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Looking in my closet as a long-time vegetarian, I had a sad realization. I am a cave-woman. I have leather boots and shoes, a down comforter, wool coat, angora sweater, leather purses, even some leather hats... and that's just the beginning. What is w
AnaLewis · 2747 days ago

Recently my husband and I have been having an ongoing conversation. He thinks that vegans (people who aim to consume no animal-based products whatsoever, also called a pure or ethical vegetarians) are divisive and don't try to see opposing views to the ar
AnaLewis · 2754 days ago

I promised on my new twist to the blog I wanted to not only talk about some of the things that I've been getting involved with to help use my skills to work on projects and with companies I believe in but I also made a commitment to myself to write more ab
Coral · 2807 days ago

Last month, I received an email from PETA asking if I would be willing to participate in their 30 Day Vegan challenge. Since I have been a vegetarian for 5 years, and have been thinking about going "all the way" and becoming vegan, I looked at this as an
AnaLewis · 2815 days ago

he stereotypes are very telling - we're hippies, wimps, can't hold a job, wear funny looking clothes, ugly shoes, have pasty skin, are scary PETA activists, angry, wirey grey-haired, cultish and trying to push our animal loving religion down the throats of
AnaLewis · 2929 days ago

Today I went to the health food store and bought like a single person. All of the snack foods I crave, all of the body soaps I like, and even a vegan lunch that was new and adventurous for me. While the kale "sunshine salad" was a bit too onion-y for me,
AnaLewis · 2933 days ago

Okay, I was all ready, on this Meatless Monday, to blog in defense of Dr. Sue Johanson, who in her show,Talk Sex with Sue Johanson, in a segment called Hard to Swallow , tells a caller to tell her husband to "give up meat" to help improve the taste of his
AnaLewis · 2936 days ago

Yesterday I had a discussion with my husband about an article I read regarding eating right for hypothyroidism, which is something I have dealt with for about ten years. The article titled, "Is Your Thyroid Making You Fat?" , contains a list of goitrogens
AnaLewis · 2954 days ago

About five years ago, our family started celebrating Meatless Monday. None of us were vegetarians, none of us had heard of the campaigns started by Paul McCartney or John Hopkins University.  We only wanted to improve our diets and health. For the f
AnaLewis · 2957 days ago

I just stopped.  That was it.  I had a mouthful of clam chowder in my mouth and I had to spit it out.  I had no desire to chew it, smell it, let alone swallow it.  So I didn't.  From that point on - no more flesh.  It was that
AnaLewis · 3011 days ago

Last Year, I learned about an organization via Twitter called, Meatfree Monday.  Paul McCartney started it and his family and friends have done a wonderful job promoting it.  As a follower of both Stella McCartney and Yoko Ono, the message was re
AnaLewis · 3020 days ago

Every Monday, for the past few years, my family and I have gone Meatless on Mondays. It was an easy tihng to do as a family and little did I know it would have such an impact on the ways that we would all eat in the future. As a result, I just kept going
AnaLewis · 3118 days ago