I can’t say for sure, but that seems to be the thought on everyone’s mind as soon as they find out I’m vegan. That’s the image that people have of vegetarians and vegans. Skinny hippy types that are very earthy-crunchy and love to tell everyone about their lifestyle. Stereotypes and all that.
I’ll admit this up front so that if my lifestyle offends you that you can move on to the next destination in your internet surfing. I’m a vegan. The simple definition of that is that I only eat plant foods. Originally, I would say I only eat plant-based foods, but then I thought about it. Technically, all foods are plant-based. Even meat and poultry is plant-based because the flesh of meat is grown because the animal ate plant food. There’s where the term “grass-fed beef” comes from.
So I only eat plants. I started at the summer solstice of 2017. The time of year had no particular meaning. That was just when I decided to take the plunge. I’ve been thinking about it for a while and leaning toward it, but never actually went over the edge until then. Continue reading “Time To Share”→