I Went Technology Free for a Week. This Is What Happened.

I went tech free for a week. That meant no cell phone, no iPod, no laptop, no internet, and no tv for 7 consecutive days. Was it an enlighteningly amazing experience? No. Was it horrendously terrible? No. But I did learn a great deal. My main reason for basically living on a technologically stranded island…

Day 17: The 5 Worst Things About Being Vegan

Yesterday I gave you the 5 best things about being vegan and since you can’t have the good without the bad here are the 5 biggest hardships one faces as a vegan. 1. You have to track your nutrient intake If you don’t track what and how much you eat, you’re going to have a…

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…

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…

5 Months In

We’re heading into winter and that means flu season. I don’t always get sick during winter but I get sick about twice a year and most times it happens in winter. Since going vegan I went a step further in the natural “hippie” way of life and decided that I wouldn’t be taking medication or…

4 Months In

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am so excited, happy and in complete awe of what this lifestyle has done to me. This month can be summarised in two words only: vegan gains. Vegan Gains. Guys, I’m telling you, the vegans are onto something here. Being vegan. It’s like stepping into a goldmine full of goodness, greatness,…

3 Months In

Vegan for three months. Feels like forever while simultaneously feeling like it’s only been a day. I feel like I’ve been vegan my whole life but then when I think of people who have been vegan for years and years and years 3 months is nothing. I feel like a veteran but I’m a rookie….

Vegan FAQ

As an experimental vegan, as the only vegan in my immediate surroundings and as the only vegan a lot of the people in my life know, I get asked a lot of questions. Like I said in a previous post, people are incredibly interested and curious in my new lifestyle. Among the questions I get…