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I Am Trying to Go Vegan

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    I started my journey today to lose 28 kilos.

    I am turning 30 next month and am a mother of 4 and i have put on a lot of weight and to reach my ideal weight i need to drop 28kilos. I am doing this for my health, for my self esteem and confidence, and to set a healthy example for my children. I started a vegan diet today to...
    Possiblenoteasy Possiblenoteasy 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2014

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    If There's A Will, There's A Way!

    I am on a journey to become a gluten-free Vegan. What a mouthful to say! It was at the suggestion of my endocrinologist actually. I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and autoimmune reaction to casein and gluten. I asked what she though about the Paleo lifestyle, and she said it...
    RoseTears RoseTears 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2012

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    If Heaven Existed, This Would Be It

    I'm so glad the only store I can get these scrumptous Vegan Smores is about 15 miles away. I only get out that way every few weeks or so. But everytime I'm there, I've got to get a Sweet and Sara Peanut Butter Smore. They are high in calories, but let me tell you, they are worth...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F Mar 20, 2009

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    Trying To Go Vegan, Too!

    I'm trying to go vegan -- went cold turkey off meat, dairy, eggs, fish almost 3 weeks ago and feel GREAT. Eating tons of raw veggies, hummus, beans, tofu, fruit and loving it. Running into bumps, though. Everything is fine when I cook -- my husband will eat the vegan chili...
    drdoll drdoll 41-45 Sep 15, 2012

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    Hello all, so I posted here a few days ago

    that I was trying to go Vegan. I have been off all meat products, eggs fish and dairy except for a few squares of chocolate for 5 days now. It's going great. I do seem to be hungry today but I'm thinking it' more psychological than physiological! I'm reading a lot about Raw Food...
    restartnow restartnow 31-35, F Apr 5

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    Slowly But Surely

    I am working my way towards a vegan lifestyle. I have only been a vegetarian for a little over a year, but I always knew vegan was the ultimate goal. I just have to get rid of all the strictly vegetarian foods in the house (I refuse to just throw them out as it's a waste of money...
    veggiebunny veggiebunny 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2009

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    I've decided to adjust slowly

    and I'm getting to a stage where I'm ready to cut out all dairy. I'm okay at it but still not there yet. I've cut out meat, fish, eggs and cheese (over the past year) and feel amazing B U T I can't seem to let go of things with dairy like chocolate and ice cream, I don't have...
    zeitgeist211 zeitgeist211 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    My sister is a vegan

    and she recently stayed with me for the weekend. I stick to mostly an organic and vegetarian diet, although I love oysters. I've tried to go vegan and I lasted a good five months. I've decided on giving it another shot. Oh... but I will miss cheese very much! Let's see how long...
    yossarian1944 yossarian1944 26-30, M Jul 22, 2014

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    As of today I'm trying to go vegan.

    I can't go completely vegan until I see a doctor. Wish me luck!
    mcus mcus 13-15, M Dec 13, 2014

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    Hi guys, I have been obsessing over my

    lifestyle lately. Been battling with my weight, junk food, sleep and exercise since I was a teenager. I'm 32 now! I have done every diet and they just are not for me. Anyways, having done lots of reading, listened to podcasts and watched YouTube I have decided to try and go...
    restartnow restartnow 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Its Gonna Be Hard But Someday I Will Succeed

    i am a vegetarian with the last 11 years, i would love to become a vegan. I find myself quite low on energy being a vegetarian when i can find a good diet to keep i will happily become a vegan, hopefully that can be soon
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    I know that there are many who do not eat or drink meat, seafood, eggs and dairy; but some of them are heartless in trying to change our ways just cause they don't want to be into...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Recently, I have been transitioning into veganism. Its been hard, but I know its something I want to pursue to the highest of my ability and I know its best for me. Any fellow...
    survivinginwonderland survivinginwonderland 16-17, F Apr 5

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    Tomorrow I am starting a complete raw vegan diet. I'd like to lose 20 pounds and just completely commit to the raw vegan lifestyle. I feel so much better when I "eat clean and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 22

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    "In 2002, after collecting thousands of records from state and federal regulatory agencies, Sierra Club researchers compiled a report and database called The RapSheet on Animal...
    maryshouldofaborted maryshouldofaborted 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    hi I need to know what do you think about a vegan diet? do u need any supplements?
    Tixa Tixa 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Vegans are missing out what the meat eaters aka me are experiencing. I MEAN CMON YOU CANT MISS OUT ON STEAK HOUSE MEAT!!!!
    PikachuIsPikachu PikachuIsPikachu 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Everyone here I'm happy that you guys are free to eat anything you want. I kinda feel sad for people who don't eat meat or vegans because there missing out on Turkey bacon!!!!
    PikachuIsPikachu PikachuIsPikachu 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    My best lover tried to see if i could. Me likes some vegan. But. Pizza. And chocolate. And pork chops. Me did vegetables for weeks. Then overdosed on pepperoni...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm not saying anything against vegans if vegetarians, but they really should try the chicken nugget. It's fake chicken anyway.
    PikachuIsPikachu PikachuIsPikachu 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I've been vegan for about 3 weeks now and I'm really feeling the benefits! I feel so much healthier. I have had to change my diet/lifestyle due to my derealisation disorder (an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 15

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    That moment I realize I'm eating something vegan approved... kinda makes me want to eat a big juicy steak!!
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Apr 15

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    Every time I tell someone I'm a Vegan they automatically, start an argument about why they love eating meat...and I'm like "I don't CARE!!!!"
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 19

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    I've been Vegan for a year now, and LOVE it!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 19

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    Vegeterian since the age of 7, Vegan since 17, Fruitarian since 22. I'm 24 years old now, and I only go further!
    Figgan Figgan 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    Trying to be better, but still I'm doing it for other people, people I can't let go of. I f*****g hate myself for it
    Kay06 Kay06 18-21, T 11 hrs ago

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    I have so much potential I can do so much more So much more I am lazy My mind is lazy I am slow Doctor said my eyes are slow My brain is slow And I think it's the lack of food I...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I am guilty, i know. But i am trying to keep myself away from here. I m trying good,my friend. Why did you go away? why.......................................................... I...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 Apr 11

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    I am trying to stay strong despite the PTSD and depression that currently controls my life, dragging me back down into the pits of hopelessness. I am trying stay strong for my...
    LivLivv LivLivv 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Can anyone who has been pregnant or is trying to be pregnant help me out? Okay so me and my fiancé has been having sex every other day but we have been trying for about 6 months...
    kaileyy48 kaileyy48 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    This is actually a very hard thing to do, especially when you don't have friends by your side. I have two main friends. Lets call the first one "jamie" and the second one "jessica...
    maria67108 maria67108 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    So I went for my usual every second day walk. Nearly home and some guy (whom I can't see) says something like "losing calories?". Then nothing else. I thought maybe he was speaking...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 4

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    I'm trying to figure everything out. I started dating my girl last month and it's going great but she's my first girlfriend.
    koditrust koditrust 16-17, F Apr 5

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    Five thing I'm trying very hard to accept.
    hunter7080 hunter7080 36-40, M Apr 6

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    I have the feeling I'll be trying (and failing) for a long, long time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am trying to accept that the father of my child and I, do not work well together. But it's difficult when you fell in love with the person they use to be.. There were very good...
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I tried to be good with a person and now I'm being in line of fire from that person coz of silly reasons, tried my best to give them a reason to, not, treat me like useless stuff...
    krmehta krmehta 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm trying to lose weight...... By starving myself. If I eat I throw it up... Am I relapsing into my bolema?
    Kar197 Kar197 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm trying to accept that life is not a joyful ride, that it is actually pain and sorrow also. I should be able to accept, that sorrow and pain are part of the beauty of life. And...
    Bluehalo Bluehalo 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    **** trying. It just gets you nowhere and embarrassing yourself.
    Headlights Headlights 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I probably should have gotten therapy years ago but never did. I'm so reluctant to share my problems with anyone. How could they understand, anyway? I'm so different everyone else...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M Apr 8

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