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#1 Old 12-07-2014, 10:05 AM
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Hello! My name is Brook. I've been a vegetarian since I was five and an on-again, off-again vegan since I was thirteen. (I'm turning 23 this month, so I'd say that's a pretty good stretch!) My youngest sister has been a vegetarian for about six years, but the rest of my family is omnivorous (although my boyfriend's sisters consider vegetarianism from time to time, and his brother was even vegan for a month.) I originally went vegetarian for the animals, but after struggling with eating disorders for most of my teens I chose to put a lot more focus on my health.

I recently got my BA in literature, and I'm looking at grad school to move up in my field. My boyfriend and and I had to move into my parents' basement after our landlord increased our rent, and we're currently saving up to buy a home. We're hoping to get a little traveling in before we start trying for a baby.

So yeah. That's me.
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#2 Old 12-07-2014, 10:25 AM
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Well met Brook and welcome to the forums! That's quite a good stretch indeed and it's great that you can have the support of your sister!

"To the world you may be just one person, but to one life you may be the world."

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#3 Old 12-07-2014, 12:00 PM
 
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Welcome to the forum brookgirl!
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#4 Old 12-07-2014, 12:35 PM
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Welcome! My parents helped me out too, letting me live with them until I got my own place. I paid them rent and bought my own food, etc, but it was much less expensive than an apartment would have been.

Peasant (1963-1972) and Fluffy (1970s?-1982- I think of you as 'Ambrose' now)- Your spirits outshone some humans I have known. Be happy forever.
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#5 Old 12-07-2014, 05:23 PM
 
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Welcome and thanks for sharing
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#6 Old 12-07-2014, 05:41 PM
 
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Cool, I am new here as well. I just registered today.

Stay tuned to my posts. I have lots of information to share.


Hope you enjoy your stay as I will.

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