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#1 Old 06-19-2005, 12:11 PM
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What a year it's been! In addition to making a bazillion new friends here on VB ( ), I've lost about 25 lbs (lost 35, gained back 10), and (if peta is to be believed) I've spared 91 animals an unwelcome trip to my stomach (something we both feel good about).



However, I don't think I could have done it without the continued support of my friends here. If it weren't for VB, I would have been absolutely alone in my veg*nism for the entire year. I really doubt I could have stayed enthused enough, and believed in my ability to stay vegan, if it weren't for the support of people here, and the examples set by some of the long term veg*ns. As in "if so and so has been vegan for 10 years, then I can do this." That kind of reinforcement is so important, in the face of all the anti-veg "evidence" that being vegan or vegetarian is bad for you, etc.



IOW, this place has been key to my success as a vegan, and I just wanted you all to share in some of the credit, and to give you all a well-earned "Thank You".



Viva VB!







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#2 Old 06-19-2005, 12:13 PM
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Congratulations! This is fantastic. You're such a gracious person and giving that I think you have gotten the best out of VB. I'm glad the support pushed you through!
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(*does a skippy-loo dance around the Rev and showers him with confetti*) Congratulations, Rev! I have like 9 months to go, but just you wait. I am going to catch up to you!
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#4 Old 06-19-2005, 12:29 PM
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Good for you, Rev!!



This board has helped keep me on the straight and narrow too and also made me a healthier veg*n.



So far, 455 animals NOT served!
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#5 Old 06-19-2005, 12:40 PM
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YAY REV!!!!



Whoo-hoo!!!!



I'm almost there myself.



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#6 Old 06-19-2005, 01:23 PM
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happy one year anniversary, rev.
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#7 Old 06-19-2005, 01:26 PM
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WOW! Thats so great! It's people like you, sir, who inspire the rest of us in our journey...



I certainly have a long ways to go to reach that "vegan-for-a-year" status, but I agree, the people I've met here have absoluteloy been an inspiration and support to me!!
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#8 Old 06-19-2005, 02:11 PM
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Happy one-year, Rev, and many more to come.
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#9 Old 06-20-2005, 05:07 AM
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Congrats!
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#10 Old 06-20-2005, 07:20 AM
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Wow, Rev. Big fat Vegan gratz, bud!



Keep it going. Don't let any speedbumps slow you down.
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#11 Old 06-20-2005, 08:44 AM
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That's so awesome Rev!!!
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#12 Old 06-20-2005, 08:56 AM
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Congrats Rev! That's fantastic!!
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#13 Old 06-20-2005, 09:30 AM
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Has it been a year already?!!



Congrats Rev!!!
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#14 Old 06-20-2005, 09:41 AM
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Way to go, Rev!
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Way to go twin! I think I've gained the weight you lost.
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#16 Old 06-20-2005, 03:40 PM
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Viva el Rev!!



Congratulations, man. Keep up the good work!
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#17 Old 06-20-2005, 06:26 PM
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Rock on my friend!!! Congratulations!!!




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#18 Old 06-20-2005, 06:30 PM
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You rock
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#19 Old 06-20-2005, 06:31 PM
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Yippie!
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#20 Old 06-20-2005, 08:36 PM
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#21 Old 06-20-2005, 10:05 PM
 
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Happy VBversiary!

The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their neck for something they believe, never know the taste of moral struggle, and never have the thrill of victory. - Jonathan Kozol
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#22 Old 06-20-2005, 10:24 PM
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Wooohooo!!! I wonder--if married couples allegedly have more sex around their first anniversary to celebrate, what do veg*ns do around their first veg*nniversary? Eat more plant foods?

Q: How many poets does it take to change a light bulb? A: 1001...one to change the bulb, 1000 to say it's already been done.
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#23 Old 06-21-2005, 01:24 AM
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I know I am still a new member and many people are still just getting to know me, but I have to echo those thoughts. The support here is incredible.
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#24 Old 06-27-2005, 04:43 PM
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Congratulations! My Vegiversary is coming up, too, exactly one month after yours... what did you do to celebrate? Anything?



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#25 Old 06-30-2005, 12:45 AM
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Awww...I feel the same way. No way would I have reached my one year vegiversary without VB!



Congratulations, Rev!
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#26 Old 07-01-2005, 11:07 PM
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congrads!
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#27 Old 07-02-2005, 01:18 AM
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Congratulations !

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