A Race for Life by Ruth E. Heidrich Ph.D.

By Ruth E. Heidrich Ph.D.

In her mid-forties, Ruth Heidrich was once clinically determined with breast melanoma. After present process therapy, she discovered she needed to problem herself to maintain good. She deicded to run the punishing Ironman Triathlon a try of patience related to a 2.4 mile swin, 112 mile motorbike experience, and a 26.2 mile marathon run. to do that and reamin cancer-free, she stopped consuming animal items, adopting a plant-based nutrition and a life-affirming perspective that was resolute - in additional methods than one- to be in it for the long term. 20 years later, Heidrich remains to be working, nonetheless cancer-free, and nonetheless confident approximately lifestyles. this is often her tale. She describes her struggle with melanoma, her therapeutic vitamin, and the rewards of competing within the hardest races on the earth. She exhibits you the way to develop into more healthy, extra confident, and problem your self to alter.

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I never even remotely considered the possibility of doing them both, of adding another Ironman triathlon in that same year although I was still doing running, cycling, and swim races every weekend. Since I’d never been to Japan, and Continental Airlines had offered to sponsor me, I chose Japan. I fully expected to have to lower my goals as far as my performance was concerned but, to my surprise, I did very well and again placed first in my age group. That’s when it occurred to me that my body might not be able to tell the difference between racing and training.

It will, anyway! None of this is in your control. What you can control, however, is what food is available. A weight control program begins with your grocery shopping. My rule is to shop only at the edges of the store. Depending, of course, on the layout, you’ll find the produce section on one end and the breads on another. So you can go “hog wild” with the vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. If It Has a Face or a Label, DonÕ t Eat It! Here’s a little rule of thumb: If it comes from anything that had a face, eyes that look back at you, or had a Mom and a Dad, don’t eat it.

As a fringe benefit we see some of the most glorious sights in the world. In Hawaii, on the island of Oahu, we start out by climbing over Diamond Head, go past Hanauma Bay, scream downhill to Sandy Beach and see some of the most beautiful rocky seacoasts on the island. On clear mornings, you can see all the way to the outer islands of Molokai, Maui, and Lanai. These experiences are so exciting I wish I could share these with the whole world! As you can probably tell, I’m something of a health evangelist!

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