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This past March I’d had it.
My birthday is in February and I had made what should have been a healthy cake. Chocolate carrot cake made with whole wheat flour. Homemade and full of fiber and vegetables. It knocked me sideways and lay me on the bathroom floor in migraine hell.
It wasn’t like I didn’t know it could happen. I’d spent the entire holiday season last year in a constant fight against a low grade migraine. You see migraines do what I call “lurking”. After you start a migraine, they don’t go away. They hide in a corner of your head and wait for you to do something stupid, then they jump out and lay you low.
I’d begun 2011 with the full intent of eating better, getting exercise and avoiding stress. And I did pretty well, but that cake was the breaking point. I knew I had to do something different.
So I became vegan.
For those of you not familiar with the term here is a definition: