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First day going fully vegan!!!!(hopefully)

Hey guys, welcome to my first blog!  For those of you who dont know, I am a complete newbie at being vegan, especially since tomorrow will be my first official day.  I would have gone vegan earlier, but I had the issue of persuading my mom to let me(more on that later).  But now, I have decided not to listen to what anyone says about my diet(except those giving useful advice, of course) and to be vegan.  I hope that I will be able to go raw or rt4 vegan soon, but with the situation that i am in with my mom, I dont know how soon that will happen.  

Speaking of which, I am going to rant now about my mother and her close-mindedness.  Ok so I have always had different ideas and opinions about controversial stuff from my family(i.e. homosexuals, blacks, different religions, etc.).  I have always been more accepting, and when i heard about a raw vegan lifestyle from Freelee's youtube channel and the wonders that it could do for you, I immediately wanted to go vegan.  That was about 2-3 months ago, during which i did my homework on going vegan and worked up the courage to finally ask my mom, aka the ruler of the house, if i could go vegan.  She immediately forbid it, and freaked out entirely.  So for the past month, it has been an ongoing war with my mom.  I constantly tried to persuade her to allow me to eat a vegan diet, and finally today I had had enough.  I told her that I was going vegan and that was final.  She still believes, though, that if a person isnt eating meat or dairy, they arent eating anything at all and they are not getting any nutrients.  Essentially she seems to think that being vegan is basically like eating air all of the time.  I dont really care what she thinks though, because I refuse to eat the flesh of tortured animals any more(that part about not caring sounded really bratty, and that is not how I meant it).  So yeah, the next several weeks will be rough, mainly because my mom will be opposing me at every turn, so I will need you guys's support even more than I have before.  So yeah.  see you later,

-Horsehalters2

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Comment by horsehalters2 on March 27, 2015 at 4:22am

Thank you guys so much for the support!  It really gives me heart and helps me to stand up to my mom when I think of all of you guys helping me and giving me advice.

Comment by RO Azzam on March 26, 2015 at 3:13pm

WAY TO GO! trust me I understand, my parents still call me a "vegetable" lol haahah! 

But hey, im the one who is doing the right thing, and this will lead me to an amazing healthy body!

im just sick of trying things that will never work, and because of stupid media, I had to go through anorexia and it sucked :(        WE ARE ALL HERE FOR YA!!!    ONE HAND!!! ONE POWER!!!!

Comment by HappyBanana on March 26, 2015 at 11:31am

Some people are quite ignorant (not that your mummy is an ignorant person) to the fact that being a vegan is like the most amazing thing you can be- for you and for the planet. Its just important to keep true to yourself and this lifestyle- when she realizes that you are very serious about this lifestyle I'm sure she will come around!! How could she not?? Stay true to your veganism!!! Word.

xox

Comment by Brian James MacClellan on March 26, 2015 at 11:09am

We're all here for you, and we hope for the best for you.

Many of us here have had to go through similar things, your not alone.

We'll all struggle together and come out the better for it.

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