Sunday, December 30, 2012
So yesterday was my actual first day turning to a vegan lifestyle but I'm finally getting a chance to write this so here it goes...
For breakfast I had apple cinnamon oatmeal which wasn't sweetened at all and I actually enjoyed that better and REALLY tasted my food and took my time eating and enjoying it. Lunch I had a slice of toasted wheat bread with natural almond butter and sliced strawberries on top with three strawberries on the side too. My mom came back into town from taking my sister to San Antonio so she called asking if I wanted to go to dinner and she originally wanted to go to a burger joint here but I asked if we could go to Chili's instead. Once we got there I felt overwhelmed because every page in the menu had some sort of meat or dairy in it. So I thought to myself don't give in you need to give this a chance to see if your body responds well to cutting these things out. So I stuck to it and ordered a house salad with no dressing, a side of broccoli with no butter or seasoning, rice, and black beans with pico de gallo on top. It was delicious! I felt satisfied without being stuffed and I was happy because I didn't give in!! Later that night around 8 I had another slice of toasted wheat bread this time with natural peanut butter and sugar free apricot jelly.
One thing I noticed yesterday was that I wasn't "hungry" as much as I used to think I was. I really think I had a successful
I know I still have a ton to learn but I'm taking it one day at a time. I don't think I'll be able to commit to using vegan beauty products like makeup and shampoo, or give up Louis Vuitton because I love my purses!!!