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#1 Old 10-09-2008, 01:23 PM
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Just wanted to say "hi"! I'm new to the boards. I'm a new vegetarian as well (wow, it still sounds strange to say!). Today marks 3 weeks since I last ate animal flesh. I still use dairy and eggs (not intentionally - I don't eat scrambled, etc. but I haven't taken the plunge of avoiding them in baked or other products - in time, though).



Initially, I started this for health reasons after realizing how not eating meat made me feel physically and mentally; it was really a by-product of cutting out all the processed foods and eating only whole foods as a way to get healthier and lose weight. Then, it quickly turned into ethical and environmental. At some point, I may go vegan, but for now, lacto-ovo is the perfect step for me.



Looking forward to getting to know everyone and learning more!
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#2 Old 10-09-2008, 01:32 PM
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and welcome , well three weeks is a good start , yerh lacto-ovo veg sounds good , just work through and understand things at your own pace .
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#3 Old 10-09-2008, 01:35 PM
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Thanks Bluesand! I'm not in any rush to earn (a well-respected) a label
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Welcome! And congrats!
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*waves* welcome and congrats
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