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ChipDipSM
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First time since April.

Post by ChipDipSM » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:56 am

The other day I ate meat and cheese for the first time since becoming Vegan. It wasn't out of a desire to have either, it was do to a pizza party. At work we celebrated someone's twentieth year there and had pizza. I've always had trouble turning down kindness and as I had just started working there I didn't want to come off as a asshole. I wish I hadn't, I should have politely declined and just explained why. I can safely say that I won't do that again, if only because both the meat and cheese tasted horrible to me. I felt bad for eating them, like I had failed, and they were both displeasing to my taste. It was kind of odd too, because it was something I would have readily eaten before I gave it up. But I guess sometimes you have to take a step back in order to step forward.
UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. -The Lorax

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Post by EquALLity » Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:09 pm

Well, obviously there's nothing you can do to change what happened, so I don't think you should dwell on it.

And on the bright side, it motivated you to be more determined. :D
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Post by brimstoneSalad » Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:45 pm

Those situations can be tough, I'm sorry that happened. Pretty much all of us end up with an experience like that along the line; it's one of those things that tests your character, and what you do after that says a lot.

I'm glad that strengthened your resolve!

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