Wake up call at 65 - VeggieBoards
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#1 Old 05-01-2013, 05:36 AM
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At 65 and recently retired its come to my attention that i'm seriously out of shape overweight and lacking the stamina to do just about everything,.I got to do something, as a start i watched a movie called Fat Sick and nearly Dead it motivated/inspired me into  attaining a much healthier lifestyle,through forums like this one i hope to achieve a more active lifestyle through good dietary habits.


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#2 Old 05-01-2013, 08:47 AM
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#3 Old 05-01-2013, 10:15 AM
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Wow, that's fantastic, well done! Welcome to the forum, and the lifestyle; best of luck!

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#4 Old 05-01-2013, 03:20 PM
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My father in law and mother in law also became vegetarian in their sixties. They died at the age of 94 and 91.

My usual answer: I have never heard a convincing reason to eat meat.
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#5 Old 05-01-2013, 03:57 PM
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Welcome Jim. I'm 62, been veg*n (vegetarian and vegan) for 20+ years. Smartest thing I ever did! Feel free to ask questions, start your own threads and otherwise join in the community. Happy to help!

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#6 Old 05-01-2013, 04:13 PM
Not such a Beginner ;)
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I feel so young in this thread! grin.gif Welcome! :-)
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