This is Part 1 in a new blog series that explores one man’s journey through a dietary transformation from typical western foods of convenience to a whole foods, plant-based diet, inspired directly by testimonials of close friends and his own suffering.
It’s 5:24 AM as I begin this post. I should be sound asleep. Instead, I just spent the last 75 minutes on a treadmill watching “Forks Over Knives” on Netflix. Prior to that, I laid awake in bed, suffering from insomnia, heartburn, bloating, and sweats - all the byproduct of an otherwise lovely and enjoyable dinner party full of wine, cheese, and all the other fine trappings one might enjoy at such an event. I sit here, awake and miserable, asking myself, “Why do I keep punishing myself with my diet?”
Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter-faction, the vegans, are ... the enemy of everything good decent in the human spirit. -Anthony Bourdain R.I.P.
Andy is a curious soul with INFJ-T personality who likes to examine life closely and lives for those moments of deep revelation and spiritual connection.