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  1. Hey! I love your blog and I’m glad I came across it! I’m wanting to loose weight but also keep my curbs… is this even possible??

  2. Hi Gina,
    I am sooo glad I found your website. There is so much information here!. I am new to the lifestyle. And also a curvy girl. Sadly,I have found that I am losing some of my curves. I will try some of the things you losted.
    Also I tried getting the meal plan ans recipe guide and I am still not able. Is it possible for you to send it to me directly? Thank you

    • Hi Nicole! I no longer offer that free guide and I am in the process of updating all of those links (which takes time unfortunately) however I will send it to you directly since you found that link directly and it has yet to be updated. My apologies for the confusion.

  3. So happy that I found you!! I was vegan and then I started to eat meat again because I was losing, but I really want to be vegan. Now I have a curvy figure but a bit of a belly because I had a baby 9 months ago. I want to get rid of the belly, but keep my gains. How do I do this?

    • Hello Kylia ?

      The best way to keep your gains and lose your belly is to have a slight deficiency in calories because your body is a unit so when you lose weight you lose weight all over but muscle helps reshapes your body it’s called body composition. So if you have muscle already built up and the areas where you’re curvy(not excessive fat )then you can slightly reduce your calories, not too much but just enough to start losing fat. The best way to lose fat and preserve muscle is high intensity cardio and continue strength training. Muscle naturally burns fat and it restricts your body. This is of course assuming that the curves you are primarily muscle and not excessive fat.

    • Hi Tanya. I would say start off with 2000 to 2200 calories. Even better track how much you are consuming right now. So say you are only consuming 1600 calories a day on average (you track this for about week). The next week increase that to 1800 calories and measure your progress. Did you lose weight, maintain or gain? It’s healthy to gain 1 to 2 pounds a week (any more than that is excess fat). If you didn’t gain increase it to 2000 calories the next week and so on and so forth. Everyone has what I call a “sweet spot” of the perfect about needed in surplus to gain weight. It comes with trial and error to determine how much calories you are consuming vs how much is going out. The more active you are the more calories you will need in order to have a surplus and gain the weight you desire or maintain.

  4. Hi Gina Marie
    I love your website, I was looking for this type of information!
    I started to go vegan a couple of weeks ago, I love it. In the last 11 months, I have lost 50 pounds, with cardio and lifting weights. I am curvy, I like my shape and I’m not trying to loose my curves, exept my stomach. But it seems that even if I eat a lot since I went vegan, I still loose weight. I have lost a little weight on my thighs already.And I’m scard to loose some on my butt… How can I avoid this and still keep loosing weight on my stomach?
    Thank you !

    • Thank you for your comment and you are so welcome!

      Sometimes as a new vegan your body is still detoxing. Plant based food is lighter than animal based foods in general; it’s not as dense. Your body sometimes goes through a period of removing waste that was there from your previous diet. I would give it a little more time. Allow your body to get adjusted to the new diet so that you can actually absorb what you are eating. Also tracking your calories is important in the beginning. I know even for me sometimes I think I am eating a lot but when I plug it into my fitness app I realize I am eating well below what I intended. Also with tracking calories you can measure easily. So lets say you eat 2200 one week and you see you are not gaining but losing, you can increase by 100 to 200 calories every week and keep measuring that to find your sweet spot.

      As far as gaining weight without it going to your stomach a lot of that has to do with genetics. Some people in general just do not carry a lot of fat around their midsection. Outside of genetics however staying away from white processed foods (white sugar, white bread, white pasta, potato chips, etc) is crucial. My former health coach use to call that “belly fat food” and she was right. Complex carbs like oats, sweet potatoes, brown rice, etc are the ones to stick to. Continue to lift weights. Muscle burns body fat so that can help with belly fat without touching your muscle gains. Also cardio like ploymetrics and HITT helps burn fat without burning muscle. I hope this helps!

  5. I love this. I just became vegan and all about my curves. Im a comedian and also started daily tips via video on social media. Thanks for this. I will share it today!
    @ComedianTresss #VeganThick

  6. I subscribed but it will never let me get the free recipe building guide? Everytime I click the link it says it’s not available

  7. I subscribed but it will never let me get the free recipe building guide? Everytime I click the link it says it’s not available

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