Thanksgiving can be an extremely awkward time for new vegans and vegetarians due to the obvious pressures of sitting at a table filled to the brim with meat. For a vegetarian who has never experienced Thanksgiving since converting their diet, I can personally contest, that it is one of the most difficult situations that you have to deal with.
On top of the usual quips about your diet, the sometimes annoying teasing, or harmful put-downs about the way you have chosen to eat, you are now faced with a group of people who are wondering whether you have fell, hit your head and have lost your mind. Never fear though, here are some tips for your awkward Thanksgiving debut as a vegetarian. Continue reading “Tips For A Veggie Thanksgiving”→
They say when life gives you lemons you make lemonade, but often times you feel as though there aren’t enough sweeteners anywhere else no matter what you do to take the bitterness of life away. It’s in these times where you feel like just dumping the bitter lemonade on the floor and giving up, even though you shouldn’t. In these times you should rebuild this metaphorical lemonade with your own sweeteners and make the best damn lemonade that you possibly can make.
The majority of my friends and family right now are going through some tough times. Financial problems, relationship status changes, health problems, life shifts, or in my case all of the above. They call to tell me their frustrations, and often times they feel as though there is nothing they could do about their situations. Continue reading “Life’s Lemons”→