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Forum: Vegan Support Forum   01-22-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,299
Posted By seedgirl
I just recently joined a few meetup groups and...

I just recently joined a few meetup groups and some Facebook groups. I haven't actually met up with anyone yet, but am looking forward to it. I was pleasantly surprised to find there are a lot more...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   01-22-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By seedgirl
I recommend Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier's...

I recommend Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier's book, Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life. There are many recipes, some geared to pre and post workout, as...
Forum: General Health Discussion   11-25-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,837
Posted By seedgirl
Hair thinning at 16 is not normal and doesn't...

Hair thinning at 16 is not normal and doesn't have to be normal as you grow older. I missed the fact that you were that young when I forest read your post. I would see a doctor and check for...
Forum: Companion Animals   11-25-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By seedgirl
I'm sorry for your loss, but glad Seppie found a...

I'm sorry for your loss, but glad Seppie found a loving home with you. Our furry friends change our lives as much as we do theirs.
Forum: Vegetarian/Vegan Holidays   11-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By seedgirl
I'm moving to Seattle soon, or in about a year. I...

I'm moving to Seattle soon, or in about a year. I love everything about the place except that it could use a little more sunshine during non summer months. Everything else makes up for the lack of...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   11-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,183
Posted By seedgirl
I always had full thick hair until I was about 26...

I always had full thick hair until I was about 26 or 27. Then it slowly started getting thinner, which I assumed was due to stress since my mom was sick and eventually passed away from ovarian...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   11-24-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By seedgirl
Exclamation Dogs as Live Sharkbait

Not sure how to post an advisory, but you may not want to read further if you're extremely sensitive to the topic.

I just saw a post on Facebook that made me physically ill. I couldn't sleep and...
Forum: Companion Animals   11-10-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,118
Posted By seedgirl
I occasionally take my dogs to a doggie daycare...

I occasionally take my dogs to a doggie daycare and they love it. I also boarded them overnight last Christmas Eve and they were fine. I considered it to almost be a Christmas present to them along...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   11-06-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By seedgirl
I went vegan for health reasons, though I also...

I went vegan for health reasons, though I also agreed with the ethical and environmental reasons, too. The main reason I stay vegan is for health, but even if it would turn out to be healthier to not...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By seedgirl
There's been a lot of ideas that were initially...

There's been a lot of ideas that were initially ridiculed, but then later accepted as self evident.

I thought the guy was crazy at first, but there's a lot that makes sense. At least some of the...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-26-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By seedgirl
I meant to reply about the photosynthesis. It's...

I meant to reply about the photosynthesis. It's specifically the reactions after photosynthesis create the organic mineral compounds. We all know that the minerals have nothing to do with...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-26-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By seedgirl
I'm having trouble posting from my tablet, so I'm...

I'm having trouble posting from my tablet, so I'm sorry for not making it easier to read. It's also impossible to go back and make corrections. I just put an asterisk by my replies.



*Maybe I...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-25-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By seedgirl
I didn't watch the Gerald Pollack video, but I...

I didn't watch the Gerald Pollack video, but I read about his theory. Apparently there was a lot more to it in the video. I'm not sure what to make of what I've read. I agree there needs to be more...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-25-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By seedgirl
All minerals are inorganic. I generally use...

All minerals are inorganic. I generally use calcium as an example, but the same can be applied to other minerals. It needs to be bound by some other substance in order for your body to use it. The...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-25-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By seedgirl
Not all bottled kombucha is pasteurized. GT's...

Not all bottled kombucha is pasteurized. GT's Synergy is raw. There is debate over how beneficial kombucha is for you. Probiotics don't survive very long in such an acidic environment, so there is a...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-25-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By seedgirl
You're right that your blood pH stays stable...

You're right that your blood pH stays stable because of buffers, but those buffers are pulled from other areas of your body such as calcium from your bones. That being said, fruits and vegetables, no...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-24-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By seedgirl
I've been looking into the best choice for water...

I've been looking into the best choice for water while drinking bottled spring water to be safe, which was getting to be awfully expensive. I figured pure sources were untampered with, more natural,...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-24-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By seedgirl
I love GT's Synergy, Trilogy flavor. The...

I love GT's Synergy, Trilogy flavor. The strawberry serenity flavor is pretty good, too.

I went to visit family in Seattle a few years ago, and my cousin's husband made his own kombucha. He...
Forum: The Veggie Patch   10-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,006
Posted By seedgirl
People used to stop me and ask about what I was...

People used to stop me and ask about what I was looking for when I was reading labels. I enjoyed being able to share what I was looking for and why.

Anything that I buy packaged now is something...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   10-19-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,710
Posted By seedgirl
I did a lot of meat replacements before I went...

I did a lot of meat replacements before I went vegan because of them having less fat and no cholesterol. I did a lot of vegan without any thought of becoming vegan, so no wonder the switch to whole...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-18-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By seedgirl
Ooh, I'm glad you posted this! I always wear...

Ooh, I'm glad you posted this! I always wear tennis shoes but am in the market for a new job, so I need a couple decent pairs of dressy shoes. I need to get some now so I have them when I need them....
Forum: Growing Your Own Veggies   10-15-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By seedgirl
Sorry I can't help you, but my husband and I are...

Sorry I can't help you, but my husband and I are interested in eventually doing aquaponics. We can't right now because we're moving in with my sister-in-law. Once we get our own place again, we plan...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   10-14-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,299
Posted By seedgirl
I don't know any vegans, but I have two friends...

I don't know any vegans, but I have two friends that are vegetarian. My dad and sister are still omni, but eat a lot more vegan meals now.
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-14-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,639
Posted By seedgirl
I'm glad you're off to a good start! Maybe your...

I'm glad you're off to a good start! Maybe your wife will come around after she sees your results.
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-13-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,639
Posted By seedgirl
Welcome Heavensoul! I'm glad you have a doctor...

Welcome Heavensoul! I'm glad you have a doctor that realizes the importance of nutrition. Shallot's advice sounds good, but it does sound like you should switch faster. If you're at a loss as to what...
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