Independently Happy

I take happiness seriously. So you don't have to.

The Great 30-Day Vegan Experiment of 2013: Week 4

The Experiment is over.  We stopped it early, because we decided we’re sticking to most of it.  I don’t want to offend Vegans —at least not any more than I offend anybody else— by calling ourselves Vegans. [Just joining us on this adventure? See how it’s gone from the beginning.] First I must confess that […]

The Great 30-Day Vegan Experiment of 2013: Week 3

Almost finished with week three of the Experiment.  Nothing much to report this week.  I feel a lot better than I did last week, but I still don’t have enough energy to fuel running, P90X2 DVDs and Taekwondo.  I have learned that I can and should eat better then I have been, but I don’t […]

Getting My Groove Back

Other than my slightly bloated belly [How’s that for a first sentence?] either from the soy or the accidental dairy in my latte, I felt better Friday (Day 12) than I had the previous two weeks.  Although I did sorta crash around 7pm while working on the house, I felt really good most of Friday. […]

Raining: Day 1 or The Counter-Intuitiveness of Happiness

I’m not really going to count rainy days.  Or maybe I actually am, since the forecast only calls for one day of rain. Nevertheless, it is raining. Our scheduled carpet cleaners arrived late Wednesday, and we still have LOTS to finish with our painting project, so I skipped Taekwondo Wednesday night.  Skipping Taekwondo did not […]

The Great 30-Day Vegan Experiment of 2013: Week 2

To free up days to write about other happiness areas, I’ll only post about The Great 30-Day Vegan Experiment of 2013 every few days.  That will free up more days for exercise, family, friends, business, etc. We last left our heroes at the end of Day 6.  I just noticed I haven’t included the days.  […]