I went vegan right around Thanksgiving last year. I sort of jumped over vegetarianism and went straight from being an omni to a vegan without warning or alerting anyone.
“I think I’m going to cut down on meat” turned in to “I’m not going to eat any meat” the next day and on the third “I think I’m going to give up all animal products.”
My family was incredibly supportive but aside from some cousins not populated by vegans or vegetarians. So I spent a lot of time on the net looking at recipes. And I found a lot of references to the “Vegan MOFO” that had just ended. It didn’t take me long to realize Vegan MOFO meant Vegan Month Of Food and that it was a celebration of all the wonderful vegan food out there. I read a bunch of posts but didn’t think anything of it. I certainly didn’t think I’d ever participate!
But here I am, almost a year later. I write a tiny little blog that brings me happiness and has created a small community of people who talk about food and health. I’ve lost some weight; I’ve gotten nicer skin, and I am much better able to manage my auto-immune disorder.
I’m thrilled to be able to share some of the things I’m learning about and enjoying and to learn about what others are doing.
I am committing to 5 posts a week about vegan food during the month of October. But the other things in my life (my family, my job, and the RA) don’t go away for October. So I’ve tried to do some things to take care of me while participating. I’ve already written some of the posts and I’ve got some started that I just need to finish.
No theme for me other than my normal one: Eating healthy and taking care of myself as much as I can; Asking for your help for ideas and suggestions!
I look forward to a wonderful month of vegan food!