Am I Still Vegan?

According to the Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” I went vegan at the beginning of 2016. My reason for doing so was plain old curiosity…

Day 18: My Go-To Energy Boosting Smoothie

So many of you are considering going vegan and I could not be more happy for you! However, with that comes the big question; “What in the hell do I eat?” The beginnings of starting the vegan journey can sometimes seem overwhelming but not to worry because I’m here to help. Here’s a crazy simple,…

Day 16: The 5 Best Things About Being Vegan

Today I’m coming at you with some propaganda to make you go vegan. I’m only joking, this isn’t propaganda. This is actually the truth and it’s the 5 amazing things I’ve experienced as a vegan. No lie, no bullshit, just raw honesty. 1. Weight melts off The second you become vegan, you lose weight. It…

What I Do When I Get Sick

It’s flu season!!! Yes, vegans get sick. As much as we like to think we are, we are not invincible. Despite that, my eating habits have not been the cause of my weakened immune system. No, because no matter how healthy your habits are, if you stress, fear, or worry, you will get sick. These…

My Life After The Vegan Experiment

In an effort to understand why people read my blog I went through some of my most popular blog posts of 2016 and the top two posts of the year were about the vegan experiment I decided to undertake last year. This came as no surprise because 90% of the posts I wrote last year…

I Was Vegan For a Year and This Is What Happened

On the 25th of January 2016 I did something that would change my life forever. I became vegan. This decision was not based off some moral or profound inclination to save the animals. Nor was it to be more environmentally friendly. It was not even a choice I made because I wanted to be healthier….

Months 10, 11 and a Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas Day. Merry Christmas! I will be honest with you, for a long time I was not in the mood for Christmas. The idea of Christmas in 2016 never really dawned on me until yesterday, Christmas Eve. That can be blamed on one thing and one thing only; my jaw operation. You see, I…

9 Months in

The month I give birth to a vegetable baby. I’ve been vegan for the length of a human pregnancy. This feels like a milestone although, in the grander scheme of things, 9 months is nothing. Once again, I feel like I’ve been doing this forever while also being consciously aware of the fact that it’s…

Month 8

So recently I have been complaining about brittle nails, dry and lackluster skin skin and a flaky scalp. I knew I was missing something in my diet but I had no idea what. A number of people said I’m probably deficient in iron or vitamin B. And although I must be weary of these two…

Months 6 and 7

Life has been quite real recently what with exams and matric farewell, otherwise known as prom, so I never got the chance to do an update on the being vegan thing for the 6th month so today I will give you an overview of month 6 and 7. After watching the holy trinity of vegan…