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Hello! My name is Christina, I'm 28 yrs old and the mother of a 4 1/2 yr old little boy. I have been vegetarian since I was about 15/16 yrs old and vegan since I was 19/20 yrs old. I joined this forum to learn more about exercise and proper nutrition. My main goal is to lose a significant amount of fat so that I can enjoy an active life a little more.

 

I gained a significant amount of weight when I went vegan. I don't blame the vegan diet, I blame my poor food choices, an inactive lifestyle and using food as comfort when I was stressed or sad. The weight has slowly crept up on me over the past few years and combine that with work, school and raising a child, well, I just haven't focused on taking care of myself at all.

 

I want to change that. My goal is to lose a significant amount of fat and gain some muscle through proper diet and exercise. I have started to slowly get into exercising at the gym and now I go about 4-5 days a week. I do some light weight lifting but nothing too serious since I am a total beginner. I have started to jog on the treadmill also and I never thought I'd admit it but I LOVE to run!

 

I look forward to meeting some new people and reading about how other people are accomplishing their goals!

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Welcome Christina!

 

Thanks for the intro and thank you for joining our online community! We have a great group here and you can get all your questions answered by our members.

 

A lot of people here are very goal-oriented as well so we all feed off of each other and we grow and accomplish things all the time.

 

Enjoy the forum. All the best and welcome aboard!

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Hi Christina,

 

I just read your intro. I'm a new member too.

 

How are you doing with your fitness/weight loss goals? I know that when I became a Vegetarian/Vegan, I really had to watch my carbs. Alot of people can eat whatever they want and their body will burn it, but I could do 3 hours of cardio a day, and still gain weight if I'm not watching my carbs.

 

Hope you are staying on track with your goals! Good luck

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