Sunday, December 30, 2012

Vegetarian Update

It's official, I have been a Vegetarian for one year now. It originally started out as a month long challenge that sort of turned into a lifestyle change. I really never meant for it to be something that stuck and yet here I am, still meatless.

"I know this will be tough. I know I'll probably cry at some point. But I will at least try to do this." -Me, 12/26/11

It wasn't that tough and I didn't cry. Not even once. And I'm a huge crier so I feel like that's saying something.


(image via alejandraramos.com)

This past year has been a doozy yet I never felt like going meatless added to that. And all the drama and pain that was in this year never made me reach for some dead animal's muscle to make me feel better.

I lost some weight, gained a ton of energy, and just feel fantastic.

So, there are three main reasons I started and have continued with this and I picked up these reasons one at a time.

  1. My health
  2. The environment
  3. The animals

I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.  ~Isaac Bashevis Singer

Unlike Isaac Bashevis Singer, I went Veg for my health and now a year later I feel it's now more for the chickens' health. But more on that later.
 
All in all, I love being a Vegetarian. It has been one of the best decisions of my life! And this is not the last you'll hear of it.