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Enjoying my favorite soda that i can only find at one specialty soda shop 😊 blue bubblegum soda


babushka -

god i wanna try this so bad


babushka reblogged spacepandy
babushka -

and while im at it

  • switching completely to vegan lifestyle isn't a "slight inconvinience"

  • honey production doesn't exploit the bees, it helps them survive. and bees aren't being held in the hives forcefully since they can leave whenever and hives are just a nice place for them to stay.


babushka -

@fallow thank you for your input!
the only two issues i had with this are, as my original posts go, 1) assumption that bees suffer for honey (they don't) and 2) that i would rather kill consious creatures/watch them die than experience "a minor inconvinience" of a diet change because i value everything except me that little. I hope that people would understand this isn't a minor inconvinience, it's a big change that includes my health, low-protein diets can be extremely dangerous for the body and different products are availiable in different countiries. (also i have some personal doubts about safety of a vegan diet since it's not just proteins we' re talking about, but i am not here to debate any of this, nor am i a scientist). and i don't think this is a "slight inconvinience" even for a perfectly healthy person. so yeah, i was just making that kind of point. this is a complex issue and im glad i was provided insight of it, instead of just... feeling yelled at like i do on the other sites...


spacepandy -

Hello, gonna add some input/a response to fallow's comment and babushka's most recent reply above, just to give some insight from a chronically ill person who can't eat gluten, lol, and who has known farmers and has read up on indengenous farmers [might have spelt that wrong, I'll check later]. Going to put it under a readmore cause it's long!


I physically cannot be vegan. I would end up in the hospital. Won't go into detail because I don't wanna scare anyone or make them uncomfy with medical talk... but a majority of high protein vegan alternatives include gluten, and I would either A) Have to be in extreme pain all the time from consuming gluten, or B) end up in the hospital from not getting enough protein, as I need an even higher protein diet than most people due to being frail and having weight issues. Eggs are literally my main source of protein.

This issue is very complex, and I totally understand why people would want to be vegan. Whether it's for moral issues, health issues [like some people physically cannot digest meats and have issues with a lot of animal products. Lactose intolerance and egg allergies are more common than you'd think] or whatever else. 100% don't have any issue with people being vegans! I think it's great *if* you can make sure you're getting enough vitamins.

There's two issues though. The first one being, it's EXTREMELY difficult for many people, especially poor people or people with dietary restrictions to have a vegan diet, and be healthy. If you can be vegan and be healthy? more power to you!

and secondly... sadly A LOT of vegans spread misinformation. I'm talking the people who spread false information about bees being harmed [as was said, they aren't harmed unless someone is just a cruel person and not taking care of them correctly... but that would lower their honey output, so it's really doubtful anyone would be cruel to them], or act like *all* farmers treat their animals horribly. I 500% stand behind people being vegetarian because I understand the pain of thinking about the poor animals.. but I don't have the money to be a vegetarian and keep up with my high protein diet, so I opt for not eating much red meat and cut out meat where I can, but that's besides the point.

The point is, the issue isn't farming, drinking milk, or eating eggs, or anything like that.. the problem is capitalism. Locally sourced family run farms take SUCH good care of their animals. They know them by name, they make sure they're healthy without pumping them full of antibiotics, they let their animals roam free as much as they possibly can without risking them getting hurt... and hell some farmers I knew would literally go lay down and cuddle their animals whenever they thought they might be feeling lonely or sad.

This is to say, that farmers like that? They mostly just have the animals for their natural products. Not for meat. Sure maybe some of them yeah, as meat is the best way to get protein, but even then, local farms take immense care with their animals to make sure they're as healthy and happy as possible. Giant farms that give meat and milk and eggs to places like walmart?? those places are disgusting and horrible, and should frankly be shut down. They treat their animals horribly, and everyone has every right to not feel right eating meat or animal products from them.

but again, local farms, especially those run by natives, are usually extremely kind to their animals. Not only that though, even if they were just roaming free? cows would still produce milk, and not milking your cows can actually cause their udders to swell up, or even become infected if they aren't properly taken care of[this is to say, this is *usually* only an issue with high dairy producing cows, many other cows may end up "drying out" so long after giving birth and not have to worry too much]. Chickens would still lay eggs, Some of them would be fertilized, some left to rot, hell some chickens even eat their own eggs or other chicken's eggs. It's the same thing with how sheep *need* to be sheared, otherwise their wool can become matted, or they can get parasites and stuff.

And this isn't even getting into the fact that a lot of vegan alternatives use slave labor to get a lot of their ingredients for replacements... but that's not something I know a ton about so I'm not going to talk about this.

TLDR; The problem isn't consuming animal products [aside from meat, everyone has the right to not want to eat meat and think that it's an issue] it's that capitalism has made farming cruel. Good, decent farmers, are kind to their animals, and do what's best for them. Especially farmers that do not farm for meat and are only farming for things such as eggs, milk, and honey.

TLDR PART 2; If you can be vegan and be healthy and get all the vitamins you need, I really am happy for you. It's just extremely difficult for people with dietary restrictions, allergies, and other health issues to get enough proteins and vitamins on vegan diets.


spacepandy -

oh and here's some sources to back up some stuff I've said, as well as a tiny bit of clarificaiton of some stuff under the readmore.


Issues with not milking cows:
https://farmityourself.com/what-happens-if-you-dont-milk-cows/
https://farmandanimals.com/what-happens-if-you-dont-milk-a-cow/

Chickens and eggs:
https://bestnestbox.com/blogs/news/save-the-eggs-why-your-chickens-are-eating-their-eggs-and-how-you-can-stop-it

Typically chickens won't eat their own eggs unless their diet is low in calcium, but it can still happen even if they're just a bit too hungry or for many others reasons [such as just being an asshole lmao. this is mostly a joke but my brother had a chicken who would try to eat any eggs not laid by herself. They took her to a vet, made sure she was healthy and everything.. and she was fine, she just didn't like other chickens laying eggs]

Factory farms vs Locally sourced and indigenous farms: [minor trigger warning for the first link because it talks about the mistreatment of factory farm animals]
https://sentientmedia.org/factory-farms/
https://www.culturalweekly.com/benefits-traditional-farming/

[EDIT] addendum to talking about people with vegan diets.. It is literally almost impossible for you to be healthy when you have a vegan diet. If you have any sort of issues with absorbing vitamins, or have any dietary restrictions, it's very unlikely you'll be getting all the vitamins and amino acids you need. There is certain foods you can eat *together* that can help, because combining certain foods has been proven to essentially form together to produce better uh.. vitamins I guess?? or like certain foods eaten at the same time can supposedly create amino acids? but I don't know all the logistics as I've only read two articles about it a couple months ago, so definitely do your research.

HOWEVER, being vegetarian is totally possible and can be extremely healthy actually! as long as you don't just cut out meat and actually revamp your whole diet. This includes eating far more eggs and nuts, as well as making sure to eat certain foods together and take the ocassional vitamin.


babushka -

and while im at it

  • switching completely to vegan lifestyle isn't a "slight inconvinience"

  • honey production doesn't exploit the bees, it helps them survive. and bees aren't being held in the hives forcefully since they can leave whenever and hives are just a nice place for them to stay.


awakeingdreamer -

Honestly I don't understand veganism at all. Vegetarian...ism? Is that what it's called? Anyway, that I understand (I personally could never do it, but I find other way to help the environment/animals to make up for it). But veganism doesn't make sense. Animals produce the things they do whether or not humans choose to consume them. Chickens still lay eggs, and while nothing bad will happen if those eggs aren't eaten, they will be going to waste if they're not. And quite honestly, wasting what nature gives us should be a crime. Cows still produce milk, and if they're not milked regularly they can suffer discomfort or pain. I'm sure there's more, but these are just the ones off the top of my head.

The problem isn't humans consuming animal products. The problems is humans obtaining these animals and housing them in unfair conditions. Veganism for health reasons is obviously a different story, but veganism for animal rights is the wrong approach to a huge and important issue. Instead of cutting out animal produced foods entirely, people should do their research and instead buy from companies who treat their animals fairly.

Sorry for the mild rant, but I'm very passionate about animals and the way they're treated, and throughout my life every vegan I've come across acts like they're saving animals' lives by being vegan, when they're really just missing the big picture.


babushka -

This is obviously a very complex issue, probably a lot more complex than both of us know, and you're making good points here so im reblogging. I also saw some vegans saying they're directly fighting animal exploitation by not supporting companies who have their animals in horrible conditions, but there's not a lot of them. However, not eating something because it just feels wrong for you to eat is also a valid reason to keep a diet (as long as it's not harmful for your health) and i won't judge people for their diets, but when i see the potentially harmful approach ill speak out.


babushka reblogged babushka
babushka -

Didn't think it needs to be said but judging by tiktok apparently it is: Don't! Put! Food! In! Epoxy resin!


babushka -

@naiad now i don't know a lot about epoxy resin BUT, just coating something in epoxy probably shouldn't be enough to preserve it, since some of the bacterial processes can occur just fine without air. also, epoxy reacts with stuff you put in it, like it turned the white flower i sealed inside of it green. and people in the comments are saying that food can and will rot inside the epoxy so... here it is.

mostly, however, it's just me feeling incredibly weird about the "chicken nugget clock" (aka 12 chicken nuggets in resin). maybe i just don't understand art, but it feels physically uncomfortable to watch, especially when you're struggling to find food for yourself sometimes.


babushka -

@beefox commented:
forbidden nugget sauce

You've made it so much worse for me, but don't you dare hide this in the comments


babushka reblogged babushka

behold a cake.............


babushka -

thanks for nice comments y'all! I honestly was surprised by how similar to an actual coke bottle it looks to you, 'cause from my point of view it... looked like a bottle of coke with mentos fallen in it, to say the least. I guess that the label (which is the actual label from a coke bottle) and some plants surely did the trick!

it ended up being delicious! even though it was kinda difficult to eat in the first place... Guess not much stuff can go wrong when you aren't actually baking...

im definitely gonna try and do it again, but right now i can't even look at chocolate!


babushka reblogged fallow

this room is not for eating


fallow -

oooh this has such an ambiance,, v neat to look at...def feel like theres story here


babushka reblogged babushka

Which Chimera Heart protagonist are you?

birdysdoodles39 -

I stayed up late last night and made a personality quiz for my Webtoon Characters! Check it out!

https://uquiz.com/jES2ja

(I got Ita when I took it! I'd love to hear your results!)


babushka -

I got Una Ramirez!

Also... What are those? I don't know like half of those


babushka -

@katiebirdie the cookie dough one broke me...


Which Chimera Heart protagonist are you?

birdysdoodles39 -

I stayed up late last night and made a personality quiz for my Webtoon Characters! Check it out!

https://uquiz.com/jES2ja

(I got Ita when I took it! I'd love to hear your results!)


babushka -

I got Una Ramirez!

Also... What are those? I don't know like half of those


babushka reblogged fallow
babushka -

im escaping into daydreams so:

when my birthday comes, im gonna dye my hair black, get a tattoo, bake a cake in form of a giant soda bottle and get a lot of presents.

that's the goal.


fallow -

important question: a flat cake shaped like a cutout of a soda bottle or a legit 3d soda bottle cake?


babushka -

3D

this one


hh waffles tastey


babushka reblogged babushka
babushka -

my fever is BACK UP and all i can say is i deserve the nice sandwich

other symptoms aint bothering bothering me tho..


babushka -

-ordered the biggest Subway

- put in all the toppings and by all i mean ALL

- the price is catastrophical

- can i even eat it?

- we'll see


babushka -

Its HERE


babushka -

uh... how do i un-salt it?


babushka reblogged babushka
babushka -

my fever is BACK UP and all i can say is i deserve the nice sandwich

other symptoms aint bothering bothering me tho..


babushka -

-ordered the biggest Subway

- put in all the toppings and by all i mean ALL

- the price is catastrophical

- can i even eat it?

- we'll see


I really need to look up some no added sugar desserts for a REASON but all of them start with


"ohohohohohoh summer's coming right??? you want carbs in you you naughty naughty girl???? but you know that it's BAD for your FIGURE and that's the only criteria you should choose food based on?? Oh noes!!! Want to eat without guilt and be a good girl??? Well I'll tell you how!!! But first, go completely vegan!!!


babushka reblogged meisjemoon

First attempt at a rainbow cake (gayke) 🥰🌈


babushka reblogged gremlin-gal
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nothing..and i repeat..nothing..is better than biting into freshly baked bread


i've tried hummus like literally twice in my life and i'd try it again tbh


wanna eat something. TASTEY but 1) to sick to eat 2) too sick to get out for something tastey


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