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Sad Day for my Sweet Tooth

In my quest to go green, and vegetarian, and plastic free, and healthier, and and and! Goodness, it's hard to do all at once! --Anyway, in this quest, books are my friend. Since this is 2016, most of the going green hard work has already been done for me in that the information is out there, I just have to find it.
I would like to take a moment to personally thank both Google and the local library. So thank you.

Currently I am reading Do One Green Thing: Saving the Earth Through Simple, Everyday Choices by Mindy Pennybacker. I'm not too far in yet, but on page 25 my heart is already broken.


ORGANIC JUNK FOOD ISN'T BETTER?!?! Deep breath, okay, okay. This is one of those things that I kinda knew, but had just chosen to assume opposite of. I mean, it's organic, it has to be better! But it's still junk food, and I knew that. Seeing it in print still hurts though.

Processed food isn't good for us or the Earth for many reasons. Lots of sugars, and additives, and processing. Shipping and production environmental costs. Not to mention all that plastic packaging! But it tastes so goooooooood.

Alas! I can no longer fool myself by ignoring logical assumptions. Here it is, the information was read and is now in my brain. So this is it, I guess I'm cutting back even FURTHER on junk food.
But you will have to pry Cheese Nips out of my cold, dead hands.

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