Hello from Montana

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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Hello from Montana

#1 Postby MontanaVegan » Sun May 07, 2006 12:15 pm

Hi, my name is Jason, I'm from Billings Montana.
I'm 42 years old, been lurking around the boards for a couple months.
There is so much good information here.
The people here seem very friendly and helpful.
I don't think that I've read a harsh post yet.

My weight and elevated cholesterol and BP got me interested in a healthy lifestyle.
I had the Standard American Diet, on my way to a heart attack.
I started walking 4 miles per day about a year ago.
2 months ago, I started lifting weights.

I've been striving for vegan since December 2005.
2-3 times per month I find myself eating something that I shouldn't
Either from a craving or I find myself on the road and hungry.
I would like to be as close to raw vegan as possible.

My health and fitness knowledge is much behind most of the poeple here.
But I may be able to help with computer related questions.
I'm not a full fledged computer geek, just knowledgable in a variety of applications.

Thanks for the great website.

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#2 Postby robert » Sun May 07, 2006 1:08 pm

Hello Jason,

Welcome aboard! Great to have you here! There are many people in the group who are interested in raw veganism and some of them are raw vegan athletes.

I hope you enjoy your time on the forum and learn lots of information.

All the best,

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#4 Postby loveliberate » Sun May 07, 2006 3:48 pm

Hello & Welcome! :D

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#5 Postby VeganGirl2006 » Sun May 07, 2006 4:29 pm

Hi and welcome! I live in the state next door. ;)

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#6 Postby Last of the Sane » Sun May 07, 2006 4:40 pm

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Re: Hello from Montana

#7 Postby flanders77 » Mon May 08, 2006 2:41 am

MontanaVegan wrote:I would like to be as close to raw vegan as possible.

This is a really good goal! Welcome aboard!
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Re: Hello from Montana

#8 Postby SeaSiren » Mon May 08, 2006 8:08 am

MontanaVegan wrote:My weight and elevated cholesterol and BP got me interested in a healthy lifestyle.
I had the Standard American Diet, on my way to a heart attack.

That's why I went vegan. Welcome! :)

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#9 Postby CrispyQ » Mon May 08, 2006 11:53 am

Welcome MontanaVegan!

I have fond memories of summers spent in Montana & Idaho. Beautiful country!

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#10 Postby Crash » Mon May 08, 2006 11:54 am

Welcome ! :D
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#11 Postby exciton » Sun May 14, 2006 12:20 pm

Cheers and welcome Jason!

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