I Am A Vegan Student
…& Soon-to-Be Physical Therapist!
Hello! I’m Sarah, and I will be graduating with my Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May. I went vegetarian in November of 2012, and made the transition to veganism in October of 2013. It’s been a long journey, difficult at times and joyful during others. I am still learning new things every single day! Many people think that being vegan as a college student is too difficult or expensive, but I have been able to make it work, and will continue to make it work because of the important place animals, the planet, and my health have in my life now.
When I started college back in 2010, I began to develop an interest in health & fitness. I truly knew nothing about the most effective way to live a healthy life, and totally gained the Freshman 15. I was very discouraged, and finally decided that I needed to take control over my health. This realization led me to watch several documentaries on the healthcare system and the food industry. What I learned was shocking and overwhelming, but I decided to take action instead of sitting back and doing nothing. […]Continue reading »