Introduce yourself. Tell us about your training history, how long you've been vegan, share some of your goals and some of your interests.

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#1 Postby VirgoKitten » Thu Feb 23, 2006 12:28 am

I want to say hello & introduce myself. I'm a vegetarian with a goal of
eliminating all animal products from my diet. I'm here to gain knowledge & hopefully make friends along the way.

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#2 Postby exciton » Thu Feb 23, 2006 1:16 am

Welcome VirgoKitten!
I am sure you will achieve this goal.
All the best,

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#3 Postby robert » Thu Feb 23, 2006 1:29 am

Welcome VirgoKitten!

Thanks for joining our team. There are a few things for certain:

On this forum you will learn a lot about eliminating all animal products from your diet.


You will make friends along the way.

You are in Toronto right? I think there are at least 3 or 4 of you from that city on this forum. Their names are compassionategirl and Animal and maybe others I'm forgetting. So maybe you'll be able to meet someone in person too.

All the best,

Welcome aboard!


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#4 Postby flanders77 » Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:50 am

Welcome aboard Virgokitten! As ThinThin (Rob) said: You will definitely make new friends and hopefully will be inspired to get rid of that dairy things...
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#5 Postby Daywalker » Thu Feb 23, 2006 5:54 am

Welcome :)

Good goal you have there ;)
Enjoy the board :)
No one said it would be easy.

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#6 Postby offense74 » Thu Feb 23, 2006 7:43 am

The surest road to happiness is low expectations.

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#7 Postby kollision » Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:28 am

Welcome VirgoKitten,

It is definitely possible. If milk is your problem, there are a lot of substitutes for that, ice cream, etc. Also the ethical reasons weigh a lot, really sad stuff. Good luck!

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#8 Postby SeaSiren » Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:30 am

Welcome! :)

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#9 Postby Phoenix » Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:32 am

Hi VirgoKitten,
Welcome aboard.
Do not let the endless possibilities blind you to your one true path.

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#10 Postby Crash » Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:11 pm

Welcome ! :D
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#11 Postby Quest Engine » Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:26 pm

Hi VirgoKitten,

It won't be as hard as you might be expecting. You'll quickly find out how easy it is to do without eggs and dairy.
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#12 Postby compassionategirl » Thu Feb 23, 2006 5:36 pm

Jen is that you? You FINALLY joined. 8)
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#13 Postby Gorilla » Thu Feb 23, 2006 10:22 pm


I also went from vegetarian to vegan.

This site has all the info you need : )

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#14 Postby finbarrio » Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:41 am

Welcome!!! I did the same thing (veggie to vegan) and it was a lot easier than I thought it would be. My cheese and ice cream withdrawals weren't nearly as bad as I thought they'd be (thanks in part to Tofutti).

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#15 Postby Animal » Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:32 pm

Welcome! Always cool to meet people who are making the transition. I'm from Toronto as well. There is a lot of vegan activity in this city, including the bi-weekly vegan potlucks followed by animal rights movies or lectures organized by the Toronto Animal Rights Society (TARS). We should get the Toronto contingent from this site together some time to talk veggies and workouts at the potluck or over coffee. If you need localized advice on vegan friendly establishments in the city, or vegan products common to Toronto supermarkets, drop me a line. Do you or compassionategirl attend the potlucks? I haven't been in a while, but I'm planning to go to the next one.
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