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Becoming non-vegan

Becoming non-vegan

Everyone around me seemed to take a deep breath now that I’m not fully vegan anymore. On Thanksgiving I let a couple of things slide, but the only things I really added to my diet is fish, low-fat ground turkey and chicken. I pulled out all rice. I’m sticking to quinoa or bulgur or the lower calorie higher fiber grains as per weight watchers.  Other than that change, I’m still making my vegan recipes. I still try to keep the…

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I’m a revised vegan

I’m a revised vegan

This will mark my 11 th month being vegan. December is my year anniversary. I went vegan for health reasons, not for the animal cruelty reason. HOWEVER, the only reason I didn’t go because of animal cruelty is because I could NEVER watch something like that and eat again and I know it. I love animals and if that makes me sound foolish or ignorant to the vegan world, I’m sorry.  Anyway, vegan opinions set aside, I made the rash…

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Being Vegan and multiple sclerosis

Being Vegan and multiple sclerosis

May is my going to be my 6th month being vegan. I have had no problems being vegan other than salad dressing and my coffee. I prefer having a carb over a protein any day. How it relates to my multiple sclerosis is a different story: You can’t be vegan and not cook. This has been difficult because my hands fatigue easily making chopping, stirring and sautéing tiresome. The other issue is standing on my feet over the stove. I…

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