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#1 Old 11-23-2011, 11:44 PM
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i don't quite remember the exact day i last ate an animal product but i know it was last november. i've decided to make my anniversary thanksgiving as it seems very fitting for this day. so, 1 year vegan as of today.
i can't believe it's been this long already. time just flew by and i feel so at ease navigating life almost 100% of the time. i don't miss anything and not having dairy has made me feel so much better overall.
i fully credit 2 places for giving me the tools to finally change. veggieboards is one and i'm so thankful for all the advice and information i find here. susan's fat free vegan blog is the other. her recipes work really well for me and are easy to follow. some of you might have noticed i reference her a lot and this is why. without that site i don't know if i'd have been able to make the switch so easily and i don't know if i'd still be vegan now
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#2 Old 11-23-2011, 11:51 PM
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That's so amazing, congratulations!

And I know exactly what you mean, places like VB and other vegan sites and blogs helped SO much when I was transitioning. It is a big change and perspective shift, it's good to have a community of people to talk to who understand

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#3 Old 11-24-2011, 12:09 AM
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Hooray! Happy anniversary.
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That is very cool! Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving!

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Have a nice party! Congratulations!

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Congregations! Wait, that's not right.


You go, girl!

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#7 Old 11-24-2011, 07:55 AM
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Congratulations, zirpkatze! I agree with your sentiments regarding Veggieboards...VB has played a huge part in my ability to remain on this path to cruelty free living.
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#8 Old 11-24-2011, 09:45 AM
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Congratulations on hitting the 1 year mark! Way to go!

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#9 Old 11-24-2011, 11:20 AM
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Congrats!
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#10 Old 11-24-2011, 11:28 AM
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Awesome and congratulations!
VB is also the reason I'm vegan today. I love this place.

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#11 Old 11-24-2011, 01:17 PM
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Congrats! That's awesome!


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the blog I write. It's mostly about food. Some healthy. Some junky. All vegan.

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#12 Old 11-24-2011, 03:10 PM
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AWESOME!!!!

VB has been a great resource for me too

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#13 Old 11-24-2011, 08:30 PM
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That's excellent, congratulations! I also don't remember the exact date I went vegan, I just know it was around August '09. Strangely enough I do remember the last time I ate meat, almost exactly 5 years before that!
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#14 Old 11-24-2011, 11:37 PM
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thanks everyone. i'm really happy to have made this change finally. i feel so much better, both physically and emotionally
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#15 Old 11-25-2011, 12:11 AM
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Congratulations. It has only been 9 weeks for me and I am loving the difference no dairy is making.

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#16 Old 11-27-2011, 04:19 PM
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congrats. it's the same time of year for me as well, 3 years now
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