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#1 Old 07-09-2006, 04:48 PM
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Hi I'm Jen.

I joined this site in the hopes of digging up some veggie resources and meeting other veggies. (being as I live in a section of the country where I'm treated like I'm in some kind of strange cult, not just because of theveg thing though )

This looks like a great place!

I look forward to getting to know some of you!


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#2 Old 07-09-2006, 04:50 PM
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Hi Jen, welcome to the boards!

I'm interested in what makes others think you're in a cult.
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#3 Old 07-09-2006, 06:02 PM
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where i live...

is in the south...

in the country...

where everything is meat and potatoes.

and while I realize that I live in a small town...I only know 2 other is my dr. and the other is his wife. He has been a great support for me. However, when I tell people that I am a veg...they look at me like I'm from mars..and then start asking the usual questions "not even fish?". The idea that I do not consume animal flesh is absured to them...then they start assuming automatically that I am a snob and that I think I am better than's crazy...people get really deffensive...and all I haveto say is "I don't eat meat".

top this off with the fact that I homeschool my eldest child...I don't listen to country music (though I do appreciate it)...I know what monty python is, and I freak out if I get a low A on a test....and any number of other things...well...peeps just think I'm weird.
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#4 Old 07-09-2006, 06:31 PM
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Hi Jen! Welcome to VB!

I think you'll fit in just fine here. Especially because of the Monty Python thing...

*this space not for sale*
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#5 Old 07-09-2006, 06:33 PM
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Thank you! I hope so...cause I don't fit in anywhere else!
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#6 Old 07-09-2006, 06:40 PM
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welcome and enjoy your stay
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