Vegan Days 5 & 6 - Boozin', vegan style.
Saturday, February 20, 2010      5 comments

Last night I went to a bar with some friends. I haven't gone out drinking in a while so I was really happy... but then got to thinking... is there an issue with alcohol and veganism? I mean... alcohol is basically water, some kind of starch... Read more
Vegan Day 4 - A meaty dream & some potential problems.
Thursday, February 18, 2010      5 comments

Last night I had a dream that I was out to eat with SP_STEPF and ordered chicken. While I was eating it, I thought, "Oh, no! It's meat! I forgot I'm eating a vegan diet this month!" and was really angry at myself. Could this absence of meat... Read more
Vegan Day 3 - I Tried It: Nasoya Silken Creations
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      3 comments

I went to the supermarket after work to get some plain old silken tofu so I could make a nice thick smoothie for breakfast tomorrow, along with some other grocery items. When I went to the tofu area, I saw that there was a strange yet intriguing... Read more
Vegan breakfast = YUM!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      4 comments

What do you get when you dice up some yellow potatoes and tofu, add some minced jalapeno peppers, spices, and Gimme Lean sausage style, and cook it all in a pan on medium-high heat? A delicious and spicy VEGAN breakfast hash! Oh man, i... Read more
Vegan Day 2: Cookie-baking and hair-dying.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      4 comments

Today was quite good, nutrient-wise. Also, it was very successful with getting creative in the kitchen! For dinner last night I had a half pita filled with avocado, and tabbouleh. Tonight for dinner I had a half pita filled with hummus, minced g... Read more
Vegan Day 1
Monday, February 15, 2010      3 comments

So far, so good. I just finished my lunch here at work and feel very satisfied and full! This morning for breakfast I made a delicious meal! I tried my pre-made Trader Joe's polenta -- my first time ever having polenta at all! I cut 3 slice... Read more
Pre-planning my first vegan day.
Sunday, February 14, 2010      2 comments

Probably the biggest surprise after entering the food I plan to eat tomorrow as Day 1 with my month of veganism, I am actually going to do fine with protein! I'll be low on carbs, good with fat, and low on calcium. I should've known that wi... Read more
My vegan shopping experience.
Sunday, February 14, 2010      2 comments

I went to Trader Joe's yesterday to do my first vegan grocery shopping for my month-long challenge of eating a vegan diet. It was very easy at first, but soon enough my plan was shot in certain ways. I really wanted to get plain ol' seitan.... Read more
I'm pretty sure my body hates me.
Friday, February 12, 2010      5 comments

I'm feeling sick. Again. Still. Not sure which: again or still. I was feeling fine earlier this week, finally thinking I was 100% over this 6 week illness... then after sledding on Tuesday I've been coughing and clearing my throat and sound... Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      5 comments

I did a little shopping yesterday for some essentials: spinach, almond milk (which I forgot... whoops!), dryer sheets, produce, etc. I bought lots of yummy fruits (mangos and bananas, especially) and some avocados (mmm!). I also walked down the ... Read more
Yoga attempt #2... and a triathlon in my future!
Monday, February 08, 2010      5 comments

So, I tried yoga for the 2nd time yesterday at SP_STEPF's apartment. She's a fabulous instructor and her friends are really fun to hang out with! One of the more hilarious poses that I couldn't do (there were many that I couldn't do, haha) ... Read more
Which do you think is better?
Sunday, February 07, 2010      7 comments

When I joined SparkPeople in late April 2008 (under my old account) I was nearly 173 pounds (though I'm pretty sure I weighed a little closer to 175 at times). When I saw photos of myself back then, at the time I thought I looked fine. Sure, I w... Read more
50 Questions About Me
Sunday, February 07, 2010      1 comments

((Stolen from SOPHIKKO)) 1. What time did you get up this morning? 9:10am 2. How do you like your steak? Medium rare. 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Avatar in 3D IMAX with my parents and my boyfriend. 4. Wha... Read more
I need a challenge.
Saturday, February 06, 2010      5 comments

Last April I ate a vegetarian diet for a month. Aside from one slip-up, it went really well. I did so because I needed a challenge to get myself in a healthy mindset. I need that again. (I just ate an entire 4-serving Valentine's Day R... Read more
It's time to go back to basics.
Friday, February 05, 2010      3 comments

After being sick for over a month, only being to the gym once in nearly a month and a half, and last seeing my personal trainer more than 6 weeks ago, I need to get back into the swing of things. How will I do that? Well, enough is eno... Read more

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