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#1 Old 04-27-2010, 10:06 PM
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Hello everyone, I'm Kate...feeling a little awkward about the introduction but I figure a good way to start would just be to sum up my story of becoming vegetarian.



To be honest, I was never a "fan" of meat growing up. A lot of nights I was at the kitchen table for hours stubbornly not eating the steak on my plate and while my whole family loved getting subs filled with 4 different kinds of deli meat, I'd ask if I could just get the lettuce and cheese. I'm not sure why it took me so long to finally go veg. Around this past Thanksgiving time I watched a few videos, did some reading, and really educated myself about what was happening to animals who ended up on my plate. I was deeply disturbed that I had kept myself in the dark all this time about the truth. I decided that I wanted to go vegetarian at that point, but sadly had a few "slip ups" until I finally stuck with it. So now it's been almost three months since starting my new veg life style, and I've never felt better. I just can't believe it took me so long but glad I finally did.



Well that's the short version! Can't wait to read around the boards.

--Kate
Life is around you and in you.
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#2 Old 04-27-2010, 11:27 PM
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Hi Kate!! Nice to meet you
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#3 Old 04-28-2010, 12:50 AM
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Welcome to VB

My usual answer: I have never heard a convincing reason to eat meat.
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