Experience is a Doorway, Not a Final Destination- Oswald Chambers

Monday, February 15

Three-Week Vegetarian

When I was in high school I decided to attempt to become a vegetarian. I didn't eat THAT much meat and I thought it sounded refined. Also, I had a friend who was considered eccentric at that time because she recycled and wore bright green bell bottoms. I figured becoming a vegetarian was just as cool.

So, I refused meat.

People automatically think that if someone is a vegetarian, that they are a healthy person. This is what I thought so I ate salad for lunch for the first week. The second week I realized that there are a lot of other options for the pure vegetarian. Potatoes, pasta, chips, chocolate and Ranch dressing do not contain a hint of meat.

I could handle saying no to hamburgers, chicken fingers, pepperoni pizza and sausage but when it was Taco Day at school it became too much to handle and I gave in. I couldn't resist the seasoning soaked, hamburger-like meat.

Looking back, if I couldn't refrain from eating that, then I must like meat more than I readily admit.

1 comment:

Jenny C said...

This is the second taco reference I've seen in 10 minutes. Now I must go have some tacos. You know though, you could always just make some bean tacos. Still vegetarian and delicious, though I know, not the same :)