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Forum: Relationships and Family   09-04-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By phoenixrising
Dealing with friends who are non-veg...

I've been veg for several years. In that time, I've had two or three friends go vegetarian or vegan I would say at least partly due to my lifestyle changes/knowing my reasoning for eschewing animal...
Forum: Relationships and Family   12-27-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By phoenixrising
For easier socialisation, if I had kids, I might...

For easier socialisation, if I had kids, I might let them be vegan in the home but vegetarian outside so they could have like birthday cake at other people's places etc.

I'm fine with defending my...
Forum: Environmental Issues   12-27-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By phoenixrising
Cutting out meat “does nothing” for climate change?

Hey friends. So recently, I’ve noticed an influx of posts from people I’m friends with discrediting vegan/vegetarian diets, stating they do essentially nothing for the environment (and also, another...
Forum: General Health Discussion   10-21-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By phoenixrising
I also wanted to add that he and I are both aware...

I also wanted to add that he and I are both aware that he needs to be taking a lysine supplement. I’ve been really pushing him to stick with a supplement and trying to find foods that are lower in...
Forum: General Health Discussion   10-21-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By phoenixrising
Vegan foods low in arginine?

Apologies in advance if my post is unclear, I’m getting all my info secondhand. So my boyfriend went vegan with me and has been on and off on the diet for a little over a year, but has been 100% on...
Forum: Companion Animals   07-02-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By phoenixrising
Forgot to update -- I ended up ordering a Smiling...

Forgot to update -- I ended up ordering a Smiling Paws litter mat off of Amazon in their "jumbo" size. I set the box on top of it and it's been doing a great job catching everything from all sides!...
Forum: Product Reviews   07-02-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By phoenixrising
I use Schmidt's Natural Deodorant, and I'd...

I use Schmidt's Natural Deodorant, and I'd recommend it to anyone. Obviously it's vegan/cruelty-free, does not contain aluminum and it does not irritate my sensitive skin like other brands do.
Forum: Relationships and Family   05-18-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By phoenixrising
My brother and I are the first in my family....

My brother and I are the first in my family. Brother went vegetarian about a year or two before I did, I’ve been vegetarian for over three years and vegan for a little under one. 😁 I’ve...
Forum: Companion Animals   05-18-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By phoenixrising
Litter box on carpet?

Due to timing, budget, and a lack of pet-friendly rentals available in my city, my boyfriend and I are renting a small one-bedroom with carpet everywhere. I’ve always been fortunate enough to have...
Forum: Relationships and Family   09-27-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By phoenixrising
She is not here, she is on vacation. Again, I...

She is not here, she is on vacation. Again, I would like to give her ample notice and I'm not trying to be inconsiderate. She is kind of a volatile person and tends to take things like this personal...
Forum: Relationships and Family   09-22-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By phoenixrising
When is it appropriate to tell your roommate that you do not want to renew lease?

For some background, my roommate and I have been very good friends for years. We have lived together for three years. She fully expects to live together for a long time to come.


My SO and I...
Forum: General Food Discussions   05-24-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,033
Posted By phoenixrising
Did Red Robin get rid of their Boca patty?

I went out to Red Robin last week and tried to order my usual burger with the Boca patty subbed in, and the waitress informed me that they didn't have the Boca and offered a different patty, which...
Forum: General Food Discussions   05-24-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By phoenixrising
While looking for a pie that I could eat last...

While looking for a pie that I could eat last Thanksgiving, I actually found a lot of apple pies that did not contain eggs or dairy, though the brand name(s) escape me...


Also Burger King's...
Forum: The Entertainment Forum   01-09-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,356
Posted By phoenixrising
I don't look at astrology as a hard-and-fast rule...

I don't look at astrology as a hard-and-fast rule for how people are, but I look at people through that lens sometimes, especially if I'm trying to get to know them better. Not so much the horoscope...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   12-27-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,838
Posted By phoenixrising
I would have to agree that it is probably due to...

I would have to agree that it is probably due to the decrease in caffeine in your diet. I don't consider myself a vegan (like a previous poster I have been through long periods of eating vegan, but...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   12-27-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By phoenixrising
My change was weird. I started out with replacing...

My change was weird. I started out with replacing my milk (first almond, then I moved onto soy--better for me nutritionally and it doesn't give me heartburn) and coffee creamer. Then I cut out eggs,...
Forum: Product Reviews   12-27-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By phoenixrising
Treeline cashew cheese...

This was the first Christmas that I have been dairy-free, so you could imagine my excitement when King Soopers started carrying Treeline cashew cheese. I excitedly bought two tubs of their Herb...
Forum: General Health Discussion   07-19-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By phoenixrising
Thanks for all the replies, everyone! I...

Thanks for all the replies, everyone!

I think I'm going to check out some of those products from ink-nurse.com. :nana:
Forum: Product Reviews   07-19-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,416
Posted By phoenixrising
Good to know about Seventh Generation! :up: I...

Good to know about Seventh Generation! :up: I didn't know they also had their own line of tampons and things.

I was going to mention e.l.f., as they are very inexpensive and of decent quality. I...
Forum: Animal Issues In The News   07-19-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By phoenixrising
Love this. I think he is very influential, so...

Love this. I think he is very influential, so hopefully more people will take his message to heart and think about the issues that come along with our population's meat consumption...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   07-19-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,724
Posted By phoenixrising
I'm not big on throwing beans into salads, so for...

I'm not big on throwing beans into salads, so for added protein I usually just add quinoa or tofu.
Forum: General Health Discussion   07-14-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By phoenixrising
Vegan tattoo aftercare?

I plan on getting a tattoo this week, and was wondering what everyone on here uses for their tattoo aftercare regimen? All of my tattooed friends use Aquaphor... which obviously isn't going to work,...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   07-14-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By phoenixrising
On the vegan cupcake front, I had a client at...

On the vegan cupcake front, I had a client at work bring in dairy-free and egg-free cupcakes (the family wasn't vegan, but their daughters had severe allergies) and they had extras--they offered me...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   07-14-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By phoenixrising
Some people do well cutting it out completely,...

Some people do well cutting it out completely, some do better gradually. I myself did the gradual thing, starting with pescetarianism three years ago to "Meatless Mondays", to fully vegetarian...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   07-14-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,501
Posted By phoenixrising
Mine was a veggie sandwich with chips. :p Boring...

Mine was a veggie sandwich with chips. :p Boring I know, but it was delicious and since I got off of work so late, it was nice to be able to stop somewhere on the way home and get something fresh.
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