Hi I'm Mary, I'm new to the Happy Cow group. I am Vegan, have been for a year now, was a vegetarian for 6 months prior to that.
People around me just don't understand why I chose this lifestyle, it seems like I always have to defend myself. When I get introduced to someone new, I get introduced sarcastically as this is Mary, she's vegan! I get alot of people telling me that I need a big juicy