>You know how people think vegans are skinny? Well, not all vegans are! I’ve gained 40 lbs since I went vegan; which obviously does not make me happy. It sucks to have to buy new, bigger clothes and to feel uncomfortable in your body. I freely admit I’ve never been much for exercise, but I’m making it part of my mission to make exercise a daily habit. My mom has exercised every day of her life since she was 9. She says she doesn’t feel right if she skips it. And guess what? My mom is a total MILF! She’s gorgeous, she’s in great shape and she even wears great clothes and shoes. I always assumed that people who aged well have good genes in their family, but I can’t say that about my mom. Her father died of stomach cancer before he was 30 (I think; I know she was only 6 when this happened), her mom had heart disease and died suddenly of a heart attack, her brother was mentally not well and died before he turned 40 and her other brother has such a bad heart that he’s not even allowed to walk around his house, much less work. My mom is the only one of the bunch who eats a healthy diet and exercises regularly; and she’s a picture of great health. She’s the only one of the group that’s not overweight and that doesn’t look 20 years older than her age; even among her cousins. (Did I mention my mother is amazing? She raised all four of us kids on her own and she did a damn good job!! I love my mom so much…I’m getting off track). Anyways; my mom’s in great shape because she eats a healthy diet, exercises regularly, drinks plenty of water, and rarely drinks alcohol.
This is my mom; when we were in Las Vegas a couple of months ago. She’s about 5 inches shorter than me which is why it looks like I’m looking down at her. 🙂