Life in the fast lanes…
Sun In Bloom has undergone magical transformation. If you have not experienced Sun In Bloom since our renovations, I encourage you to stop by to experience the delicious inspiring and creative space we’ve unveiled. It’s everything I dreamed it would be. With patience and hours of hard work and determination, I now walk into Sun In Bloom feeling that I’ve arrived home. It is a reflection of me and everything I always wanted you to experience.
We are all very proud of our work at Sun In Bloom and the gifts in return have been so fun. Most recently, USHER walked into the restaurant to sit down for our weekend brunch. Yes! Usher. Humble and quiet at first, he soon felt at home, released his guard and expressed how much he was loving his experience. His favorite food was clearly the Strawberry fudge cake. Hands down my favorite dessert too!
And last weekend I attended the Vegetarian Food Festival at the Met Life Center to introduce Sun In Bloom to 3000 expected attendees over the course of two days. We prepped all week leading up to this event and arrived with 3000+ gluten-free vegan cookie samples. I had so much fun watching the delighted responses to our samples, especially children trying these delicious healthier cookie option and parents beside themselves with the bright-eyed happy responses they witnessed. It was simply an energizing weekend. We also raffled off a $50 gift certificate and after drawing a business card from over 200 that entered…the WINNER IS…..Jaclyn Barth.
We are so blessed to be here with this opportunity to be part of the change we hope to see in the world. And it is all because of your support. Always grateful. Always thankful to all of you!
And here’s my most recent personal journal entry…
Can you imagine what a daily log would look like if you recorded every thought that passed through your conscious, but you chose not to speak or share because of an insecurity or doubt?
Eventually I did hit rock bottom. And it was this fall that pushed me forward in my journey.
Definition of addiction: Physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance, and unable to stop taking it without incurring adverse effects.
And in my quest for living the most full life possible being in alignment with my higher self, I am more aware than ever of the pocket of thoughts I hold onto. They are my secrets. Thoughts that enter into my consciousness and I hide them away because for whatever reason I do not have the courage to share them. I might feel self-conscious or that I need to protect someone from hurting their feelings. The reasons for justifying why not to share are endless, but all stem from fear and insecurity.
So, here I am… making a commitment to a sugar-free lifestyle for the next 90 days. No fruit or grains, dates or sweet treats of any kind and very low glycemic vegetables. Serendipitously I started started just 90 days before my next birthday. Living my life again fully is the perfect prize to keep me motivated on this journey. And if I can succeed, this will be the first time in 10 years since my diagnoses of candida that I’ll truly accomplish doing the anti-candida diet and on the path towards living an candida free lifestyle. I just know the light is going to be brighter than anything I’ve ever experienced!