Vegan Girl in Massachusetts & Florida Girl, For now
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December 20, 2015
These Confessions come from “Vegan Girl in Massachusetts” I am vegan, which makes dining out an adventure. In restaurants, veggies and pasta or a veggie wrap are pretty much a go-to. At family functions (weddings, showers), I bring my own non-dairy milk and butter and try not to call attention to myself. When someone (inevitably) notices, the questions begin, which I don’t mind. What I do mind, however, is the hostility I encounter. “What makes you think you’re better than the rest of us?” is the most common comment. I don’t think I am, and I certainly have never implied it. I need a response that won’t fuel the fire and will hopefully allow me to eat in peace. Thoughts? “Florida Girl, For now” I have been married to my amazing husband for two years. He has worked his butt off to put me through school, and I am appreciative and thankful. He has recently been offered a promotion, which means we will have to move from the South to the Midwest. Though I’m not a fan of the idea, I agreed it would be best for us.…