9/7/09 11:29 am - From Pregan to Vegan: A Coming Out
When I was in Seattle the other day I made a new friend, and while we were at Elysian Brewery eating habits came up. When he asked me if I was vegan, and I said yes, he asked, "And how's that going for you?"
It's funny, because I was taken aback. Such a simple question with so little intention of impact, I'm sure, but I had a moment where I stared at him. But then I grinned, and said, "Great!"
People ask me all the time, about this seemingly new choice of mine. But this was the first time that someone had asked me anything pertaining to how it made me feel, or how it was affecting me, and I realized how much I had been thirsting for this. So at the risk of... no, I guess there isn't any risk. For the sake of airing my thoughts, I write it down. In the hope that someone is interested, I post it.
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