If it helps, I've not craved meat in the three years and counting since I've started this. Or at least not more than wanting a taste here or there. I have it, enjoy it, and always realize I don't want any more than that one bite.
Forbidden fruit picks up an allure it instantly loses when it becomes permissible.
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lol well, we're kind of in the same boat then with that one.
my boyfriend works for a butcher, he deals with meat, brings it home, cooks and eats it. the reason i became a vegetarian to begin with was motivated by where i had started working at the time (whole foods). i had a lot more vegetarian options than ever! years later, after research and different diets, i realized im a type A blood and we have very low stomach acid and dont assimilate meat as well as others. thats why i continue to not eat it. my body doesnt know what to do with it. the meat sits in my body and acts as a poison rather than fuel.
besides that, im a foodie. i love food. its in my roots (being Puerto rican and italian) and being a recovering over eater... i want it all, all the time. lol. so i just vicariously live through those that eat meat. i'll smell whats being cooked but ill never stick it in my mouth. and for that one time i do "fall off the wagon" ill eat a handful of digestive enzymes and it wont ever be more than a 1/2 tsp.
Since I'm a relatively young pescatarian (less than a year) I hate hearing that your craving for meat has never gone away...for me it depends on what I make for the rest of the family. The food I make for them smells too good! LOL!
heeeelllooo! fellow pesco here. i've been eating fish for about 2 years but ive been vegetarian for 7. i miss meat i wont lie but i cant bring myself to eat it. it makes me physically sick, i cant digest it. i grew up eating everything. guess thats why i was a chunky monkey.
my mom always told me i was allergic to fish. if i ate it i would get terribly sick, since she is extremely allergic to it and all. one day, at work i was gazing at the fish counter (i work in a grocery store) and decided it was the day to try salmon. i just stopped and listened to myself. i needed it! i had a salmon high for a week!!!!! talk about an overload of omegas that my body has never had...
since then ive been hooked. as a friend says, they are just vegetables of the sea. sometimes i go through phases where i cant eat it (or eggs) because i remember what it is and where it came from. but usually my voracious appetite wins. :)
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