Becoming a Vegan sounds pretty dramatic right? I thought so too. But I have been slowly working my way to veganism since about 2012. The reality is as of the first of this year, I became a vegetarian. Was it an overnight decision? Not really. It was the result of four years of consciously eating better. Eating whole foods, and plant-based foods.
Let me start my story back in 2012, when my beloved dalmatian, Buchi, and I went for a walk. He found a chicken bone on the parkway and started to eat it. I didn’t want it to splinter in his digestive track, so I pulled it out. Unfortunately, the hand that was holding his mouth open was the one that extracted the chicken bone, so he immediately closed his mouth with bite force. My pinky finger was still in his mouth and he bit through it at the first joint. Shear pain!
I went to the Emergency Room, and they fixed me up. I went through pinky therapy (seriously!). But the major outcome of all of this was the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Of course, this was pretty shocking and I didn’t know what to do. Continue reading “Why I am becoming a Vegan – My road to vegetables”