Like any other Monday I woke up, let Oliver outside to run for a bit, and began to get ready for work. Then I realized the two weeks of Project Vegan are over. I had made it past the headaches, crankiness, the dark circles under my eyes, my skin turning blue (Iron deficiency, take your … Continue reading Walk a mile in someone else’s TOMS
Waking up late for work... Getting notifications for some not-so-nice comments on blog... Spilling my oatmeal all over the front seat of my car... Managing to spread said oatmeal onto EVERY surface of my car... And getting to work and realizing I was about to miss one of my own deadlines... Thursday came in like … Continue reading Preachin’ Vegan and Q&A
Making the decision to become vegan probably seems like a lifestyle change just for the person involved, right? I mean, I certainly thought so. However this past week has shown me just how much drastically changing my diet effects all those in my life. Despite being southern and heavily involved in agriculture, I wasn't raised … Continue reading Blame it all on my roots, I wanted to show up in boots.
This past weekend My Someone came to Kansas. Yes, that's right my cattle ranching, chicken farming, cowboy boot wearing, team roping of a boyfriend came to visit smack dab in the middle of my vegan adventure. I'm pretty sure he had a good idea what he was about to get himself into though, because not … Continue reading Vegan Nazi and the Eating Out Chronicles
I should never be cocky. When this project began I knew that there would be a withdrawal period. "It'll hit David first," I thought to myself. I mean lets get real, I'm a girl. I know what it's like to diet or live off of unsweetened tea and steamed okra for two days in order … Continue reading Warning: Withdrawal Mode Activated
Warning: this blog contains my makeup-free face. Hide yo kids, hide yo wife, cuz we goin vegan up in here. I live smack dab in the middle of nowhere, and halfway on the way to everything. My closest small city is Joplin, which is an hour away. For something a little more urban like Tulsa, … Continue reading Rural Vegan
It's a pretty typical Monday morning, I'm sitting at my work computer at 6 a.m. attempting to write a feature story over dystocia in cattle, except I have writer's block, and Dolly Parton's "Why'd You Come in Here Looking Like That" stuck in my head. Why? I wish I knew... but it makes me think. … Continue reading No groceries were harmed in the making of this video.
I say lots of random things. My friend, David (Yoda, for those of you who frequent HH&SS) is on the receiving end of my "many bright ideas." Such as... "Hey, want to become partners in a Scottish Highlander cattle operation?" "David, everyone knows the world's greatest cattle breed would be anything crossed with a Brahman." … Continue reading Project Vegan: I didn’t think he’d actually agree.