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I Am Trying to Go Vegan

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    I started the 1 month vegan challenge on Monday

    so today was my sixth day. It hasn't been too bad because a lot of tasty food (most crisps, pasta, poppadoms) are suitable for vegans. I bought mint-flavoured vegan chocolate which was delicious! I'm doing it for the animals more than anything else as, after watching some...
    zenforever zenforever 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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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 7 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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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 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    I'm wanting to cleanse my body and seeking a new life style. I would like to be vegan but I'm a fussy eater so my palette is really limited. I don't eat lentils, nuts or mushrooms...
    GirlAboutTownXx GirlAboutTownXx 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I eat SO much meat, and I love it. So when my College lecturer challenged me to be vegan I thought 'hey, why not'. After weighing the options and seeing no major drawbacks, I...
    Liamm194 Liamm194 18-21, M 6 Responses Jun 29

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    I was raised eating meat and have recently became a vegan. My family criticizes me for doing so, but I don't care. If they really loved animals, they'd go vegan. Oh well. You...
    waffles0113 waffles0113 13-15 1 Response Jul 14

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    Do any other vegans have experience dealing with pushy, condescending meat eating relatives? My husbands family (big family) is very terrible when it comes to food. The last time I...
    CyborgBetty CyborgBetty 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I was born a vegetarian, now I am vegan. I find it particularly irritating when people ask things like "If you were in a desert and you had to choose between death and eating a...
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Yup. I'm vegan. It's safe to say though, I really love meat. I love it with a passion. However, sometimes, we all have to peak into the world and find other alternatives. Society...
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm mostly vegan. Sometimes I eat goat cheese but that's all the diary I ever eat. Eating this way makes me feel so much better about myself and so much more energized. I never...
    irisjuuu irisjuuu 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Trying to get more about involved with other people. I like the watch people socialise and try pick up some skills that could help me be more social.
    christid309 christid309 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    But I can't! Just recently a woman messaged me on Facebook claiming that my boyfriend or ex-boyfriend I guess have been texting each other/sleeping with each other for about 1-2...
    madusand madusand 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I am bisexual, im trying to figure out why i am more sexually attracted to women than men. Is it normal to be more attracted to one than the other?
    Livlovesmarilyn Livlovesmarilyn 18-21, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am trying to keep it together. I am trying so hard not to burst into tears. I am trying not to scream at the top of my lungs that I hate the man you really are. You are not the...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    My log, July 9th, 2014 Sometimes i wonder, why am i here, trying to reach out to people...when they rarely ever reach back. I have had luck with one person, not even in EP, but in...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm 23 and have been married for six months, now I'm longing for a baby. We've been casually "seeing what happens" since our wedding night but nothing so far.I've got an app on the...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Jul 14

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    I'm one of those people that never usually goes on these forums to pour my heart out as I usually internalise things and try to deal with it myself - this seems to be one of the...
    Liya2004 Liya2004 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm trying to forgive an ex whom is not sorry and could care less that he treated me like **** or that he turned my world upside and stomped all over my heart. I'm trying to...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    well, I'm certainly not an expert on relationships and its consequences.I've been trying to get help online for a while but I need advice from real people.My friend is trying to...
    monoxcide monoxcide 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I try my best to fit in with my family but nothing seems 2 work :'(........ at school its the same i changed my whole image just 4 people 2 like me so one day i went as myself and...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I struggle with this all the time...I am trying to accept that my parents are not the people I want them to be and they never will be. This is not going to change. I will never be...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I make myself drink a glass of water every time before I eat (including snacks). I read that this is supposed to help with weight loss. I don't know if it's working but my skin...
    restitutor restitutor 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I have been overwhelmed and trying to cope. There is too much for me to handle.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jun 29

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    **I feel like I'm in an AA meeting.** My name is Chris and I'm... ...the youngest of 8 kids. I was born in to a strictly religious home. My father was a military officer, a...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 1

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    This is the hard time for me.. I need to be strong... I am trying to find myself after breaking up with my gf who i love to death
    AnnaKhit AnnaKhit 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I'm trying hard to accept that my father will never change, he's an alcoholic. Which means he's selfish & manipulative.He only ever talks to me when he needs me to do him a favour...
    EveMarieJones EveMarieJones 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm trying to accept the fact I'm forever alone. Like today I went to work and there's a girl that comes in to my job all the time. She's my age 17 and I asked her out she laughed...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 6 Responses Jul 4

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    Well just trying to figure it out not much else
    Unsettledteen Unsettledteen 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Losing weight is hard! I lost a lot weight lost summer and sadly I gained it back this summer. I'm trying again to lose the weight and keep it off. I been finding it hard to keep...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    i just got blocked by some girl i was trying to help and welcome to EP because i'm a EP Volunteer Rep owch haha not really owch haha just surprising oh well has this happened to...
    ILeo ILeo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    You do not understand. You try, but you do not. Despite it being so confusing trying to translate what is inside to make sense to the outside, this is made so much harder when...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 9

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    For sohhh lonnnggg now. Started at 20. Am now 47. Tried sohhh hard. Had heart attacks trying. But they multiply. Those who are heard improve nothing. Tried...
    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Just tired of my life. I love this song just don't like the singer. It's our party we can do what we want (no drama) It's our party we can say what we want (Mike will made) It's...
    BiConfused BiConfused 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I really am! But she makes it so hard for me with her sarcasms and somehow she doesn't believe that I can do my job properly. And sometimes she's so nice to me and then I feel bad...
    SomeCorporateChick SomeCorporateChick 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Well I'm trying to sorta "figure out" the whole bisexual thing.. Because I like boys... But I like girls A LOT MORE... Soooo... Yeaa... And I don't even think I like boys anymore...
    mmello00 mmello00 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    Trying to drink more water seems to clear my migraines at work a lot better then just takin aspirin guess it was dehydration causing my headaches :)
    sg1989 sg1989 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Trying to change my look a bit. Just died my hair and thinking of cutting it! Change should be good
    gisel607 gisel607 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I am really trying to stay positive since I am losing my house, my dog, my cat, and my family. Everything is just falling apart day by day. Some good must come from this, right?
    PrincessAphrodite PrincessAphrodite 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I really am trying to like myself more, the more I put myself down the more I just repeat my mistakes, I really want to become a more happier confident person
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    It isn't the easiest thing to do, it's definitely a learning process. There's a lot of things i wish i could change, especially my past but...i can't and i need to accept that and...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 16

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    Its so hard when your mom notices and is being all sarcastic saying, "what? Youre actually trying to make friends now?"
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    "Trying" being the important word, there. It's difficult! It's making me feel like an idiot.
    iratvsangelvs iratvsangelvs 31-35, M Jul 17