Jackson Slee discusses how he lost 44kg’s of weight after going vegan in this special guest post.
Aside from my Mum giving me soy milk as a kid, I had always been raised to eat animal products. I didn’t eat as much meat as my friends and family around me as my Mum tried to stay vegetarian for the most part (I ruined 8 years of it for her when she fell pregnant with me) and despite playing sports and going out to the beach, skating, bike rides, etc I grew up to be a pretty chubby kid. Not to say I was unfit so to speak, in my robust glory but I was definitely not “in shape”.
Over the years I had looked into diets and exercise routines and veganism a few times but either due to price, commitment or lack of knowledge nothing ever really stuck. By January 2016 I was weighing in at around 106kgs and actually had myself convinced I still looked okay.Continue reading