So it’s November and it’s time for the Bad Ass Vegan of the month. This Lady here is killing it on the Yoga scene and she just so happens to be vegan on top of that. A Vegan of 2 years, she is showing that women can still keep their strength and beauty while living a vegan lifestyle. She is not one to sugarcoat anything, so if you want real honest truth without the fluff… Make sure you follow her. Without further ado, help me welcome @superdopemin to the BAV family!
Where do you live and where are you from? I was born and raised in The Bronx, currently I live Queens New York
Age? The yogi will tell you that you feel and look as young as your spine is elastic
What do you do for a living/profession? Data entry , yoga teacher , reiki healer
What do you like to do for fun? Read , yoga, spend time with my children
How long have you been vegan? 2 Years
Why did you become vegan? At first I just wanted to lose weight , but as my journey continued forward it became less about myself and more about others about the animals about our beautiful planet
How was your transition? It was hard very hard. I was brought up on eating meat and dairy. being raised in an Hispanic household that’s all I knew every dish I ate contained carcass or animal byproducts .
What is the funniest misconception(s) that you have heard about vegans? There are so many but the ones I hear most often is that All vegans are skinny or that veganism is for one type of group
What is your Favorite thing(s) about being a vegan?
What Do you think makes a Bad Ass Vegan? I think I am a sexy bad as vegan because I can stand my ground with confidence , with knowledge in a miseducated society , where people are constantly trying to change you , challenge , belittle you because you are different all while smiling and hair flipping makes me a sexy bad ass vegan.
.What is the best vegan dish that you make in your kitchen?
What is the best Vegan Restaurant you have ever had the pleasure of eating at? I really enjoy Veggie Castle II in South Richmond Hill another place that melts my greedy vegan heart is Sweet to Lick Bakery on Long Island.
What advice do you have for those that are thinking of transitioning to a vegan lifestyle? Research research research I found for myself the more educated I myself on what goes on behind closed doors the easier it was for me to continue to stay vegan and honestly everyone loves to challenge vegans why not have the ammunition to state facts when that should happen because trust me you will get “but where to you get protein from ? at least a hundred times.
Do you have a website to share with the BAV nation?