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Forum: Vegan Support Forum   04-07-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By shineonyou
I transitioned from vegetarian to vegan over a...

I transitioned from vegetarian to vegan over a period of three months, but I don't think I did so because it was difficult. It took time, but I wouldn't say that something that takes time is...
Forum: Animal Issues In The News   04-07-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By shineonyou
http://www.slate.com/id/2248998/ ...

http://www.slate.com/id/2248998/



"When I talked about this article with my editor at Slate, she said, 'I won't lieyou'll be attacked viciously for being a vegan, and attacked equally...
Forum: Frugal Living   08-17-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,542
Posted By shineonyou
After experimenting, I decided on shampooing my...

After experimenting, I decided on shampooing my hair about once a week and washing in with baking soda twice between shampoos.



It's my experience that the baking soda doesn't wash out the oil...
Forum: Frugal Living   08-17-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,607
Posted By shineonyou
I'm wondering, for how long after one stops...

I'm wondering, for how long after one stops using deodorant, does it take your body to get used to it and smell okay? What has been the experience of those of you have stopped using deodorant?
Forum: California   04-11-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,690
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by Fraggle...

Quote:Originally Posted by Fraggle https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

Hi (7 months later).... so did you move to Monterey? I have...
Forum: Frugal Living   03-23-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,542
Posted By shineonyou
I didn't use shampoo for about a month. I...

I didn't use shampoo for about a month. I suppose I started in early February. I used baking soda for about a month, trying to do so every four days or so. Before I washed my hair with shampoo...
Forum: Frugal Living   02-02-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,620
Posted By shineonyou
Have any of you used mechanical turk? It's...

Have any of you used mechanical turk? It's reliable because it's a part of Amazon and there's no minimum required to transfer to a US bank account or amazon gift certificates, but you still can't...
Forum: Frugal Living   02-02-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,093
Posted By shineonyou
I really want to own a metal bottle, but I think...

I really want to own a metal bottle, but I think I might be too much of a clutz. I bought one in December (http://www.earthlust.com/). About a week later I dropped it and it got a dent which caused...
Forum: Relationships and Family   02-02-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,709
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by Skylark...

Quote:Originally Posted by Skylark https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

That's not really all that effective, since that protein source...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   02-02-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,917
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by Michael...

Quote:Originally Posted by Michael https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

It's possible she misheard "I can't have milk" as "I can have...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   02-02-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,917
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by broccolichick...

Quote:Originally Posted by broccolichick https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

That sounds like a misunderstanding to me. It seems highly...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   02-02-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,917
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by Lena08-89...

Quote:Originally Posted by Lena08-89 https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

But actually like 3 weeks ago I went to TGIF.. and I asked for...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   02-02-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by Kiz...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kiz https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

You contradict yourself. You say you never force people or show...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   02-01-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by procrastiknitte...

Quote:Originally Posted by procrastiknitte https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

What brands do you recommend? I am overwhelmed with the...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   02-01-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,067
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by 3LittleBirds...

Quote:Originally Posted by 3LittleBirds https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

I wouldn't be a smart-ass. She is the one giving you a...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   02-01-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by gingerlove...

Quote:Originally Posted by gingerlove https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

tell him he need to respect you and your beliefs, as you...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   02-01-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,219
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by Calhoun07...

Quote:Originally Posted by Calhoun07 https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

I think asking meat eaters to eat less meat is reasonable....
Forum: Relationships and Family   02-01-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,706
Posted By shineonyou
Quote:Originally Posted by jenni-anti-fur...

Quote:Originally Posted by jenni-anti-fur https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (https://www.veggieboards.com/forum/post/0)

.I think a jerk is a jerk no matter what they eat....

...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   02-01-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By shineonyou
I suppose I would have found it hard to become...

I suppose I would have found it hard to become vegan if I had done so overnight. Some people apparently do it this way, but it took me about three months, without any support from other vegans, to...
Forum: Relationships and Family   01-31-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By shineonyou
It doesn't sound like you did anything wrong...

It doesn't sound like you did anything wrong with your last boyfriend. I think taking a break, seeing how you feel and then moving on is pretty reasonable for a longer relationship. So my only...
Forum: Relationships and Family   01-31-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,706
Posted By shineonyou
I think dating is a bit hard on a lot of people...

I think dating is a bit hard on a lot of people whether you are a vegan or not! I've never had the experience of a romantic interest making fun of my way of life, but that doesn't mean I'm currently...
Forum: Relationships and Family   01-31-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,709
Posted By shineonyou
Interesting input! Especially the scientific...

Interesting input! Especially the scientific analysis from our friend Sevenseas!



Quote:Originally Posted by SomebodyElse https://www.veggieboards.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   01-31-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By shineonyou
Everyday I pine for the vegan options afforded...

Everyday I pine for the vegan options afforded me when I lived in Iowa City. Oh Iowa, how I miss you and love you and have an empty life without you. : ( For various reasons. But number one the...
Forum: Relationships and Family   01-29-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,709
Posted By shineonyou
This article has a fairly balanced take on the...

This article has a fairly balanced take on the issue, including reasons why vegetarians may have better or worse sex than the average population:



http://www.slate.com/id/2210092/



Has...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   01-28-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,953
Posted By shineonyou
I went vegan at 16. Although I didn't eat red...

I went vegan at 16. Although I didn't eat red meat since birth.



Regardless of my feelings about animals as a kid, I think I just had a lack of discipline until I got to be 15 or so.
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