After clearly explaining my diet through email, I came to my host mother's apartment:
"So you're not taking protein supplements? (while grimacing the entire time)
This isn't safe. You are going to get sick (death potentially implied). Can you have your mother send me a written letter of consent? I know how it is in the United States. I don't want your lawyers after me."
Yes... that was my whole plan. Move to another continent to study so that I could make myself sick and sue her. Needless to say after her ongoing pestering about my "health risk" I moved out
I've gotten that one too.
It's not that I'm boring, I don't partake in the same activities that we used to do together.
"You used to be fun" is along the same lines :P
I've had this too.
One of my male cousins..
'So are you still boring?'
I don't feel boring. If I am boring to someone, that's perfectly fine. I would rather be interesting to someone who is interesting. The most interesting people.. eat fruit.
Well we don't need to drink a 26er of booze and go to the bars do random drugs to have fun and feel good. Did it for many years, I'll admit, it was a lot of fun at times but now I can have fun without substance abuse.
My old friends still invite me to go out raving. Dancing till 7am on ecstasy isn't something I really do anymore lol.
Ah well, such is life!
Isn't that a quote from Homer Simpson?
I guess you could reply that humans are made of meat too - does that mean we're meant to eat each other?
does anyone bother to argue with people like this cartoon?
most people I come across inherently know that a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is very healthy and don't bother me about it - I get more positive comments than negative. That's the vast majority - and when they don't, that's their fault that their intuition tells them that fruits, vegetables and nuts aren't enough lol
why does the rv guy look so dull in his grey? He doesn't look very exciting and inviting to raw
No one ever said anything to be that was annoying, for the nearly 3 years I've been raw...wait, yes they have, but it's rare.
A couple of years ago, when she found out I was a vegan at the holiday lunch one co-worker (an architect) told me her husband was a doctor and that I need the things that are in meat, etc, etc. I just looked at her, said OK. I don't bother arguing...I really don't care. I think I might have shrugged my shoulders lol.
Then another person recently asked me, after I admitted that sometimes I do miss pizza: "Wy don't you just eat it then?! It's not a religion. If you want it, eat it". That was probably the most annoying thing. Heroin is probably a really good high, too, why don't I just shoot up? Extreme, but that's how it feels. There are plenty of things that would make us feel good for a moment, all the time, but we don't do them because of what happens AFTERWARDS. I believe I also shrugged my shoulders here too. My life choices are not up for discussion with people who are being negative about them lol.
I've always been like that. I guess it's partial arrogance - I always feel that I'm right...and if I know I'm more or less right so who cares?