Save 600 gallons of water per day by going vegan

I live in California. We are undergoing a severe drought and everyone is strongly encouraged to conserve water. I was talking to a friend recently about how to do this. I mentioned that eating a vegan (plant based) diet saves a lot of water, but I didn’t know...

The Power of “Don’t Know”

I’m an anxious person. I come from a long line of anxious people. I’m not sure if it’s genetic or just something we learned in the home. I have a difficult time not knowing what is coming. It makes me good at research and helps me to troubleshoot...

Home Euthanasia

There comes a time in every pet guardian’s life when we have to say good-bye. We don’t like to think about it, but our companion animals’ lives are usually shorter than our own. I’ve had to do this three times now and each time it has been...

Foam Rolling Away The Pain

I was born with congenital hip dysplasia. When I was three years old, I spent five months in the hospital getting femoral osteotomies in both hips. I learned to walk when I was four. When I was seven, I had to go back in the hospital to get the pins removed from the...

The hardest part of being vegan…

The hardest part of being vegan is not the food. Giving up meat was easy. I was able to do that 22 years ago. Giving up dairy and eggs was a little harder, that took me another 20 years. My only regret is that I wish I had done it sooner. The hardest part of being...