Im Going VEGAN for 21 Days!

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
June 30, 2016 12:06pm CST
After reading a few cancer articles and interesting findings, im going to try and go vegan for 21 days to see if I see any results! Nowadays almost everything we consume is full of GMO's and chemicals that in the long run contribute to many diseases including many different types of cancers. Red meat and pork meat are probably the worst for your body to digest and you would think Chicken isnt too bad, but back then to eat a chicken you would have to raise it for about 8 months before eating it, now in less than 30 days you have a 15 pound chicken full of chemicals completely un-natural! Wish me luck in my 21 days of going vegan as of tommorrow!
25 people like this
31 responses
@amadeo (46045)
• United States
30 Jun 16
we have vegan friends.We do lot of cooking of pasta,tomato sauce,It is not all that bad.If you were one time a meat eater this is going to be awhile.We only have if any meat twice a week.That is the way we do it.Most of our food is healthy.So they say.good luck
4 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
Thanks Alfredo, hopefully I can survive these next 3 weeks without any meat
1 person likes this
@Drosophila (16862)
• Ireland
30 Jun 16
have as much fried chicken as you can now!
3 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
LMAO, thats what my wife said, she was like "maybe you should start this vegan lifestyle after this weekend" jejejjej
3 people like this
@Drosophila (16862)
• Ireland
30 Jun 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX hahah! Also are you going to be watching your wife eating fried chickens? You know that if you drink or smoke, you will munch on ham sandwiches no time right?
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
@Drosophila ajajaja I dont doubt it but I shall be strong!! Il make some tuna sandwiches the urge is too strong lol
1 person likes this
@skysnap (17583)
30 Jun 16
that is a good plan.
3 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
Yeah although it can be pricey but il be able to manage on veggies and fruits
@skysnap (17583)
30 Jun 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX yes if you have local stores where they have low cost veggies then that is one good option.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
@skysnap I agree, we have a market around my job, im going to visit them tommorrow and stock up on my veggies
1 person likes this
@Umesh_K (681)
30 Jun 16
All the very best!!! I understand, it would be very difficult, but, as you have decided, stick to it.
2 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
yeah it wont be easy but my wife is going to support it
1 person likes this
@Umesh_K (681)
30 Jun 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX thats great, it becomes easy when you have a partner
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
@Umesh_K Yeah she will be preparing me meals for the next 3 weeks!
1 person likes this
• United States
30 Jun 16
I know three vegans personally,one is a relative, and they are anorexic looking, not healthy looking at all. I'll sstick with my meat and chicken. Sine love your burgers I wish you luck! Not sure if that short time you will see/feel anything differently.
2 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
they probabyl arent taking the required vitamins they shoudl be like b12 and protein
• United States
30 Jun 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX These people know what they have to do and they are really into it. I just don't think they look right. I like a little meat on the bones!
3 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
@AbbyGreenhill yeah I dont want to loose weight either, just eat cleaner and try it out for a few weeks
@Corbin5 (78536)
• United States
30 Jun 16
Good luck to you! Human bodies are not built to eat meat. Our intestines are far longer than carnivores, and meat sits in the human intestine for too long a time, and rotting meat in the intestines does its damage, think colon cancer. Carnivores, like our beloved dogs and cats, have short intestines that allow meat to be expelled quickly so that it does not sit in there and rot. Carnivores have stronger stomach acid than humans, so they are able to break down meat more rapidly than humans and get it out of there. Getting that meat out fast is necessary to stay healthy, and humans just cannot do that. I am a vegetarian, so no meat or fish. I am good.
2 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
I totally agree with you, Im going to go vegetarian for 2 weeks then my last week try vegan. After Il see how I feel
1 person likes this
@NJChicaa (28277)
• United States
30 Jun 16
Good luck! I don't know if I'd be able to do it.
2 people like this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
Im sure il be okay, my wife is going to support me too so thats a good thing
1 person likes this
@Susan2015 (18292)
• United States
1 Jul 16
The only meat I have is chicken once in a while, and fish. I really like fish, tuna and cod.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
I love cod and tuna too, I might just go Vegetarian with the exception of seafood only!
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
Same here, il start vegetarian first to see how it goes
1 person likes this
@Susan2015 (18292)
• United States
1 Jul 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX I haven't had beef or steak or pork chops in many years.
1 person likes this
@DianneN (57243)
• United States
30 Jun 16
Wouldn't it be easier to just buy organic meats? Good luck!
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
Red meat and pork still are very harmful for humans to consume during a long period of time, colon cancer runs in my family and I want to save myself while I can
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
7 Jul 16
@DianneN Yeah im going for my 28th birthday, not excited about but its for the greater good
1 person likes this
@Mike197602 (13473)
• Worcester, England
30 Jun 16
I think it will be hard. Most vegans I know did it in stages and were often vegetarians first. Personally if I was going down this route I'd go veggie first then vegan. I could never be a vegan as I'd miss dairy products too much.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
I agree, I might just do that even though im lactose intolerant, Il be a vegetarian who still eats seafood
1 person likes this
@Mike197602 (13473)
• Worcester, England
1 Jul 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX I think that's called a pescatarian...if you eat sea food you couldn't be vegan as they eat nothing from animals or produced by animals.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
@Mike197602 Yeah im aware I guess il be starting pescatarian then going vegan for my last week
2 people like this
@sallypup (20629)
• Moses Lake, Washington
30 Jun 16
I'm curious on what your menu will be.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
I have a few meals in mind like Swiss Chard With Chickpeas and Couscous, Curried Eggplant With Tomatoes and Basil, and Stir-Fried Rice Noodles With Tofu and Vegetables
3 people like this
@sallypup (20629)
• Moses Lake, Washington
30 Jun 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX Oh my you are a thinker. Excellent ideas for menus. Lets see how I can come visit you right at supper time.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
@sallypup I will definitely have some new and interesting food posts
@vandana7 (57186)
• India
3 Oct 16
Yeah...so unfortunate...8 months vs. 30 days. Did you succeed?
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
3 Oct 16
2 weeks the most, That diet isnt halthy for me though, I need to my protein and enjoy my dairy like eggs and milk
1 person likes this
@vandana7 (57186)
• India
3 Oct 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX .. ha ha..
@cacay1 (32040)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
1 Jul 16
Congrats for having finally decided, good luck to you.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
Thanks! wish me luck
1 person likes this
@cacay1 (32040)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
1 Jul 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX, sure, I wish you luck.
@dodo19 (27710)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
1 Jul 16
I wish you the best of luck with this challenge. I hope it works out well for you.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
Thanks im sure I can survive the next 3 weeks
1 person likes this
@dodo19 (27710)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
1 Jul 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX I'm sure you can.
1 person likes this
@Jessicalynnt (48190)
• Centralia, Missouri
1 Jul 16
have fun with that, I couldnt do it
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
Lol it wont be fun but worth it health wise
1 person likes this
• Centralia, Missouri
2 Jul 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX maybe, I am not sure meat is that big of a deal.
1 person likes this
@teamfreak16 (35106)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 Jul 16
Good luck. I don't think I could do it.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
I mighy just go vegetarian first
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
Its going to be challenging
@toniganzon (39800)
• Philippines
30 Jun 16
Good luck on your challenge. Too bad I could never go vegan even just for a day. I need my protein from meat and I need fats from pork actually. I have learned that fats turn into energy the fastest when I exercise. I'm a cyclist and I need those food to give me energy. Turning vegan would make me sick and weak.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 Jul 16
The bad part is that all that animal fat also clogs our arteries and the meat iteself takes weeks sometimes to process and thats what leads to various cancers and diseases, I love meat so this 3 week challenge will either make me or break me!
@toniganzon (39800)
• Philippines
1 Jul 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX With bikers, there won't be any chance for the clogging of the arteries to happen. It burns into energy before the fat solidifies into fat oil and clogs the arteries.
2 people like this
• New Delhi, India
30 Jun 16
All the very best
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
30 Jun 16
Thanks, hopefully I survive!
1 person likes this
• New Delhi, India
4 Jul 16
@BACONSTRIPSXXX you will survive I am vegetarian by birth and at the age of 29 I am alive
1 person likes this
• United States
13 Jul 16
Good Luck to you. I could never become a vegan. I love chicken and burgers way too much.
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
13 Jul 16
Same here, but red meat in general is bad for you and causes cancer, im not doing the vegan diet anymore, I just cut out pork and red meat
@maezee (26675)
• United States
1 Jul 16
Good luck! Vegan is a challenge but yiu can do it. Eat lots of vegetables and beans have protein as well. Let us know how it goes!!
1 person likes this
• Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
13 Jul 16
Yeah it was too hard for me, I just cut out red meats and pork