Ten years ago I would have had no clue what that word even meant!
A plant? An alien? Seriously...
Vegan means to go without animal products.
My precious cheese! Yet...
The Countdown to Veganism
|First Vegan grocery run. Feeling excited!|
First, let me state that I don't want to "go" vegan.
I really don't.
Yet here I am today preparing to go Vegan in less then 8 hours... And here's why you should go vegan too. Maybe....
I have high cholesterol (off the chart kind of high), and my doctor is giving me some time to see what I can do about it via lifestyle changes.
Veganism in Perspective
Let me clarify- this is a "First World Problem". I'm a little embarrassed to write about it when there are people suffering in the world.
But for me, my cholesterol is a problem. So- I will be posting about this little rendezvous with lots of veggies and fruit here on the old blog (hi blog!).
I don't recommend an extreme diet ever. I believe in moderation. But for me- medication for cholesterol is right around the corner. And I want to avoid medication.
I have six months before I visit my doctor again and get my cholesterol checked.
Being a breastfeeding mom I am going to be very careful to get enough calories each day as well as enough protein and calcium, also I plan to add in some cheats of occasional salmon and tuna. As for my husband and toddler- well- let's just say they are not making this same commitment.
I'm sleepy and I need to go to sleep for the last time as a carnivore.
With ice cream, lasagna and pumpkin bread happily churning in my tummy...