Once again I find myself repeating: words mean things. We already have a word for flexitarians, it’s “flexitarians.”
If you can’t go vegan, don’t call yourself vegan. :) It’s really that simple. Not everyone can become a doctor or a lawyer, do we call them doctors and lawyers? Of course not. And going vegan is much easier than graduating from law school or medical school.
If failing health is a factor, the LAST thing you want to do is add animal products back into your diet. Just ask Kevin Smith. We’ve come a long way from when Gandhi had to drink goat’s milk to get his B12 and vitamin D; animal products are no longer necessary for human health, period.