to forget where we've been once we get out of that pit.

Thanks also for setting up the website, especially the forum. I have found so much help and encouragement from those that interact there!

It is also good to see that you are still living your new life after several years. Goes to show that Fasting can become a lifestyle and not just a phase.


Apr 17, 2014
Your strength is my strength NEW
by: Anonymous

Thank you, dear Rob, for your honesty and willingness to share. Through your many readings, I am also gaining momentum. I am also writing now and seeing a different me that is just now emerging. Thank you for your support. Verna

Apr 16, 2014
Great story NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi my name is Tracy Tyson and I have enjoyed your amazing story. It gives me a whole new look about my bad eating habits. I have enjoyed this website alot very educational and helpful. Thanks for sharing and giving such inspiration to others.

Apr 16, 2014
Great story NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi my name is Tracy Tyson and I have enjoyed your amazing story. It gives me a whole new look about my bad eating habits. I have enjoyed this website alot very educational and helpful. Thanks for sharing and giving such inspiration to others.

Apr 08, 2014
To GOD be the Glory, Honor & Praise NEW
by: Anonymous

Your story is encouraging. I am now on my 4th day of fasting. I give the praise to THE HOLY SPIRIT of GOD in enabling me to continue the fasting and hopefully remove myself from relying to harmful medications for high blood pressure. I appreciate all your efforts in helping people. Our GOD will reward you abundantly.

My prayers to you and your family,

Jun777

Apr 04, 2014
Very impressed but what's it got to do with God? NEW
by: Laura Meszaros

I am very impressed indeed with your story, but seems to me all the effort and willpower is yours - why do you give "God" the credit? (who is that anyway?) All the work and effort is yours. Just as "God" lets millions of children in the third world starve to death without batting an eyelid, he/she/it could easily have let you gorge yourself into oblivion - I don't have much respect for a supreme being who is so indifferent to the suffering of kids in Africa whilst listening to the prayers of overweight Americans; seems to be fundamentally something flawed there. So be proud of the efforts YOU made - don't give the credit anywhere else. Best wishes, Laura Meszaros. xxx

Apr 04, 2014
Very impressed but what's it got to do with God? NEW
by: Laura Meszaros

I am very impressed indeed with your story, but seems to me all the effort and willpower is yours - why do you give "God" the credit? (who is that anyway?) All the work and effort is yours. Just as "God" lets millions of children in the third world starve to death without batting an eyelid, he/she/it could easily have let you gorge yourself into oblivion - I don't have much respect for a supreme being who is so indifferent to the suffering of kids in Africa whilst listening to the prayers of overweight Americans; seems to be fundamentally something flawed there. So be proud of the efforts YOU made - don't give the credit anywhere else. Best wishes, Laura Meszaros. xxx

Feb 16, 2014
Great website NEW
by: Brad D

I total enjoyed this web site and your story.I had previously fasted over the years for 10 days (water only) to deal with
spiritual issues. I have just come off 26 days and did not do it right. Hence your article," How to come off a Fast" You have
encouraged me to make fasting a part of my life. We overcome by the Blood of the Lamb, the word of our testimony,
and we love not our lives unto death. Rev 12:11 . Thanks again Brad

Feb 11, 2014
Thank you NEW
by: Anonymous

Thank you so much for your story, it helps me to go on and finish. God bless you

Feb 11, 2014
Thank you NEW
by: Anonymous

Thank you so much for your story, it helps me to go on and finish. God bless you

Jan 28, 2014
thanks to Dr ATILA NEW
by: Stacey Bruno

I never believed in love spells or magic until I met this spell caster once when i went to see my friend in Indian this year on a business summit. I meant a man who's name is Dr ATILA he is really powerful and could help cast spells to bring back one's gone, lost, misbehaving lover and magic money spell or spell for a good job or luck spell .I'm now happy & a living testimony cos the man i had wanted to marry left me 5 weeks before our wedding and my life was upside down cos our relationship has been on for 3years. I really loved him, but his mother was against us and he had no good paying job. So when i met this spell caster, i told him what happened and explained the situation of things to him. At first i was undecided,skeptical and doubtful, but i just gave it a try. And in 7 days when i returned to Canada, my boyfriend (now husband) called me by himself and came to me apologizing that everything had been settled with his mom and family and he got a new job interview so we should get married. I didn't believe it cos the spell caster only asked for my name and my boyfriends name and all i wanted him to do. Well we are happily married now and we are expecting our little kid, and my husband also got the new job and our lives became much better. His email is atilahealinghome@yahoo.com

Jan 13, 2014
Sad but beautiful outcome - well done to u NEW
by: Patricia

A very inspiring story - your journey has not been easy and well done for not giving up - Thank you Rob for sharing & all the best for your journey to come Xx

Dec 31, 2013
Rob received moi frst book NEW
by: Deepika

Hi Rob
I received moi frst book of urs...
How to loose 40 pounds or more in 30 days with water fasting.I have ordered all ur books n waiting fr them to reach moi....Rite now i am in process of reading it...n by tmrw i shud finish devouring it ...I have planned to start my life transformation with Robs guidance being moi spritual guide...he wud indeed b that coz i knoe he has touched our lives..i mean whosoever has made a life n spirit changing decision to start of with his help. I have understood that this is the paregoric for healing moi core self...i have set 2nd of January2014 as the 30 day start date .
Rob i thank u with a promise to heal moiself with ur scientific guidance
I jst cant wait for all the books to reach moi thru flipcart...
Warm rgrds
Deepika

Dec 15, 2013
Hello NEW
by: Deepika

Hi Rob
after connecting with you on facebook i realized that water fasting wud b miraculous for moi ....but i nvr got down to being serious about it....then i slowly forgot about trying it out as i said goodbye to facebook. But today i was thinking about a way which wud help moi detoxify n help moi lead towards a fresh new renewed self n ur thot came to moi mind...i had forgotten ur name so cudnt find u on net just with ur picture on moi mind.Today morning as i was checking some orders of books in Flipcart n stumbled upon ur book n ordered it...hopefully i pray it shall be helpful to moi n help moi deal with health issues with scientific methods of fasting
Warmest regards
Deepika

Dec 06, 2013
Congratulations!!! NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob, what an amazing testimony of the goodness of Our God. I would love for you to put your testimony in print, many young people especially those who are middle school age. As an educator, I hear many stories from children who hate to go home because mom has a boyfriend or new husband who mistreats the child/children while treating the mom royally. May God's blessings be forever upon you in Jesus's Mighty Name.

Nov 15, 2013
Thank you for sharing your story NEW
by: Anonymous

You are a beautiful soul. Your story touched me, and brought tears to my eyes. It is nice to know it has a powerful and happy ending.

As you probably already guessed, unfortunately, I too struggle with the whole up and down - gain and lose weight loss game. It's exhausting to say the least. I too am tired. I found your site when I entered juice fasting.

Thanks again for sharing your powerful story with me. You gave me a lot to digest ;-).

Sep 17, 2013
ur life story enlighten me
by: Anonymous

I feel you. I was pretty much there too and I started fasting and intermetting water fasting thanks to u. and then I found out that dry fasting took off the same 15 pounds n 5 days and then I was on a roll no more ten day water fast just 5 dry fast. I feel like I can't think of eating the garbage that had me addicted for too long. I was a vegetarian for 7 years but really I just was not a meat eater. Ate all the other crap. Then I was going from vegan to vegetarian to carnivore yo yo dieting. Now I am a gluten free wheat free vegan that dry fast every week. I love it thank u for being there.

Aug 26, 2013
Terri's Fast
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob,

Your story was very touching and heart felt, thank you for sharing. You went through so much and I find it amazing at where you are now, congratulations. You have given me inspiration to continue with confidence and determination.
I am on day 8 of my water fast and have 6 days to go which will be followed by a 7 day juice fast. I am in the Army National Guard, here in Starke, FL and I work just about everyday as well as take care of two girls ages 10 and 14 as a single mom. My life is extremely busy but I will not let it stop me, I must finish this fast successfully! I am so darn hungry though!!! It's not going away. I prepare food for my girls and it smells so good but I do not give in, I will not. Like you said, "I am sick and tired of being sick and tired" that is me Rob.
I was so disciplined, and it's gone.....I want that back, I want me back. I am 69" and 180.8 pounds as of today. I started the fast at 200 pounds!!! My normal weight (where I am happy) is between 150 and 160. I will be happy at 150 and that is my goal.
I have always had a bad relationship with food from the beginning of my life. My mother use to hide snacks from me as a child and tell me that I couldn't be a model if I ate them because they would make me fat. I was a thin child and started gaining when I hit puberty. From there, I would sneak and eat after everyone was asleep. It was a horrible feeling but unfortunately it became habit and it filled that emotional empty space I had. I could go on but to sum it up, my childhood was far from great and I turn to food for comfort. I have stayed at home the entire weekend eating and too embarrassed and ashamed to face the world because of the disgust I would feel from eating. I want to change my mind so that I look at food for what it really is. I want to eat to live, not live to eat.

Thanks again Rob, your story was very inspiring. I wish I could go on and be more specific about how I got this bad off with my relationship with food, but it would be a novel and I must go to sleep now for work. I haven't been sleeping much at all the past few nights but I feel pretty good. Hopefully I sleep tonight. By the way, I LOVE Guns N' Roses! Thanks again Rob, and good night.

Sincerely,
Terri

Aug 19, 2013
Thank you.
by: Anonymous

It takes courage to share a story like that,thank you Rob,you are an inspiration to many who could have been lost or hopeless.

Aug 15, 2013
I just started a 21 day fast 4 days ago
by: Anonymous

And I feel AWESOME!

I found your site months ago and was too lazy to do anything about my health situation until now. I have been a yo-yo dieter and stress eater for years. I was sick of feeling sick, and yucky all the time. I need to breaa the cycle, and cleanse my body and mind. Thank you for sharing your story with all of us.

Aug 11, 2013
Thank you
by: ama ampomah

Hi Rob, I'm so glad you took the pain to share this wonderful testimony of yours with me.
I really want to go on a 40 day water fast to gain my self image back.My problem is I have been diagnosed with cholesterol, high blood presure and an enlarged heart. I don't know if it's okay to fast in these conditions. Thank you once more for this wonderful heartbreaking testimony..

Jun 04, 2013
You Are a God Sent
by: Katen7

Wow. Just read your intro and am totally moved and inspired. I feel I lost a personal part of myself about 16 years ago. I grew up in a large but competitive achieving family. I achieved some wonderful and edifying accomplishments in my life (which I attribute to God's blessings) and so to feel the way I do right now for SO MANY YEARS - 16) has been pretty depressing to me. I have always been a fairly positive person with a good outlook on life no matter my circumstances, but this 16 year period of my life just not really working out the way I thought it would has through time, caused me to look to alcohol as a remedy. I am older (age 55) now, and that plays a large part too, in the energy process I used to have to push forward, conquer and remedy.

I stumbled upon your website searching for juice fasting information. Over the years, I have medicated myself through the use of alcohol. I never thought I would become an alcoholic, but I admit to myself now, that I am one. I want to renew my life and get the alcohol out of my life. When I read your life story, I totally understood the leave and return process to your addiction. That is where I am at right now. I know I need to TOTALLY get alcohol out of my life to even start to live the honorable/Godly life I want to live through the rest of my days here on earth. But, I am having great difficulty doing so. I enjoy it! It is an escape! A great quick wind-me-down. Through your website though, I at least feel I have found a "start" with someone I can relate with. Thanks so much for making yourself alive, present and serving to people like me. God bless you MUCH and I appreciate you!

Jun 03, 2013
Wonderful life story!
by: Rafaela

Your life story is very moving.
Congratulation on you admirable strenght. I cannot picture myself doing a 40 day of water fasting.. So I believe you are a true power of nature!

God bless you and your beautiful job. Hare Krishna!

May 22, 2013
Can you do water fast if you're going to the Gym
by: Nancy

Hi team,

Thanks for the wonderful experiences. Please advise if the fast is possible if im going through rigorous gym for 1.5 hours everyday postwork.

what other alternative fasting can I do? Im really overweight.

Regards,
Nancy

Apr 15, 2013
I wanna fast but I'm scared
by: sydney

Hi Rob.

Your story has inspired me, Ive been trying for a few months now to fast for more than a day, but I usually panic on day 2. I need to do least 10 days, but I'm so scared of getting weak. I need a breakthrough from God so it' spiritual as well as physical. I'm a food addict, I guess I eat junk food cause I'm lonely, and I have another serious illness fibroid tumors that I hope my break from food can dissolve.
I can't believe you didn't eat solid food for 40 days. Im gonna try for 3 days, then if I can 7 and so forth. I need to this, but I'm so scared.
Question, did you ever feel like you would pass out, did your knees feel weak, your hands start shaking and your blood pressure rise so high. If yes, what did you do to prevent yourself from breaking the fast immediately.

Mar 27, 2013
Blessed in fasting
by: John the Baptist the 2nd

Keep up the good work Rob. Fasting led by the Holy Spirit is in deed and in truth, blessed of God.

Mar 27, 2013
Blessed in fasting
by: John the Baptist the 2nd

Keep up the good work Rob. Fasting led by the Holy Spirit is in deed and in truth, blessed of God.

Mar 21, 2013
Thank You...
by: Anonymous

Thank you for creating this resource. I can relate to your story so closely. I'm in recovery from alcoholism, almost two and a half years, but since I was 14, I've also been addicted to food. Not a day have I woken up and not been insanely preoccupied with either bingeing or restricting; I'm either glued to the couch or chained to the treadmill, and I've never been able to find a healthy middle ground... and it's only taken me a decade to finally admit it to myself.

The agony you describe hits the nail on the head for me. I am so addicted to food that when, during a binge, I just can't fit anything else in my stomach, and I decide that this really is "the last time," I have to put the extra food down the garbage disposal immediately because I'll just end up fishing it out of my trash as soon as I start to feel better... and eat it. I have hit so many "bottoms" that it's just time for me to pick one and stop digging.

For the longest time I've had thoughts that I just need a clean "break" from food, and I came across this website. It's given me the faith and inspiration I need to commit to a water fast. My ultimate goal is 40 days, but really, just as how I live my life, it's one day at a time.. sometimes one minute at a time. Because I'm starting to realize, just as 24 hours without a drink is a miracle for a real alcoholic, going 24 hours without bingeing is a damn miracle for a real food addict.

Thanks again for sharing your journey and best of luck as it continues!

Mar 12, 2013
On day 3 on towards freedom
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob,

Just wanted to say I have just started a pure water fast and I am on day 3. So far so good. My starting weight was 103.4kg my target is to be 55kg. I have lost 3.4kg already. Thank you for your emails, it was difficult just getting my head into mode, but I am now so determined to stop the bingeing and lose the weight for the last time. Just in the last couple of days before going on the fast I started to no longer taste the food I was eating (pigging my face out with) I realised at that moment that it was only a bad habit that I needed to unlearn. I love your encouragements I am reading them and it inspires me to carry on and resist the temptations. Today I went past our work staff room and saw a beautiful bowl of fruit. Unbelievable, for the first time I saw a pear as something beautiful. I can't wait till my fast is over to dig my teeth into one...hehe. Anyway I plan to take ten days at a time until my body tells me to end the fast. Bless you and watch this space because I will be posting my progress for everyone or anyone else who needs the inspiration...all the best.

Mar 12, 2013
Inspiration
by: Neo

Morning rob

What an inspiring story. And after going through your websites I immediately started with dry fasting for three days and as I am writing now is already nine days without any solid foods only water. No hunger feeling on my stomach and I thank God for this strength.

Mar 01, 2013
Rob, you are an inspiration!
by: Allie

Hi Rob,

I just want to thank you for sharing your story with the world. Although, I cannot personally relate, however, so many others can. Fasting can indeed save lives. Our ancestors did not have the luxury we have today of instant food. Sometimes, it would be weeks in between of having the next meal. Fasting helps our digestive trcts restore itself and has been known to cure or heal some serious diseases. Alternate day fasting can also help maintain weight loss. Rob, thanks again for your story of redemption. It feels great to be free and not enslaved. I would so love to find you on FaceBook and add to to my friends list. What an inspiration you are. I love you, my dear brother in Christ.

Feb 26, 2013
I HAVE SURPASS THIS MOUNTAIN LON ENOUGH!
by: TAMMY RICHINCHRIST

THIS IS AN AWESOME TESTIMONY. I HAVE WENT ON A 42 DAY FAST OF JUICING FRUITS & VEGGIES AND LOST 20 POUNDS. BUT I STARTED BACK BINGING USEING FOOD AS CRUTCH I EAT OUT OF MY EMOTION, AND I EAT REALLY HEALTHY I JUST OVER INDULGE...WELL...HEY I'LL CALL IT LIKE IT IS...GLUTTONY!!! ROB YOUR TESTIMONY IS JUST CONFIRMATION TO START MY FAST OVER AGAIN WITH A NEW MIND SET AND DETERMIONATION NOT TO SURPASS THAT MOUNTAIN OF GLUTTONY ANYMORE! THANK YOU FOR YOUR INSPIRING WORDS...GOD BLESS YOU!

Feb 22, 2013
I'm doing it.
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob,

i'm Katie
I received your email this morning.
I have pretty amazing news. I started my water fast on Monday.. February 18, and I weighed 197.6 pounds... Today is Friday, February 22, 2013 and I am at 190.6. I am so excited. I'm no longer hungry. I have to admit that it was EXTREMELY hard the first few days, but now it's a slice of cake. I am going to Las Vegas at the end of March and I hope to hit 158 lbs. I am fasting until 3/26/13... SOOOOOO EXCITED!!! Seeing that number go down is the best feeling in the world!

Feb 17, 2013
Inspiration & Courage!
by: Tiffany

Rob, I'm not going to lie and be one of those people who can say," I know what you've been through". But,I will say that I do understand, b/c I also had issues in the past with anerexia and I went as low as trying bulemia. But, the thought of throwing up didn't sit well with me at all. I do and will say, that I truly admire you, for your strength, determination,and strong will! That takes alot of courage, to do what you did! Continue to pray and never give up hope! Because youare a fighter, and with Christ all things are possible! Remember this and say this to yourself everyday! " Greater is He that is in me, then he that is in the world " You have the Agape love of God and the Blood of the Lamb over your life! Continue to know that you area true blessing of God, and He will continue to use you, to help more of His children! God bless u!

Ciao!

Feb 11, 2013
Inspiring...
by: Anne

Rob,
Your story is inspiring. I have found myself eating not for hunger, but for other reasons. After reading your story and others on this forum, I went on a 6 day water fast. It was the most painful things I have ever do. I was drinking 2-3 red bulls a day and no green veggies. I had given up too. The toxicity of my body sent me to the doctor after the six days and my doctor also concurred that it was my liver cleaning out the toxics along with discovering I had hypertension too. My outlook on food has completely changed thanks to your moving story and others on this forum. I will be starting another fast at the end of the week. Thank you for sharing Rob...I hope you realize that you are saving lives.

Feb 06, 2013
Inspired...
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob,

I really and truly enjoyed reading your article. It really inspired me more. I too need to go on a liquid fast. I may not have experienced what you had gone through, however; it is so easy to slip back into a eating episode.

This reading inspired me more to go through with my liquid fast. I am just tired of being overweight. I need to change my direction. It seems that people do tend to shun or avoid me, which I really do not understand. There was a time that people loved being around me, however, not lately.

I was an attractive woman, however, gaining all of the weight made me look less attractive. When I talk with people sometimes, I have a need to be accepted. It was just a way for me to get attention from someone or anyone. I would say to some people that I have spoken with or made friends with over time. I would say," Hey do you want to see a picture of me when I was slim?" I would show it to them, and they would say that is you? It does not look like you or they would say it looks like you a little bit. I would feel so embarrassed, because I can remember when I was nice and slim. I was not skinny. I was a size 9/10 for my body weight, which was 130 pounds.

Of course, I feel awful knowing that people portray me as a fat person. Please do not misunderstand me. I never teased anyone that was overweight. I did not get anything out of being mean to someone else. I was rather flattered that people looked at me as beautiful or pretty, however, it is vain. I was not conceded just confident. Now, when I look at myself; I look at myself with disgust.

I am really ready to start a liquid fast. This fast would consist of vegetables and some fruits. It will be mainly vegetables. I am expecting a shipment for a juicer that totally liquefies the fruits and vegetables.

I really appreciate your testimony, it is truly inspiring. God makes a difference in giving you the courage and strength to conquer the battle of gluttony. It can creep up on you, however, you had made up in your mind not to give into those food cravings.

Thank you so much...

May this testimony inspire many more to come.

Jan 21, 2013
Thank you
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob,

thank you for your honsty. I did a 14 day fast last year but intended on 20 days. All of the benefits you stated were what I had experienced and I gained a lot of confidence and lost 17kgs in the process. However I became disouraged and never completed my fast as planned. I just re-read your testimony and I believe that I made the mistake of looking at fasting as a diet rather than a life changer. I have started today on another 20 day water only fast, but this time I am going to also focus on the deeper issues that started me on food bingeing. I realised now from reading everyone elses comments that I never thought I had an addiction until now. Thank you for helping me to realise that and I believe that this is what I needed to see. Now I will fast to help me to understand the deeper issues in my past that caused me to be a food addict. Once this happens I trully believe that I will appreciate the physical and mental transformations also. Best wishes to you and all who reads this.

Jan 12, 2013
awesome
by: T Dabs

Hi! I'm so touched by your story.
What really got to me most is the God factor.
Food addiction is as bad as any other addiction

Jan 09, 2013
Empathy and appreciation for your message.
by: David Hamilton

Thank you for the honest and sincere testimonial of your personal experience. I love your candid story about how you have transformed yourself into your new ideal self - both physically and spiritually. It is extremely encouraging to read the informed reports and discussions related to health and fasting. There is a genuine manner to your character, which is rare in this corporate world. Robert - YOU are an inspiration to me. Thank you.

Jan 03, 2013
Rock Bottom
by: Girl in Purgatory

My mother was a very sexually confusing woman. When I was a small child, she handled me in ways that others would consider molestation. I was incessantly sick throughout grade school an eventually had my tonsils and adenoids out. This left my immune system permanently compromised. I have struggled with addiction since childhood. It started with candy and junk food and progressed to cigarettes, sex, adderall, and marijuana. I developed severe bulimia and juggled substances to maintain some semblance of control over my eating. My health became more delicate as my habits worsened. I recently spent a month in the psych ward after suffering a complete psychotic break from reality. Before I was admitted, my heart almost gave out. It is amazing how easily things can snowball for a sensitive person. I was born with an excellent mind and found myself reduced to a blabbering idiot locked in a fantasy world. Now, as I am struggling to get control over my health, I find it difficult to maintain the motovation to live. I humiliated myself and lost my love and have become a hypochondriacal recluse. My only hope is to attain publication for my writing projects; maybe I can alert others to the systemic damage we continually do to ourselves by living a typical contemporary lifestyle. I came across your website tonight after compulsively googling natural cures for my real and imagined maladies. God bless you for sharing your story so candidly. Addiction always has an origin, people do not want to be unhealthy, and escaping habits attained in childhood is seemingly impossible. Since I have been out of the hospital, my behavior is normalizing, but I have made a few minor mistakes. God is screaming at me to repent. I hope fasting will restore my body to purity.

Dec 27, 2012
Encouraged!
by: Pamela

Rob thank you for sharing your testimony, it was very encouraging, and I can relate to some of it has a child. This is a good reminder to help me stay focused on this journey of fasting. I really appreciate all your support and help. All of what you have given has been of great benefit and has made a difference! Keep doing what you are doing . The first principle in forensics states that every contact leaves a trace. Your contact has left a trace of grace. A scent of the frangrance of Christ., Your testimony has left a trace on my life, you are an agent of transformation, I want to thank you . Grateful for this connection!

Dec 24, 2012
Amazing
by: Anonymous

That was pretty amazing and inspirational. I like the fact that you are honest and did not paint a pretty picture. Thanks for sharing.

Dec 16, 2012
i relate to your story
by: Anonymous

you told "my" story related to the bingeing and self hate and complete sabotaging - i, too, have lost sooo much and at age 58 i feel hopeless, BUT your story (even though i am sure you are much younger) gives me hope. i think fasting is the only way - i have tried overeaters anonymous, i have tried it all - your story and details give me hope - i plan to read it everyday. THANK-YOU!

Dec 16, 2012
i relate to your story
by: Anonymous

you told "my" story related to the bingeing and self hate and complete sabotaging - i, too, have lost sooo much and at age 58 i feel hopeless, BUT your story (even though i am sure you are much younger) gives me hope. i think fasting is the only way - i have tried overeaters anonymous, i have tried it all - your story and details give me hope - i plan to read it everyday. THANK-YOU!

Dec 14, 2012
WOW such a truly HEart felt accurately Described Testimony
by: David Giles

WOW such a truly HEart felt accurately Described Testimony

I recently just came into the concept of fasting and providing your body with time for it to heal.
A friend of mine introduced me by handing me a book on Nutrition called Rational Fasting by Arnold Ehret.

Since then it really has been not only a snowball affect as far as the progress of my health and my growing knowledge of how the body reacts in the most simplest ways. ExPerience is the BEST teacher.

I actually love fasting. I wanted to start fasting once a week. I am a Yoga instructor and THIS truly helps if you are doing some of the more traditional styles like Iyengar (form based) or Ashtanga (feeling based) that don't hold back on letting you realize your body's capabilities.

Till next time. I hope we can share our experience's together. I think I will do Water & Citrus fast next week. You inspired me with the water fast testimony. I'm excited and thanks so much for sharing.

Dec 05, 2012
Thank You
by: Lilly

Rob what an amazing man you are. There are many people suffering from food addiction, hiding their pain and isolating themselves from the world and through this site you offer support and encouragement. I wish your site could be advertise in local communities to reach out to all those hopeless people.

Oct 15, 2012
Touched
by: Anonymous

what an amazing story!

Oct 10, 2012
hi rob
by: Anonymous

Hi rob ive lost 9 lbs but you cant notice anything. What did I do wrong?

Oct 07, 2012
Thank you
by: Anonymous

Thank you Rob for sharing. I think there are many of us that can relate and yet for some reason we always feel as if we are alone. Your website is wonderful because it gives us the feeling of community and the proof that we are not alone.

So again I say thank you.

Sep 13, 2012
WOW
by: Anonymous

Your story was awesome and a mirror. OCT 1st 2012 I will be doing 90 days. :)

Sep 11, 2012
Read and REread it
by: czrider

Very similar story. I'm jumping in!!!!

Sep 05, 2012
amazing
by: paul

hi rob what a inspirational story. That took some courage to come through and share your story with people.congratulations.

Sep 05, 2012
brillant
by: paul

What an amazing inspiring story. I really feel i could give it agoafter years of dieting.

Aug 27, 2012
well done bro
by: Anonymous

Rob you are a star

Aug 19, 2012
thanks
by: Anonymous

Rob your story sounds so familiar, thanks for sharing. You have made me feel like I too can do it. I am very low yet on the outside you would have no idea. I didnt realise so many people where trapped both me and my brother have had this and feel like junkies. Thanks again for sharing.

Aug 18, 2012
Humans seeking peace and joy
by: angelica

Well reading your testamony Rob is really sad that you sank so low but i believe all human has been a pit they onced digged and only God the creater of heaven and earth and all that is in has the power to save and deliver but we have too come to a point were we must yield surrender in humility to Him so that He can work with us.I must also state that i know this from expirence God is real and He came at a point of my life where i was just with out hope and for that i will always be thankful to my Lord and saviour.I have come to a place however were i have hit a plateu with my weight im currently 75 pounds over weight and ask God to help me with this horrible addiction. Its hard being a mom of5 you have to cook and that is just tempting.

Aug 15, 2012
Thank you
by: Johanna

Dear Rob - First I am so sorry for all the pain you endured in your childhood and early adult life. Thank you for sharing your story. There are many of us now I see that use food to cover up childhood pain. I am now 67 and I have done it all my life. I just completed a 9 day water fast to try to get a grip on my relentless craving for sugar. I am 100 lbs. at least overweight and my reason for fasting was first of all to hear from God, second to see if fasting would help heal a sprained ankle I have had that will not heal and third to remember how good simple foods taste after a fast and try to keep that level of taste the norm. Craving for salt in another thing that needs to be tamed.

I do not want to be at the mercy of hospitals and caregivers in my old age. That is a major reason for the fast - to get me on a simpler diet to lose weight. I am not sure at this age that I want to do a 40 day fast. In 2006 I went on a 12 day water fast. In 2009 I went on a 14 day water fast. These were experiences that helped me through this last 9 day fast. I now think I should fast 3 days a month to keep the norm that I want in eating simple foods and keeping in touch with God.

Thank you again Rob for your story. I have yet to explore your web page.

Johanna

Aug 11, 2012
Thank You!
by: Anonymous

I started crying half way through your testimony. I can identify with your story so much. I too have felt, at times like I have lost all control of my life. Sitting in a room crying and gorging till I puke and then repeating it over and over agian untill I pass out from exhaustion. Those were my worst days.

Just two days ago I started a dry fast which I hope will turn into a 30 day water + juice fast. I'm so afraid that after the fast it will all come crashing down as it has before. I've done short mono, juice, and water fasts but I've always gone right back to binging. Fasting seems to be the only time when I feel like I have control.

Thats all I want; control of my life. I want to go outside, I want to like myself. Your story has given me new hope.

Thank you so much and I am so happy that you found life.

kricket2213@hotmail.com

Aug 10, 2012
wow!
by: Anonymous

congratulations on your amazing transformation! I wish you the best for the future!

Jul 29, 2012
THANKS
by: Anonymous

Thanks for sharing. I am inspired to try fasting for a health condition wherein the doctors offer me no other option than surgery.

Jul 22, 2012
What a Blessing!
by: Anonymous

Thank you soo much for sharing your testimony. It is obvious that, through everything you went through, God had his hands on you, and He brought you to this place so that you could be a testimony of hope and healing for us all, and to the glory of God. Thanks for your obedience!

Jul 15, 2012
THANK GOD
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob

I cannot begin to imgaine, how from that low place you found the courage to fast for 40 days.
Congratulations. I am going to start with a 3 day juice fast. Wish me luck.

love
tracy rose

Jul 14, 2012
I was touched!
by: Dana

Your life story really touched me, it was entitled perfectly. I am 40 pounds overweight, have tried everything. When I came across your website, I thought fasting would be ideal, but just a few hours without food and I caved. Do I have to be at rock bottom to make fasting work for me? Yeah, I'm sick and tired, but if I don't do 10 days or more, I'll retain the fat I have and gain more. I want my size 8 back. This size 14 is the pitts. When I did fast, I prayed too, like I was on a mission from God (Blue Bros. quote), but I still did not accomplish my goal. Pray for me, and I thank God you were saved.

Jul 10, 2012
No Excuse
by: Anonymous

After reading your testimony i realized if you could do, than anyone could do it. No one has any excuse. Thank you for the encouragement to DO It

Jun 12, 2012
thank you
by: Becky

Rob,
Thanks for sharing your story. You sound like you have a good heart. It always makes me feel sad to think of people being unhappy as kids because of family break-ups. And then being teased at school on top of that, it's just horrible. Your story of strength and determination has really inspired me to not give up. I have only done 24hr fasts so far, just a couple of times a week. Well done to everyone who is doing a 14 day or more fast! I just can't see myself doing that in the near future, but my plan is to gradually increase the days and see how I go. I hope that eventually I will have the will power to do a 40 day fast.
Thanks again for your support.

Jun 02, 2012
Gratitude
by: Jahnavi

Thank you for being able to share your personal story. It really takes a lot of strength to come to terms with our own darkness and addictions. Fasting indeed is a spiritual experience and I have made the choice to embark upon this holistic cleansing 3 days ago- which led me to your website as I was in search of helpful information and guidance while I do this. I am not overweight but I do have a toxic relationship with food which I treat as an emotional addiction. I do believe that spirit is comatose and lost because of the dominance of the hungers and cravings of flesh. To find balance here is the key to clarity and beauty.


May 24, 2012
Thankyou
by: Anonymous

Thanks rob for sharing your story. I am on my 3rd day of fasting with fresh juice and water. I as well have covered up emotional pain with food. On my third day of fasting today I feel nauseated off and on but grab for water or a sip of juice to qwell the pain. I am feeling anger today for some reason and I heard that for some, emotions come to surface as we are detoxifying our bodies as it has an effect on the whole system. Thanks for writing.
Lisa

May 18, 2012
Thank you
by: Anonymous

Thank you for sharing your amazing story... I can relate to you in so many ways.
I am so sick and tired of binging especially after my fast.
So I decided to go on a longer fast which is 21days.
Im doing this all by myself in the small apartment in Tokyo where air is so polluted.
But when you really wish to change your life, little things doesn't matter anymore.
Today is the end of my Day 12.
I will go through all your site to keep me going.
Thank you again.
God bless

May 09, 2012
Unbelievable
by: Sandy

You are truly an inspiration to me and for sure to 1000's out there. I thank you for the courage to write your truth to help others. Sandy from Austria

May 09, 2012
Unbelievable
by: Sandy

You are truly an inspiration to me and for sure to 1000's out there. I thank you for the courage to write your truth to help others. Sandy from Austria

May 06, 2012
True Bravery
by: Jennifer J

Rob,

Thank you for your honesty and bravery. It has done me a great justice reading your story and hearing that like alcohol or cigarettes, a person can be addicted to food. I know I truly am. Mad, I eat. Happy, I eat. Unfortunately, it's usually to great excess.... I am determined to make a change. I know in order to do so, it will be mostly a spiritual journey for strength, healing, cleansing, and a change in mind set. Again, thank you for sharing your success story!!! You have touched me and countless others.

May 03, 2012
Inspired
by: Saara

Wow, that is quite a story. I really appreciate the open and honest sharing. I have just come off of a 3 day water fast, that was as far as I could make it. i have had migraines most of my life (I'm 35) and am about 40-50lbs overweight. I'd like to fast longer but I just don't think I can do it, with having to cook,clean, and run around for my husband and 4 sons. I am going to try again though.

Mar 09, 2012
Awesome
by: Dawn

What a brave and honest sharing!
Power to you brother xxx

Mar 03, 2012
FOOD!
by: bruce m

hey rob,

great story, congratulations on taking control of your life...
i have my battles with food.......i find
the whole subject of food and what is right
and what is wrong so fascinating...
we hear very intelligent people telling
us what is good and what isnt, and the next day
hear more intelligent people contradict everything the previous person said.....

seems like no one has a handle on food and what is good and what is bad.
i am attracted to the raw food movement....makes so much sense to me......
but so does the mercola movement and metabolic
diet with quality proteins......
so confusing!!!!

i do want to juice fast more and more in my life
and it takes so much discipline......
i hope to hear more from you and allow y ou to support me to be strong so that i can make good choices instead of the food choosing me
best,
bruce

Feb 02, 2012
Wishing you the Best!
by: Kenny

Hey Rob Im glad you were able to find freedom from food addiction and bring a new perspective to life. Your story is really emotional. I'm thankful God has helped you break through the darkness and see the Light. You had a rough start but now things are better. I myself have started a water fast just yesterday. I wish the best for you upon your spiritual journey. Take care.

Jan 25, 2012
wonderfull
by: tyra

i will search no more i have had the answer to every thing your story has put motivation and hope in me God bless you

Jan 05, 2012
INSPIRED BY ROB
by: Anonymous

wow ROB

this is very inspiring and i hope it will help me to get my freedom, it's been year trying to get this freedom and i am not getting any so far but i need your assistance and advice, cause i tried 3days fast and after breaking it i went on on eating and felt guilty after i was done. it's so hard but i want to try it and i need motivation i am sick and tired of this feeling i have inside i want a new me

phathu

Nov 15, 2011
Congratulations
by: Helen

You should be proud of your achievement and the opportunity it has provided you with to help and encourage others

Oct 22, 2011
Amazing!!
by: XAmieX

Amazing story and you will give hope to thousands of people such as myself i have bad bingin problems and then i fast then i binge i really dont wanner keep doing this i just wna lose 45lb then ill be happy and i will become a vegaterian and be healthy and get a gym membership so i will start my 21 day water fast tommorow and with your story i will think off when i feel weak so thank you for sharing your story it will get me through my fast


God bless you

Sep 16, 2011
Rob - you inspire me
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob

You and your story are amazing, that you came back from that.

I totally believe that fasting is the only way to break the terrible eating habits and food addiction that is so widespread today. I feel so ashamed at how many times I have eaten mindlessly and done myself untold harm. It is the threat of diabetes that has moved me to face my relationship with food right now.

To face your hunger(which is only a habit after all)head on and conquer it, to enable your body to cleanse and re-balance itself and then to only eat light nutritious food for the rest of your life is the only way forward that I can imagine.

You are so inspiring and so are all the people on this site, I feel so lucky to have found you all and I look forward to learning so much from you all.

Sep 07, 2011
That was amazing!!!!
by: Sassymelv

Hey Rob
I feel like I know you already because we have a lot in common. I just want to commend you and thank you at the same time for sharing your testimony. It was truly a story that would move anyone. I too am on my journey to weightloss, and I am cherishing every pound lost. I am currently juice fasting, and I have lost 30lbs. I need to lose another 70LBs which is a total of 100Lbs. I know I could do it with the support of your website. I look forward to being on this site, and speaking with you soon.
Thanks
God Bless
Sassy

Aug 28, 2011
wise up the sun is shineing
by: robert roger pelletier

my first fast 44 days in 1960, walked 7 miles per day to ensure a BM, drank juice of 2 lemons cut 50/50 with distilled water, drank aprox 450 grams of distilled water each day, after 44 days lost 33 pounds, ate a lettuce and tomato and mayo and the next morning i weighed 6 pounds more than the night before. the body requires 6 pounds of water to putrify whatever you consume so that the blood can crack the putrification and extract the free amino acids and free protein molecules for the blood that fuels the brain that is controlled by the mind. the brain/mind uses 73.5% of the fuel your body puts down the pipe with the balance being used by the physical aspects of the body. There are 2 kinds of protein ALPHA protein from the photosynthesis of the photons in the light from the sun- that is a repetative grnerator such that in aproximetly 12 times 100 millionth of a second the photons in the radiation produce 12 different frequencies equaling- hydrogen, helium, iron,nickel,oxygen,silicon,sulphor,magnesium,car-
bon,neon,calcium,chromium. these potentials are injected into the thermo syphoned ground state atoms of the plant that then enriches the ground state atoms to now posess full bodied proteins that make one smart, healthy and beautiful. BETA protein is animal blood and or eating the body parts. some of these animals are coprophalic by nature- not only do fools eat dung eaters but the chicken that eat defication are prized for the egg that comes out of the chickens rectum,of course they wash the shell- sometimes. sport fish eat live fish and their defication drops to the bottom of the sea and there are loads of critters that are coprophalic and feast on the dung. Jews are wise and do not eat these coprophalics and also do not eat the pig. Most people will consume
dung and think nothing of it- yet your mind was highly alergic and the outside of your body reflected the dung aspect of the BETA protein you were or probably still are ignorantly consuming. Wise up the SUN IS SHINING stop eating shit and see how sweet your life can really be. .....rrp

Aug 10, 2011
Alteration to the plan:)
by: Kenny P

Well, I have had to make some major adjustments to my water fasting, as I have some issues that have arised due to my being on that God forsaken PREDNISONE!!!! My blood sugar went down to 47 the other day after my nurse came to check on me. That is dangerously low, so I have decided to alter my plan a bit. I will allow myself to eat a meal (healthy one) on Friday and Monday of each week (water fasting the day after both eating days) and juice fasting the other days of the week. Due to my medications and health conditions I am unable to do this WONDERFUL water fast for the 60 days that I had planned, but the core principles of it are being applied, and I guess you can say the way I am doing it right now is more like the maintenance phase for the future. On water fasting and juice fasting days I am including Stevia and Truvia natural sweeteners to my water to help maintain a normal blood sugar- if need be a little yogurt (easily digestible), so I may not lose the drastic amount of weight as quickly, but much more safely!!!

Aug 10, 2011
Very motivational
by: Jessica

I too, have been struggling with my weight since before I can remember. At my low, after my uncle and his friends were picking on me, when i was 16 I started really dieting" the infamous 3-day diet" And gradually became anorexic. In trying to overcome this disorder I became bullemic and have been up until now at 24. When I was 23 I became pregnant and gave up trying to keep the weight off, and gained 90 lbs. I have since lost most of it but have gone back to the binging and purging and have decided to rid myself of this vicious cycle once and for all. I came across you site and it all clicked. I need to take a brake like in your story and focus on the pain built up inside from childhood abuse and in turn become a better mom for my son.
I would like to thank you for sharing your story as you are my inspiration. And will be coming back regularily as i have started my water fast today.

Aug 10, 2011
GREAT MOTIVATION
by: Jeni

Nice.Thank you so much for sharing.May god bless you.Take care.

Aug 07, 2011
thanks for motivation
by: Dhiman

Dear Rob,

Thanks for ur motivational story and information about fasting method. As i am Indian, i know fasting is spiritual as well as for healthily living (cleansing the system)but i have one confusion that if we water fast for more than 1 day our body goes into starvation phase it create problem of gas n constipation. i hope u can help in this problem how to over come ??



Aug 01, 2011
What keeps me excited about this.....
by: Kenny P

Not only am I ecstatic about the future and seeing myself in my awesome clothes and jogging the mountains, etc...But what I failed to mention is that I have a very special reward-fail proof system to add to this site of wonderful people. I have been disabled since 2001, and therefore I am on a low monthly SSDI income. With that said, after rent I have very little left over for anything more than food. Since I am not eating this month, I figured to spend the extra money on Amazon to buy things that will make me happy and help with my process. For instance, I am buying a neck massager and a full body massaging device that you place on the bed or a chair and use via remote control- not to mention buying some juicing books and colon cleansers recommend to me by Rob. This way I am rewarding myself with some things that I will get to enjoy for years to come, while that will empty my bank account for the month- which in turn will keep me from being able to purchase the food I would usually binge on. It is just my little strategy. Next month when I begin the 60 day juicing fast, I will make sure to fix my car stereo and repaint the back FIN on my Mustang- doing things to reward myself for not spending all the excess money on JUNK FOOD. I feel this approach will be a win-win for me. Hope that inspires some of you too!!!

If any of you want to keep in touch with me regarding our fasts, please do not hesitate to email me at kennethmprager@gmail.com

Thanks again ROB....this site is absolutely AMAZING!!!

Aug 01, 2011
Looking for fasting buddy support system
by: Kenny P

Well, I woke up in the middle of the night to eat away at that food and the cake I brought home. I could not stop, as if it was my last meal before my execution, so to speak. That started a snowball effect back to binging, and I got so sick by November of last year with acid reflux and poor health, that I followed that up with Pericarditis. That kept coming back, and after 7 hospital stays month after month and two Code Blues (having to be resuscitated), I have been home titrating off of the Prednisone that saved my life, but it came with a price- tons of side effects like always being hungry, moon face, buffalo hunch neck, bloated stomach, the sweats, etc......... Well, enough is enough- I AM SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED. It is time to crap or get off the pot as the saying goes. I can't live in this constant pain anymore. I look at myself and want to cry. I feel so much pain that makes me want to cry. I search my soul and often wish to die. I have since weaned off of all my Psychiatric meds (except for Klonopin- as it is soooo hard to get off of), and I am sooooo dedicated to reversing ALL of these health problems in order to not only reclaim my life, but to live life better than ever!!! Knowledge is power......and from my own research and your wonderful website I feel quite powerful right now in the mind. After my 30 day water fast I plan on doing a 60 day juice fast. I will also plan on following your 1 time a week water fast with the goal being for LIFE......It makes so much sense in so many ways. A lot of times I think I know a lot of what is being said, but I really need to hear it from other to sink in and validate what I am doing for the betterment of my life. I wish you all the life you all deserve- good health, happiness, and loving yourselves inside and out!!!

If anyone wishes to email me to keep in touch regarding yours and my fasting/detox goals, please feel free. I think having a group of people only helps keep the motivation.

Sincerely,

Kenny P kennethmprager@gmail.com

Aug 01, 2011
Looking for fasting buddy support system
by: Kenny P

Rob,
I bought a juicer about a week ago, and I really have enjoyed it- as it is the only way for me to get my fruits and veggies. So the last 3 days I have been on a juice only fast. Today 8-1-11 I embark on a 30 day water only fast. Your story was so amazing and potent. I too have quite a story. My weight gains and losses over the years have been such a yo-yo that it led to me having Gallstone induced Pancreatitis back in 2001. My Gallbladder simply gave out from all the up and downs of the weight. I had an emergency surgery to remove the Gallbladder and stones in order to heal the Pancreas. My body and mind were so toxic after that, that I was given many anxiety/depression medications to keep me calm. All they did was pollute me and ruin my life up to this current day. I am a 40 year old 5'9' male. I way 275 lbs. My ideal weight is 160 lbs., which is what I was up into the late 20's. I have always been a food addict, but I was also a fitness/sports addict, so I was able to maintain my light weight. But, I sure did not feel optimal health on the inside. My insecurities (too many to mention) led me to do liposuction after I lost as much weight as possible to get rid of any little fat pockets I saw. I was obsessed with weight to the point that I just could not stop thinking about food. My problem on maintaining my low weight with my poor diet was that when I would get sick or an injury that would keep me from my fitness, I would gain a ton of weight- as I would still eat out of control. In a perfect world I would never get sick or injured and would have been able to maintain a low weight- although now I believe not a healthy (internally) low weight. Last year I had ballooned up to 294 lbs. I said enough was enough and lost most of my weight within 6 months on my own type of plan. The problem was when I took home a bunch of catered food from a friend's birthday party- with the intent to give it to my mother.

Part 2 in next post......

Jul 28, 2011
inspired
by: Anonymous

Thank you for sharing this! What an inspiration!:-)

Jul 27, 2011
Slow Is Fast
by: Rob

Absolutely. Just because I had to fast for forty days to find my way out of that mess does not mean that everyone has to do the same. Any effort at all is worthwhile... In fact, I always advice others to start slow and work their way to longer fasts later on. Slow is fast, is my philosophy. :-) Thanx for your input.

Jul 27, 2011
Thanks for testimony
by: Anonymous

Thanks for sharing testimony - your were toooo gone - for some of us who may not necessary to gone wonder whether same drastic measures of 40 day fasts are necessary - could once a week may be do it???

Jul 21, 2011
Scared
by: Anonymous

Thank you for your story- if I had not read it there is no way I would have shared mine- so thank you for giving me the courage... I have not yet begun my fast only due to lack in my research- currently I am on heavy medications due to a severe back injury and as much as I have looked I can not find anywhere on the internet whether fasting while on these medications would be dangerous (vicodin, soma, norco). I have gone to my local vitamin shoppe and purchased a 2 week cleansing product to begin prior to my 60 day juice fast (I'm hoping it will help with the results), but again scared that the cleansing with the meds would be dangerous; in turn I attempted to not take my meds today but could hardly move after only a few hours. I don't eat during the day- I know it sounds crazy but this is why I am so heavy; when I eat I fall asleep so I don't eat all day, I live off starbucks (the bad really sugarry frap ones)2-4 a day, then eat enough food to feed three at night because I'm so hungry. I hated water until about two weeks ago, I would go weeks without it but in forcing myself to drink it I grew to crave it so luckily the past two weeks I have developed a taste for water. I need to lose this weight and I need to lose it now- I am a single mom of the three most beautiful babies in the world and they are depending on- I can't let them down. I have a heart condition and if I don't change my life now I will not see them graduate elementary- and I am so scared what will happen to them (their father is a terrible person). I am strong and I will do this fast but please I have been searching for days, does anyone know the dangers of cleansing and fasting while on these medications. Also I am afraid of returning to food after the fast- I have heard horrible stories of gaining the weight right back- does anyone have any suggestions of what kind of food is safe after the fast?

Jun 26, 2011
Every time!
by: wanttobefree

Thank you for the word it was what i needed,i went on a two day fast and now am so sick in side cause i need to clean my in side out.Every time i try to fast somrthing bad all ways happen to me,and what do i do go running to that big white box for something to eat.And the sad part i know its the devil trying to put me deeper and deeper in the hole. I just want to start and press my way threw so bad. I want to stick to this.And whats crazy i have done this before an lost control again. Before i rea this i had all ready put it in my mind that i was started to day @ 12 because am sick and the olny way i can heal is to reverse the way i got to this point,and thats not put the food in thats has me so sick so today i take my stand. If some one read my story pray for me to press on threw this.

Jun 13, 2011
Clarity of Spirits guidance...
by: Anonymous

Thank you very much for your testimony. You have put into words what I could not decipher from my own spirit. I cried, because I know the pain. I have been filled with meds since I almost died as a child, then partying, now with 19 years of sobriety and not a desire to use again, I have been slowly committing suicide with food. I did do a green smoothie today and am so grateful to have found your site. I send you Divine Blessings and gratitude for your desire to serve people like me... A great person said "the last shall be first". God bless you!

Jun 07, 2011
thank you
by: melinda

Rob,
thank you for sharing your testimony. what a selfless & humbling way to help so many others who are enslaved to food addictions. I have consider fasting many times and attempted and failed many times. I have never been more motivated to try again after reading your story! I am a cancer survivor and I have also struggled with my weight my entire life. I related to your story in so many areas. I welcome any encoragement and suggestions as I intend to try fasting again. thank you once again for sharing your story.

Jun 06, 2011
which is it?
by: mz

I congratulate you in your endeavors. And I realize you are trying to make money with your coaching, etc which I have no problem with.

How is it though you can allow your website to have key words regarding food, linked to food advertisements? Food words are underlined and linked..this is something I've seen on other sites as well. Are you getting paid for advertisements that espouse products you're preaching against? How can we trust you?

mz

Jun 06, 2011
which is it?
by: mz

I congratulate you in your endeavors. And I realize you are trying to make money with your coaching, etc which I have no problem with.

How is it though you can allow your website to have key words regarding food, linked to food advertisements? Food words are underlined and linked..this is something I've seen on other sites as well. Are you getting paid for advertisements that espouse products you're preaching against? How can we trust you?

mz

Jun 06, 2011
Truly Motivating
by: Ritika

Man! Dis is one helluva motivation.. all thnx to your experience I can change my life, at an earlier age!

Jun 03, 2011
Same
by: Anonymous

Rob,

The story of your past is my now story...same same.

June 4th (tomorrow)my story changes!

Thanks for the reality check.

L. Charlie

Jun 01, 2011
Learning How to Fast with Water
by: Sharon

Thanks Rob for sharing your comments regarding fasting. I have read numerous articles on fasting and the many health benefits associated with fasting. I too wanted to change my eating habits and decided to go on a 30 days water fast. However, I am drinking a tablespoon of Organic Raw Apple Cider in my Akaline water as well as lemon or lime. I have found that these ingredients help with my stamina. Additionaly, I have been walking 6 miles per day. Nothing strenuous, but a mild walking pace. I have been fasting this way for 4 days. Today is the first day that I have felt great.

Thanks agai for sharing and I look forward to your updates.

Best Regards,

Sharon

May 29, 2011
Better days
by: Anonymous

Hi Rob,your story has really touched me,I'm so sorry you had to go through all that.I'm happy your doing well and pray that you will continue to do so.
I'm at a low point in my life right now,I'm going through a lot of the same things you went through.I know things have to change,because I was just told I have thyroid cancer.I'm afraid but I know that the right foods can help.Reading your story has helped me more then I can express,I hope to be starting a juice fast for 60 days soon, maybe that will help me on the road to a better tomorrow.
Thank you for sharing your story with all of us.

May 21, 2011
So Inspiring
by: Anonymous

This is, bar none, the most inspirational thing I've ever read. Being a food addict, I thought there was no one who truly understood what a nightmare it is to be trapped by binge eating. It's so much more than eating a little too much at dinner or taking a few too many trips to the office doughnut table... it demoralizes you to the point where you can't live a normal life. It takes over almost every hour of your day so that eventually, you are literally doing nothing but eating and sleeping (and in my case, watching TV). You are compelled to do so, despite the fact that you've forsaken your friends, family, career, and former interests. It almost makes me angry that people can be so casual about overeating, especially during the holidays. When you're a binge eater, there's nothing casual about it.
This website is a wonderful resource for fasting, and I have undertaken a fast as you did in order to heal myself, inside and out. I can only hope to one day be able to provide the same kind of inspiration you have to other people who are trapped by binge eating and its various side effects.

Mar 29, 2011
weight
by: dawna

i am of medium build, have done a diet i made myself and lost 82 lbs in 6 months..kept it off till this past winter when i became inactive due to the snow and was not able to hike and swim . well all the stuff i normally do..i ate no more then 100 cals every 2 hours and drank water all day long..i felt alive and full of energy...one draw backj was when i introduced meat back into my diet it liked to kill me with the pain.. 2 bites i was done.. What i am asking is will this water fasting help me to drop this 20 lbs i put on over the winter??? And will it stay off???

Feb 07, 2011
You amazing!
by: Anonymous

First I want to say how amazing you are. I'm so sorry that you had to endure such pain as a child. Being a foster parent I do know first hand what that kind of pain does to a child and how it effects them in the future. You are a stong and couragous man to face it head on and then to pass your experience and knowledge on to the rest of us as well is just simply heroic. Thank You!!!

Dec 03, 2010
Courageous
by: Val

Hi Rob,
I was very moved by your story and want to thank you for your courage to tell it the world. What you are doing is so important. Food addiction and disordered eating does not just affect women and it seems that males are less likely to come forward with these issues. Great, informative website - you are helping alot of people!

Nov 29, 2010
on my own journey
by: Esther

Rob, Thank you for sharing your story about fasting. It was very touching. I'm sorry to hear about how you were treated as a child. I have not been terribly over weight but I realize that i need to break the control food has over me. Over eating is one addiction everyone approves of. I am praying that God will give me the grace to embark on my first juice fast. I think maybe I am too ambitious with a 21 day and my husband said why don't i try 7 days. So i need to at least make the 7 day mark. My heart goes out to how you felt about yourself. God loves you unconditionally. The only way to the Father is through the Son. I pray you believe in your eternal value. Esther

Aug 06, 2010
On day 4 of a fast - Amazed at how much Mocoid Plaque i'm Releasing!
by: Anonymous

Hi there :)

My name is Shaye and I'm a fellow SBI'er - I just came across your site by chance as I googled "fasting saved my life"... I'm doing a fast at the moment (I'm at a specialised fasting retreat in thailand) and wanted to find some motivational stories.

I'm on day 4... And as I sit here I have a rancid taste in my mouth and a weak, drained body. BUT... These side effects are a small price to pay for what is coming out of my body! I have been releasing mucoid plaque since the second day - YUK!

I must admit that it was a shock for me to realise what bad condition my intestines are in. For the past 4-5 years I have eaten a healthy diet and so thought they would be in a good state... However - before that I suffered from 10 years of bulimia where I tortured my body with all the terrible western foods full of sugar, salt and fat. These components are the first things to get digested - so would get the chance before I threw up. I am strongly convinced that this is why I have so much mucoid plaque.

Plus - mucoid plaque develops when there are electrolyte imbalances in our bodies - which are very common in bulimics - and which I had severely!

I'm looking forward to seeing what the nest phase of the fast brings - and how good I feel afterwards. Its a 7.5 day fast with about 2 weeks of raw food either side. Not quite a 40 day water fast - but at 58kg's and 5.6 - I think a 40 day water fast would make me disappear!

I just wanted to say congratulations on your amazing story - and good on you for using it to help others :)

All the love
Shaye
www.your-bulimia-recovery.com

Apr 17, 2009
Wow!
by: Anonymous

I'm on my 3rd day of fasting and it's very hard. I would like to break my addiction to greasy and salty foods and stop being a slave to every greasy spoon i pass by on the freeway. I want to be comfortable in my own body, confident in myself, energized and sexy and i think i found the way.
monique 23

Sep 06, 2008
Thank You
by: Shaz

Dear Robert,

Thank you so much for setting up this site and for sharing your story.

I hope you know what an inspiration you are and the hope that you offer through your site to many who experience the same things you have.

I hope you are well and may God bless your efforts always.

Much love,
Shaz

Jul 10, 2008
Thank You
by: Anonymous

You are an inspiration. I understand exactly what you mean when you describe the hold that your eating habits have one you.

And in order to break those life long addictions, a fast can be the tool to change your frame of mind. I just started a fast about 4 days ago.

I have played around with it for awhile but was told that a fast caused weight gain so I strayed away.

I need to loose all together about 160 pounds. I have lost about 50 pounds by using working out and increasing my activity.

But my problem was that I still was using food as my crutch. I have improved drastically but just coming up against a wall when it came to completely being healed from it.

Honestly the freedom I find in it is that I don't' have to make any choices. I have fooled myself in the past by making the wrong selections and causing a domino effect. With fasting I don't have to decide. I really want to fast for 60 days.

And now after visiting this website and reading the testimonies I believe I am on my way.

I bet you didnt' think that when you were in that fast that you were not only doing it for yourself but also for me.

Thank you

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