This is a blog about my life and my journey as a vegan.
I'm happy to report I got an A in my Materials and Services for Adults class and an B in my Introduction to Library and Information Science class. I'm now that much closer to getting my Masters in Library Science.
I have neglected this blog for far too long and what better time to restart writing than now? Since my last blog post in May, lots of fun and exciting things have happened.
Let's recap starting with June 2016 shall we.....
Me and hubby celebrated our ten year wedding anniversary at the end of June by taking our first international airplane trip to Canada. I'm a big library nerd so of course I had to go get a Canadian library card.
We also were able to meet the Canadian Olympic rowing team at the airport on our way back to the States.
While in Canada, we also ate at some delicious vegan restaurants such as Mo:LE and the hotel where we stayed at Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa in Sidney, British Columbia. If you're a books lover, definitely visit Sidney because they have a total 8 eight bookstores with walking distance of each other so there's a book for what type of thing you like to read. I'll post again soon to cover other exciting things such as my best friend havi…
Today me and Den decided to try out a new pizza place. Although we usually got to Cruzer's Pizza in LA, sometimes it can be a bit annoying having to sit and traffic and find parking nearby. When we were in Loma Linda and stopped by Clark's Nutritional Store, I saw an entire vegan menu for Cheezy Pizza in Colton which was not too far away. When we arrived there, I was surprised there weren't more people there but we didn't let that scare us.
I was happy to see that Cheezy's is vegan friendly and it was advertised outside of their building;things were definitely looking up!
After Den talked with the owner and was told that they no longer had boneless chicken wings (the owner said the they weren't popular), we decided to try their garlic cheese bread, jalapeno poppers and loaded meat pizza. The garlic cheese bread was delicious soft and chewy. I loved that every bite was covered with garlic and daiya cheese and the marinara sauce was a wonderful complement to t…
Hiya! I've decided to restart posting to my blog on a more regular basis and what better way to start than by sharing that I was recently chosen for a feature article on the website Black Vegans Rock! Below is the article I wrote for the website:
My name is Tamara (rhymes with camera) and I have been vegan since August 2009. Being born and raised in the Huntsville, Alabama, I grew up on a diet of fried chicken, hamburgers and other unhealthy animal based foods. When I started dating my boyfriend in 1998, although he was vegetarian his entire life, I still ate chicken because I felt it would help me lose weight. At the time, I was at my heaviest weight of 298lbs. In early 2007, I transitioned to a healthier lifestyle which included changing my hair from permed to Sisterlocks and looking for a way to eat healthier and lose weight.
On August 28, 2009, I read Diet for a New America, and after this, I immediately became vegan. As I read the book, I thought about how my food choices impac…