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08-08-2007 08:32 AM
paganveg



Congrats on making it through the challenge!!!!!!!



I so hope to be joining you soon!
08-08-2007 07:21 AM
froggythefrog NowVoyager: Congratulations! I hope your family will come around and join you again at the table soon. You'll probably need to reassure them that you're not going to force your food down their throats.
08-08-2007 06:49 AM
NowVoyager

Hi DM,

I plan on making this a lifestyle. The last month was of course, more about what I put in my mouth, the rest of my life will be learning, learning, putting into practice what I learn, and educating others.....

As of right now, I have NO plans to go back to my omni ways.

My choosing to do this has caused so much tension with my 'housemates', it's as if they are pi**ed because I'm not eating meat anymore, no glass of milk with every meal,etc. It's come down to me eating alone, and them having to fix their own, and my daughter eating with whom she choses.

That saddens me, but they just haven't learned to be respectful enough when I'm eating at the table with them,(also, I am an Aries, and tend to fly off the handle very easily!!!!)

I was soooo caught up in the 'sugar, salt, greasy,processed' trap, and am now finding I quite enjoy the flavor of the food itself, without all that crap, i think I'm hooked, and have no plans to quit.

cindi
08-07-2007 08:27 PM
Doktormartini Wow congrats! Do you plan on staying vegan forever? Or is this a phase?
08-07-2007 08:07 PM
NowVoyager Thank you again, Diana, I'll see about posting the recipe on recipe thread.
08-07-2007 04:50 PM
VEGIHEAD BIG VEGAN CONGRATULATIONS....



Doesnt if feel fantastic...



All the best
08-07-2007 04:47 PM
karenlovessnow Congratulations! And, you're welcome!
08-07-2007 02:57 PM
Cornflower Congratulations! Be proud of yourself! My mom always told me it takes 3 weeks to make or break a habit. So after going 30 days...you are doing fantastic! Keep up the great work.
08-07-2007 11:57 AM
Diana Want to share the recipe for the "Almost Irish Stew"?



Bon appetit!!
08-07-2007 11:28 AM
NowVoyager

Thanks all.....Congrats on your 1 month Curlytoes.!!!!

Diana, maybe not the greatest ever, but am making a slowcooker'

'Almost Irish Stew'.,,hope it'll be good.

Once again, I appreciate you all!!!
08-07-2007 11:13 AM
Music Girl Congratulations!
08-07-2007 10:35 AM
Michael Aw, that's great to hear. And a great testimony to the good we can all do here when we help support one another!
08-07-2007 09:10 AM
Diana Great news!



To celebrate, I hope you're going to make the greatest vegan meal ever!!!!
08-07-2007 09:07 AM
Brandon



Way to go! Good for you and the animals too!
08-07-2007 08:56 AM
curlytoes79 Congratulations!! August 4 was my 1-month vegan anniversary. I didn't drop 19 pounds but I did lose 2 pesky inches off my hips...couldn't get rid of those with aerobics 4x a week while I was still eating meat!!
08-07-2007 08:02 AM
kingsnorkie Congratulations! That rocks!
08-07-2007 07:54 AM
lilac wine that's awesome. keep up the great work! maybe it's more "fun" than "work", huh?

being vegan can be such a joyful thing. yay!
08-07-2007 06:13 AM
SuperChicken Wow, that's fantastic weight loss! Good for you!!
08-07-2007 06:00 AM
NowVoyager

Good Day All.......I found veggieboards 6 weeks ago, and thus began my journey.

6 weeks ago went veggie, 4 weeks ago, took the vegan challenge, this is my 31 day celebration........I'm so psyched!!!!

I am down 19 pounds from 6 weeks ago, and aside from a few emotional issues, am feeling fantastic...sleeping 3x more than I ever did before. I've kept the food pretty bland and basic, as to not get overwhelmed, but am now ready to start actually cooking, and spicing it up a bit.

Just wanted to say thank you to veggieboards, who inspired me, and to everyone here who was kind and helpful in answering my posts.....A Great change has taken place.

Thank you all

NowVoyager, cindi

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