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WAIW | Taking a Vegan B12 Supplement

Image contains a photo of a vitamin B12 supplement bottle sitting on the edge of a pot. In the background, a number of leafy green plants can be seen.

About a month has passed since I first talked about my possible B12 deficiency, so I guess an update is in order, right? Read More »

WAIW | Healthcare Should Be Universal

Image contains a photo of a white bowl of soup and noodles on the left, a glass cup of tea in the top right-hand corner, and a paper note in the bottom right-hand. On the note, there is handwriting that says "Vitamin B12, iron, homocysteine, ferritin, and hemoglobin electrophoresis."

If your goal is to reduce suffering in the world, then pushing for universal healthcare should be a part of your activism. Read More »

WAIW | Harvesting Bitter Melon

Image contains a photo of a number of vegetables. In the foreground, there are red chilis and green bitter melons of various sizes. In the background, there are cubed carrots, mushrooms, and more. A woman's hands can be seen near the vegetables in the background.

As I mentioned last week, one of the biggest successes in our garden involves a vegetable I don't like. This week, I decided to harvest it and try again. Read More »

WAIW | Am I A Vegan With A B12 Deficiency?

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If you're vegan or vegetarian, taking a vitamin B12 supplement is something you should do in order to avoid ending up like me. Read More »

Review | Vegan Yack Attack’s Plant-Based Meal Prep

Image contains a bird's-eye view photo of a white countertop with a series of glass and steel containers filled with food on the top and bottom. In the middle, there is large black text that says "Vegan Yack Attack's Plant-Based Meal Prep" above and to the right of two thin black lines. On the right-hand side of the vertical line, there is smaller green text that says "Weekly Meal Plans and Recipes to Streamline Your Vegan Lifestyle". Below the horizontal black line, there is green text that says "Jackie Sobon".

Thanks to COVID-19 restrictions in Vancouver, Katie had some trouble getting the latest cookbook from Vegan Yack Attack, but it was worth it in the nd. Read More »

WAIW | Vegan Dried Squid Taste Test

Image contains a photo of a bearded man holding a dried piece of food in his fingers in the foreground of the shot. The man is facing the camera, and he is holding a red plastic pouch of a Vietnamese food product in his right hand.

This week, I decided to try something different in many ways, and I have to admit that the results were mixed. Read More »