You know the Hannah Montana song Nobody’s Perfect? Being vegan is like that. I went to Taco Johns today after seeing Inside Out, which by the way is a great movie. I ordered a bean burrito and, since I’ve never eaten a bean burrito from there before, it came with a small (very small) amount of cheese. Small enough that you see it but you never taste it. Not sure why it’s there. I ended up eating it; I order two but only ate one.
Honestly I feel a little guilty, and have a stomach-ache. But this would be the first time in 6 months that I had any dairy. It’s definitely a learning experience knowing how to navigate this meat, dairy, and egg obsessed world. I know that I will make mistakes along the way but it’s about causing the least amount of suffering. I haven’t eaten meat in two years, and its only been six months without dairy or eggs. I know I’ve saved a lot of animals by typically not eating meat, dairy or eggs. So I shouldn’t beat myself up if I accidentally eat some dairy.
Fellow vegans/vegetarians, any instances where you ate a little bit of meat, dairy or eggs? How did you handle the feelings afterwards?