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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 puppy » Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:55 am

A friend of mine from another fitness board recommended this site to me.

I am a long time vegetarian (13 years) but semi new vegan. I bounced back and forth for a few years but have finally made the commitment, not to go vegan again, but to make a permanent change.

I grew up a competitive swimmer but switched to running as my main training/stress relief/competition/ect. I still try and swim once a week or so, along with regular lifting and other cross training.
Right now I am training for a half marathon.

Umm, what else? I am currently a waitress until I go back to school in the fall. I live in VA but have lived in 4 different countries and even got my BA from the University of Hawaii.

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#2 Postby CollegeB » Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:08 am

Welcome to the board!

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#3 Postby Tigress » Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:37 am

Hello and Welcome from me
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#4 Postby Paul Messplay » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:25 am

Welcome, nice to have you here. :)

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#5 Postby Odidnetne » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:26 am

Welcome to the forums.
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#6 Postby robert » Mon Jan 29, 2007 12:10 pm

Welcome to our group!

Great to have you here! I'd like to thank you friend who told you about us. I have no idea who it is, but that was nice of them.

We're happy to have you as part of our group and we're looking forward to hearing more from you.

We have other endurance athletes on here. One of them was just staying at my house and left this morning. I know we have other members in your area and there are often regional meet-ups and gatherings so there will be an opportunity to meet up with like-minded people.

I was in VA over the summer and hung out with some forum members there :)

All the best and welcome aboard!

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#7 Postby loveliberate » Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:47 pm

Hello & Welcome! :D
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#8 Postby xdarthveganx » Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:11 pm

welcome!
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#9 Postby puppy » Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:53 pm

Thanks everyone.

And Robert, it was the ever lovely Epilogue that brought this site to my attention.

I am looking forward to using the boards. :)

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#10 Postby robert » Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:59 pm

Oh great! That is awesome. Great to have you and you'll enjoy your time here for sure.


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#11 Postby Michelle » Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:42 pm

Welcome, Puppy! :)

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#12 Postby michaelhobson » Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:41 pm

Welcome dawg.

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#13 Postby veganmadre » Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:52 pm

Hi! Welcome! :D
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#14 Postby flanders77 » Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:35 am

Welcome aboard puppy! :D
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#15 Postby Crash » Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:47 pm

Welcome ! :)
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