Part-Time Vegan

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I’ve been writing about veganism in both books and blogs for over a decade, and the experience has certainly proven to me what most readers probably also know by now: If you want to stay sane, don’t read the comments. This has been especially true for me because I’m a fan of “leaning in” to […]

I’m Vegan & I’m Starving – A Transformational Journey

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A meat and potatoes girl, turned vegetarian, turned back to a meat eater, turned back to vegetarian decided to try becoming vegan. You got that? Yeah, me either! That girl is me. I grew up on the all American diet of meat, potatoes, mac n cheese, pizza, soda, and any other junk you can think […]

Losing Your Veganity?

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Think a vegan diet is the ticket to personal and planetary health? Seen Forks Over Knives and become convinced that animal products will be the death of you and the planet? Then it’s time to lose your veganity! Yes, lose your veganity. Let go of the wishful thinking that pervades vegan myths and open up […]

Common Misconceptions of Veganism

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If someone were to have asked me 5 years ago if I would ever consider giving up meat and dairy, I would have tactfully responded with a prompt snicker and, likely a middle finger. I considered the vegetarian, let alone vegan, lifestyle to be strange and goofy. That is based almost entirely on misconceptions I […]