months now (you can find out why here). I can’t believe it’s already been so long. As I kind of predicted
the whole thing has gone pretty easily for me, and I think it’s a lifestyle
change that I am going to stick with for the long hall.
mention about this change. It’s been hard to organize my thoughts on anything
but writing lately so I’m just going to use bullet points right now.
Weekends are the worst, especially while travelling, or
visiting friends. I mean bacon with breakfast is so hard, and not always
When traveling most rest stops are not equipped for anyone
with any kind of dietary restrictions. Everyone must be better at planning for
car trips than me.
Everyone is suddenly worried about my protein intake, even
after I tell them all I’m still getting more than I need.
Chuck never seems to be full if I cook a vegan meal. I think it’s
his mentality, or maybe because veggies are not as calorie dense I should cook
more than I would if we were eating meat? We are working on that.
Almond milk. I always knew it was good, but oh my, it’s so
good. All in my granola, and oatmeal. Phew! So good.
I’m forcing myself to eat an actual breakfast. It has
not been easy. This is something I have struggled with since I was a teen.
Breakfast first thing in the am is not my thing, but we are getting there.
Skipping milk in my tea (unless its almond milk, again
yum). I’ve also successfully cut out sugar, except for the occasional afternoon
I am going vegan more often, and craving more
vegetarian and vegan meals.
Eating more raw food. I mentioned before that I
started just grabbing random odds and ends from the fridge to comprise my
lunch, well now that’s a habbit, and I’m eating a lot more raw veggies because
of it, and our fridge is not piled high with all kinds of random food that goes
I feel lighter, and my digestion much more pleasurable.
My past cravings for mounds of cheesy pasta have
subsided. Now I crave soup and rice. Odd right?