The Veggie Never Tells.


In my short few years of not eating meat, I would say I get asked the top 3 questions at least once a day, and all the others scattered variously throughout time. There are much weirder ones than these, and I have never understood people’s obsession with people that don’t eat the same thing as them. But here we are.

  1. So…. Why did you choose to be a vegetarian?
  2. But where do you get your protein?
  3. How long have you been a vegetarian?
  4. Okay, but like, why?
  5. Well are you vegan too?
  6. Do you get mad when other people eat meat?
  7. Are you going to be mad at me if I eat this meat?
  8. Why can’t you just pick the meat out and eat it?
  9. Why can’t you just take the pepperonis off and eat it?
  10. Does meat gross you out?
  11. Does me eating meat gross you out?
  12. Does the smell of meat totally just GROSS YOU OUT?
  13. Do you miss meat?
  14. No, but really…. Don’t you miss meet?
  15. What about bacon?
  16. Will you please eat this bacon?
  17. But… bacon?
  18. BACON?
  19. So like, do you have an iron deficiency?
  20. Well how do you get iron?
  21. Aren’t you super unhealthy?
  22. Aren’t you tired all the time?
  23. How do you workout if you don’t eat meat?
  24. Are you a member of PETA?
  25. Do you go to PETA protests?
  26. Does that mean you can’t eat eggs?
  27. Does that mean you can’t eat cheese?
  28. Does that mean you can’t have milk?
  29. Well what do you eat?
  30. How do you get full?
  31. Don’t you realize animals were put on this earth for people to eat?
  32. But you still eat fish, right?
  33. I could never do it, HOW DO YOU DO IT?

To clear the record as well… Yes, I miss bacon. No I don’t have an iron deficiency. No, I’m not a member of PETA. And yes, I can do it because I’m a majestic unicorn mermaid who can do anything!

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