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 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…

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…

Day 7: Where Do I See Myself in 10 Years

So somebody once asked me where I see myself in ten years. Then literally the next day somebody else asked me that same exact question and it really got me thinking… I mean, I answered the questions truthfully and as fully as I could on a virtual message but what really struck me was the fact…

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…