Considering a Vegan Lifestyle?

When I started my vegan journey, I was 17 and living in rural northern Florida. It was 2006. To put a fine point on it, there were no vegan cheeses or prepackaged vegan meals to speak of in that part of the country in those days. You’d have to drive at least 40 minutes each way to find anything resembling Gardein or nondairy milk alternatives that weren’t original or…