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Started on 6th August 2020 Welwyn Garden City, England, United Kingdom

Hey fellow animal lovers, 

My name is Sophie Blackman and up until roughly a month ago I, admittedly, was a meat-eater. Around that time I decided to watch animal cruelty videos and follow animal activists on Instagram - I'll say this now, I do not judge you for eating meat I just want your support!

I'll hold my hands up. I've given into the temptation twice since then (last almost a fortnight ago) but I want to be a strict veggie. I want it a lot.

Therefore, I am someone who quite honestly has to go to the absolute extremes to motivate herself and then, and only then, do I actually do it, ha.

So, that is why I am here... I want to give trying out the vegan lifestyle a go. I know it's early days but I can't stand milk and like vegan chocolate so I'm hoping it will be as easy as veggie turned out to be (but I need YOUR help).

I propose to go strict veggie for a month (yes, goodbye leather shoes) in the aid of 1, raising money for a charitable cause that is very important to me, The Friends Of the RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre. 

Covid-19 hit our RSPCA centres hard. They need donations so if you can take in dog food etc, please do. But they also need cash because people weren't out adopting for months and I just can't see these animals be put down, tbh.

And 2, for myself to see if, I do in fact, like the vegan life. I've always been curious...

Anything you can contribute towards helping me achieve my target of £300 will be massively appreciated. But I respect and understand if you can't donate but I ask you share this instead of/or share as well as donating, please for the doggos and chickens!! 

But I also need people to help hold me to account. If you see me slipping, please tell me kindly so I can fix-up.

At the end of the 30 days (will end on September 7) I will be donating £150 if I have managed to do the vegan lifestyle. If I fail... and give in even once... I will be donating £300. So, yes, hold me to account, hahah.

Thank you,

Sophie Violet Blackman

Follow my journey on vavaviolet.com 


Joanne Gabbott
7th August 2020 at 7:07am

Good luck on your journey, such a great cause. Well done you!

Joanne Gabbott
7th August 2020 at 7:07am

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6th August 2020 at 9:33am

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6th August 2020 at 9:32am

I would find going vegan for a month almost impossible, Sophie. I am unconvinced by animal welfare arguments for the diet, but it is much better for the environment.

6th August 2020 at 9:29am

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