Sarah Kramer posted this article on her FB, I thought it was useful and informative to both newbie vegans and omnis alike. It was pretty funny, too.
http://www.ffwdweekly.com/article/li...o-vegans-8776/Being vegan is a bit like being pregnant: declare your status, and people suddenly feel entitled to massage your belly and ask a lot of questions about whats going on in there. Making a choice that aligns you with (anecdotally) less than two per cent of the worlds population is bound to raise inquiry: from worried parents Is my teen convert getting everything he needs?; to potential dates Can I bring my vegan hottie to a dinner party?; to the tactlessly curious Hey, how come youre not real skinny? Here, then, follows a brief attempt (from a well-rubbed vegan with 12 years experience talking to omnivores) to address some of the more common points of mystification.