Hi I'm JM
As a young athlete in the 90’s I started discovering that I had complete control over my body. That I didn’t have to eat the things we were told we should eat and the things that were there out of convenience. I never really enjoyed eating red meat growing up and there was always something about it that didn’t sit right with me. When I was about 15 I stopped eating meat altogether and became a vegetarian. Back then being a vegetarian wasn’t common, especially for someone at my age. I used to go to places like Burger King or McDonald's with friends and I’d either ask for a burger without the meat or I’d bring a veggie burger with me. Of course, they laughed and to this day we make jokes about it. Now 28 years later my habits have changed and the way I view food and products, in general, has evolved. I now consider myself “mostly plant based”, but I eat fish, poultry and sometimes stray when I crave cheese which I shouldn’t eat because I know it’s not good for me. After all, I’m only human and we are imperfect. I’m working on it.
I’m a firm believer in everything in the body is connected. Every product we use, touch, ingest, or inject has its effect on us. Our emotional and mental well-being and how we view ourselves in this world also play their role.
Often we ask ourselves what is our purpose and do we or will we ever know? What I do know is I try to be a good person. A person with compassion, empathy, and kindness towards others. Again, I’m not a saint, I have moments like the rest.
Here on this page, I look forward to posting about my habits, products I love or am trying. Health, food, and of course prepping! After all, it’s always better to be prepared and one step ahead than to be left behind. I am an avid researcher and I look forward to sharing my knowledge with you.