609) When i go to restaurants i say I'm lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs and honey, plus I'm a vegetarian. I feel a lot safer knowing if they fuck my food up ill have an allergic reaction, so they tend to not fuck my food up.
549) I always find it funny when relatives ask me "What CAN you eat?" as if food doesn't exist when it doesn't include a dead animal. My meat eating relatives eat the exact same foods all the time, every holiday the exact same thing. I eat plenty AND I'm always finding out about new, delicious things to try. Giving up meat all those years ago expanded my knowledge of food and increased my appreciation for it. I don't eat mindlessly anymore, I actually taste and savor my food now.