I’ve always been one to take my health into my own hands. When I’m sick, I’m much more likely to turn to Google and WebMD than to head out to see a doctor. I also try to listen to my body and give it what it needs. If my body craves a certain food, it’s better to give my body that food than to resist. That means a bit more sugar intake than might be healthiest, but it also means that I try to tune in to my needs and feed my body accordingly. That’s why, eight months ago, I began eating land animals after 12 years of abstaining.
That decision came after months of feeling fatigued and low energy, and ultimately, I learned, iron deficient. Read the rest of this entry